Isaiah 8:22

“And they shall look unto the earth; and behold trouble and darkness, dimness of anguish; and they shall be driven to darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they shall looke vnto the earth: and behold trouble and darkenesse, dimnesse of anguish; and they shall be driuen to darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and {they will be} driven away into darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they shall look unto the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and into thick darkness `they shall be' driven away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he will be looking down on the earth, and there will be trouble and dark clouds, black night where there is no seeing.
- Basic English Bible

and they will look to the earth; and behold, trouble and darkness, gloom of anguish; and they shall be driven into thick darkness.
- Darby Bible

And they shall look to the earth; and behold trouble and darkness, dimness of anguish; and they shall be driven to darkness.
- Webster's Bible

and look to the earth, and see distress, darkness, and the gloom of anguish. They will be driven into thick darkness.
- World English Bible

And unto the land it looketh attentively, And lo, adversity and darkness! -- Dimness, distress, and thick darkness is driven away, But not the dimness for which she is in distress!
- Youngs Literal Bible

or look unto the earth, behold distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish, and outspread thick darkness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 8:22


8:22 Earth - Finding no help from heaven, they turn their eyes downward, looking hither and thither for comfort.


Discussion for Isaiah 8:22

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