Isaiah 30:31

“For through the voice of the LORD shall the Assyrian be beaten down, which smote with a rod.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 30:31

For through the voyce of the Lord shall the Assyrian be beaten downe, which smote with a rod.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For at the voice of the LORD Assyria will be terrified, {When} He strikes with the rod.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For through the voice of Jehovah shall the Assyrian be dismayed; with his rod will he smite `him'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For through the voice of the Lord the Assyrian will be broken, and the Lord's rod will be lifted up against him.
- Basic English Bible

For through the voice of Jehovah shall the Assyrian be broken down: he will smite [him] with the rod.
- Darby Bible

For through the voice of the LORD shall the Assyrian be beaten down, who smote with a rod.
- Webster's Bible

For through the voice of Yahweh the Assyrian will be dismayed. He will strike him with his rod.
- World English Bible

For from the voice of Jehovah broken down [is] Asshur, With a rod He smiteth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For through the voice of the LORD shall Asshur be dismayed, the rod with which He smote.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 30:31

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 30:31


30:29 A song - You shall have songs of praise. The night - He seems to have a particular respect to the solemnity of the passover, in which they spent some considerable part of the night in rejoicing, and singing psalms before the Lord. As when - Like the joy of one that is going up to the solemn feasts with musick.

30:30 His voice - His thunder, metaphorically taken for some terrible judgment. The lightning - Upon the Assyrian. With - With great wrath; which is signified by heaping so many words of the same signification together.

30:32 The rod - Heb. the founded rod, the judgment of God, called a founded rod, because it was firmly established, by God's immutable purpose. Him - Upon the Assyrian. With harps - Their destruction shall be celebrated by God's people, with joy and musick, and songs of praise. Of shaking - Or, shaking of the hand, of which kind of shaking this Hebrew word is constantly used. God will fight against them, and destroy them by his own hand. With it - With the army of the Assyrians.

30:33 Tophet - This was a place near Jerusalem, in which the idolatrous Israelites used to offer up their children to Moloch. It may be put, for any place of torment; and particularly it is put for hell. For the king - For the king of Assyria. Fire - He alludes to the ancient custom, of burning sacrifices, and particularly of burning children to Moloch. The breath - The immediate hand of God, or his word of anger. Brimstone - He seems to allude to that shower of fire and brimstone, #Gen 19:24|.


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