Isaiah 27:8

“In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In measure when it shooteth foorth, thou wilt debate with it: hee stayeth his rough winde in the day of the East winde.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You contended with them by banishing them, by driving them away. With His fierce wind He has expelled {them} on the day of the east wind.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In measure, when thou sendest them away, thou dost content with them; he hath removed `them' with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your anger against her has been made clear by driving her away; he has taken her away with his storm-wind in the day of his east wind.
- Basic English Bible

In measure, when sending her away, didst thou contend with her: he hath taken [her] away with his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
- Darby Bible

In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
- Webster's Bible

In measure, when you send them away, you contend with them. He has removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.
- World English Bible

In measure, in sending it forth, thou strivest with it, He hath taken away by His sharp wind, In the day of an east wind,
- Youngs Literal Bible

In full measure, when Thou sendest her away, Thou dost contend with her; He hath removed her with His rough blast in the day of the east wind.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 27:8


27:8 In measure - With moderation. When - When the vine shooteth forth its luxuriant branches, he cuts them off, but so as not to destroy the vine. Contend - God is said to contend with men, when he executes his judgments upon them, #Amos 7:4|. Stayeth - He mitigates the severity of the judgment. In the day - In the time when he sends forth his east - wind; which he mentions because that wind in those parts was most violent and most hurtful.


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