Isaiah 26:5



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.

King James Version

For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

Holman Bible

For He has humbled those who live in lofty places- an inaccessible city. He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground; He throws it to the dust.

International Standard Version

For he has made drunk the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground casting it down to the dust,

A Conservative Version

For he has brought down those who dwell on high. The lofty city, he lays it low. He lays it low even to the ground. He brings it even to the dust.

American Standard Version

For he hath brought down them that dwell on high, the lofty city: he layeth it low, he layeth it low even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

Amplified

For He has brought down the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city; He lays it low, lays it low to the ground; He brings it even to the dust.

Bible in Basic English

For he has made low those who are lifted up, all the people of the town of pride: he makes it low, crushing it down to the earth; he makes it low in the dust.

Darby Translation

For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low, he layeth it low to the ground, he bringeth it even to the dust.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he has brought down those that dwelt on high; he has humbled the lofty city; he humbled her, even to the ground; he brought her down even to the dust.

Julia Smith Translation

For he bows down those dwelling in height; for the city set up on high he will bring it down; he will bring it down even to the earth; he will cause it to touch even to the dust

King James 2000

For he brings down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he lays it low; he lays it low, even to the ground; he brings it even to the dust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he has thrown down [the] inhabitants of [the] height, he lays low [the] lofty city. He lays it low to [the] ground; he throws her to [the] dust.

Modern King James verseion

For He brings down those who dwell on high; He lays low the lofty city; He lays it low, even to the ground; He brings it to the dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For why? It is he, that bringeth low the high minded citizens, and casteth down the proud cities. He casteth them to the ground, yea even in to the mire,

NET Bible

Indeed, the Lord knocks down those who live in a high place, he brings down an elevated town; he brings it down to the ground, he throws it down to the dust.

New Heart English Bible

For he has brought down those who dwell on high, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground. He casts it to the dust.

New simplified Bible

He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty (inaccessible) city low; he levels it to the ground and casts it down to the dust.

The Emphasized Bible

For he hath brought down the inhabitants of the height the city exalted, - He layeth it low, Layeth it low even to the ground, Levelleth it, even to the dust:

Webster

For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

World English Bible

For he has brought down those who dwell on high, the lofty city. He lays it low. He lays it low even to the ground. He brings it even to the dust.

Youngs Literal Translation

For He bowed down the dwellers on high, A city set on high He maketh low, He maketh it low unto the earth, He causeth it to come unto the dust,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

on high
מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

the lofty
שׂגב 
Sagab 
Usage: 20

קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

he layeth it low
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
...low , ...down , humble , abase , debase , put lower
...low , ...down , humble , abase , debase , put lower
Usage: 31
Usage: 31

even to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Judah's Song Of Praise

4 "Trust in the LORD forever, For in GOD the LORD, we have an everlasting Rock. 5 "For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust. 6 "The foot will trample it, The feet of the afflicted, the steps of the helpless."


Cross References

Job 40:11-13

"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Isaiah 2:12

For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.

Isaiah 13:11

Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.

Isaiah 14:13

"But you said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God, And I will sit on the mount of assembly In the recesses of the north.

Isaiah 25:11-12

And he will spread out his hands in the middle of it As a swimmer spreads out his hands to swim, But the Lord will lay low his pride together with the trickery of his hands.

Isaiah 32:19

And it will hail when the forest comes down, And the city will be utterly laid low.

Isaiah 47:1

"Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; Sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans! For you shall no longer be called tender and delicate.

Jeremiah 50:31-32

"Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Declares the Lord GOD of hosts, "For your day has come, The time when I will punish you.

Jeremiah 51:25-26

"Behold, I am against you, O destroying mountain, Who destroys the whole earth," declares the LORD, "And I will stretch out My hand against you, And roll you down from the crags, And I will make you a burnt out mountain.

Jeremiah 51:37

"Babylon will become a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, An object of horror and hissing, without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 51:64

and say, 'Just so shall Babylon sink down and not rise again because of the calamity that I am going to bring upon her; and they will become exhausted '" Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Revelation 18:2

And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.



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