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Isaiah 45:1

“This is what the Lord says to his anointed,x

to Cyrus,y whose right hand I take holdz of

to subdue nationsa before him

and to strip kings of their armor,

to open doors before him

so that gates will not be shut:

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Isaiah 45:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Thus says the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus,

whose right hand I have grasped,

to subdue nations before him

and to loose the belts of kings,

to open doors before him

that gates may not be closed:

Isaiah 45:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Thus saith the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus,

Whose right hand I have holden,

To subdue nations before him;

And I will loose the loins of kings,

To open before him the two leaved gates;

And the gates shall not be shut;

Isaiah 45:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

This is what the Lord says to Cyrus, his anointed one,

whose right hand he will empower.

Before him, mighty kings will be paralyzed with fear.

Their fortress gates will be opened,

never to shut again.

Isaiah 45:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Thus says the Lord to His anointed,

To Cyrus, whose right hand I have held—

To subdue nations before him

And loose the armor of kings,

To open before him the double doors,

So that the gates will not be shut:

Isaiah 45:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

This is what the Lord says to Cyrus, his appointed king:

“I hold your right hand

and will help you defeat nations

and take away other kings’ power.

I will open doors for you

so city gates will not stop you.

Isaiah 45:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Thus saith Jehovah to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him, and I will loose the loins of kings; to open the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut:

Isaiah 45:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thus saith Jehovah to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him—and I will loose the loins of kings; to open before him the two-leaved doors, and the gates shall not be shut:

Isaiah 45:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

This is what the Lord says about Cyrus, hisanointed one: 

I have held him by his right hand 

so he could conquer the nations ahead of him, 

strip kings of their power, 

and open doors ahead of him 

so that the gates would not be shut. 

Isaiah 45:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Lord says this to Cyrus, His anointed,

whose right hand I have grasped

to subdue nations before him,

to disarm kings,

to open the doors before him

and the gates will not be shut:

Isaiah 45:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thus says the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus,

whose right hand I have grasped

to subdue nations before him

and strip kings of their robes,

to open doors before him—

and the gates shall not be closed:

Isaiah 45:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Thus says Yahweh to his anointed one,

to Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped

to subjugate nations before him,

and I uncover the loins of kings

to open doors before him,

and the gates shall not be shut:

Isaiah 45:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Cyrus is my anointed king.

I take hold of his right hand.

I give him the power

to bring nations under his control.

I help him strip kings of their power

to go to war against him.

I break city gates open so he can go through them.

I say to him,

Isaiah 45:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Thus says the Lord to Cyrus His anointed,

Whom I have taken by the right hand,

To subdue nations before him

And to loose the loins of kings;

To open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:


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