Isaiah 5:13

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.

Isaiah 5:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.
ESV
13 Therefore my people go into exile for lack of knowledge; their honored men go hungry, and their multitude is parched with thirst.
NLT
13 So my people will go into exile far away because they do not know me. Those who are great and honored will starve, and the common people will die of thirst.
MSG
13 Therefore my people will end up in exile because they don't know the score. Their "big men" will starve to death and the common people die of thirst.
CSB
13 Therefore My people go into exile because they lack knowledge; the dignitaries are starving, and the masses are parched with thirst.

Isaiah 5:13 In-Context

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.
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.
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.
14 Therefore Death expands its jaws, opening wide its mouth; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
15 So people will be brought low and everyone humbled, the eyes of the arrogant humbled.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Isaiah 49:21; Hosea 4:6
  • 2. S Proverbs 10:21; S Isaiah 1:3; Hosea 4:6
  • 3. S Job 22:8
  • 4. S Isaiah 3:1
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