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Isaiah 24:1

Impending Judgment on the Earth

24 Behold, the Lord makes the earth empty and makes it waste,

Distorts its surface

And scatters abroad its inhabitants.

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Isaiah 24:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

See, the Lord is going to lay waste the earth

and devastate it;

he will ruin its face

and scatter its inhabitants—

Isaiah 24:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Behold, the Lord will empty the earth and make it desolate,

and he will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste,

And turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.

Isaiah 24:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Look! The Lord is about to destroy the earth

and make it a vast wasteland.

He devastates the surface of the earth

and scatters the people.

Isaiah 24:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Look! The Lord will destroy the earth and leave it empty;

he will ruin the surface of the land and scatter its people.

Isaiah 24:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Behold, Jehovah maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.

Isaiah 24:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Behold, Jehovah maketh the land empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Lord is going to turn the earth into a desolate wasteland. 

He will mar the face of the earth and scatter the people living on it. 

Isaiah 24:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Look, the Lord is stripping the earth bare

and making it desolate.

He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants:

Isaiah 24:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now the Lord is about to lay waste the earth and make it desolate,

and he will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Look! Yahweh is about to lay the earth waste

and is about to devastate it,

and he will twist her surface,

and he will scatter her inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord is going to completely destroy everything on earth.

He will twist its surface.

He’ll scatter those who live on it.

Isaiah 24:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Behold, the Lord lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.


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