and making it desolate.
He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants:
Behold, the LORD lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.
Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
"Watch out! The LORD is about to depopulate the land and devastate it; he will turn it upside down and scatter its inhabitants.
Behold, LORD makes the earth empty, and makes it waste, and turns it upside down, and scatters abroad the inhabitants of it.
Behold, Jehovah maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
Behold, the Lord will make the land and the earth empty and make it waste and turn it upside down (twist the face of it) and scatter abroad its inhabitants.
See, the Lord is making the earth waste and unpeopled, he is turning it upside down, and sending the people in all directions.
Behold, Jehovah maketh the land empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad its inhabitants.
Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it naked and turns it upside down and scatters abroad its inhabitants.
Behold, Jehovah emptying the earth and making it waste, and subverting its face, and scattering its inhabitants.
Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty, and makes it waste, and turns it upside down, and scatters abroad its inhabitants.
Look! Yahweh [is] about to lay the earth waste and [is] about to devastate it, and he will twist her surface, and he will scatter her inhabitants.
Behold, Jehovah empties the land and makes it bare, and distorts its face, and scatters its inhabitants.
Behold, the LORD shall waste and plague the world, he shall make the face of the earth desolate, and scatter abroad the inhabiters thereof.
Look, the Lord is ready to devastate the earth and leave it in ruins; he will mar its surface and scatter its inhabitants.
Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty, makes it waste, turns it upside down, and scatters its inhabitants.
Lo! Yahweh emptying the earth and laying it waste, - And he will overturn the face thereof, And scatter them who dwell therein.
Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad its inhabitants.
Behold, Yahweh makes the earth empty, makes it waste, turns it upside down, and scatters its inhabitants.
Lo, Jehovah is emptying the land, And is making it waste, And hath overturned it on its face, And hath scattered its inhabitants.
Word Count of 21 Translations in Isaiah 24:1
The Lord will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be reduced to a few survivors
Then the Lord will scatter you among all peoples from one end of the earth to the other, and there you will worship other gods, of wood and stone, which neither you nor your fathers have known.
and blot out the memory of them from mankind,
I will stretch over Jerusalem the measuring line used on Samaria and the mason’s level used on the house of Ahab,
Please remember what You commanded Your servant Moses: “If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the peoples.
and helps the fatherless and the widow,
but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.
your cities burned with fire;
foreigners devour your fields
before your very eyes—
a desolation demolished by foreigners.
and holes in the ground,
away from the terror of the Lord
and from His majestic splendor,
when He rises to terrify the earth.
It will not be pruned or weeded;
thorns and briers will grow up.
I will also give orders to the clouds
that rain should not fall on it.
Then I said, “Until when, Lord?”
houses are without people,
the land is ruined and desolate,
The Lord will bring on you, your people, and the house of your father, such a time as has never been since Ephraim separated from Judah
and sways like a hut.
Earth’s rebellion weighs it down,
and it falls, never to rise again.
pastures abandoned and forsaken like a wilderness.
Calves will graze there,
and there they will spread out and strip its branches.
as if the potter were the same as the clay.
How can what is made say about its maker,
“He didn’t make me”?
How can what is formed
say about the one who formed it,
“He doesn’t understand what he’s doing”?
growing thorns and briers,
indeed, for every joyous house in the joyful city.
Lebanon is ashamed and decayed.
Sharon is like a desert;
Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves.
and dry up all their vegetation.
I will turn rivers into islands
and dry up marshes.
a destroyer of nations has set out.
He has left his lair
to make your land a waste.
Your cities will be reduced to uninhabited ruins.
I will scatter them among the nations
Then Johanan son of Kareah suggested to Gedaliah in private at Mizpah, “Let me go kill Ishmael son of Nethaniah. No one will know it. Why should he kill you and scatter all of Judah that has gathered to you so that the remnant of Judah would perish?”
The first who devoured him was the king of Assyria;
the last one who crushed his bones
was Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.
You are to burn up a third of it in the city when the days of the siege have ended;
“I will make you a ruin and a disgrace among the nations around you, in the sight of everyone who passes by.
Wherever you live the cities will be in ruins and the high places will be desolate, so that your altars will lie in ruins and be desecrated,
The inhabited cities will be destroyed, and the land will become a desolation. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.”
so that it becomes hot and its copper glows.
Then its impurity will melt inside it;
its rust will be consumed.
“This is what the Lord God says: While the whole world rejoices, I will make you a desolation.
every face grows pale!
against the man who is My associate—
this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.
Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered;
I will also turn My hand against the little ones.
When they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city officials, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,