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Isaiah 24:11

    Isaiah 24:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    There is a crying in the streets because of the wine; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    There is a crying in the streets because of the wine; there is an end of all delight, the joy of the land is gone.

    Webster's Revision

    There is a crying in the streets because of the wine; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

    World English Bible

    There is a crying in the streets because of the wine. All joy is darkened. The mirth of the land is gone.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    There is a crying in the streets because of the wine; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

    Definitions for Isaiah 24:11

    Mirth - Gladness; rejoicing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 24:11

    All joy is darkened "All gladness is passed away" - For ערבה arebah, darkened, read עברה aberah, passed away, transposing a letter. Houbigant, Secker. Five of Dr. Kennicott's and five of De Rossi's MSS., several ancients add כל col, all, after משוש mesos: the Septuagint adds the same word before it.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 24:11

    There is a crying for wine in the streets - The inhabitants of the city, turned from their dwellings, would cry for wine to alleviate their distress, and to sustain them in their calamity (compare Isaiah 16:8-10).

    All joy is darkened - Is gone, or has departed, like the joyful light at the setting of the sun.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 24:11

    24:11 A crying - Such was their gross sensuality and sottishness, that instead of crying for their sins, they did only howl for their corn, and wine, and oil, Hosea 7:14.