New International Version
The peoples will be burned to ashes; like cut thornbushes they will be set ablaze."
King James Bible
And the people shall be as the burnings of lime: as thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.
Darby Bible Translation
And the peoples shall be [as] burnings of lime, [as] thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.
World English Bible
The peoples will be like the burning of lime, like thorns that are cut down and burned in the fire.
Young's Literal Translation
And peoples have been as burnings of lime, Thorns, as sweepings, with fire they burn.
Isaiah 33:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Your breath "And my spirit" - "For רוחכם ruchechem, your spirit, read רוחי כמו ruchi kemo. "Secker. Which reading is confirmed by the Chaldee, where מימרי meymri, "my word, "answers to רוחי ruchi, "my spirit."
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But evil men are all to be cast aside like thorns, which are not gathered with the hand.
2 Samuel 23:7
Whoever touches thorns uses a tool of iron or the shaft of a spear; they are burned up where they lie."
The Light of Israel will become a fire, their Holy One a flame; in a single day it will burn and consume his thorns and his briers.
I am not angry. If only there were briers and thorns confronting me! I would march against them in battle; I would set them all on fire.
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