Isaiah 24:12
New International Version
The city is left in ruins, its gate is battered to pieces.

New Living Translation
The city is left in ruins, its gates battered down.

English Standard Version
Desolation is left in the city; the gates are battered into ruins.

Berean Study Bible
The city is left in ruins; its gate is reduced to rubble.

King James Bible
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

New King James Version
In the city desolation is left, And the gate is stricken with destruction.

New American Standard Bible
Desolation is left in the city And the gate is battered to ruins.

NASB 1995
Desolation is left in the city And the gate is battered to ruins.

NASB 1977
Desolation is left in the city, And the gate is battered to ruins.

Amplified Bible
Horrible desolation is left in the city, And the gate is battered into ruins.

Christian Standard Bible
Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.

American Standard Version
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And destruction remained in the city, and misery will cut off its gates!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And cities shall be left desolate, and houses being left shall fall to ruin.

Contemporary English Version
Cities are destroyed; their gates are torn down.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Desolation is left in the city, and calamity shall oppress the gates.

English Revised Version
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Good News Translation
The city is in ruins, and its gates have been broken down.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The city is left in ruins. Its gate is battered to pieces.

International Standard Version
Desolation remains in the city whose gates lie battered into ruins.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the city is left desolation, And the gate is smitten unto ruin.

Literal Standard Version
Desolation [is] left in the city, "" And the gate is struck [with] ruin.

NET Bible
The city is left in ruins; the gate is reduced to rubble.

New Heart English Bible
For it will be so in the midst of the earth among the peoples, as the shaking of an olive tree, as the gleanings when the vintage is done.

World English Bible
The city is left in desolation, and the gate is struck with destruction.

Young's Literal Translation
Left in the city is desolation, And with wasting is the gate smitten.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Judgment on the Earth
11In the streets they cry out for wine. All joy turns to gloom; rejoicing is exiled from the land. 12The city is left in ruins; its gate is reduced to rubble. 13So will it be on the earth and among the nations, like a harvested olive tree, like a gleaning after a grape harvest.…

Cross References
Isaiah 14:31
Wail, O gate! Cry out, O city! Melt away, all you Philistines! For a cloud of smoke comes from the north, and there are no stragglers in its ranks.

Isaiah 32:14
For the palace will be forsaken, the busy city abandoned. The hill and the watchtower will become caves forever--the delight of wild donkeys and a pasture for flocks--

Isaiah 32:19
But hail will level the forest, and the city will sink to the depths.

Isaiah 45:2
"I will go before you and level the mountains; I will break down the gates of bronze and cut through the bars of iron.


Treasury of Scripture

In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Isaiah 32:14
Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

Jeremiah 9:11
And I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Lamentations 1:1,4
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! …









(12) In the city is left desolation.--Better, of the city. Nothing should be left but its crumbling ruins. The "gate," usually, in an Eastern town, the pride of the city, and the chief place of concourse, had been battered till it lay in ruins.

Verse 12. - The gate is smitten with destruction. The very gates of the towns, generally guarded with such care, are broken down and lie in ruins.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The city
בָּעִ֖יר (bā·‘îr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

is left
נִשְׁאַ֥ר (niš·’ar)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7604: To swell up, be, redundant

in ruins;
שַׁמָּ֑ה (šam·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8047: Ruin, consternation

its gate
שָֽׁעַר׃ (šā·‘ar)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

is reduced
יֻכַּת־ (yuk·kaṯ-)
Verb - Hofal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3807: To bruise, violently strike

to rubble.
וּשְׁאִיָּ֖ה (ū·šə·’î·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7591: Desolation


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