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Isaiah 2:2–4

In q the last days r

the mountain of the Lord’s house s will be established

at the top of the mountains

and will be raised above the hills.

All nations will stream to it, t

and many peoples will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob. u

He will teach us about His ways

so that we may walk in His paths.”

For instruction will go out of * Zion

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He will settle disputes among the nations

and provide arbitration for many peoples.

They will turn their swords into plows

and their spears into pruning knives. v

Nations will not take up the sword against other nations,

and they will never again train for war. w

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Isaiah 2:2–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

In the last days

the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established

as the highest of the mountains;

it will be exalted above the hills,

and all nations will stream to it.

Many peoples will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the temple of the God of Jacob.

He will teach us his ways,

so that we may walk in his paths.”

The law will go out from Zion,

the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He will judge between the nations

and will settle disputes for many peoples.

They will beat their swords into plowshares

and their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will not take up sword against nation,

nor will they train for war anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

It shall come to pass in the latter days

that the mountain of the house of the Lord

shall be established as the highest of the mountains,

and shall be lifted up above the hills;

and all the nations shall flow to it,

and many peoples shall come, and say:

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob,

that he may teach us his ways

and that we may walk in his paths.”

For out of Zion shall go forth the law,

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between the nations,

and shall decide disputes for many peoples;

and they shall beat their swords into plowshares,

and their spears into pruning hooks;

nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

neither shall they learn war anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And it shall come to pass in the last days,

That the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains,

And shall be exalted above the hills;

And all nations shall flow unto it.

And many people shall go and say,

Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

To the house of the God of Jacob;

And he will teach us of his ways,

And we will walk in his paths:

For out of Zion shall go forth the law,

And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

And he shall judge among the nations,

And shall rebuke many people:

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares,

And their spears into pruninghooks:

Nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

Neither shall they learn war any more.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house

will be the highest of all—

the most important place on earth.

It will be raised above the other hills,

and people from all over the world will stream there to worship.

People from many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of Jacob’s God.

There he will teach us his ways,

and we will walk in his paths.”

For the Lord’s teaching will go out from Zion;

his word will go out from Jerusalem.

The Lord will mediate between nations

and will settle international disputes.

They will hammer their swords into plowshares

and their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will no longer fight against nation,

nor train for war anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now it shall come to pass in the latter days

That the mountain of the Lord’s house

Shall be established on the top of the mountains,

And shall be exalted above the hills;

And all nations shall flow to it.

Many people shall come and say,

“Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

To the house of the God of Jacob;

He will teach us His ways,

And we shall walk in His paths.”

For out of Zion shall go forth the law,

And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between the nations,

And rebuke many people;

They shall beat their swords into plowshares,

And their spears into pruning hooks;

Nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

Neither shall they learn war anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

In the last days

the mountain on which the Lord’s Temple stands

will become the most important of all mountains.

It will be raised above the hills,

and people from all nations will come streaming to it.

Many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the Temple of the God of Jacob.

Then God will teach us his ways,

and we will obey his teachings.”

His teachings will go out from Jerusalem;

the message of the Lord will go out from Jerusalem.

He will settle arguments among the nations

and will make decisions for many nations.

Then they will make their swords into plows

and their spears into hooks for trimming trees.

Nations will no longer fight other nations,

nor will they train for war anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And it shall come to pass in the latter days, that the mountain of Jehovah’s house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many peoples shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem. And he will judge between the nations, and will decide concerning many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And it shall come to pass in the end of days, that the mountain of Jehovah’s house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow unto it. And many peoples shall go and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and Jehovah’s word from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among the nations, and shall reprove many peoples; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s house

will be established as the highest of the mountains

and raised above the hills.

All the nations will stream to it.

Then many people will come and say,

“Let’s go to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob.

He will teach us his ways so that we may live by them.”

The teachings will go out from Zion.

The word of the Lord will go out from Jerusalem.

Then he will judge disputes between nations

and settle arguments between many people.

They will hammer their swords into plowblades

and their spears into pruning shears.

Nations will never fight against each other,

and they will never train for war again.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

In days to come

the mountain of the Lord’s house

shall be established as the highest of the mountains,

and shall be raised above the hills;

all the nations shall stream to it.

Many peoples shall come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob;

that he may teach us his ways

and that we may walk in his paths.”

For out of Zion shall go forth instruction,

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between the nations,

and shall arbitrate for many peoples;

they shall beat their swords into plowshares,

and their spears into pruning hooks;

nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

neither shall they learn war any more.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And it shall happen in the future of the days

the mountain of the house of Yahweh shall be established;

it will be among the highest of the mountains,

and it shall be raised from the hills.

All of the nations shall travel to him;

many peoples shall come.

And they shall say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh,

to the house of the God of Jacob,

and may he teach us part of his ways,

and let us walk in his paths.”

For instruction shall go out from Zion,

and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between the nations

and he shall arbitrate for many peoples.

They shall beat their swords into ploughshares

and their spears into pruning hooks.

A nation shall not lift up a sword against a nation,

and they shall not learn war again.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

In the last days

the mountain where the Lord’s temple is located will be famous.

It will be the most important mountain of all.

It will stand out above the hills.

All of the nations will go to it.

People from many nations will go there. They will say,

“Come. Let us go up to the Lord’s mountain.

Let’s go to the house of Jacob’s God.

He will teach us how we should live.

Then we will live the way he wants us to.”

The law of the Lord will be taught at Zion.

His message will go out from Jerusalem.

He will judge between the nations.

He’ll settle problems among many of them.

They will hammer their swords into plows.

They’ll hammer their spears into pruning tools.

Nations will not go to war against one another.

They won’t even train to fight anymore.

Isaiah 2:2–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Now it will come about that

In the last days

The mountain of the house of the Lord

Will be established as the chief of the mountains,

And will be raised above the hills;

And all the nations will stream to it.

And many peoples will come and say,

Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

To the house of the God of Jacob;

That He may teach us concerning His ways

And that we may walk in His paths.”

For the law will go forth from Zion

And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

And He will judge between the nations,

And will render decisions for many peoples;

And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will not lift up sword against nation,

And never again will they learn war.