Isaiah 24:10
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New International Version
The ruined city lies desolate; the entrance to every house is barred.

King James Bible
The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Darby Bible Translation
The city of solitude is broken down; every house is shut up, so that none entereth in.

World English Bible
The confused city is broken down. Every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Young's Literal Translation
It was broken down -- a city of emptiness, Shut hath been every house from entrance.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Strong drink "Palm wine" - This is the proper meaning of the word שכר shechar, σικερα. See note on Isaiah 5:11. All enjoyment shall cease: the sweetest wine shall become bitter to their taste.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

city

Isaiah 24:12 In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Isaiah 25:2 For you have made of a city an heap; of a defended city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Isaiah 27:10 Yet the defended city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed...

Isaiah 32:14 Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever...

Isaiah 34:13-15 And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation of dragons...

2 Kings 25:4,9,10 And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls...

Jeremiah 39:4,8 And it came to pass, that when Zedekiah the king of Judah saw them, and all the men of war, then they fled...

Jeremiah 52:7,13,15 Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled...

Micah 2:13 The breaker is come up before them: they have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are gone out by it...

Micah 3:12 Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps...

Luke 19:43 For the days shall come on you, that your enemies shall cast a trench about you, and compass you round, and keep you in on every side,

Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations...

of confusion

Genesis 11:9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth...

Jeremiah 9:25,26 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will punish all them which are circumcised with the uncircumcised...

Matthew 23:34,35 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Revelation 11:7,8 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them...

Revelation 17:5,6 And on her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH...

Revelation 18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils...

Library
June the Twenty-Fifth Desolations Wrought by Sin
"The Lord hath spoken this word." --ISAIAH xxiv. 1-12. "The Lord hath spoken this word," and it is a word of judgment. It unveils some of the terrible issues of sin. See the effects of sin upon the spirit of man. "The merry-hearted do sigh." Life loses its wings and its song. The buoyancy and the optimism die out of the soul. The days move with heavy feet, and duty becomes very stale and unwelcome. If only our ears were keen enough we should hear many a place of hollow laughter moaning with
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Visions of Future Glory
In the darkest days of her long conflict with evil, the church of God has been given revelations of the eternal purpose of Jehovah. His people have been permitted to look beyond the trials of the present to the triumphs of the future, when, the warfare having been accomplished, the redeemed will enter into possession of the promised land. These visions of future glory, scenes pictured by the hand of God, should be dear to His church today, when the controversy of the ages is rapidly closing and the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Isaiah 23:1
A prophecy against Tyre: Wail, you ships of Tarshish! For Tyre is destroyed and left without house or harbor. From the land of Cyprus word has come to them.

Isaiah 32:14
The fortress will be abandoned, the noisy city deserted; citadel and watchtower will become a wasteland forever, the delight of donkeys, a pasture for flocks,

Isaiah 32:19
Though hail flattens the forest and the city is leveled completely,

Isaiah 34:11
The desert owl and screech owl will possess it; the great owl and the raven will nest there. God will stretch out over Edom the measuring line of chaos and the plumb line of desolation.

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