Isaiah 7:21

21 In that day, a person will keep alive a young cow and two goats.

Isaiah 7:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a man shall nourish a young cow, and two sheep;
ESV
21 In that day a man will keep alive a young cow and two sheep,
NLT
21 In that day a farmer will be fortunate to have a cow and two sheep or goats left.
MSG
21 It will be a time when survivors will count themselves lucky to have a cow and a couple of sheep.
CSB
21 On that day a man will raise a young cow and two sheep,

Isaiah 7:21 In-Context

19 They will all come and settle in the steep ravines and in the crevices in the rocks, on all the thornbushes and at all the water holes.
20 In that day the Lord will use a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River—the king of Assyria—to shave your heads and private parts, and to cut off your beards also.
21 In that day, a person will keep alive a young cow and two goats.
22 And because of the abundance of the milk they give, there will be curds to eat. All who remain in the land will eat curds and honey.
23 In that day, in every place where there were a thousand vines worth a thousand silver shekels, there will be only briers and thorns.

Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 23; Isaiah 2:17
  • 2. Jeremiah 39:10
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