Isaiah 14:17

That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That made the world as a wildernesse, and destroyed the cities thereof that opened not the house of his prisoners?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Who made the world like a wilderness And overthrew its cities, Who did not allow his prisoners to {go} home?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that let not loose his prisoners to their home?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who made the world a waste, overturning its towns; who did not let his prisoners loose from the prison-house.
- Basic English Bible

[that] made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; [that] dismissed not his prisoners homewards?
- Darby Bible

That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed its cities; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
- Webster's Bible

who made the world like a wilderness, and overthrew its cities; who didn't release his prisoners to their home?"
- World English Bible

He hath made the world as a wilderness, And his cities he hath broken down, Of his bound ones he opened not the house.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 14:17


14:17 Cried not - Whereby he signifies both his irresistible power, and his continued cruelty.


Discussion for Isaiah 14:17

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