Isaiah 33:4

4 Your plunder, O nations, is harvested as by young locusts; like a swarm of locusts people pounce on it.

Isaiah 33:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpiller: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.
ESV
4 and your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathers; as locusts leap, it is leapt upon.
NLT
4 Just as caterpillars and locusts strip the fields and vines, so the fallen army of Assyria will be stripped!
MSG
4 Your people, for a change, got in on the loot, picking the field clean of the enemy spoils.
CSB
4 Your spoil will be gathered as locusts are gathered; people will swarm over it like an infestation of locusts.

Isaiah 33:4 In-Context

2 LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.
3 At the uproar of your army, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.
4 Your plunder, O nations, is harvested as by young locusts; like a swarm of locusts people pounce on it.
5 The LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with his justice and righteousness.
6 He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Numbers 14:3; S 2 Kings 7:16
  • 2. S Isaiah 17:5; Joel 3:13
  • 3. Joel 1:4
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