New Living Translation
The earth mourns and dries up, and the crops waste away and wither. Even the greatest people on earth waste away.
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.
Isaiah 24:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:4 The world - The land of Judea. The majesty - Not only common people, but the high and lofty ones.
LibraryThe Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
A Clearing-Up Storm in the Realm
For the LORD of Heaven's Armies has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty and bring down everything that is exalted.
The earth will be completely emptied and looted. The LORD has spoken!
In that day the LORD will punish the gods in the heavens and the proud rulers of the nations on earth.
The land of Israel wilts in mourning. Lebanon withers with shame. The plain of Sharon is now a wilderness. Bashan and Carmel have been plundered.
The roads to Jerusalem are in mourning, for crowds no longer come to celebrate the festivals. The city gates are silent, her priests groan, her young women are crying--how bitter is her fate!
That is why your land is in mourning, and everyone is wasting away. Even the wild animals, the birds of the sky, and the fish of the sea are disappearing.
The fields are ruined, the land is stripped bare. The grain is destroyed, the grapes have shriveled, and the olive oil is gone.
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