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Isaiah 31:7 ASV
For in that day they shall cast away every man his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 BBE
For in that day they will all give up their images of silver and of gold, the sin which they made for themselves.
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Isaiah 31:7 CEB
On that day, you will each reject the idols of silver and the idols of gold, which you have sinfully made for yourselves.
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Isaiah 31:7 CJB
For on that day everyone will discard his idols of silver and idols of gold, which you made for yourselves with your own sinful hands.
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Isaiah 31:7 RHE
For in that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your hands have made for you to sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 ESV
For in that day everyone shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold, which your hands have sinfully made for you.
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Isaiah 31:7 GW
When that day comes, all of you will reject the silver and gold idols that your sinful hands have made.
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Isaiah 31:7 GNT
A time is coming when all of you will throw away the sinful idols you made out of silver and gold.
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Isaiah 31:7 HNV
For in that day they shall cast away every man his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made to you for a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 CSB
For on that day, each one will reject the silver and gold idols that your own hands have sinfully made.
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Isaiah 31:7 KJV
For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 LEB
For on that day, each one will reject his idols of silver and his idols of gold which your hands have made [in] sin for you.
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Isaiah 31:7 NAS
For in that day every man will cast away his silver idols and his gold idols, which your sinful hands have made for you as a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 NCV
The time is coming when each of you will stop worshiping idols of gold and silver, which you sinned by making.
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Isaiah 31:7 NIRV
The time will come when every one of you will turn your backs on your gods of silver and gold. You sinned when you made them with your own hands.
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Isaiah 31:7 NIV
For in that day every one of you will reject the idols of silver and gold your sinful hands have made.
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Isaiah 31:7 NKJV
For in that day every man shall throw away his idols of silver and his idols of gold--sin, which your own hands have made for yourselves.
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Isaiah 31:7 NLT
I know the glorious day will come when every one of you will throw away the gold idols and silver images that your sinful hands have made.
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Isaiah 31:7 NRS
For on that day all of you shall throw away your idols of silver and idols of gold, which your hands have sinfully made for you.
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Isaiah 31:7 RSV
For in that day every one shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold, which your hands have sinfully made for you.
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Isaiah 31:7 DBY
for in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold, which your sinful hands have made unto you.
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Isaiah 31:7 MSG
On the day you return, you'll throw away - every last one of you - the no-gods your sinful hands made from metal and wood.
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Isaiah 31:7 WBT
For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made to you [for] a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 TMB
For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 TNIV
For in that day every one of you will reject the idols of silver and gold your sinful hands have made.
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Isaiah 31:7 WEB
For in that day they shall cast away every man his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made to you for a sin.
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Isaiah 31:7 WYC
Forsooth in that day a man shall cast away the idols of his silver, and the idols of his gold, which your hands made to you into sin. (For on that day everyone shall throw away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which your hands made for you to sin with.)
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Isaiah 31:7 YLT
For in that day despise doth each His idols of silver, and his idols of gold, That your hands made to you -- a sin.
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Isaiah 31 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 31

The sin and folly of seeking help from Egypt. (1-5) God's care for Jerusalem. (6-9)

Verses 1-5 God will oppose the help sought from workers of iniquity. Sinners may be convicted of folly by plain and self-evident truths, which they cannot deny, but will not believe. There is no escaping the judgments of God; and evil pursues sinners. The Lord of hosts will come down to fight for Mount Zion. The Lion of the tribe of Judah will appear for the defence of his church. And as birds hovering over their young ones to protect them, with such compassion and affection will the Lord of hosts defend Jerusalem. He will so defend it, as to secure its safety.

Verses 6-9 They have been backsliding children, yet children; let them return, and their backslidings shall be healed, though they have sunk deep into misery, and cannot easily recover. Many make an idol of their silver and gold, and by the love of that are drawn from God; but those who turn to God, will be ready to part with it. Then, when they have cast away their idols, shall the Assyrian fall by the sword of an angel, who strikes more strongly than a mighty man, yet more secretly than a mean man. God can make the stoutest heart to tremble. But if we keep up the fire of holy love and devotion in our hearts and houses, we may depend upon God to protect us and them.

