Isaiah 47:11
Parallel Verses
King James Version
Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

Darby Bible Translation
But evil shall come upon thee thou shalt not know from whence it riseth; and mischief shall fall upon thee, which thou shalt not be able to ward off; and desolation that thou suspectest not shall come upon thee suddenly.

World English Bible
Therefore evil will come on you; you won't know when it dawns: and mischief will fall on you; you will not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come on you suddenly, which you don't know.

Young's Literal Translation
And come in on thee hath evil, Thou knowest not its rising, And fall on thee doth mischief, Thou art not able to pacify it, And come on thee suddenly doth desolation, Thou knowest not.

Isaiah 47:11 Parallel
Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

from...: Heb. the morning thereof

put: Heb. expiate

Geneva Study Bible

Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.Isaiah 47:11 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Iranian Conquest
Drawn by Boudier, from the engraving in Coste and Flandin. The vignette, drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a statuette in terra-cotta, found in Southern Russia, represents a young Scythian. The Iranian religions--Cyrus in Lydia and at Babylon: Cambyses in Egypt --Darius and the organisation of the empire. The Median empire is the least known of all those which held sway for a time over the destinies of a portion of Western Asia. The reason of this is not to be ascribed to the shortness of its duration:
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9

How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
We come now to speak more particularly to the words; and, first, Of his being a way. Our design being to point at the way of use-making of Christ in all our necessities, straits, and difficulties which are in our way to heaven; and particularly to point out the way how believers should make use of Christ in all their particular exigencies; and so live by faith in him, walk in him, grow up in him, advance and march forward toward glory in him. It will not be amiss to speak of this fulness of Christ
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Isaiah
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

Cross References
Luke 17:27
They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.

1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

Psalm 35:8
Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Psalm 55:15
Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

Psalm 73:19
How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Proverbs 13:21
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

Isaiah 13:6
Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Jump to Previous
Able Atone Calamity Catastrophe Conjure Dawning Dawns Desolation Destruction Disaster Evil Fall Mischief Ransom Riseth Ruin Suddenly Thereof Turned Whence Won't
Jump to Next
Able Atone Calamity Catastrophe Conjure Dawning Dawns Desolation Destruction Disaster Evil Fall Mischief Ransom Riseth Ruin Suddenly Thereof Turned Whence Won't
Links
Isaiah 47:11 NIV
Isaiah 47:11 NLT
Isaiah 47:11 ESV
Isaiah 47:11 NASB
Isaiah 47:11 KJV

Isaiah 47:11 Bible Apps
Isaiah 47:11 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 47:11 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 47:11 French Bible
Isaiah 47:11 German Bible

Isaiah 47:11 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Isaiah 47:10
Top of Page
Top of Page