Isaiah 25:2

“For thou hast made of a city an heap; of a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou hast made of a citie, an heape; of a defenced city, a ruine: a palace of strangers, to be no citie, it shall neuer be built.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You have made a city into a heap, A fortified city into a ruin; A palace of strangers is a city no more, It will never be rebuilt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou hast made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you have made a town a waste place: a strong town a mass of broken walls; the tower of the men of pride has come to an end; it will never be put up again.
- Basic English Bible

For thou hast made of the city a heap, of the fortified town a ruin, the palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built up.
- Darby Bible

For thou hast made of a city a heap; of a fortified city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
- Webster's Bible

For you have made a city into a heap, a fortified city into a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It will never be built.
- World English Bible

For Thou didst make of a city a heap, Of a fenced city a ruin, A high place of strangers from [being] a city, To the age it is not built.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For Thou hast made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin; a castle of strangers to be no city, it shall never be built.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 25:2


25:2 A city - Which is put for cities: or of enemies of God and his people. And under the name cities he comprehends their countries and kingdoms. Strangers - The royal cities, in which were the palaces of strangers, of Gentiles. No city - Their cities and palaces have been or shall be utterly and irrecoverably destroyed.


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