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Isaiah 28:14

    Isaiah 28:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wherefore hear the word of Jehovah, ye scoffers, that rule this people that is in Jerusalem:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give ear then to the word of the Lord, you men of pride, the rulers of this people in Jerusalem:

    Webster's Revision

    Wherefore hear the word of Jehovah, ye scoffers, that rule this people that is in Jerusalem:

    World English Bible

    Therefore hear the word of Yahweh, you scoffers, that rule this people in Jerusalem:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem:

    Definitions for Isaiah 28:14

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 28:14

    Wherefore ... - This verse commences a direct address to the scoffing and scornful nation, which is continued to the close of Isaiah 28:22. It is addressed particularly to the rulers in Jerusalem, as being the leaders in crime, and as being eminently deserving of the wrath of God.

    Ye scornful men - Ye who despise and reproach God and his message; who fancy yourselves to be secure, and mock at the threatened judgments of the Almighty.