Isaiah 16:2

“For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it shalbe that as a wandering bird cast out of the nest: so the daughters of Moab shalbe at the fordes of Arnon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then, like fleeing birds {or} scattered nestlings, The daughters of Moab will be at the fords of the Arnon.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For it shall be that, as wandering birds, as a scattered nest, so shall the daughters of Moab be at the fords of the Arnon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the daughters of Moab will be like wandering birds, like a place from which the young birds have gone in flight, at the ways across the Arnon.
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be [that] as a wandering bird, [as] a scattered nest, so shall the daughters of Moab be at the fords of the Arnon.
- Darby Bible

For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.
- Webster's Bible

For it will be that as wandering birds, as a scattered nest, so will the daughters of Moab be at the fords of the Arnon.
- World English Bible

And it hath come to pass, As a wandering bird, a nest cast out, Are daughters of Moab, [at] fords of Arnon.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For it shall be that, as wandering birds, as a scattered nest, so shall the daughters of Moab be at the fords of Arnon.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 16:2


16:2 Cast out - Which knows not whither to go. Arnon - Which was the border of the land of Moab, where they were, with design to flee out of their land, tho' they knew not whither.


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