Isaiah 60:8
New International Version
“Who are these that fly along like clouds, like doves to their nests?

New Living Translation
“And what do I see flying like clouds to Israel, like doves to their nests?

English Standard Version
Who are these that fly like a cloud, and like doves to their windows?

Berean Study Bible
Who are these who fly like clouds, like doves to their shelters?

King James Bible
Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

New King James Version
“Who are these who fly like a cloud, And like doves to their roosts?

New American Standard Bible
“Who are these who fly like a cloud And like the doves to their windows?

NASB 1995
“Who are these who fly like a cloud And like the doves to their lattices?

NASB 1977
“Who are these who fly like a cloud, And like the doves to their lattices?

Amplified Bible
“Who are these who fly like a cloud And like doves to their windows?

Christian Standard Bible
Who are these who fly like a cloud, like doves to their shelters?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who are these who fly like a cloud, like doves to their shelters?

American Standard Version
Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who are these who fly like clouds and like doves to their windows?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Who are these that fly as clouds, and as doves with young ones to me?

Contemporary English Version
What is that sailing by like clouds or like doves flying home?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who are these, that fly as clouds, and as doves to their windows?

English Revised Version
Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Good News Translation
What are these ships that skim along like clouds, Like doves returning home?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Who are these people that fly by like clouds, like doves to their nests?

International Standard Version
"Who are these that fly like clouds, and like doves to their windows?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who are these that fly as a cloud, And as the doves to their cotes?

Literal Standard Version
Who [are] these—they fly as a thick cloud, And as doves to their windows?

NET Bible
Who are these who float along like a cloud, who fly like doves to their shelters?

New Heart English Bible
"Who are these who fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

World English Bible
"Who are these who fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Young's Literal Translation
Who are these -- as a thick cloud they fly, And as doves unto their windows?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Future Glory for Zion
7All the flocks of Kedar will be gathered to you; the rams of Nebaioth will serve you and go up on My altar with acceptance; I will adorn My glorious house. 8Who are these who fly like clouds, like doves to their shelters? 9Surely the islands will wait for Me, with the ships of Tarshish in the lead, to bring your children from afar, with their silver and gold, to the honor of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for He has glorified you.…

Cross References
Isaiah 49:21
Then you will say in your heart, 'Who has begotten these for me? I was bereaved and barren; I was exiled and rejected. So who has reared them? Look, I was left all alone, so where did they come from?'"

Hosea 11:11
They will come trembling like birds from Egypt and like doves from the land of Assyria. Then I will settle them in their homes, declares the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

fly

Isaiah 60:4
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.

Isaiah 45:22
Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.

Luke 13:29
And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

a cloud

Hebrews 12:1
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

as the

Genesis 8:8-11
Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; …









(8) Who are these . . .--The vision of the prophet brings before him the cloud-like sails of the ships that. are bringing back the exiles over the Mediterrauear and the Red Seas, hastening to their home like doves to their dove-cote. (Comp. Hosea 11:11.)

Verse 8. - Who are these, etc.? The prophet beholds the waters of the Mediterranean Sea covered with numerous ships, whose sails remind him of white clouds moving across the blue expanse of heaven, and again of doves wending their way homewards to their accustomed dove-cotes. The "windows" of the dove-cotes are the openings through which the birds pass into the towers where they breed.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Who
מִי־ (mî-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

are these
אֵ֖לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

who fly
תְּעוּפֶ֑ינָה (tə·‘ū·p̄e·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 5774: To fly, to faint

like clouds,
כָּעָ֣ב (kā·‘āḇ)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 5645: An envelope, darkness, a, cloud, a copse

like doves
וְכַיּוֹנִ֖ים (wə·ḵay·yō·w·nîm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-k, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3123: A dove

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

their shelters?
אֲרֻבֹּתֵיהֶֽם׃ (’ă·rub·bō·ṯê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 699: A lattice, a window, dovecot, chimney, sluice


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