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Isaiah 5:1 JPS 5:1 Let me sing of my well-beloved, A song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard In a very fruitful hill; TJBU 5:1 The prophet said, Now I will sing unto Israel, who is like unto a vineyard, the seed of Abra ham, my beloved, a song of my beloved, concerning his vineyard. My people, my beloved Israel, I gave to them an inheritance in a high mountain, in a fat land. Isaiah 5:2 JPS 5:2 And he digged it, and cleared it of stones, And planted it with the choicest vine, And built a tower in the midst of it, And also hewed out a vat therein; And he looked that it should bring forth grapes, And it brought forth wild grapes. TJBU 5:2 I sanctified them, and I made them glorious, I propped them up as a precious vine; and I built my sanctuary in the midst of them; and I gave also mine altar to make an atonement for their sins; and I thought that they should do good works before me, but they did evil works. Isaiah 5:3 JPS 5:3 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, Judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my vineyard. TJBU 5:3 The prophet said unto them: They have revolted from the law, and are not willing to return. Now, inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge now a judgment between me and my people. Isaiah 5:4 JPS 5:4 What could have been done more to my vineyard, That I have not done in it? Wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, Brought it forth wild grapes? TJBU 5:4 What more good could I have thought to do to them, which I have not done to them? And what is this? I have thought that they should do good; but they have done evil. Isaiah 5:5 JPS 5:5 And now come, I will tell you What I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, And it shall be eaten up; I will break down the fence thereof, And it shall be trodden down; TJBU 5:5 And now, now I will tell you what I will do to my people; I will cause my Shekinah to remove from them, and they shall be for a spoil; I will break down the house of their sanctuary, and they shall be for a treading down. Isaiah 5:6 JPS 5:6 And I will lay it waste: It shall not be pruned nor hoed, But there shall come up briers and thorns; I will also command the clouds That they rain no rain upon it. TJBU 5:6 I will make them abandoned ones; they shall not be visited, neither shall they be supported; and they shall be cast out and forsaken. I will command the prophets that they do not prophesy to them prophecy. Isaiah 5:7 JPS 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, And the men of Judah the plant of His delight; And He looked for justice, but behold violence; For righteousness, but behold a cry. TJBU 5:7 For the people of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And I thought that they should do judgment, but, behold, they are oppressors; I thought that they should do righteousness, but, behold, they are multiplying sins. Isaiah 5:8 JPS 5:8 Woe unto them that join house to house, That lay field to field, Till there be no room, and ye be made to dwell Alone in the midst of the land! TJBU 5:8 Woe unto them that join house to house; the field of violence they bring nigh to their fields, saying, Until we possess every place; and they think they shall dwell alone in the midst of the land. Isaiah 5:9 JPS 5:9 In mine ears said the LORD of hosts: Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, Even great and fair, without inhabitant. TJBU 5:9 The prophet said, With mine ears I have heard when this was decreed from before the Lord of hosts. Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even the great and the fair, without inhabitant. Isaiah 5:10 JPS 5:10 For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, And the seed of a homer shall yield an ephah. TJBU 5:10 Because of the sin of not giving tithes, the place of ten acres of vineyard shall produce one bath; and the place where a cor of seed was sown shall produce three measures. Isaiah 5:11 JPS 5:11 Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, That they may follow strong drink; That tarry late into the night, Till wine inflame them! TJBU 5:11 Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, chasing after drink of old wine, delaying to separate; tarrying upon their couches till the dawn of the morning. The wine of oppression inflames them! Isaiah 5:12 JPS 5:12 And the harp and the psaltery, the tabret and the pipe, And wine, are in their feasts; But they regard not the work of the LORD, Neither have they considered the operation of His hands. TJBU 5:12 And in their feasts are the harp, and the viol, the cithara, the organ, and the wine: and the law of the Lord they regard not, neither consider the work of His power. Isaiah 5:13 JPS 5:13 Therefore My people are gone into captivity, For want of knowledge; And their honourable men are famished, And their multitude are parched with thirst. TJBU 5:13 Therefore my people are gone into captivity unawares, and their honourable men have died through famine, and their multitude through dryness and thirst. Isaiah 5:14 JPS 5:14 Therefore the nether-world hath enlarged her desire, And opened her mouth without measure; And down goeth their glory, and their tumult, and their uproar, And he that rejoiceth among them. TJBU 5:14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure, and their nobles, and their multitudes, and their tumultuous assemblies, and he that is strong among them, shall descend into it. Isaiah 5:15 JPS 5:15 And man is bowed down, And man is humbled, And the eyes of the lofty are humbled; TJBU 5:15 And the mean man shall be humbled, and the strength of the strong shall be weakened, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humibled. Isaiah 