Isaiah 26:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty city low; he levels it to the ground and casts it down to the dust.

New Living Translation
He humbles the proud and brings down the arrogant city. He brings it down to the dust.

English Standard Version
For he has humbled the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city. He lays it low, lays it low to the ground, casts it to the dust.

Berean Study Bible
For He has humbled those who dwell on high; He lays the lofty city low. He brings it down to the ground; He casts it into the dust.

New American Standard Bible
“For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.

NASB 1995
"For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.

NASB 1977
“For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.

Amplified Bible
“For He has thrown down the [arrogant] ones who dwell on high, the lofty and inaccessible city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He hurls it to the dust.

Christian Standard Bible
For he has humbled those who live in lofty places — an inaccessible city. He brings it down; he brings it down to the ground; he throws it to the dust.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For He has humbled those who live in lofty places-- an inaccessible city. He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground; He throws it to the dust.

Contemporary English Version
God has put down our enemies in their mountain city and rubbed it in the dirt.

Good News Translation
He has humbled those who were proud; he destroyed the strong city they lived in, and sent its walls crashing into the dust.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He has brought down those who live high in the towering city. He levels it. He levels it to the ground and throws it into the dust.

International Standard Version
For he has made drunk the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground casting it down to the dust,

NET Bible
Indeed, the LORD knocks down those who live in a high place, he brings down an elevated town; he brings it down to the ground, he throws it down to the dust.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

New King James Version
For He brings down those who dwell on high, The lofty city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He brings it down to the dust.

King James 2000 Bible
For he brings down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he lays it low; he lays it low, even to the ground; he brings it even to the dust.

New Heart English Bible
The feet of the poor tramples it down, the footsteps of the needy."

World English Bible
For he has brought down those who dwell on high, the lofty city. He lays it low. He lays it low even to the ground. He brings it even to the dust.

American King James Version
For he brings down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he lays it low; he lays it low, even to the ground; he brings it even to the dust.

American Standard Version
For he hath brought down them that dwell on high, the lofty city: he layeth it low, he layeth it low even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

A Faithful Version
For He brings down those who dwell on high; He lays low the lofty city; He lays it low, even to the ground; He brings it even to the dust.

Darby Bible Translation
For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low, he layeth it low to the ground, he bringeth it even to the dust.

English Revised Version
For he hath brought down them that dwell on high, the lofty city: he layeth it low, he layeth it low even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For hee will bring downe them that dwell on hie: the hie citie he will abase: euen vnto the ground wil he cast it downe, & bring it vnto dust.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For he hath brought downe the high minded citizens: as for the proude citie he hath brought it lowe, euen to the ground shall he cast it downe, and bring it vnto dust.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For why, it is he, yt bringeth lowe the hie mynded citesyns, & casteth downe the proude cities. He casteth the to the groude, yee eue in to ye myre, yt they maye be trode
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For He bowed down the dwellers on high, "" A city set on high He makes low, "" He makes it low to the earth, "" He causes it to come to the dust,

Young's Literal Translation
For He bowed down the dwellers on high, A city set on high He maketh low, He maketh it low unto the earth, He causeth it to come unto the dust,

Smith's Literal Translation
For he bows down those dwelling in height; for the city set up on high he will bring it down; he will bring it down even to the earth; he will cause it to touch even to the dust.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For he shall bring down them that dwell on high, the high city he shall lay low. He shall bring it down even to the ground, he shall pull it down even to the dust.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For he will bend down those living in the heights. He will bring low the lofty city. He will lower it, even to the ground. He will tear it down, even to the dust.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because he shall humble the dwellers in the high place, and the mighty city he shall lay low unto the ground, and he shall bring it unto the dust!

Lamsa Bible
He brings down those that dwell on high; the lofty city, he shall lay it low, even to the ground; he brings it even to the dust.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For He hath brought down them that dwell on high, The lofty city, laying it low, laying it low even to the ground, Bringing it even to the dust.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
who hast humbled and brought down them that dwell on high thou shalt cast down strong cities, and bring them to the ground.








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