Isaiah 30:16

“But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 30:16

But ye said; No, for we will flee vpon horses; therefore shall ye flee. And we will ride vpon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you, be swift.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And you said, "No, for we will flee on horses, Therefore you shall flee! "And we will ride on swift {horses,}" Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but ye said, No, for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Saying, No, for we will go in flight on horses; so you will certainly go in flight: and, We will go on the backs of quick-running beasts; so those who go after you will be quick-footed.
- Basic English Bible

And ye said, No, but we will flee upon horses, -- therefore shall ye flee; and, We will ride upon the swift, -- therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
- Darby Bible

But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
- Webster's Bible

but you said, "No, for we will flee on horses;" therefore you will flee; and, "We will ride on the swift;" therefore those who pursue you will be swift.
- World English Bible

And ye say, No, for on a horse we flee? Therefore ye flee, And on the swift we ride! Therefore swift are your pursuers.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But ye said: 'No, for we will flee upon horses'; therefore shall ye flee; and: 'We will ride upon the swift'; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 30:16

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 30:16


30:14 He - God.

30:15 In returning - To God. Quietness - In sitting still, and quieting your minds. Confidence - Placed upon me, and my promises.

30:17 'Till - 'Till you be destroyed, and but a few of you left.

30:18 Wait - Patiently expect your repentance. Exalted - He will work gloriously. Judgment - Or mercy. That wait - In his way, with faith and patience.


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