New American Standard Bible
For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up; Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.
King James Bible
Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city:
Darby Bible Translation
Upon the land of my people shall come up thistles and briars, yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city.
World English Bible
Thorns and briars will come up on my people's land; yes, on all the houses of joy in the joyous city.
Young's Literal Translation
Over the ground of my people thorn -- brier goeth up, Surely over all houses of joy of the exulting city,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Upon the land of my people - A description similar to this, in regard to the consequences of the invasion of Sennacherib, is given in Isaiah 7:20-25 (see the notes at that passage).
Yea, upon all the houses of joy - Margin, 'Burning upon.' The marginal readling has originated from the supposition that the word כי kı̂y is derived from כיה kâvâh, "to be burned." This conjecture has been adopted by Junius and Tremellius, and by some others. But it is evidently mere conjecture, and is not demanded. The word 'yea' will express the sense, meaning that desolation, indicated by the growth of thorns and briers, would come upon the cities that were then filled with joy. This does not refer to Jerusalem, which was not taken by Sennacherib, but to the other cities that were destroyed by him in his march, and this account accords with the statement in Isaiah 7:20-25.
The work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.' (Isaiah xxxii. 17.) One reason why I glory in teaching Full Salvation is that it includes a religion of certainty. It brings a man to a place of sureness as to his religious relationships. A soul just awakened to a sense of responsibility is naturally full of wonderment and anxiety, and this must be disposed of. So that when we speak of a man obtaining Salvation, we say 'he found peace'. …
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service
Under his Shadow.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
"I will lay it waste; It will not be pruned or hoed, But briars and thorns will come up. I will also charge the clouds to rain no rain on it."
"For ten acres of vineyard will yield only one bath of wine, And a homer of seed will yield but an ephah of grain."
And it will come about in that day, that every place where there used to be a thousand vines, valued at a thousand shekels of silver, will become briars and thorns.
You who were full of noise, You boisterous town, you exultant city; Your slain were not slain with the sword, Nor did they die in battle.
Is this your jubilant city, Whose origin is from antiquity, Whose feet used to carry her to colonize distant places?
The LORD of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty, To despise all the honored of the earth.
There is an outcry in the streets concerning the wine; All joy turns to gloom. The gaiety of the earth is banished.
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