Isaiah 5 :15

Isaiah 5 :15 Translations

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:

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 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 shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be abased.

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.

Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 5 :15

Barnes' Commentary 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 Commentary on Isaiah 5 :15

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