Isaiah 59:19

“So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So shall they feare the name of the Lord from the West, and his glory from the rising of the sunne: when the enemie shall come in like a flood, the spirit of the Lord shall lift vp a standard against him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they will fear the name of the LORD from the west And His glory from the rising of the sun, For He will come like a rushing stream Which the wind of the LORD drives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So shall they fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of Jehovah driveth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So they will see the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the east: for he will come like a rushing stream, forced on by a wind of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And they shall fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and from the rising of the sun, his glory. When the adversary shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of Jehovah will lift up a banner against him.
- Darby Bible

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him.
- Webster's Bible

So shall they fear the name of Yahweh from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of Yahweh drives.
- World English Bible

And they fear from the west the name of Jehovah, And from the rising of the sun -- His honour, When come in as a flood doth an adversary, The Spirit of Jehovah hath raised an ensign against him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun; for distress will come in like a flood, which the breath of the LORD driveth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 59:19


59:19 Fear - Worship the Lord. The west - The western part of the world. His glory - The glorious God. The rising of the sun - The eastern parts. When - At what time soever the devil, or his instruments shall make violent irruptions upon the church. A standard - God shall make known himself to take their part and defend them, by his spirit alone.


Discussion for Isaiah 59:19

  • Rosa J. Williams for verse 19
    God hands are not short that he cannot save Isreal or us today if we would turn from our wicked ways pray and seek his face then would he forgive Isreal their sins and save them from sins.And the devil from keeping us in darknes.
  • Dorcas Adeoro for verse 19
    Awesome God. Holy Spirit our Defender. He is always there at the right time to defend us. Our fortress, stronghold and Ever present Help
  • ERUS AGBANURE for verse 19
    YEAH,I QUITE AGREE WIT ALOT OF COMMENTS ABOVE. WHEN D ENEMY COMES IN,D LORD SHALL POWERFULLY ARISE N FIGHT HIM N GIVE US D NEEDED VICTORY. AMEN.
  • Pastor Ronnie for verse 19
    When the devil lifts up opposition and all kind of circumstances, God starts at the climax of that situation and shows His power. God is always above all
  • The Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him The church is protected by the standards the Spirit has in place The church is separate from the world different blood bought We should look different and act different These standards are what keeps us from being inundated by worldly things The enemy isn t coming into the church like a flood he is coming into the world like a flood The church is safe protected when we follow God s plan of holiness
  • Bishop salmon obiero for verse 19
    In Isaiah 59 19 God is the creator and sustainer of the universe He is in control of all events in the universe And in our relationship with him He needs our worship and serve as Lord and God in our life We must not fear the devil when God is on our side It doesnot matter how angry our enemy may be the tHoly Spirit will encounter and defeat him In Christ we are well protected and the enemy can do us no harm

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