Isaiah 31 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 31

Isaiah 31:1-9 . THE CHIEF STRENGTH OF THE EGYPTIAN ARMIES LAY IN THEIR CAVALRY.

1. and stay on horses, and trust in chariots--In their level and fertile plains horses could easily be used and fed ( Exodus 14:9 , 1 Kings 10:28 ). In hilly Palestine horses were not so easily had or available. The Jews were therefore the more eager to get Egyptian chariots as allies against the Assyrian cavalry. In Assyrian sculptures chariots are represented drawn by three horses, and with three men in them (see Isaiah 36:9 , Psalms 20:7 , Daniel 9:13 ).

2. he also is wise--as well as the Egyptian priests, so famed for wisdom ( Acts 7:22 ), but who are "fools" before Him ( Isaiah 19:11 ). He not only devises, but executes what He devises without "calling back His words" ( Numbers 23:19 ).
home--the whole race.
help--the Egyptian succor sought by the Jews.

3. not spirit--not of divine power ( Psalms 56:4 , Psalms 146:3 Psalms 146:5 , Zechariah 4:6 ).
he that helpeth--Egypt.
holpen--Judah.

4. ( Isaiah 42:13 , Hosea 11:10 ).
roaring on--"growling over" his prey.
abase himself--be disheartened or frightened.

5. As in the image of "the lion," the point of comparison is the fearless might of Jehovah; so in that of the birds, it is His solicitous affection ( Deuteronomy 32:11 , Psalms 91:4 , Matthew 23:37 ).
flying--Rather, "which defend" their young with their wings; "to fly" is a secondary meaning of the Hebrew word [MAURER]. "Hovering over" to protect their young [G. V. SMITH].
passing over--as the destroying angel passing over, so as to spare the blood-marked houses of the Israelites on the first passover ( Exodus 12:13 Exodus 12:23 Exodus 12:27 ). He passed, or leaped forward [LOWTH], to destroy the enemy and to spare His people.

6. The power and love of Jehovah, just mentioned, are the strongest incentives for returning to Him ( Ezekiel 16:62 Ezekiel 16:63 , Hosea 6:1 ).
ye . . . Israel--The change of person marks that when they return to the Lord, He will address them in more direct terms of communion in the second person; so long as they were revolters, God speaks of them, as more at a distance, in the third person, rather than to them.

7. In the day of trial the idols will be found to render no help and will therefore be cast away. Compare as to the future restoration and conversion of Israel simultaneously with the interposition of Jehovah in its defense, Zechariah 12:9-14 , Zechariah 13:1 Zechariah 13:2 .
for a sin--that is, whereby especially you contracted guilt ( 1 Kings 12:30 ).

8. Assyrian--Sennacherib, representative of some powerful head of the ungodly in the latter ages [HORSLEY].
sword, not of . . . mighty . . . mean man--but by the unseen sword of God.
flee--Sennacherib alone fled homewards after his army had been destroyed ( Isaiah 37:37 ).
young men--the flower of his army.
discomfited--rather, "shall be subject to slavery"; literally, "shall be liable to tribute," that is, personal service ( Deuteronomy 20:11 , Joshua 9:21 ) [MAURER]. Or, not so well, "shall melt away" [ROSENMULLER].

9. Rather, "shall pass beyond his strongholds"; he Shall not stop to take refuge in it through fear ( Judges 20:47 , Jeremiah 48:28 ) [GESENIUS].
ensign--the banner of Jehovah protecting the Jews [MAURER].
fire . . . furnace--"light" and "fire," namely, of Jehovah's altar at Jerusalem ( Isaiah 29:1 ). Perhaps "furnace," as distinguished from "fire," may mean that His dwelling-place (His hearth) was at Jerusalem (compare Isaiah 4:5 ); or else the fiery furnace awaiting all the enemies who should attack Jerusalem.