Isaiah 24 LEB

The Judgment on the Earth

1 Look! Yahweh [is] about to lay the earth waste and [is] about to devastate it, and he will twist her surface, and he will scatter her inhabitants.

References for Isaiah 24:1

      2 And it shall be as [with] the people, so [with] the priest; as [with] the slave, so [with] his master; as [with] the female slave, so [with] her mistress; as [with] the buyer, so [with] the seller; as [with] the lender, so [with] the borrower; as [with] the creditor, so [with] [the one] to whom he lends.
      3 The earth shall be utterly laid waste, and it shall be utterly plundered, for Yahweh has spoken this word.
      4 The earth dries up, it withers; [the] world languishes, it withers. The elevated of the people of the earth languish,
      5 and the earth is defiled beneath its inhabitants. For they have transgressed laws; they have passed by statutes; they have broken [the] everlasting covenant.

      References for Isaiah 24:5

        • a 24:5 - Hebrew "statute"
          6 Therefore a curse devours [the] earth, and the inhabitants in it suffer for their guilt. Therefore [the] inhabitants of [the] earth burn, and {few men are left}.

          References for Isaiah 24:6

            • b 24:6 - Literally "he is left a man of smallness"
              7 [The] new wine dries up; [the] vine languishes. All [the] merry of heart sigh;
              8 [the] joy of [the] tambourine has stopped. The noise of [the] jubilant has ceased; [the] joy of [the] lyre has stopped.
              9 They do not drink wine with song; strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.
              10 [The] city of emptiness is broken; every house is shut {so that no one can enter};

              References for Isaiah 24:10

                • c 24:10 - Literally "from entering"
                  11 [there is] an outcry over the wine in the streets. All joy turns into {darkness}; the joy of the earth disappears.

                  References for Isaiah 24:11

                    • d 24:11 - Literally "evening"
                      12 Desolation is left in the city; [the] gate is crushed [into] a state of ruin.
                      13 For it shall be like this in the midst of the earth, among the nations, like [the] beating of an olive tree, like gleanings when a grape harvest is at an end.
                      14 They lift up their voices; they sing for joy; they shout out from [the] west over the majesty of Yahweh.

                      References for Isaiah 24:14

                        • e 24:14 - Hebrew "voice"
                          15 Therefore glorify Yahweh in the east, the name of Yahweh the God of Israel in the coastlands of the sea.
                          16 We hear songs from the {edge} of the earth: "Glory to the righteous [one]!" But I say, "Ruin to me! Ruin to me! Woe to me! [The] treacherous ones deal treacherously, and [the] treacherous ones deal treacherously [with] treachery!"

                          References for Isaiah 24:16

                            • f 24:16 - Literally "wing"
                              17 Terror and [the] pit and [the] snare [are] upon you, inhabitants of the earth!

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                                • g 24:17 - Hebrew "inhabitant"
                                  18 And this shall happen: The one who flees from the sound of the terror shall fall into the pit, and the one who goes up from {inside the pit} shall be caught in the snare, for [the] windows from heaven are opened, and [the] foundations of [the] earth tremble.
                                  19 The earth is utterly broken; [the] earth is torn asunder; [the] earth is shaken violently.
                                  20 [The] earth staggers to and fro like the drunkard, and it sways like [a] hut, and its transgression is heavy upon it, and it falls and does not rise again.
                                  21 And this shall happen on that day: Yahweh will punish the host of heaven in heaven, and the kings of the earth on the earth.
                                  22 And they will be gathered [in] a gathering, [like] a prisoner {in} a pit. And they will be shut {in} a prison and be punished {after} many days.

                                  References for Isaiah 24:22

                                    • h 24:22 - Literally "on"
                                    • i 24:22 - Literally "on"
                                    • j 24:22 - Literally "from"
                                      23 And the full moon will be ashamed and the sun will be ashamed, for Yahweh of hosts will rule on {Mount Zion} and in Jerusalem, and before his elders [in] glory.

                                      References for Isaiah 24:23

                                        • k 24:23 - Literally "the mountain of Zion"