Isaiah 5:13

“Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore my people are gone into captiuitie, because they haue no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, aud their multitude dried vp with thirst.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge; And their honorable men are famished, And their multitude is parched with thirst.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore my people are gone into captivity for lack of knowledge; and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause my people are taken away as prisoners into strange countries for need of knowledge: and their rulers are wasted for need of food, and their loud-voiced feasters are dry for need of water.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore my people are led away captive from lack of knowledge, and their nobility die of famine, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
- Darby Bible

Therefore my people have gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore my people go into captivity for lack of knowledge. Their honorable men are famished, and their multitudes are parched with thirst.
- World English Bible

Therefore my people removed without knowledge, And its honourable ones are famished, And its multitude dried up of thirst.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore My people are gone into captivity, for want of knowledge; and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 5:13


5:13 No knowledge - No serious consideration of God's works, and of their own duty and danger. Honourable men - Who thought themselves quite out of the reach of famine.


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