Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

therefore I will again confound these people
with wonder after wonder.
The wisdom of their wise men will vanish,
and the understanding of the perceptive will be hidden.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous; And the wisdom of their wise men will perish, And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed."

King James Version

Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

International Standard Version

Therefore, watch out! "As for me, I will once again do amazing things with this people, wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the insights of their discerning men will stay hidden."

A Conservative Version

Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder. {I will destroy the wisdom of the wise (LXX/NT)}, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hidden.

American Standard Version

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Amplified

Therefore, behold! I will again do marvelous things with this people, marvelous and astonishing things; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their discerning men will vanish or be hidden.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause I will again do a strange thing among this people, a thing to be wondered at: and the wisdom of their wise men will come to nothing, and the sense of their guides will no longer be seen.

Darby Translation

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do marvellously with this people, to do marvellously, even with wonder, and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their intelligent ones shall be hid.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, behold me adding to be wonderful with this people, dealing wonderfully and being a wonder: and the wisdom of their wise perished, and the understanding of their understanding ones shall be hid.

King James 2000

Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

therefore look, I am again doing something spectacular and a spectacle with this spectacular people. And the wisdom of its wise men shall perish, and the discernment of its discerning ones shall keep itself hidden."

Modern King James verseion

therefore, behold, I will go on doing among this people, a wonder, even a wonder. For the wisdom of their wise ones shall perish, and the understanding of their intelligent ones shall be hidden.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

therefore will I also show unto this people a marvelous, terrible, and great thing - Namely this: I will destroy the wisdom of their wise, and the understanding of their learned men shall perish."

NET Bible

Therefore I will again do an amazing thing for these people -- an absolutely extraordinary deed. Wise men will have nothing to say, the sages will have no explanations."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, behold, as for me I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their prudent men will be hidden."

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, behold me! again dealing wonderfully with this people, doing wonderfully a wonderful thing, - So shall perish, the wisdom of their wise men, And the intelligence of their intelligent men, shall vanish!

Webster

Therefore behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even an astonishing work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

World English Bible

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their prudent men will be hidden."

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, lo, I am adding to do wonderfully with this people, A wonder, and a marvel, And perished hath the wisdom of its wise ones, And the understanding of its intelligent ones hideth itself.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and a wonder
פּלא 
Pele' 
Usage: 13

for the wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

of their wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and the understanding
בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 29:14

References

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Hastings

Images Isaiah 29:14

Prayers for Isaiah 29:14

Context Readings

Disregarded Warnings

13 The Lord said:Because these people approach Me with their mouths
to honor Me with lip-service
yet their hearts are far from Me,
and their worship consists of man-made rules
learned by rote—
14 therefore I will again confound these people
with wonder after wonder.
The wisdom of their wise men will vanish,
and the understanding of the perceptive will be hidden.
15 Woe to those who go to great lengths
to hide their plans from the Lord.
They do their works in darkness,
and say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”



Cross References

Habakkuk 1:5

Look at the nations and observe
be utterly astounded!
For something is taking place in your days
that you will not believe
when you hear about it.

Jeremiah 49:7

About Edom, this is what the Lord of Hosts says:Is there no longer wisdom in Teman?
Has counsel perished from the prudent?
Has their wisdom rotted away?

Isaiah 6:9-10

And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive.

Isaiah 28:21

For the Lord will rise up as He did at Mount Perazim.
He will rise in wrath, as at the Valley of Gibeon,
to do His work, His strange work,
and to perform His task, His disturbing task.

Job 5:13

He traps the wise in their craftiness
so that the plans of the deceptive
are quickly brought to an end.

Isaiah 19:3

Egypt’s spirit will be disturbed within it,
and I will frustrate its plans.
Then they will seek idols, ghosts,
spirits of the dead, and spiritists.

Isaiah 19:11-14

The princes of Zoan are complete fools;
Pharaoh’s wisest advisers give stupid advice!
How can you say to Pharaoh,
“I am one of the wise,
a student of eastern kings”?

Isaiah 29:9-10

Stop and be astonished;
blind yourselves and be blind!
They are drunk, but not with wine;
they stagger, but not with beer.

Jeremiah 8:7-9

Even the stork in the sky
knows her seasons.
The turtledove, swallow, and crane
are aware of their migration,
but My people do not know
the requirements of the Lord.

Obadiah 1:8

In that day—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
will I not eliminate the wise ones of Edom
and those who understand
from the hill country of Esau?

Luke 10:24

For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see yet didn’t see them; to hear the things you hear yet didn’t hear them.”

John 9:29-34

We know that God has spoken to Moses. But this man—we don’t know where He’s from!”

John 9:39-41

Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind.”

Acts 28:26-27

when He said,Go to these people and say:
You will listen and listen,
yet never understand;
and you will look and look,
yet never perceive.

Romans 1:21-22

For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.

Romans 1:28

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.

1 Corinthians 1:19-24

For it is written:I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and I will set aside the understanding of the experts.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written:He catches the wise in their craftiness;

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