Isaiah 51:8

“For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the moth shall eate them vp like a garment, and the worme shal eate them like wooll: but my righteousnes shalbe for euer; and my saluation from generation to generation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the moth will eat them like a garment, And the grub will eat them like wool. But My righteousness will be forever, And My salvation to all generations."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation unto all generations.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For like a coat they will be food for the insect, the worm will make a meal of them like wool: but my righteousness will be for ever, and my salvation to all generations.
- Basic English Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
- Darby Bible

For the moth shall eat them like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
- Webster's Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation to all generations."
- World English Bible

For as a garment eat them doth a moth, And as wool eat them doth a worm, And My righteousness is to the age, And My salvation to all generations.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but My favour shall be for ever, and My salvation unto all generations.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 51:8


51:8 Like wool - Like a woollen garment, which is sooner corrupted by moths or such creatures, than linen.


Discussion for Isaiah 51

  • A disciple
    "Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him." Understanding the roots of our existence is fundamental in understanding the greatness and purpose of our salvation
  • Steve morrow
    ISAIAH 51:4 HEARKEN UNTO ME MY PEOPLE AND GIVE EAR UNTO ME O MY NATION FOR A LAW SHALL PROCEED FROM ME AND I WILL MAKE MY JUDGEMENT TO REST FOR A LIGHT OF THE PEOPLE ROMANS 8:2 FOR THE LAW OF THE SPIRIT OF LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS HATH MADE ME FREE FROM THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH *** PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    PARADOX ! BEHOLD VERSE 22
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    PARADOX ! HEAR OH ISRAEL ! BEHOLD ! THE VERY WORD OF THE LORD THY GOD IS UPON YOU ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! SHALOM !
  • Peter
    I like verse 6 because all things created have an ending but the WORD OF GOD stands forever and ever without ending.
  • HARY COLLINS
    If God be for us, who can be against us? If i have a God that did all those great things that was mentioned in this book of Isaiah chapter 51, why then should i be afraid of a mortal like me.

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