Isaiah 34:8
Parallel Verses
New International Version
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of retribution, to uphold Zion's cause.

New Living Translation
For it is the day of the LORD's revenge, the year when Edom will be paid back for all it did to Israel.

English Standard Version
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

New American Standard Bible
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

King James Bible
For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a time of paying back Edom for its hostility against Zion.

International Standard Version
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for Zion's cause.

NET Bible
For the LORD has planned a day of revenge, a time when he will repay Edom for her hostility toward Zion.

New Heart English Bible
For the LORD has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD will have a day of vengeance, a year of revenge in defense of Zion.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the LORD hath a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the controversy of Zion.

New American Standard 1977
For the LORD has a day of vengeance,
            A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For it shall be the day of the LORD's vengeance and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

King James 2000 Bible
For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, and the year of recompense for the controversy of Zion.

American King James Version
For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

American Standard Version
For Jehovah hath a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is the day of the vengeance of the Lord, the year of recompenses of the judgment of Sion.

Darby Bible Translation
For it is the day of Jehovah's vengeance, the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

English Revised Version
For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, the year of recompence in the controversy of Zion.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

World English Bible
For Yahweh has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

Young's Literal Translation
(For a day of vengeance is to Jehovah, A year of recompences for Zion's strife,)
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
34:1-8 Here is a prophecy of the wars of the Lord, all which are both righteous and successful. All nations are concerned. And as they have all had the benefit of his patience, so all must expect to feel his resentment. The description of bloodshed suggests tremendous ideas of the Divine judgments. Idumea here denotes the nations at enmity with the church; also the kingdom of antichrist. Our thoughts cannot reach the horrors of that awful season, to those found opposing the church of Christ. There is a time fixed in the Divine counsels for the deliverance of the church, and the destruction of her enemies. We must patiently wait till then, and judge nothing before the time. Through Christ, mercy is exercised to every believer, consistently with justice, and his name is glorified.
Study Bible
God's Judgments on the Nations
7Wild oxen will also fall with them And young bulls with strong ones; Thus their land will be soaked with blood, And their dust become greasy with fat. 8For the LORD has a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the cause of Zion. 9Its streams will be turned into pitch, And its loose earth into brimstone, And its land will become burning pitch.…
Cross References
Revelation 14:11
And the smoke of their torment will rise forever and ever. Day and night there will be no rest for those who worship the beast and its image, or for anyone who receives the mark of its name."

Isaiah 13:6
Wail, for the day of the LORD is near! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah 35:4
Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not. Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."

Isaiah 47:3
"Your nakedness will be uncovered, Your shame also will be exposed; I will take vengeance and will not spare a man."

Isaiah 61:2
To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn,

Isaiah 63:4
"For the day of vengeance was in My heart, And My year of redemption has come.

Hosea 9:7
The days of punishment have come, The days of retribution have come; Let Israel know this! The prophet is a fool, The inspired man is demented, Because of the grossness of your iniquity, And because your hostility is so great.

Joel 3:4
"Moreover, what are you to Me, O Tyre, Sidon and all the regions of Philistia? Are you rendering Me a recompense? But if you do recompense Me, swiftly and speedily I will return your recompense on your head.
Treasury of Scripture

For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

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Isaiah 35:4 Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, …

Isaiah 49:26 And I will feed them that oppress you with their own flesh; and they …

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Isaiah 61:2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance …

Isaiah 63:4 For the day of vengeance is in my heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.

Deuteronomy 32:35,41-43 To me belongs vengeance and recompense; their foot shall slide in …

Psalm 94:1 O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongs; O God, to whom vengeance belongs, …

Micah 6:1 Hear you now what the LORD said; Arise, contend you before the mountains, …

Luke 18:7 And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night to …

Romans 2:5,8,9 But after your hardness and impenitent heart treasure up to yourself …

2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation …

Revelation 6:10,11 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true…

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