Isaiah 33:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathers; As locusts rushing about men rush about on it.

King James Version

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpiller: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.

Holman Bible

Your spoil will be gathered as locusts are gathered; people will swarm over it like an infestation of locusts.

International Standard Version

Your plunder is gathered as when grasshoppers gather; just like locusts pounce, people have pounced on it.

A Conservative Version

And your spoil shall be gathered as the caterpillar gathers. As locusts leap, men shall leap upon it.

American Standard Version

And your spoil shall be gathered as the caterpillar gathereth: as locusts leap shall men leap upon it.

Amplified

And the spoil [of the Assyrians] is gathered [by the inhabitants of Jerusalem] as the caterpillar gathers; as locusts leap and run to and fro, so [the Jews spoil the Assyrians' forsaken camp as they] leap upon it.

Bible in Basic English

And the goods taken in war will be got together like the massing of young locusts; men will be rushing on them like the rushing of locusts.

Darby Translation

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running of locusts shall they run upon it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

And your spoil was gathered the gathering of the locust: as the running about of locusts he ran to and fro upon it

King James 2000

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And your spoil is gathered, [as] the gathering of the locust, as a swarm of locusts storming on it.

Modern King James verseion

And your spoil shall be gathered as the stripping locust gathers; as the running to and fro of locusts he shall run on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that their spoil may be gathered, as the grasshoppers are commonly gathered together into the pit.

NET Bible

Your plunder disappears as if locusts were eating it; they swarm over it like locusts!

New Heart English Bible

Your spoil will be gathered as the caterpillar gathers. Men will leap on it as locusts leap.

New simplified Bible

Your plunder, O nations, is harvested like young devouring locusts; like a swarm of cockroaches men pounce on it.

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall your spoil be gathered as the gathering of the caterpillar, - As the swift running of locusts, is he about to run upon them.

Webster

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.

World English Bible

Your spoil will be gathered as the caterpillar gathers. Men will leap on it as locusts leap.

Youngs Literal Translation

And gathered hath been your spoil, A gathering of the caterpillar, As a running to and fro of locusts is he running on it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 73

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

אסף 
'oceph 
Usage: 3

of the caterpiller
חסיל 
Chaciyl 
Usage: 6

as the running to and fro
משּׁק 
Mashshaq 
running to and fro
Usage: 1

of locusts
גּב 
Geb 
Usage: 1

shall he run
שׁקק 
Shaqaq 
Usage: 6

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment And Help

3 At the sound of the tumult peoples flee; At the lifting up of Yourself nations disperse. 4 Your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathers; As locusts rushing about men rush about on it. 5 The LORD is exalted, for He dwells on high; He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.


Cross References

2 Kings 7:15-16

They went after them to the Jordan, and behold, all the way was full of clothes and equipment which the Arameans had thrown away in their haste. Then the messengers returned and told the king.

2 Chronicles 14:13

Asa and the people who were with him pursued them as far as Gerar; and so many Ethiopians fell that they could not recover, for they were shattered before the LORD and before His army. And they carried away very much plunder.

2 Chronicles 20:25

When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their spoil, they found much among them, including goods, garments and valuable things which they took for themselves, more than they could carry. And they were three days taking the spoil because there was so much.

Isaiah 33:23

Your tackle hangs slack; It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly, Nor spread out the sail. Then the prey of an abundant spoil will be divided; The lame will take the plunder.

Joel 2:9

They rush on the city, They run on the wall; They climb into the houses, They enter through the windows like a thief.

Joel 2:25

"Then I will make up to you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you.



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