Isaiah 57:5

“Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clifts of the rocks?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Inflaming your selues with idoles vnder euery greene tree, slaying the children in the valleys vnder the cliftes of the rockes?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Who} inflame yourselves among the oaks, Under every luxuriant tree, Who slaughter the children in the ravines, Under the clefts of the crags?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

ye that inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree; that slay the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You who are burning with evil desire among the oaks, under every green tree; putting children to death in the valleys, under the cracks of the rocks?
- Basic English Bible

inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?
- Darby Bible

Inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the cliffs of the rocks?
- Webster's Bible

you who inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree; who kill the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?
- World English Bible

Who are inflamed among oaks, under every green tree, Slaughtering the children in valleys, Under clefts of the rocks.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Ye that inflame yourselves among the terebinths, under every leafy tree; that slay the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 57:5


57:5 Enflaming - Lusting after them, and mad upon them. Slaying - In way of sacrifice to their idols. Valleys - He seems to allude to the valley of Hinnom in which these cruelties were practised. Clifts - Which they chuse either for shade, or for those dark vaults, in rocks, which were convenient for idolatrous uses.


Discussion for Isaiah 57:5

  • Enis kirieri for verse 5
    Isaiah 57 5 is god 's gracious, definitive, passionate and extra time offer of repentance to the sly sinners , 'draw near ' vs 3,though he sees all sorceries and spiritual adultery of his people,god can 't be mocked,the sinners works are bare in his sight as when occult practices of easterners was shown to ezekiel the prohet.see ezekiel 8. jos city ,nigeria

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