New International Version
Therefore hear the word of the LORD, you scoffers who rule this people in Jerusalem.
King James Bible
Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore hear the word of Jehovah, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
World English Bible
Therefore hear the word of Yahweh, you scoffers, that rule this people in Jerusalem:
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, hear a word of Jehovah, ye men of scorning, Ruling this people that is in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 28:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This is the rest "This is the true rest" - The sense of this verse is: God had warned them by his prophets that their safety and security, their deliverance from their present calamities and from the apprehensions of still greater approaching, depended wholly on their trust in God, their faith and obedience; but they rejected this gracious warning with contempt and mockery.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune 8. "Bread Corn is Bruised" (Isa. xxviii. 28).
"Bread corn is bruised" (Isa. xxviii. 28). The farmer does not gather timothy and blue grass, and break it with a heavy machine. But he takes great pains with the wheat. So God takes great pains with those who are to be of much use to Him. There is a nature in them that needs this discipline. Don't wonder if the bread corn is treated with the wise, discriminating care that will fit it for food. He knows the way He is taking, and there is infinite tenderness in the oversight He gives. He is watching …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Man's Crown and God's
Letter xxxvi (Circa A. D. 1131) to the Same Hildebert, who had not yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope.
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!
Youths oppress my people, women rule over them. My people, your guides lead you astray; they turn you from the path.
Now stop your mocking, or your chains will become heavier; the Lord, the LORD Almighty, has told me of the destruction decreed against the whole land.
The ruthless will vanish, the mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down--
Hear and pay attention, do not be arrogant, for the LORD has spoken.
Whenever Jehudi had read three or four columns of the scroll, the king cut them off with a scribe's knife and threw them into the firepot, until the entire scroll was burned in the fire.
On the day of the festival of our king the princes become inflamed with wine, and he joins hands with the mockers.
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