Isaiah 60:4
New International Version
“Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble and come to you; your sons come from afar, and your daughters are carried on the hip.

New Living Translation
“Look and see, for everyone is coming home! Your sons are coming from distant lands; your little daughters will be carried home.

English Standard Version
Lift up your eyes all around, and see; they all gather together, they come to you; your sons shall come from afar, and your daughters shall be carried on the hip.

Berean Standard Bible
Lift up your eyes and look around: They all gather and come to you; your sons will come from afar, and your daughters will be carried on the arm.

King James Bible
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.

New King James Version
“Lift up your eyes all around, and see: They all gather together, they come to you; Your sons shall come from afar, And your daughters shall be nursed at your side.

New American Standard Bible
“Raise your eyes all around and see; They all gather together, they come to you. Your sons will come from afar, And your daughters will be carried on the hip.

NASB 1995
“Lift up your eyes round about and see; They all gather together, they come to you. Your sons will come from afar, And your daughters will be carried in the arms.

NASB 1977
“Lift up your eyes round about, and see; They all gather together, they come to you. Your sons will come from afar, And your daughters will be carried in the arms.

Amplified Bible
“Lift up your eyes around you and see; They all gather together, they come to you. Your sons will come from far away, And your daughters will be looked after at their side.

Christian Standard Bible
Raise your eyes and look around: they all gather and come to you; your sons will come from far away, and your daughters on the hips of nursing mothers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Raise your eyes and look around: they all gather and come to you; your sons will come from far away, and your daughters will be carried on the hip.

American Standard Version
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: they all gather themselves together, they come to thee; thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be carried in the arms.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lift up your eyes to your surroundings and see all of them assembling and coming to you. Your children will come from a distance, and your daughters shall be nursed in cradles

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Lift up thine eyes round about, and behold thy children gathered: all thy sons have come from far, and thy daughters shall be borne on men's shoulders.

Contemporary English Version
Open your eyes! Look around! Crowds are coming. Your sons are on their way from distant lands; your daughters are being carried like little children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lift up thy eyes round about, and see: all these are gathered together, they are come to thee: thy sons shah come from afar, and thy daughters shall rise up at thy side.

Good News Translation
Look around you and see what is happening: Your people are gathering to come home! Your sons will come from far away; Your daughters will be carried like children.

International Standard Version
"Lift up your eyes and look around: They all gather together, they come to you; your sons will come from far away, and your daughters will be carried on the hip."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Lift Up thine eyes round about, and see: They all are gathered together, and come to thee; Thy sons come from far, And thy daughters are borne on the side.

Literal Standard Version
“Lift up your eyes around and see, All of them have been gathered, they have come to you, Your sons come from afar, And your daughters are supported on the side.

New American Bible
Raise your eyes and look about; they all gather and come to you— Your sons from afar, your daughters in the arms of their nurses.

NET Bible
Look all around you! They all gather and come to you--your sons come from far away and your daughters are escorted by guardians.

New Revised Standard Version
Lift up your eyes and look around; they all gather together, they come to you; your sons shall come from far away, and your daughters shall be carried on their nurses’ arms.

New Heart English Bible
"Lift up your eyes all around, and see: they all gather themselves together, they come to you; your sons shall come from far, and your daughters shall be carried in the arms.

World English Bible
"Lift up your eyes all around, and see: they all gather themselves together, they come to you; your sons shall come from far, and your daughters shall be carried in the arms.

Young's Literal Translation
Lift up round about thine eyes and see, All of them have been gathered, they have come to thee, Thy sons from afar do come, And thy daughters on the side are supported.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Future Glory for Zion
3Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. 4Lift up your eyes and look around: They all gather and come to you; your sons will come from afar, and your daughters will be carried on the arm. 5Then you will look and be radiant, and your heart will tremble and swell with joy, because the riches of the sea will be brought to you, and the wealth of the nations will come to you.…

Cross References
Isaiah 11:12
He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; He will collect the scattered of Judah from the four corners of the earth.

Isaiah 43:6
I will say to the north, 'Give them up!' and to the south, 'Do not hold them back!' Bring My sons from afar, and My daughters from the ends of the earth--

Isaiah 49:12
Behold, they will come from far away, from the north and from the west, and from the land of Aswan."

Isaiah 49:18
Lift up your eyes and look around. They all gather together; they come to you. As surely as I live," declares the LORD, "you will wear them all as jewelry and put them on like a bride.

Isaiah 49:20
Yet the children of your bereavement will say in your hearing, 'This place is too small for us; make room for us to live here.'

Isaiah 49:22
This is what the Lord GOD says: "Behold, I will lift up My hand to the nations, and raise My banner to the peoples. They will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their shoulders.

Isaiah 66:12
For this is what the LORD says: "I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flowing stream; you will nurse and be carried on her arm, and bounced upon her knees.


Treasury of Scripture

Lift up your eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to you: your sons shall come from far, and your daughters shall be nursed at your side.

lift

Isaiah 49:18
Lift up thine eyes round about, and behold: all these gather themselves together, and come to thee. As I live, saith the LORD, thou shalt surely clothe thee with them all, as with an ornament, and bind them on thee, as a bride doeth.

John 4:35
Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.

Acts 13:44
And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.

they come

Isaiah 42:6
I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

Isaiah 49:20-22
The children which thou shalt have, after thou hast lost the other, shall say again in thine ears, The place is too strait for me: give place to me that I may dwell…

Isaiah 66:11,12
That ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory…











(4) Lift up thine eyes . . .--Repeated from Isaiah 49:18.

Thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side . . .--Asin Isaiah 66:12, the words point to the Eastern custom of carrying young children on the hip of their mother, with their arms clasped round her waist.

Verse 4. - Lift up thine eyes (see Isaiah 49:18). Thy sons... thy daughters. Not so much Jews of the dispersion, as Gentiles, who will become thy adopted "sons" and "daughters." Shall be nursed at thy side; rather, shall be carried on thy side. Oriental mothers often carry a small child on their hip, with the arm round it to prevent its falling off.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Lift up
שְׂאִֽי־ (śə·’î-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

your eyes
עֵינַ֙יִךְ֙ (‘ê·na·yiḵ)
Noun - cdc | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

and look
וּרְאִ֔י (ū·rə·’î)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

around:
סָבִ֤יב (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

They all
כֻּלָּ֖ם (kul·lām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

gather
נִקְבְּצ֣וּ (niq·bə·ṣū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6908: To gather, collect

and come to you;
בָֽאוּ־ (ḇā·’ū-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

your sons
בָּנַ֙יִךְ֙ (bā·na·yiḵ)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

will come
יָבֹ֔אוּ (yā·ḇō·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

from afar,
מֵרָח֣וֹק (mê·rā·ḥō·wq)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7350: Remote, of place, time, precious

and your daughters
וּבְנֹתַ֖יִךְ (ū·ḇə·nō·ṯa·yiḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1323: A daughter

will be carried
תֵּאָמַֽנָה׃ (tê·’ā·ma·nāh)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 539: To confirm, support

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the arm.
צַ֥ד (ṣaḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6654: A side, an adversary


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