Isaiah 24:12
New International Version
The city is left in ruins, its gate is battered to pieces.

New Living Translation
The city is left in ruins, its gates battered down.

English Standard Version
Desolation is left in the city; the gates are battered into ruins.

Berean Study Bible
The city is left in ruins; its gate is reduced to rubble.

New American Standard Bible
Desolation is left in the city And the gate is battered to ruins.

New King James Version
In the city desolation is left, And the gate is stricken with destruction.

King James Bible
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Christian Standard Bible
Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.

Contemporary English Version
Cities are destroyed; their gates are torn down.

Good News Translation
The city is in ruins, and its gates have been broken down.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.

International Standard Version
Desolation remains in the city whose gates lie battered into ruins.

NET Bible
The city is left in ruins; the gate is reduced to rubble.

New Heart English Bible
The city is left in desolation, and the gate is struck with destruction.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The city is left in ruins. Its gate is battered to pieces.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the city is left desolation, And the gate is smitten unto ruin.

New American Standard 1977
Desolation is left in the city, And the gate is battered to ruins.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

King James 2000 Bible
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is stricken with destruction.

American King James Version
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

American Standard Version
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And cities shall be left desolate, and houses being left shall fall to ruin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Desolation is left in the city, and calamity shall oppress the gates.

Darby Bible Translation
desolation remaineth in the city, and the gate is smitten, -- a ruin.

English Revised Version
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Webster's Bible Translation
In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

World English Bible
The city is left in desolation, and the gate is struck with destruction.

Young's Literal Translation
Left in the city is desolation, And with wasting is the gate smitten.
Study Bible
God's Judgment on the Earth
11In the streets they cry out for wine. All joy turns to gloom; rejoicing is exiled from the land. 12The city is left in ruins; its gate is reduced to rubble. 13So will it be on the earth and among the nations, like a harvested olive tree, like a gleaning after a grape harvest.…
Cross References
Isaiah 14:31
Wail, O gate! Cry out, O city! Melt away, all you Philistines! For a cloud of smoke comes from the north, and there are no stragglers in its ranks.

Isaiah 32:14
For the palace will be forsaken, the busy city abandoned. The hill and the watchtower will become caves forever--the delight of wild donkeys and a pasture for flocks--

Isaiah 32:19
But hail will level the forest, and the city will sink to the depths.

Isaiah 45:2
"I will go before you and level the mountains; I will break down the gates of bronze and cut through the bars of iron.

Treasury of Scripture

In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Isaiah 32:14
Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

Jeremiah 9:11
And I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Lamentations 1:1,4
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! …







Lexicon
The city
בָּעִ֖יר (bā·‘îr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

is left
נִשְׁאַ֥ר (niš·’ar)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7604: To swell up, be, redundant

in ruins;
שַׁמָּ֑ה (šam·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8047: Ruin, consternation

its gate
שָֽׁעַר׃ (šā·‘ar)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8179: An opening, door, gate

is reduced
יֻכַּת־ (yuk·kaṯ-)
Verb - Hofal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3807: To bruise, violently strike

to rubble.
וּשְׁאִיָּ֖ה (ū·šə·’î·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7591: Desolation
(12) In the city is left desolation.--Better, of the city. Nothing should be left but its crumbling ruins. The "gate," usually, in an Eastern town, the pride of the city, and the chief place of concourse, had been battered till it lay in ruins.

Verse 12. - The gate is smitten with destruction. The very gates of the towns, generally guarded with such care, are broken down and lie in ruins. 24:1-12 All whose treasures and happiness are laid up on earth, will soon be brought to want and misery. It is good to apply to ourselves what the Scripture says of the vanity and vexation of spirit which attend all things here below. Sin has turned the earth upside down; the earth is become quite different to man, from what it was when God first made it to be his habitation. It is, at the best, like a flower, which withers in the hands of those that please themselves with it, and lay it in their bosoms. The world we live in is a world of disappointment, a vale of tears; the children of men in it are but of few days, and full of trouble, See the power of God's curse, how it makes all empty, and lays waste all ranks and conditions. Sin brings these calamities upon the earth; it is polluted by the sins of men, therefore it is made desolate by God's judgments. Carnal joy will soon be at end, and the end of it is heaviness. God has many ways to imbitter wine and strong drink to those who love them; distemper of body, anguish of mind, and the ruin of the estate, will make strong drink bitter, and the delights of sense tasteless. Let men learn to mourn for sin, and rejoice in God; then no man, no event, can take their joy from them.
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