Isaiah 21:12

“The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will enquire, enquire ye: return, come.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The watchman sayd; The morning commeth, and also the night: if yee will enquire, enquire yee: returne, come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The watchman says, "Morning comes but also night. If you would inquire, inquire; Come back again."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye: turn ye, come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The watchman says, The morning has come, but night is still to come: if you have questions to put, put them, and come back again.
- Basic English Bible

The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire; return, come.
- Darby Bible

The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye: return, come.
- Webster's Bible

The watchman said, "The morning comes, and also the night. If you will inquire, inquire. Come back again."
- World English Bible

The watchman hath said, `Come hath morning, and also night, If ye inquire, inquire ye, turn back, come.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

The watchman said: 'The morning cometh, and also the night--if ye will inquire, inquire ye; return, come.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 21:12


21:12 The night - The night is past without any mischief, and the light of the morning is approaching; but tho' the morning is coming, it will be gone, and the night will return, and your fears with it. Come - If you will enquire, enquire: I perceive your danger is not past, and there will be occasion for farther enquiries. Therefore return, come - Come to me the next morning, and so from morning to morning.


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