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Isaiah 64:1–3

Oh that thou wouldest arend the heavens, that thou wouldest acome down,

That bthe mountains might flow down at thy presence,

As when the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil,

To make thy name known to thine adversaries,

That the nations may tremble at thy presence!

When cthou didst terrible things which we looked not for,

aThou camest down, bthe mountains flowed down at thy presence.

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Isaiah 64:1–3 — The New International Version (NIV)

Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down,

that the mountains would tremble before you!

As when fire sets twigs ablaze

and causes water to boil,

come down to make your name known to your enemies

and cause the nations to quake before you!

For when you did awesome things that we did not expect,

you came down, and the mountains trembled before you.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down,

that the mountains might quake at your presence—

as when fire kindles brushwood

and the fire causes water to boil—

to make your name known to your adversaries,

and that the nations might tremble at your presence!

When you did awesome things that we did not look for,

you came down, the mountains quaked at your presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

 Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down!

How the mountains would quake in your presence!

 As fire causes wood to burn

and water to boil,

your coming would make the nations tremble.

Then your enemies would learn the reason for your fame!

When you came down long ago,

you did awesome deeds beyond our highest expectations.

And oh, how the mountains quaked!

Isaiah 64:1–3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Oh, that You would rend the heavens!

That You would come down!

That the mountains might shake at Your presence—

As fire burns brushwood,

As fire causes water to boil—

To make Your name known to Your adversaries,

That the nations may tremble at Your presence!

When You did awesome things for which we did not look,

You came down,

The mountains shook at Your presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — New Century Version (NCV)

Tear open the skies and come down to earth

so that the mountains will tremble before you.

Like a fire that burns twigs,

like a fire that makes water boil,

let your enemies know who you are.

Then all nations will shake with fear when they see you.

You have done amazing things we did not expect.

You came down, and the mountains trembled before you.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might quake at thy presence, as when fire kindleth the brushwood, and the fire causeth the waters to boil; to make thy name known to thine adversaries, that the nations may tremble at thy presence! When thou didst terrible things which we looked not for, thou camest down, the mountains quaked at thy presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Oh, that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, —that the mountains might flow down at thy presence, —as fire kindleth brushwood, as the fire causeth water to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries, that the nations might tremble at thy presence! When thou didst terrible things which we looked not for, thou camest down, and the mountains flowed down at thy presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

If only you would split open the heavens and come down! 

The mountains would quake at your presence. 

Be like the fire that kindles brushwood and makes water boil. 

Come down to make your name known to your enemies. 

The nations will tremble in your presence. 

When you did awe-inspiring things that we didn’t expect, 

you came down and the mountains quaked in your presence. 

Isaiah 64:1–3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

If only You would tear the heavens open

and come down,

so that mountains would quake at Your presence —

as fire kindles the brushwood,

and fire causes water to boil—

to make Your name known to Your enemies,

so that nations will tremble at Your presence!

When You did awesome works

that we did not expect,

You came down,

and the mountains quaked at Your presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

O that you would tear open the heavens and come down,

so that the mountains would quake at your presence—

as when fire kindles brushwood

and the fire causes water to boil—

to make your name known to your adversaries,

so that the nations might tremble at your presence!

When you did awesome deeds that we did not expect,

you came down, the mountains quaked at your presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Would that you would tear the heavens and come down;

the mountains would quake before you,

as fire kindles brushwood,

the fire causes water to boil,

to make your name known to your adversaries,

that the nations might tremble from your presence.

When you did terrible deeds which we did not expect, you came down;

the mountains quaked because of your presence.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

I wish you would open up your heavens

and come down to us!

I wish the mountains would tremble

when you show your power!

Be like a fire that causes twigs to burn.

It also makes water boil.

So come down and make yourself known to your enemies.

Cause the nations to shake with fear

when they see your power!

Long ago you did some wonderful things we didn’t expect.

You came down, and the mountains trembled

when you showed your power.

Isaiah 64:1–3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and come down,

That the mountains might quake at Your presence

As fire kindles the brushwood, as fire causes water to boil

To make Your name known to Your adversaries,

That the nations may tremble at Your presence!

When You did awesome things which we did not expect,

You came down, the mountains quaked at Your presence.