King James Version
And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
Darby Bible Translation
and the sword shall turn about in his cities, and shall consume his bars, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
World English Bible
The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
Young's Literal Translation
Grievous hath been the sword in his cities, And it hath ended his bars, and consumed -- from their own counsels.
Hosea 11:6 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.Hosea 11:6 Parallel Commentaries
Library"Behold Your God!"
In Isaiah's day the spiritual understanding of mankind was dark through misapprehension of God. Long had Satan sought to lead men to look upon their Creator as the author of sin and suffering and death. Those whom he had thus deceived, imagined that God was hard and exacting. They regarded Him as watching to denounce and condemn, unwilling to receive the sinner so long as there was a legal excuse for not helping him. The law of love by which heaven is ruled had been misrepresented by the archdeceiver …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Divine Shepherd
Flight into Egypt and Slaughter of the Bethlehem Children.
A sword is upon the Chaldeans, saith the LORD, and upon the inhabitants of Babylon, and upon her princes, and upon her wise men.
Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles: the law is no more; her prophets also find no vision from the LORD.
For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place.
Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.
Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.
The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
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