Isaiah 33:8

“The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The high wayes lye waste; the way faring man ceaseth: he hath broken the couenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The highways are desolate, the traveler has ceased, He has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, He has no regard for man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: `the enemy' hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth not man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The highways are waste, no man is journeying there: the agreement is broken, he has made sport of the towns, he has no thought for man.
- Basic English Bible

The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
- Darby Bible

The highways lie waste, the way-faring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
- Webster's Bible

The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man.
- World English Bible

Desolated have been highways, Ceased hath he who passeth along the path, He hath broken covenant, He hath despised enemies, He hath not esteemed a man.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth; he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth not man.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 33:8


33:8 The covenant - Sennacherib broke his faith, given to Hezekiah, of departing for a sum of money, #2Kings 18:14|,17. Cities - The defenced cities of Judah, which he contemned, and easily took.


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