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Isaiah 34:8

    Isaiah 34:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For Jehovah hath a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For it is the day of the Lord's punishment, when he gives payment for the wrongs done to Zion.

    Webster's Revision

    For Jehovah hath a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

    World English Bible

    For Yahweh has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, the year of recompence in the controversy of Zion.

    Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 34:8

    The year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion "The year of recompense to the defender of the cause of Zion" - As from דון dun, דין din, a judge; so from רוב rub, ריב rib, an advocate, or defender; Judici Sionis: Syriac.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 34:8

    For it is the day of the Lord's vengeance - A time when Yahweh will take vengeance.

    The year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion - The time when he will recompense, that is, punish those who have had a controversy with Zion.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 34:8

    34:8 For - This is the time which God hath fixed, to avenge the cause of his persecuted people.