5:16 JPS 5:16 But the LORD of hosts is exalted through justice, And God the Holy One is sanctified through righteousness. TJBU 5:16 And the Lord of hosts shall be mighty in judgment, and the holy God shall be sanctified in righteousness. Isaiah 5:17 JPS 5:17 Then shall the lambs feed as in their pasture, And the waste places of the fat ones shall wanderers eat. TJBU 5:17 And the righteous shall be fed, as it is promised concerning them, and they shall multiply; and the substance of the ungodly shall the righteous possess. Isaiah 5:18 JPS 5:18 Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, And sin as it were with a cart rope, TJBU 5:18 Woe to them that begin to sin by little, drawing sins with the ropes of vanity, and they go on and increase until that they are strong, and their sins are as a cart-rope. Isaiah 5:19 JPS 5:19 That say: 'Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, That we may see it; And let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, That we may know it!' TJBU 5:19 That say, When will He hasten and reveal His miracle, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it! Isaiah 5:20 JPS 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, And good evil; That change darkness into light, And light into darkness; That change bitter into sweet, And sweet into bitter! TJBU 5:20 Woe to them that say to the wicked who prosper in this world, Ye are good; and say to the meek, Ye are wicked. What, is it not so? When light cometh to the righteous, shall it not be dark with the wicked? And the words of the law shall be sweet to them that do them; but bitterness shall come to the wicked, and they shall know that in the end sin is bitter to them that commit it. Isaiah 5:21 JPS 5:21 Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight! TJBU 5:21 Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! Isaiah 5:22 JPS 5:22 Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, And men of strength to mingle strong drink; TJBU 5:22 Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and mighty lords of riches, to make them selves drunk with old wine. Isaiah 5:23 JPS 5:23 That justify the wicked for a reward, And take away the righteousness of the righteous from him! TJBU 5:23 Who justify the guilty in order to receive from him the mammon of falsehood, and wickedly take away the righteousness of the righteous from him. Isaiah 5:24 JPS 5:24 Therefore as the tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, And as the chaff is consumed in the flame, So their root shall be as rottenness, And their blossom shall go up as dust; Because they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts, And contemned the word of the Holy One of Israel. TJBU 5:24 Therefore they shall be devoured as stubble in the fire, and like dry hay in the flame; they are multiplying their strength, it shall be like an ulcer, and the money of their oppression, as the dust that flieth away: because they despised the law of the Lord of hosts, and rejected the Word, the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 5:25 JPS 5:25 Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against His people, And He hath stretched forth His hand against them, and hath smitten them, And the hills did tremble, And their carcasses were as refuse in the midst of the streets. For all this His anger is not turned away, But His hand is stretched out still. TJBU 5:25 Therefore is the anger of the Lord of hosts mighty against His people, and He has lifted the stroke of His power upon them. When He smote them, then the mountains moved, and their carcases were cast out as dung into the midst of the streets. By all this they turn not away from their sins, that His fury may turn away from them; but until now their rebellion groweth stronger, and His stroke is again to take vengeance on them. Isaiah 5:26 JPS 5:26 And He will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, And will hiss unto them from the end of the earth; And, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly; TJBU 5:26 And He will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and he will call him from the end of the earth: and, behold, a king with his army shall come swiftly, as light clouds. Isaiah 5:27 JPS 5:27 None shall be weary nor stumble among them; None shall slumber nor sleep; Neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, Nor the latchet of their shoes be broken; TJBU 5:27 None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their sandals be broken. Isaiah 5:28 JPS 5:28 Whose arrows are sharp, And all their bows bent; Their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, And their wheels like a whirlwind; TJBU 5:28 Whose arrows are sharp, and their bows bent, their horses' hoofs strong like flint, and their wheels swift, behold, like a whirlwind. Isaiah 5:29 JPS 5:29 Their roaring shall be like a lion, They shall roar like young lions, yea, they shall roar, And lay hold of the prey, and carry it away safe, And there shall be none to deliver. TJBU 5:29 His roaring shall be like a lion, and he shall roar like a young lion, yea, he shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it. Isaiah 5:30 JPS 5:30 And they shall roar against them in that day Like the roaring of the sea; And if one look unto the land, Behold darkness and distress, And the light is darkened in the skies thereof. TJBU 5:30 And in that time he shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: so that if the wicked should seek support from the inhabitants of the earth, he will bring upon them oppression and destruction; but the righteous which shall be in that hour shall be protected on account of the evil.
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