New Living Translation
I will open up rivers for them on the high plateaus. I will give them fountains of water in the valleys. I will fill the desert with pools of water. Rivers fed by springs will flow across the parched ground.
King James Bible
I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Darby Bible Translation
I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness into a pool of water, and the dry land into water-springs.
World English Bible
I will open rivers on the bare heights, and springs in the midst of the valleys. I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Young's Literal Translation
I open on high places rivers, And in midst of valleys fountains, I make a wilderness become a pond of water, And a dry land become springs of water.
Isaiah 41:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
41:18 In high places - Upon the mountains where by the course of nature there are no rivers. The dry land - Their people who are like a dry and barren wilderness. I will abundantly water with my blessings.
What a precious promise to the young Christian, or to the old Christian attacked by lowness of spirits and distress of mind! "Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy redeemer the Holy One of Israel. Christian brethren, there are some in this congregation, I hope many, who have solemnly devoted themselves to the cause and service of the Lord Jesus Christ: let them hear, then, the preparation which is necessary for this service set forth in the word …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
The Fulfilled Prophecies of the Bible Bespeak the Omniscience of Its Author
You make springs pour water into the ravines, so streams gush down from the mountains.
But he also turns deserts into pools of water, the dry land into springs of water.
With joy you will drink deeply from the fountain of salvation!
In that day, when your enemies are slaughtered and the towers fall, there will be streams of water flowing down every mountain and hill.
Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a parched land.
The LORD will be our Mighty One. He will be like a wide river of protection that no enemy can cross, that no enemy ship can sail upon.
Even the wilderness and desert will be glad in those days. The wasteland will rejoice and blossom with spring crocuses.
Jump to PreviousBare Barren Desert Dry Flow Fountains Heights High Hills Midst Open Parched Places Pool Pools Rivers Springs Turn Valleys Waste Water Water-Springs Wilderness Within
Jump to NextBare Barren Desert Dry Flow Fountains Heights High Hills Midst Open Parched Places Pool Pools Rivers Springs Turn Valleys Waste Water Water-Springs Wilderness Within
LinksIsaiah 41:18 NIV
Isaiah 41:18 NLT
Isaiah 41:18 ESV
Isaiah 41:18 NASB
Isaiah 41:18 KJV
Isaiah 41:18 Bible Apps
Isaiah 41:18 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 41:18 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 41:18 French Bible
Isaiah 41:18 German Bible
Isaiah 41:18 Commentaries