Isaiah 3:7

“In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be an healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In that day shall he sweare, saying, I will not be an healer: for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He will protest on that day, saying, "I will not be {your} healer, For in my house there is neither bread nor cloak; You should not appoint me ruler of the people."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in that day shall he lift up `his voice', saying, I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: ye shall not make me ruler of the people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he will say with an oath, I will not be a helper, for in my house there is no bread or clothing: I will not let you make me a ruler of the people.
- Basic English Bible

he will lift up [his hand] in that day, saying, I cannot be a healer, and in my house there is neither bread nor clothing; ye shall not make me a chief of the people.
- Darby Bible

In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people.
- Webster's Bible

In that day he will cry out, saying, "I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing. You shall not make me ruler of the people."
- World English Bible

He lifteth up, in that day, saying: `I am not a binder up, And in my house is neither bread nor garment, Ye do not make me a ruler of the people.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

In that day shall he swear, saying: 'I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor a mantle; ye shall not make me ruler of a people.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 3:7


3:7 An healer - A repairer of the ruins of the state.


Discussion for Isaiah 3:7

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