Then He will judge between the nations and arbitrate for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer take up the sword against nation, nor train anymore for war.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 46:9
He makes wars to cease throughout the earth; He breaks the bow and shatters the spear; He burns the shields in the fire.
May the mountains bring peace to the people and the hills bring righteousness.
May the righteous flourish in his days and prosperity abound, until the moon is no more.
He will judge the nations, heaping up the dead; He will crush the leaders far and wide.
For every trampling boot of battle and every garment rolled in blood will be burned as fuel for the fire.
Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish and sustain it with justice and righteousness from that time and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of Hosts will accomplish this.
The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the goat; the calf and young lion and fatling will be together, and a little child will lead them.
The work of righteousness will be peace; the service of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.
Then my people will dwell in a peaceful place, in safe and secure places of rest.
For the LORD is our Judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our King. He will save us.
Here is My Servant, whom I uphold, My Chosen One, in whom My soul delights. I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will bring justice to the nations.
On that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field and the birds of the air and the creatures that crawl on the ground. And I will abolish bow and sword and weapons of war in the land, and will make them lie down in safety.
Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, 'I am strong!'
Let the nations be roused and advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit down to judge all the nations on every side.
Then He will judge between many peoples and arbitrate for strong nations far and wide. Then they will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will no longer take up the sword against nation, nor will they train anymore for war.
And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim and the horse from Jerusalem, and the bow of war will be broken. Then He will proclaim peace to the nations; His dominion will extend from sea to sea, and from the Euphrates to the ends of the earth.
Chapter Outline1. Isaiah prophesies the coming of Christ's kingdom
6. Wickedness is the cause of God's forsaking
10. He exhorts to fear, because of the powerful effects of God's majesty
Jump to PreviousBeat Decide Decisions Hooks Judge Lift Nation Nations Peoples Plowshares Plow-Shares Pruning Pruninghooks Rebuke Render Spears Sword Swords War
Jump to NextBeat Decide Decisions Hooks Judge Lift Nation Nations Peoples Plowshares Plow-Shares Pruning Pruninghooks Rebuke Render Spears Sword Swords War
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 11:3, 4
1 Samuel 2:10
Isaiah 60:17, 18
LinksIsaiah 2:4 NIV
Isaiah 2:4 NLT
Isaiah 2:4 ESV
Isaiah 2:4 NASB
Isaiah 2:4 KJV
Isaiah 2:4 Bible Apps
Isaiah 2:4 Parallel
Isaiah 2:4 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 2:4 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 2:4 French Bible
Isaiah 2:4 German Bible
Isaiah 2:4 Commentaries