Isaiah 1:29

“For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they shall be ashamed of the okes which yee haue desired, and yee shalbe confounded for the gardens that yee haue chosen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Surely you will be ashamed of the oaks which you have desired, And you will be embarrassed at the gardens which you have chosen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you will be put to shame because of the trees of your desire, and because of the gardens of your pleasure.
- Basic English Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths that ye have desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Darby Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Webster's Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which you have desired, and you shall be confounded for the gardens that you have chosen.
- World English Bible

For [men] are ashamed because of the oaks That ye have desired, And ye are confounded because of the gardens That ye have chosen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 1:29


1:29 The oaks - Which, after the manner of the Heathen, you have consecrated to idolatrous uses. Gardens - In which, as well is in the groves, they committed idolatry.


Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Sharon tuning
    I know the prophet is speaking of Israel but it makes me think of the way America is headed also..... America is standing for evil and we (the church) must repent as the kingdom of God is At hand...
  • Este Velu
    Can the vision of ISAIAH will apply to Judah
  • Sister Lottie
    Isaiah is a major prophet that God used doing Bible time to speak to his people the Israelites and to speak to all of us today . There is no difference in what was happening back then and what is happening today through out the world. People all over this world act as if God doesn't exist and they come up with their own righteous and have forsaken The Lord God and is facing judgement for sin !
  • BSP
    In this chapter God viewed the Israelites' sins as wicked as the nations of Sodom and Gomorrah. They had fallen so far, but Jehovah God was laying their sins bare and giving them a warning before he took action against them.
  • Irene123
    To Russell Allen on Isa. ch. 1 - First of all - God bless for your humility. Here are some scriptures for your consideration - Deut. 4:39; 6:4; Isa. 42:8; 43:11; 44:6, 8; 45:5,6,18,21; 46:9; 47:8, 10; 48:11. There is ONE theme that runs through and 'connects' them all. As Isa. 28:10 says ..............; the WHOLE Bible works together, you CANNOT pick 'n choose what you want.
  • Russell allen
    my comments realy would not count because i don,t have much understanding i believe in god and the blessed thrinty i believe isaiah was a very great man of GOD. that which i cannot understand i try to make up with good deeds toward my fellow man

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