Isaiah 24:17
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New International Version
Terror and pit and snare await you, people of the earth.

King James Bible
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
Fear, and the pit, and the snare are upon thee, inhabitant of the land.

World English Bible
Fear, the pit, and the snare, are on you who inhabitant the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
Fear, and a snare, and a gin, Are on thee, O inhabitant of the land.

Isaiah 24:17 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Fear, and the pit "The terror, the pit" - If they escape one calamity, another shall overtake them.

"As if a man should flee from a lion, and a bear should overtake him:

Or should betake himself to his house, and lean his hand on the wall,

And a serpent should bite him."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and the pit

Leviticus 26:21,22 And if you walk contrary to me, and will not listen to me; I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins...

1 Kings 19:17 And it shall come to pass, that him that escapes the sword of Hazael shall Jehu slay...

Jeremiah 8:3 And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of them that remain of this evil family...

Jeremiah 48:43,44 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be on you, O inhabitant of Moab, said the LORD...

Ezekiel 14:21 For thus said the Lord GOD; How much more when I send my four sore judgments on Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine...

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
Job 18:8
His feet thrust him into a net; he wanders into its mesh.

Isaiah 8:14
He will be a holy place; for both Israel and Judah he will be a stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall. And for the people of Jerusalem he will be a trap and a snare.

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore this is what the LORD says: 'I will bring on them a disaster they cannot escape. Although they cry out to me, I will not listen to them.

Jeremiah 48:43
Terror and pit and snare await you, you people of Moab," declares the LORD.

Lamentations 2:22
"As you summon to a feast day, so you summoned against me terrors on every side. In the day of the LORD's anger no one escaped or survived; those I cared for and reared my enemy has destroyed."

Lamentations 3:47
We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction."

Ezekiel 11:8
You fear the sword, and the sword is what I will bring against you, declares the Sovereign LORD.

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