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 for Isaiah 57:5

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 for Isaiah 57:5

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.


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