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

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

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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