New International Version
In the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all joyful sounds are banished from the earth.
King James Bible
There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.
Darby Bible Translation
There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone;
World English Bible
There is a crying in the streets because of the wine. All joy is darkened. The mirth of the land is gone.
Young's Literal Translation
A cry over the wine is in out-places, Darkened hath been all joy, Removed hath been the joy of the land.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All joy is darkened "All gladness is passed away" - For ערבה arebah, darkened, read עברה aberah, passed away, transposing a letter. Houbigant, Secker. Five of Dr. Kennicott's and five of De Rossi's MSS., several ancients add כל col, all, after משוש mesos: the Septuagint adds the same word before it.
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"The Lord hath spoken this word." --ISAIAH xxiv. 1-12. "The Lord hath spoken this word," and it is a word of judgment. It unveils some of the terrible issues of sin. See the effects of sin upon the spirit of man. "The merry-hearted do sigh." Life loses its wings and its song. The buoyancy and the optimism die out of the soul. The days move with heavy feet, and duty becomes very stale and unwelcome. If only our ears were keen enough we should hear many a place of hollow laughter moaning with …
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Visions of Future Glory
our oxen will draw heavy loads. There will be no breaching of walls, no going into captivity, no cry of distress in our streets.
Joy and gladness are taken away from the orchards; no one sings or shouts in the vineyards; no one treads out wine at the presses, for I have put an end to the shouting.
and for the land of my people, a land overgrown with thorns and briers-- yes, mourn for all houses of merriment and for this city of revelry.
"Judah mourns, her cities languish; they wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.
The nations will hear of your shame; your cries will fill the earth. One warrior will stumble over another; both will fall down together."
The vine is dried up and the fig tree is withered; the pomegranate, the palm and the apple tree-- all the trees of the field--are dried up. Surely the people's joy is withered away.
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