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Isaiah 5:15

    Isaiah 5:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the mean man is bowed down, and the great man is humbled, and the eyes of the lofty are humbled:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the poor man's head is bent, and the great man goes down on his face, and the eyes of pride are put to shame:

    Webster's Revision

    And the mean man is bowed down, and the great man is humbled, and the eyes of the lofty are humbled:

    World English Bible

    So man is brought low, mankind is humbled, and the eyes of the arrogant ones are humbled;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the mean man is bowed down, and the great man is humbled, and the eyes of the lofty are humbled:

    Definitions for Isaiah 5:15

    Mean - Common.
    Mean - Obscure; insignificant.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 5:15

    And the mean man ... the mighty man - The expressions here mean that "all" ranks would be subdued and punished; see the note at Isaiah 2:9.

    The eyes of the lofty ... - see Isaiah 2:11, note; Isaiah 2:17, note.

    Shall be exalted in judgment - In his justice; he shall so manifest his justice as to be exalted in the view of tbe people.

    Shall be sanctified - Shall be "regarded" as holy. He shall so manifest his righteousness in his dealings, that it shall be seen and felt that he is a holy God.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 5:15

    5:15 The mighty - All of them, both high and low, shall be brought to destruction.