Isaiah 22:12

“And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And in that day did the Lord God of hostes call to weeping and to mourning, and to baldnesse, and to girding with sackecloth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called {you} to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in that day did the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in that day the Lord, the Lord of armies, was looking for weeping, and cries of sorrow, cutting off of the hair, and putting on the clothing of grief:
- Basic English Bible

And in that day did the Lord Jehovah of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth;
- Darby Bible

And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
- Webster's Bible

In that day, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, called to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to dressing in sackcloth:
- World English Bible

And call doth the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, In that day, to weeping and to lamentation, And to baldness and to girding on of sackcloth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And in that day did the Lord, the GOD of hosts, call to weeping, and to lamentation, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 22:12


22:12 Call - By his providence, and by his precepts requiring these things in such times. Baldness - By plucking or shaving off the hair of their heads, as was usual in great sorrows.


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