New International Version
The earth dries up and withers, the world languishes and withers, the heavens languish with the earth.
King James Bible
The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.
Darby Bible Translation
The land mourneth, it fadeth away; the world languisheth, it fadeth away: the haughty people of the land do languish.
World English Bible
The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.
Young's Literal Translation
Mourned, faded hath the land, Languished, faded hath the world, Languished have they -- the high place of the people of the land.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The world languisheth - The world is the same with the land; that is, the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, orbis Israeliticus. See note on Isaiah 13:11 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
haughty people. Heb. height of the people
LibraryJune 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 …
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Visions of Future Glory
The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty, for all that is exalted (and they will be humbled),
The earth will be completely laid waste and totally plundered. The LORD has spoken this word.
In that day the LORD will punish the powers in the heavens above and the kings on the earth below.
The land dries up and wastes away, Lebanon is ashamed and withers; Sharon is like the Arabah, and Bashan and Carmel drop their leaves.
The roads to Zion mourn, for no one comes to her appointed festivals. All her gateways are desolate, her priests groan, her young women grieve, and she is in bitter anguish.
Because of this the land dries up, and all who live in it waste away; the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea are swept away.
The fields are ruined, the ground is dried up; the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the olive oil fails.
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