Isaiah 33:8
Good News Translation
The highways are so dangerous that no one travels on them. Treaties are broken and agreements are violated. No one is respected any more.

Contemporary English Version
No one travels anymore; every road is empty. Treaties are broken, and no respect is shown to any who keep promises.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The ways are made desolate, no one passeth by the road, the covenant is made void, he hath rejected the cities, he hath not regarded the men.

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The ways are made desolate, no one passeth by the road, the covenant is made void, he hath rejected the cities, he hath not regarded the men.

highways

Isaiah 10:29-31 They have passed in haste, Gaba is our lodging: Rama was astonished, Gabaath of Saul fled away. . . .

Judges 5:6 In the days of Samgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jahel, the paths rested: and they that went by them, walked through bye-ways.

Lamentations 1:4 Daleth. The ways of Sion mourn, because there are none that come to the solemn feast: all her gates are broken down; her priests sigh; her virgins are in affliction; and she is oppressed with bitterness.

he hath broken

2 Kings 18:14-17 Then Ezechias, king of Juda, sent messengers to the king of the Assyrians, to Lachis, saying: I have offended, depart from me: and all that thou shalt put upon me, I will bear. And the king of the Assyrians put a tax upon Ezechias, king of Juda, of three hundred talents of silver, and thirty talents of gold. . . .

he hath despised

Isaiah 10:9-11 Are not my princes as so many kings? is not Calano as Charcamis: and Emath as Arphad? is not Samaria as Damascus? . . .

Isaiah 36:1 And it came to pass in the fourteenth year of king Ezechias, that Sennacherib king of the Assyrians came up against all the fenced cities of Juda, and took them.

2 Kings 18:13 In the fourteenth year of king Ezechias, Sennacherib, king of the Assyrians, came up against the fenced cities of Juda, and took them.

he regardeth

Isaiah 10:13,14 For he hath said: By the strength of my own hand I have done it, and by my own wisdom I have understood: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have taken the spoils of the princes, and as a mighty man hath pulled down them that sat on high. . . .

1 Samuel 17:10,26 And the Philistine said: I have defied the bands of Israel this day: give me a man, and let him fight with me hand to hand. . . .

2 Kings 18:20,21 Perhaps thou hast taken counsel, to prepare thyself for battle. On whom dost thou trust, that thou darest to rebel? . . .

Psalm 10:5 God is not before his eyes: his ways are filthy at all times. Thy judgments are removed from his sight: he shall rule over all his enemies.

Luke 18:2-4 Saying: There was a judge in a certain city, who feared not God nor regarded man. . . .

Context
The LORD is Exalted
7Behold they that see shall cry without, the angels of peace shall weep bitterly. 8The ways are made desolate, no one passeth by the road, the covenant is made void, he hath rejected the cities, he hath not regarded the men.9The land hath mourned, and languished: Libanus is confounded, and become foul, and Saron is become as a desert: and Basan and Carmel are shaken.…
Cross References
Judges 19:17
And the old man lifting up his eyes, saw the man sitting with his bundles in the street of the city, and said to him: Whence comest thou? and whither goest thou?

Isaiah 24:5
And the earth is infected by the inhabitants thereof: because they have transgressed the laws, they have changed the ordinance, they have broken the everlasting covenant.

Isaiah 35:8
And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.

Additional Translations
The highways are deserted; travel has ceased. The treaty has been broken, the witnesses are despised, and human life is disregarded.The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceases: he has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, he regards no man.

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: the enemy hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth not man.

For the ways of these shall be made desolate: the terror of the nations has been made to cease, and the covenant with these is taken away, and ye shall by no means deem them men.

The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth not man.

The highways lie waste, the way-faring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man.

Desolated have been highways, Ceased hath he who passeth along the path, He hath broken covenant, He hath despised enemies, He hath not esteemed a man.
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