Isaiah 22:4
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Therefore I said, "Turn away from me; let me weep bitterly. Do not try to console me over the destruction of my people."

New Living Translation
That's why I said, "Leave me alone to weep; do not try to comfort me. Let me cry for my people as I watch them being destroyed."

English Standard Version
Therefore I said: “Look away from me; let me weep bitter tears; do not labor to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

New American Standard Bible
Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people."

King James Bible
Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore I said," Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly! Do not try to comfort me about the destruction of my dear people."

International Standard Version
Therefore I said: "Look away from me; and let me weep bitter tears; don't try to console me over the destruction of the daughter of my people."

NET Bible
So I say: "Don't look at me! I am weeping bitterly. Don't try to console me concerning the destruction of my defenseless people."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why I say, "Turn away from me so that I can cry bitterly. Don't try to comfort me because of the destruction brought on my people."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore said I: 'Look away from me, I will weep bitterly; Strain not to comfort me, for the destruction of the daughter of my people.'

New American Standard 1977
Therefore I say, “Turn your eyes away from me,
            Let me weep bitterly,
            Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore I said, Leave me; I will weep bitterly; do not labour to comfort me of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore said I, Look away from me: I will weep bitterly, labor not to comfort me, because of the plundering of the daughter of my people.

American King James Version
Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labor not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

American Standard Version
Therefore said I, Look away from me, I will weep bitterly; labor not to comfort me for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore said I, Look away from me; let me weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

English Revised Version
Therefore said I, Look away from me, I will weep bitterly; labour not to comfort me, for the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labor not to comfort me, because of the devastation of the daughter of my people.

World English Bible
Therefore I said, "Look away from me. I will weep bitterly. Don't labor to comfort me for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore I said, 'Look ye from me, I am bitter in my weeping, Haste not to comfort me, For the destruction of the daughter of my people.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:1-7 Why is Jerusalem in such terror? Her slain men are not slain with the sword, but with famine; or, slain with fear, disheartened. Their rulers fled, but were overtaken. The servants of God, who foresee and warn sinners of coming miseries, are affected by the prospect. But all the horrors of a city taken by storm, faintly shadow forth the terrors of the day of wrath.
Study Bible
The Valley of Vision
3All your rulers have fled together, And have been captured without the bow; All of you who were found were taken captive together, Though they had fled far away. 4Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people." 5For the Lord GOD of hosts has a day of panic, subjugation and confusion In the valley of vision, A breaking down of walls And a crying to the mountain.…
Cross References
Luke 19:41
As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it

Isaiah 15:3
In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth; On their housetops and in their squares Everyone is wailing, dissolved in tears.

Jeremiah 4:19
My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.

Jeremiah 8:18
My sorrow is beyond healing, My heart is faint within me!

Jeremiah 9:1
Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 9:18
"Let them make haste and take up a wailing for us, That our eyes may shed tears And our eyelids flow with water.

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Ezekiel 27:31
"Also they will make themselves bald for you And gird themselves with sackcloth; And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul With bitter mourning.
Treasury of Scripture

Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labor not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

look

Ruth 1:20,21 And she said to them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty …

Jeremiah 4:19 My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes …

Jeremiah 9:1 Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears…

Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places …

Luke 1:2 Even as they delivered them to us, which from the beginning were …

weep bitterly. Heb. be bitter in weeping

Isaiah 33:7 Behold, their valiant ones shall cry without: the ambassadors of …

Jeremiah 6:26 O daughter of my people, gird you with sackcloth, and wallow yourself …

Micah 1:8 Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will …

Matthew 26:75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said to him, Before …

labour

Psalm 77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, …

Jeremiah 8:18 When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus said the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and …

Matthew 2:18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great …

Jump to Previous
Bitter Bitterly Cause Comfort Comforted Console Daughter Destruction Devastation Eyes Labor Spoiling Strain Tears Try Turn Turned Wasting Weep Weeping
Jump to Next
Bitter Bitterly Cause Comfort Comforted Console Daughter Destruction Devastation Eyes Labor Spoiling Strain Tears Try Turn Turned Wasting Weep Weeping
Links
Isaiah 22:4 NIV
Isaiah 22:4 NLT
Isaiah 22:4 ESV
Isaiah 22:4 NASB
Isaiah 22:4 KJV

Isaiah 22:4 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 22:4 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 22:4 French Bible
Isaiah 22:4 German Bible

Alphabetical: away bitterly comfort concerning console daughter destruction Do eyes from I let me my not of over people said say the Therefore to try Turn weep your

OT Prophets: Isaiah 22:4 Therefore I said Look away from me (Isa Isi Is) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Isaiah 22:3
Top of Page
Top of Page