Isaiah 10:7

“Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 10:7

Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart thinke so, but it is in his heart to destroy, and cut off nations not a few.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Yet it does not so intend, Nor does it plan so in its heart, But rather it is its purpose to destroy And to cut off many nations.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But this is not what is in his mind, and this is not his design; but his purpose is destruction, and the cutting off of more and more nations.
- Basic English Bible

But he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; for it is in his heart to extirpate and cut off nations not a few.
- Darby Bible

Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.
- Webster's Bible

However he doesn't mean so, neither does his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off not a few nations.
- World English Bible

And he -- he thinketh not so, And his heart reckoneth not so, For -- to destroy [is] in his heart, And to cut off nations not a few.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 10:7

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 10:7


10:7 Howbeit - He doth not design the execution of my will, but only to enlarge his own empire. Which is seasonably added, to justify God in his judgments threatened to the Assyrian. To cut off - To sacrifice multitudes of people to his own ambition and covetousness.


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