Isaiah 17:14
Good News Translation
At evening they cause terror, but by morning they are gone. That is the fate of everyone who plunders our land.

Contemporary English Version
In the evening their attack is fierce, but by morning they are destroyed. This is what happens to those who raid and rob us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the time of the evening, behold there shall be trouble: the morning shall come, and he shall not be: this is the portion of them that have wasted us, and the lot of them that spoiled us.

New American Bible
At evening, there is terror, but before morning, they are gone! Such is the portion of those who despoil us, the lot of those who plunder us.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

In the time of the evening, behold there shall be trouble: the morning shall come, and he shall not be: this is the portion of them that have wasted us, and the lot of them that spoiled us.

at evening-tide

Isaiah 10:28-32 He shall come into Aiath, he shall pass into Magron: at Machmas he shall lay up his carriages. . . .

2 Kings 19:3,35 And they said to him: Thus saith Ezechias: This day is a day of tribulation, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: the children are come to the birth, and the woman in travail hath not strength. . . .

Psalm 37:36 And I passed by, and lo, he was not: and I sought him and his place was not found.

the portion

Isaiah 33:1 Woe to thee that spoilest, shalt not thou thyself also be spoiled? and thou that despisest, shalt not thyself also be despised? when thou shalt have made an end of spoiling, thou shalt be spoiled: when being wearied thou shalt cease to despise, thou shalt be despised.

Judges 5:31 So let all thy enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love thee shine, as the sun shineth in his rising. [32] And the land rested for forty years.

Job 20:29 This is the portion of a wicked man from God, and the inheritance of his doings from the Lord.

Proverbs 22:23 Because the Lord will judge his cause: and will afflict them that have afflicted his soul.

Jeremiah 2:3 Israel is holy to the Lord, the firstfruits of his increase: all they that devour him offend: evils shall come upon them, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 13:25 This is thy lot, and the portion of thy measure from me, saith the Lord, because thou hast forgotten me, and hast trusted in falsehood.

Ezekiel 39:10 And they shall not bring wood out of the countries, nor cut down out of the forests: for they shall burn the weapons with fire, and shall make a prey of them to whom they had been a prey, and they shall rob those that robbed them, saith the Lord God.

Habakkuk 2:16,17 Thou art filled with shame instead of glory: drink thou also, and fall fast asleep: the cup of the right hand of the Lord shall compass thee, and shameful vomiting shall be on thy glory. . . .

Zephaniah 2:9,10 Therefore as I live, saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel, Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrha, the dryness of thorns, and heaps of salt, and a desert even for ever: the remnant of my people shall make a spoil of them, and the residue of my nation shall possess them. . . .

Context
An Oracle Concerning Damascus
13Nations shall make a noise like the noise of waters overflowing, but he shall rebuke him, and he shall flee far off: and he shall be carried away as the dust of the mountains before the wind, and as a whirlwind before a tempest. 14In the time of the evening, behold there shall be trouble: the morning shall come, and he shall not be: this is the portion of them that have wasted us, and the lot of them that spoiled us.
Cross References
2 Kings 19:35
And it came to pass that night, that an angel of the Lord came, and slew in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when he arose early in the morning, he saw all the bodies of the dead.

Isaiah 10:25
For yet a little and a very little while, and my indignation shall cease, and my wrath shall be upon their wickedness.

Isaiah 29:5
And the multitude of them that fan thee, shall be like small dust: and as ashes passing away, the multitude of them that have prevailed against thee.

Isaiah 29:7
And the multitude of all nations that have fought against Ariel, shall be as the dream of a vision by night, and all that have fought, and besieged and prevailed against it.

Isaiah 33:18
Thy heart shall meditate fear: where is the learned? where is he that pondered the words of the law? where is the teacher of little ones?

Isaiah 34:17
And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it to them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation they shall dwell therein.

Isaiah 41:12
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find the men that resist thee: they shall be as nothing: and as a thing consumed the men that war against thee.

Jeremiah 49:10
But I have made Esau bare, I have revealed his secrets, and he cannot be hid: his seed is laid waste, and his brethren, and his neighbours, and he shall not be.

Additional Translations
In the evening, there is sudden terror! Before morning, they are no more! This is the portion of those who loot us and the lot of our plunderers.And behold at evening trouble; and before the morning he is not. This is the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.

At eventide, behold, terror; and before the morning they are not. This is the portion of them that despoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.

Toward evening, and there shall be grief; before the morning, and he shall not be. This is the portion of them that spoiled you, and the inheritance to them that robbed you of your inheritance.

behold, at eventide, trouble; before the morning they are not. This is the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.

At eventide behold terror; and before the morning they are not. This is the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.

And behold at the time of evening trouble; and before the morning he is not. This is the portion of them that ravage us, and the lot of them that rob us.

At evening, behold, terror! Before the morning, they are no more. This is the portion of those who plunder us, and the lot of those who rob us.

At even-time, lo, terror, before morning it is not, This is the portion of our spoilers, And the lot of our plunderers!
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