Isaiah 5:6-16 NIV

6 I will make it a wasteland, neither pruned nor cultivated, and briers and thorns will grow there. I will command the clouds not to rain on it.”

References for Isaiah 5:6

7 The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the nation of Israel, and the people of Judah are the vines he delighted in. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.

References for Isaiah 5:7

Woes and Judgments

8 Woe to you who add house to house and join field to field till no space is left and you live alone in the land.

References for Isaiah 5:8

9 The LORD Almighty has declared in my hearing: “Surely the great houses will become desolate, the fine mansions left without occupants.

References for Isaiah 5:9

10 A ten-acre vineyard will produce only a batha of wine; a homerb of seed will yield only an ephahc of grain.”

References for Isaiah 5:10

    • h 5:10 - That is, about 6 gallons or about 22 liters
    • i 5:10 - That is, probably about 360 pounds or about 160 kilograms
    • j 5:10 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
      11 Woe to those who rise early in the morning to run after their drinks, who stay up late at night till they are inflamed with wine.

      References for Isaiah 5:11

          12 They have harps and lyres at their banquets, pipes and timbrels and wine, but they have no regard for the deeds of the LORD, no respect for the work of his hands.

          References for Isaiah 5:12

          13 Therefore my people will go into exile for lack of understanding; those of high rank will die of hunger and the common people will be parched with thirst.

          References for Isaiah 5:13

          14 Therefore Death expands its jaws, opening wide its mouth; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.

          References for Isaiah 5:14

          15 So people will be brought low and everyone humbled, the eyes of the arrogant humbled.

          References for Isaiah 5:15

          16 But the LORD Almighty will be exalted by his justice, and the holy God will be proved holy by his righteous acts.

          References for Isaiah 5:16