Isaiah 66:16

“For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For by fire and by his sword, will the Lord plead with all flesh: and the slaine of the Lord shalbe many.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD will execute judgment by fire And by His sword on all flesh, And those slain by the LORD will be many.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For by fire will Jehovah execute judgment, and by his sword, upon all flesh; and the slain of Jehovah shall be many.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For with fire and sword will the Lord come, judging all the earth, and his sword will be on all flesh: and great numbers will be put to death by him.
- Basic English Bible

For by fire and by his sword will Jehovah enter into judgment with all flesh: and the slain of Jehovah shall be many.
- Darby Bible

For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many.
- Webster's Bible

For by fire will Yahweh execute judgment, and by his sword, on all flesh; and the slain of Yahweh shall be many.
- World English Bible

For by fire and by His sword, Doth Jehovah do judgment with all flesh. And many have been Jehovah's pierced ones.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

For by fire will the LORD contend, and by His sword with all flesh; and the slain of the LORD shall be many.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 66:16


66:16 Plead - God at first pleads with sinners by words, but if he cannot so prevail, he will plead with them in a way by which he will overcome; by fire, pestilence and blood. All flesh - Thus he threatens to do with all the wicked Jews. The slain - Those whom God should cause to be slain.


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