Isaiah 29:3

“And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 29:3

And I will campe against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I will camp against you encircling {you,} And I will set siegeworks against you, And I will raise up battle towers against you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with posted troops, and I will raise siege works against thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will make war on you like David, and you will be shut in by earthworks, and I will make towers round you.
- Basic English Bible

And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with watch-posts, and I will raise forts against thee.
- Darby Bible

And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
- Webster's Bible

I will encamp against you all around you, and will lay siege against you with posted troops. I will raise siege works against you.
- World English Bible

And I encamped, O babbler, against thee, And I laid siege against thee -- a camp. And I raised up against thee bulwarks.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mound, and I will raise siege works against thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 29:3

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 29:3


29:1 The city - The royal city, and seat of David and his posterity. Set them - Go on in killing sacrifices from time to time, one year after another, whereby you think to appease me, but all shall be in vain.

29:4 And thou - Thou who now speakest so loftily, shall be humbled, and with a low voice, beg the favour of thine enemies. As one - Who, that they might possess the people with a kind of reverence and horror, used to deliver their answers with a low voice, from some cave under the ground.

29:5 Strangers - Whom thou hast hired to assist thee, as indeed they did, when the Chaldeans came against them. Terrible ones - Thy great commanders, and stout soldiers. It - This destruction of thy strangers, and terrible ones shall come to pass.


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