New American Standard Bible
The unassailable fortifications of your walls He will bring down, Lay low and cast to the ground, even to the dust.
King James Bible
And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.
Darby Bible Translation
And the fortress of the high defences of thy walls will he bring down, lay low, bring to the ground, into the dust.
World English Bible
He has brought the high fortress of your walls down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.
Young's Literal Translation
And the fortress of the high place of thy walls He hath bowed down -- He hath made low, He hath caused it to come to the earth, -- unto dust.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the fortress ... - Thy strong defenses shall be destroyed. This is spoken of Moab (compare the notes at Isaiah 15:1-9;Isaiah 16:1-14), and is designed to be emblematic of the enemies of the people of God (compare the notes at Isaiah 34) The repetition of the expressions 'bring down,' 'lay low,' and 'bring to the ground,' is designed to make the sentence emphatic, and to indicate that it would certainly be accomplished.
Library'In this Mountain'
'In this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. 7. And He will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations. 8. He will swallow up death in victory.'--ISAIAH xxv. 6-8. A poet's imagination and a prophet's clear vision of the goal to which God will lead humanity are both at their highest in this …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of Meditating on the Future Life.
Seven Sanctified Thoughts and Mournful Sighs of a Sick Man Ready to Die.
Hope for the Heathen
Against every high tower, Against every fortified wall,
The oracle concerning Moab. Surely in a night Ar of Moab is devastated and ruined; Surely in a night Kir of Moab is devastated and ruined.
For You have made a city into a heap, A fortified city into a ruin; A palace of strangers is a city no more, It will never be rebuilt.
"For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.
The Lord has swallowed up; He has not spared All the habitations of Jacob. In His wrath He has thrown down The strongholds of the daughter of Judah; He has brought them down to the ground; He has profaned the kingdom and its princes.
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