Isaiah 24:1

“Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 24:1

Behold, the Lord maketh the earth emptie, and maketh it waste, and turneth it vpside downe, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Behold, the LORD lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, Jehovah maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, the Lord is making the earth waste and unpeopled, he is turning it upside down, and sending the people in all directions.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, Jehovah maketh the land empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad its inhabitants.
- Darby Bible

Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad its inhabitants.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, Yahweh makes the earth empty, makes it waste, turns it upside down, and scatters its inhabitants.
- World English Bible

Lo, Jehovah is emptying the land, And is making it waste, And hath overturned [it on] its face, And hath scattered its inhabitants.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 24:1

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 24:1


24:1 The land - Of Canaan. Waste - He will shortly make it waste, first by the Assyrians, and then by the Chaldeans. Turneth - Brings it into great disorder and confusion.


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