Isaiah 48:2

“For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they call themselues of the holy city, and stay themselues vpon the God of Israel, the Lord of hostes is his Name.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For they call themselves after the holy city And lean on the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is His name.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of hosts is his name):
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they say that they are of the holy town, and put their faith in the God of Israel: the Lord of armies is his name.
- Basic English Bible

For they are named after the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel: Jehovah of hosts is his name.
- Darby Bible

For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.
- Webster's Bible

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves on the God of Israel; Yahweh of Armies is his name):
- World English Bible

For from the Holy City they have been called, And on the God of Israel been supported, Jehovah of Hosts [is] His name.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel, the LORD of hosts is His name.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 48:2


48:2 Though - They glory that they are citizens of Jerusalem, a city sanctified by God, to be the place of his true worship, and gracious presence. And stay - Not by a true faith, but a vain confidence.


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