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Isaiah 28:20

20  For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it:

And qthe covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

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Isaiah 28:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 The bed is too short to stretch out on,

the blanket too narrow to wrap around you.

Isaiah 28:20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on,

and the covering too narrow to wrap oneself in.

Isaiah 28:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 The bed you have made is too short to lie on.

The blankets are too narrow to cover you.

Isaiah 28:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 For the bed is too short to stretch out on,

And the covering so narrow that one cannot wrap himself in it.

Isaiah 28:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 You will be like the person who tried to sleep

on a bed that was too short

and with a blanket that was too narrow

to wrap around himself.

Isaiah 28:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it; and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

Isaiah 28:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on, and the covering too narrow when he would wrap himself in it.

Isaiah 28:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 The bed is too short to stretch out on. 

The blanket is too narrow to serve as a cover. 

Isaiah 28:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 Indeed, the bed is too short to stretch out on,

and its cover too small to wrap up in.

Isaiah 28:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on it,

and the covering too narrow to wrap oneself in it.

Isaiah 28:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 For the bed is too short to stretch out on,

and the covering is too narrow when wrapping oneself.

Isaiah 28:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 You will be like someone whose bed is too short to lie down on.

You will be like those whose blankets are too small to wrap themselves in.

Isaiah 28:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 The bed is too short on which to stretch out,

And the blanket is too small to wrap oneself in.


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