Isaiah 1:30
New International Version
You will be like an oak with fading leaves, like a garden without water.

New Living Translation
You will be like a great tree with withered leaves, like a garden without water.

English Standard Version
For you shall be like an oak whose leaf withers, and like a garden without water.

Berean Study Bible
For you will become like an oak whose leaves are withered, like a garden without water.

King James Bible
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.

New King James Version
For you shall be as a terebinth whose leaf fades, And as a garden that has no water.

New American Standard Bible
For you will be like an oak whose leaf withers away, Or like a garden that has no water.

NASB 1995
For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away Or as a garden that has no water.

NASB 1977
For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away, Or as a garden that has no water.

Amplified Bible
For you will be like an oak whose leaf withers and dies And like a garden that has no water.

Christian Standard Bible
For you will become like an oak whose leaves are withered, and like a garden without water.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For you will become like an oak whose leaves are withered, and like a garden without water.

American Standard Version
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For they shall be as a turpentine tree that has cast its leaves, and as a garden that has no water.

Contemporary English Version
You will be like a grove of trees dying in a drought.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When you shall be as an oak with the leaves falling off, and as a garden without water.

English Revised Version
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.

Good News Translation
You will wither like a dying oak, like a garden that no one waters.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will be like an oak whose leaves wither and like a garden without water.

International Standard Version
You'll be like an oak whose leaf is withering, like an unwatered garden.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For ye shall be as a terebinth whose leaf fadeth, And as a garden that hath no water.

Literal Standard Version
For you are as an oak whose leaf is fading, "" And as a garden that has no water.

NET Bible
For you will be like a tree whose leaves wither, like an orchard that is unwatered.

New Heart English Bible
The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."

World English Bible
For you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water.

Young's Literal Translation
For ye are as an oak whose leaf is fading, And as a garden that hath no water.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Corruption of Zion
29Surely you will be ashamed of the sacred oaks in which you have delighted; you will be embarrassed by the gardens that you have chosen. 30For you will become like an oak whose leaves are withered, like a garden without water. 31The strong man will become tinder and his work will be a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the flames.…

Cross References
Genesis 12:6
Abram traveled through the land as far as the site of the Oak of Moreh at Shechem. And at that time the Canaanites were in the land.

Isaiah 64:6
Each of us has become like something unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all wither like a leaf, and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.


Treasury of Scripture

For you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water.

ye shall be

Isaiah 5:6
And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Jeremiah 17:5,6
Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD…

Ezekiel 17:9,10,24
Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof…

garden

Isaiah 58:11
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Jeremiah 31:12
Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

Ezekiel 31:4
The waters made him great, the deep set him up on high with her rivers running round about his plants, and sent out her little rivers unto all the trees of the field.









(30) Ye shall be . . .--Men were to think of the pleasant places that had tempted them, not as they had seen them, fresh and green, but as burnt up and withered, and then were to see in that desolation a parable of their own future. The word for "strong" occurs only in Amos 2:9, where we find "strong as the oaks."

Verse 30. - Ye shall be as an oak, etc. Contrast the case of the godly, whose "leaf shall not wither" (Psalm 1:3).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
For
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

you will become
תִֽהְי֔וּ (ṯih·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

like an oak
כְּאֵלָ֖ה (kə·’ê·lāh)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 424: An oak, other strong tree

whose leaves
עָלֶ֑הָ (‘ā·le·hā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5929: A leaf, foliage

are withered,
נֹבֶ֣לֶת (nō·ḇe·leṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5034: To wilt, to fall away, fail, faint, to be foolish, wicked, to despise, disgrace

like a garden
וּֽכְגַנָּ֔ה (ū·ḵə·ḡan·nāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1593: A garden

without
אֵ֥ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

water.
מַ֖יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen


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