New International Version
You conceive chaff, you give birth to straw; your breath is a fire that consumes you.
King James Bible
Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, as fire, shall devour you.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye shall conceive dry grass, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath shall devour you [as] fire.
World English Bible
You will conceive chaff. You will bring forth stubble. Your breath is a fire that will devour you.
Young's Literal Translation
Ye conceive chaff, ye bear stubble, Your spirit! -- fire devoureth you.
Isaiah 33:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Your breath "And my spirit" - "For רוחכם ruchechem, your spirit, read רוחי כמו ruchi kemo. "Secker. Which reading is confirmed by the Chaldee, where מימרי meymri, "my word, "answers to רוחי ruchi, "my spirit."
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Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
Whoever is pregnant with evil conceives trouble and gives birth to disillusionment.
The mighty man will become tinder and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the fire."
We were with child, we writhed in labor, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth, and the people of the world have not come to life.
No one calls for justice; no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.
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