Isaiah 23:9

“The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord of hostes hath purposed it, to staine the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty, To despise all the honored of the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It was the purpose of the Lord of armies to put pride to shame, to make sport of the glory of those who are honoured in the earth.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah of hosts hath purposed it, to profane the pride of all glory, to bring to nought all the honourable of the earth.
- Darby Bible

The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh of Armies has planned it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
- World English Bible

Jehovah of Hosts hath counselled it, To pollute the excellency of all beauty, To make light all the honoured of earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD of hosts hath devised it, to pollute the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 23:9


23:9 The Lord - This is the Lord's own doing. To stain - God's design is by this example to abase the pride of all the potentates of the earth.


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