Isaiah 44:5

“One shall say, I am the LORD'S; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and surname himself by the name of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

One shall say, I am the Lords: and another shall call himselfe by the name of Iacob: and another shall subscribe with his hand vnto the Lord, and surname himselfe by the name of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"This one will say, 'I am the LORD'S'; And that one will call on the name of Jacob; And another will write {on} his hand, 'Belonging to the LORD,' And will name Israel's name with honor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

One shall say, I am Jehovah's; and another shall call `himself' by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto Jehovah, and surname `himself' by the name of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

One will say, I am the Lord's; and another will give himself the name, Jacob; another will put a mark on his hand, I am the Lord's, and another will take the name of Israel for himself.
- Basic English Bible

One shall say, I am Jehovah's; and another shall call [himself] by the name of Jacob; and another shall write with his hand: [I am] Jehovah's, and surname [himself] by the name of Israel.
- Darby Bible

One shall say, I am the LORD'S; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand to the LORD, and surname himself by the name of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

One will say, 'I am Yahweh's;' and another will be called by the name of Jacob; and another will write with his hand 'to Yahweh,' and honor the name of Israel."
- World English Bible

This [one] saith, For Jehovah I [am], And this calleth [himself] by the name of Jacob, And this [one] writeth [with] his hand, `For Jehovah,' and by the name of Israel surnameth himself.
- Youngs Literal Bible

One shall say: 'I am the LORD'S'; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and surname himself by the name of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 44:5


44:5 Israel - The blessing of God upon the Jews shall be so remarkable, that the Gentiles shall join them, and accept the Lord for their God.


Discussion for Isaiah 44

  • BSP
    This chapter shows how foolish it is to trust in idols because they are of no benefit to those who worship them.
  • Irene123
    vs. 17-19 -- what an absolute picture of bizarre foolishness.
  • Lilian
    Thank you Father for giving JESUS to us . By his blood we are redeemed and pardoned. BY JESUS BLOOD ONLY WE HAVE LIFE IN ABUNDANCE. Help us Lord to be BORN AGAIN IN SPIRIT AND NOT IN THE FLESH. Your so faithful to your words. My Jehova Jireh my Provider my Peace my Redeemer and my Salvation. I love you Jesus. I will praise you and worship you alone Amen
  • Librarygal143
    I believe it, and I receive it!
  • Clement
    Comment*we are living by the grace of God, father God of israel give us wisdom to read and understand many read but don't understand what they read, sin have carry us away in daily bases mercy on us lord in jesus name amen
  • Jesse estep
    Love Isaiah 44,to me chapter of forgiveness

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