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Isaiah 33:23–24

23  Your cords hang loose;

they cannot hold the mast firm in its place

or keep the sail spread out.

rThen prey and spoil in abundance will be divided;

even sthe lame will take the prey.

24  And no inhabitant will say, t“I am sick”;

uthe people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.

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Isaiah 33:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Your rigging hangs loose:

The mast is not held secure,

the sail is not spread.

Then an abundance of spoils will be divided

and even the lame will carry off plunder.

24 No one living in Zion will say, “I am ill”;

and the sins of those who dwell there will be forgiven.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Thy tacklings are loosed;

They could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail:

Then is the prey of a great spoil divided;

The lame take the prey.

24 And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick:

The people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 The enemies’ sails hang loose

on broken masts with useless tackle.

Their treasure will be divided by the people of God.

Even the lame will take their share!

24 The people of Israel will no longer say,

“We are sick and helpless,”

for the Lord will forgive their sins.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Your tackle is loosed,

They could not strengthen their mast,

They could not spread the sail.

Then the prey of great plunder is divided;

The lame take the prey.

24 And the inhabitant will not say, “I am sick”;

The people who dwell in it will be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 You sailors from other lands, hear:

The ropes on your boats hang loose.

The mast is not held firm.

The sails are not spread open.

Then your great wealth will be divided.

There will be so much wealth that even the crippled people will carry off a share.

24 No one living in Jerusalem will say, “I am sick.”

The people who live there will have their sins forgiven.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 Thy tacklings are loosed; they could not strengthen the foot of their mast, they could not spread the sail: then was the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame took the prey. 24 And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 Thy tacklings are loosed; they strengthen not the socket of their mast, they cannot spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey. 24 And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Your ropes hang loose,

your mast isn’t secure,

and your sail isn’t spread out.

A large amount of loot will be distributed.

Lame people will carry off your loot.

24 No one who lives in Zion will say, “I’m sick.”

The sins of its inhabitants will be forgiven.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Your ropes are slack;

they cannot hold the base of the mast

or spread out the flag.

Then abundant spoil will be divided,

the lame will plunder it,

24 and none there will say, “I am sick.”

The people who dwell there

will be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Your rigging hangs loose;

it cannot hold the mast firm in its place,

or keep the sail spread out.

Then prey and spoil in abundance will be divided;

even the lame will fall to plundering.

24 And no inhabitant will say, “I am sick”;

the people who live there will be forgiven their iniquity.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 Your riggings hang slack;

they do not hold the base of their mast firm,

they do not spread out the sail.

Then the prey of spoil in abundance will be divided;

the lame will take plunder.

24 And no inhabitant will say, “I am sick”;

the people who live in it, their iniquity will be taken away.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

23 The ropes on your ship hang loose.

The mast isn’t very secure.

The sail isn’t spread out.

But the Lord will strike the Assyrians down.

Then a large amount of goods will be taken from them and divided up.

Even people who are disabled will carry off what was taken.

24 No one living in Zion will ever say again, “I’m sick.”

And the sins of those who live there will be forgiven.

Isaiah 33:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Your tackle hangs slack;

It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly,

Nor spread out the sail.

Then the prey of an abundant spoil will be divided;

The lame will take the plunder.

24 And no resident will say, “I am sick”;

The people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.