Isaiah 3:15

“What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 3:15

What meane yee that yee beat my people to pieces, and grinde the faces of the poore, saith the Lord God of hosts?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"What do you mean by crushing My people And grinding the face of the poor? Declares the Lord GOD of hosts."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

what mean ye that ye crush my people, and grind the face of the poor? saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By what right are you crushing my people, and putting a bitter yoke on the necks of the poor? This is the word of the Lord, the Lord of armies.
- Basic English Bible

What mean ye that ye crush my people, and grind the faces of the afflicted? saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts.
- Darby Bible

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
- Webster's Bible

What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.
- World English Bible

What -- to you? ye bruise My people, And the faces of the poor ye grind.' An affirmation of the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, And Jehovah saith:
- Youngs Literal Bible

What mean ye that ye crush My people, and grind the face of the poor?' saith the Lord, the GOD of hosts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 3:15

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 3:15


3:13 Standeth - He will shortly and certainly stand up as a judge, to enquire into the cause, and to give sentence. To judge - To defend and deliver them.

3:14 Ancients - The princes or rulers; such were commonly chosen out of those who were in ripe years. Eaten - Destroyed instead of preserving the church and commonwealth of Israel. Spoil - The goods which you have violently taken away from the poor.

3:16 The daughters - The women; (hitherto he reproved the men). A tinkling - By some ornaments which they wore upon their shoes.

3:17 Secret paths - By giving her into the power of those enemies that shall strip her of all her raiment.


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