Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles.

King James Version

Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Holman Bible

Lift up a banner on a barren mountain. Call out to them. Wave your hand, and they will go through the gates of the nobles.

International Standard Version

"Raise a banner on a bare hilltop! Cry out loud to them! Give a wave of the hand, signaling for them to enter the gates of the nobles.

A Conservative Version

Set ye up an ensign upon the bare mountain. Lift up the voice to them. Wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

American Standard Version

Set ye up an ensign upon the bare mountain, lift up the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Amplified

Raise up a signal banner upon the high and bare mountain, summon them [the Medes and Persians] with loud voice and beckoning hand that they may enter the gates of the [Babylonian] nobles.

Bible in Basic English

Put up a flag on a clear mountain-top, make a loud outcry to them, give directions with the hand, so that they may go into the doors of the great ones.

Darby Translation

Lift up a banner upon a bare mountain, raise the voice unto them, shake the hand, that they may enter the gates of the nobles.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lift ye up a banner as an example upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, raise the hand, that they may enter in by gates of princes.

Julia Smith Translation

Lift ye up a signal upon the bare mountain, lift up the voice to them; move the hand to and fro and they shall come in to the entrances of the noble minded.

King James 2000

Lift up a banner upon the high mountain, raise the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Raise a signal on a bare hill, lift up [your] voice to them; wave [the] hand and may they enter [the] gateways of [the] noblemen.

Modern King James verseion

Lift up a banner on a bare mountain, exalt the voice to them, shake the hand, so that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lift up the banner upon the high hill, call unto them; hold up your hand, that the princes may go in at the door.

NET Bible

On a bare hill raise a signal flag, shout to them, wave your hand, so they might enter the gates of the princes!

New Heart English Bible

Set up a banner on the bare mountain. Lift up your voice to them. Wave your hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

The Emphasized Bible

Upon a bare mountain, lift ye up a standard, Raise high the voice to them, Wave the hand, That they may enter the doors of nobles.

Webster

Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice to them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

World English Bible

Set up a banner on the bare mountain! Lift up your voice to them! Wave your hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Youngs Literal Translation

'On a high mountain lift ye up an ensign, Raise the voice to them, wave the hand, And they go in to the openings of nobles.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lift ye up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

נס 
Nec 
Usage: 20

upon the high
שׁפה 
Shaphah 
Usage: 2

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

into the gates
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

An Oracle Against Babylon

1 The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw. 2 Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles. 3 I have commanded My consecrated ones, I have even called My mighty warriors, My proudly exulting ones, To execute My anger.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:26

He will also lift up a standard to the distant nation, And will whistle for it from the ends of the earth; And behold, it will come with speed swiftly.

Jeremiah 50:2

"Declare and proclaim among the nations Proclaim it and lift up a standard Do not conceal it but say, 'Babylon has been captured, Bel has been put to shame, Marduk has been shattered; Her images have been put to shame, her idols have been shattered.'

Isaiah 10:32

Yet today he will halt at Nob; He shakes his fist at the mountain of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 45:1-3

Thus says the LORD to Cyrus His anointed, Whom I have taken by the right hand, To subdue nations before him And to loose the loins of kings; To open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:

Jeremiah 51:25

"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 51:58

Thus says the LORD of hosts, "The broad wall of Babylon will be completely razed And her high gates will be set on fire; So the peoples will toil for nothing, And the nations become exhausted only for fire."

Isaiah 11:12

And He will lift up a standard for the nations And assemble the banished ones of Israel, And will gather the dispersed of Judah From the four corners of the earth.

Isaiah 11:15

And the LORD will utterly destroy The tongue of the Sea of Egypt; And He will wave His hand over the River With His scorching wind; And He will strike it into seven streams And make men walk over dry-shod.

Isaiah 18:3

All you inhabitants of the world and dwellers on earth, As soon as a standard is raised on the mountains, you will see it, And as soon as the trumpet is blown, you will hear it.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Lift up a signal in the land, Blow a trumpet among the nations! Consecrate the nations against her, Summon against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz; Appoint a marshal against her, Bring up the horses like bristly locusts.



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