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Isaiah 30:5

    Isaiah 30:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They were all ashamed of a people that could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They were all ashamed of a people that could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They shall all be ashamed because of a people that cannot profit them, that are not a help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For they have all come with offerings to a people of no use to them, in whom is no help or profit, but only shame and a bad name.

    Webster's Revision

    They shall all be ashamed because of a people that cannot profit them, that are not a help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

    World English Bible

    They shall all be ashamed because of a people that can't profit them, that are not a help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They shall all be ashamed of a people that cannot profit them, that are not an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

    Definitions for Isaiah 30:5

    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

    Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 30:5

    Were - ashamed - Eight MSS. (one ancient) of Kennicott's, and ten of De Rossi's, read הביש hobish, without א aleph. So the Chaldee and Vulgate.

    But a shame "But proved even a shame" - Four MSS. (three ancient) after כי ki, add אם im, unless, which seems wanted to complete the phrase in its usual form.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 30:5

    They were all ashamed - That is, all the legates or ambassadors. When they came into Egypt, they found them either unwilling to enter into an alliance, or unable to render them any aid, and they were ashamed that they had sought their assistance rather than depend on God (compare Jeremiah 2:36).

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 30:5

    30:5 They - Both the messengers, and they who sent them.