Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 24:16-23

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Isaiah 24:16-23

MSG 16 From the four winds and the seven seas we hear the singing: "All praise to the Righteous One!" But I said, "That's all well and good for somebody, but all I can see is doom, doom, and more doom." All of them at one another's throats, yes, all of them at one another's throats. NIV 16 From the ends of the earth we hear singing: "Glory to the Righteous One." But I said, "I waste away, I waste away! Woe to me! The treacherous betray! With treachery the treacherous betray!" MSG 17 Terror and pits and booby traps are everywhere, whoever you are. NIV 17 Terror and pit and snare await you, O people of the earth. MSG 18 If you run from the terror, you'll fall into the pit. If you climb out of the pit, you'll get caught in the trap. Chaos pours out of the skies. The foundations of earth are crumbling. NIV 18 Whoever flees at the sound of terror will fall into a pit; whoever climbs out of the pit will be caught in a snare. The floodgates of the heavens are opened, the foundations of the earth shake. MSG 19 Earth is smashed to pieces, earth is ripped to shreds, earth is wobbling out of control, NIV 19 The earth is broken up, the earth is split asunder, the earth is thoroughly shaken. MSG 20 Earth staggers like a drunk, sways like a shack in a high wind. Its piled-up sins are too much for it. It collapses and won't get up again. NIV 20 The earth reels like a drunkard, it sways like a hut in the wind; so heavy upon it is the guilt of its rebellion that it falls--never to rise again. MSG 21 That's when God will call on the carpet rebel powers in the skies and Rebel kings on earth. NIV 21 In that day the LORD will punish the powers in the heavens above and the kings on the earth below. MSG 22 They'll be rounded up like prisoners in a jail, Corralled and locked up in a jail, and then sentenced and put to hard labor. NIV 22 They will be herded together like prisoners bound in a dungeon; they will be shut up in prison and be punished after many days. MSG 23 Shamefaced moon will cower, humiliated, red-faced sun will skulk, disgraced, Because God-of-the-Angel-Armies will take over, ruling from Mount Zion and Jerusalem, Splendid and glorious before all his leaders. NIV 23 The moon will be abashed, the sun ashamed; for the LORD Almighty will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, and before its elders, gloriously.