King James Version
For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing.
Darby Bible Translation
For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate; for the herbage is withered away, the grass hath failed, there is no green thing.
World English Bible
For the waters of Nimrim will be desolate; for the grass has withered away, the tender grass fails, there is no green thing.
Young's Literal Translation
For, the waters of Nimrim are desolations, For, withered hath been the hay, Finished hath been the tender grass, A green thing there hath not been.
Isaiah 15:6 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
desolate: Heb. desolations
For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing.Isaiah 15:6 Parallel Commentaries
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up.
And they shall turn the rivers far away; and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.
Yea, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass.
From the cry of Heshbon even unto Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar even unto Horonaim, as an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate.
The field is wasted, the land mourneth; for the corn is wasted: the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth.
A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
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