Isaiah 24:11
Good News Translation
People shout in the streets because there is no more wine. Happiness is gone forever; it has been banished from the land.

New Revised Standard Version
There is an outcry in the streets for lack of wine; all joy has reached its eventide; the gladness of the earth is banished.

Contemporary English Version
Happy times have disappeared from the earth, and people shout in the streets, "We're out of wine!"

New American Bible
In the streets they cry out for lack of wine; all joy has grown dim, cheer is exiled from the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There shall be a crying for wine in the streets: all mirth is forsaken: the joy of the earth is gone away.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

There shall be a crying for wine in the streets: all mirth is forsaken: the joy of the earth is gone away.

a crying

Proverbs 31:6 Give strong drink to them that are sad; and wine to them that are grieved in mind:

Hosea 7:14 And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howled in their beds: they have thought upon wheat and wine, they are departed from me.

Joel 1:15 Ah, ah, ah, for the day: because the day of the Lord is at hand, and it shall come like destruction from the mighty.

all joy

Isaiah 24:7-9 The vintage hath mourned, the vine hath languished away, all the merry have sighed. . . .

Isaiah 8:22 And they shall look to the earth, and behold trouble and darkness, weakness and distress, and a mist following them, and they cannot fly away from their distress.

Isaiah 9:19 By the wrath of the Lord of hosts the land is troubled, and the people shall be as fuel for the fire: no man shall spare his brother.

Jeremiah 48:33 Joy and gladness is taken away from Carmel, and from the land of Moab, and I have taken away the wine out of the presses: the treader of the grapes shall not sing the accustomed cheerful tune.

Lamentations 5:14,15 The ancients have ceased from the gates: the young men from the choir of the singers. . . .

Amos 5:16-20 Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of hosts the sovereign Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament. . . .

Matthew 22:11-13 And the king went in to see the guests: and he saw there a man who had not on a wedding garment. . . .

Luke 16:25 And Abraham said to him: Son, remember that thou didst receive good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted and thou art tormented.

God's Judgment on the Earth
10The city of vanity is broken down, every house is shut up, no man cometh in. 11There shall be a crying for wine in the streets: all mirth is forsaken: the joy of the earth is gone away.12Desolation is left in the city, and calamity shall oppress the gates.…
Cross References
Psalm 144:14
Their oxen fat. There is no breach of wall, nor passage, nor crying out in their streets.

Isaiah 16:10
And gladness and joy shall be taken away from Carmel, and there shall be no rejoicing nor shouting in the vineyards. He shall not tread out wine in the press that was wont to tread it out: the voice of the treaders I have taken away.

Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall thorns and briers come up: how much more upon all the houses of joy, of the city that rejoiced?

Jeremiah 14:2
Judea hath mourned, and the gates thereof are fallen, and are become obscure on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Jeremiah 46:12
The nations have heard of thy disgrace, and thy howling hath filled the land: for the strong hath stumbled against the strong, and both are fallen together.

Joel 1:12
The vineyard is confounded, and the fig tree hath languished: the pomegranate tree, and the palm tree, and the apple tree, and all the trees of the field are withered: because joy is withdrawn from the children of men.

Isaiah 24:10
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