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Isaiah 9:1 JPS 9:1 The people that walked in darkness Have seen a great light; They that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them hath the light shined. TJBU 9:2 The people, the house of Israel, which walked in Egypt as in the darkness, went forth to see a great light. They that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. Isaiah 9:2 JPS 9:2 Thou hast multiplied the nation, Thou hast increased their joy; They joy before Thee according to the joy in harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. TJBU 9:3 Thou hast multiplied the people, the house of Israel, unto them Thou hast multiplied the joy: they joy before Thee as the joy of the conquerors of battle, as men rejoice when they divide the spoil. Isaiah 9:3 JPS 9:3 For the yoke of his burden, And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, Thou hast broken as in the day of Midian. TJBU 9:4 For Thou hast taken away the yoke of his dominion, and the government of oppression, the government wherewith he enslaved him is broken as in the day of Midian. Isaiah 9:4 JPS 9:4 For every boot stamped with fierceness, And every cloak rolled in blood, Shall even be for burning, for fuel of fire. TJBU 9:5 All their transactions are in wickedness; they are polluted with sins, as a garment dipped in blood, the marks of its filth cannot be purified; thus it is like something, in which there is no use, but to be burned in fire: thus He shall bring forth against them nations, who are mighty as fire, and they shall slay them. Isaiah 9:5 JPS 9:5 For a child is born unto us, A son is given unto us; And the government is upon his shoulder; And his name is called Pele-joez-el-gibbor-Abi-ad-sar-shalom; TJBU 9:6 The prophet said to the house of David, For unto us a Child is bom, unto us a Son is given, and He has taken the law upon Himself to keep it. His name is called from eternity, Wonderful, The Mighty God, who liveth to eternity, The Messiah, whose peace shall be great upon us in His days. Isaiah 9:6 JPS 9:6 That the government may be increased, And of peace there be no end, Upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, To establish it, and to uphold it Through justice and through righteousness From henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts doth perform this. TJBU 9:7 The greatness of those who do the law shall be magnified, and to those, that preserve peace. There shall be no end to the throne of David, and of his kingdom, to establish it and to build it in judgment and in righteousness from henceforth, even for ever. By the Word of the Lord of hosts this shall be done. Isaiah 9:7 JPS 9:7 The Lord sent a word into Jacob, And it hath lighted upon Israel. TJBU 9:8 The Lord sent a word into the house of Jacob, and it was heard in Israel. Isaiah 9:8 JPS 9:8 And all the people shall know, Even Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, That say in pride and in arrogancy of heart: TJBU 9:9 The people, all of them have become great; Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, that say in greatness and stoutness of heart, Isaiah 9:9 JPS 9:9 'The bricks are fallen, but we will build with hewn stones; The sycamores are cut down, but cedars will we put in their place.' TJBU 9:10 The princes are carried captive; but we will appoint better ones than they. Treasures are plundered, but we will purchase more beautiful ones than they. Isaiah 9:10 JPS 9:10 Therefore the LORD doth set upon high the adversaries of Rezin against him, And spur his enemies; TJBU 9:11 Therefore the Lord shall make strong the hatred of Rezin(64) against him, and he will stir up his adversaries. Isaiah 9:11 JPS 9:11 The Arameans on the east, and the Philistines on the west; And they devour Israel with open mouth. For all this His anger is not turned away, But His hand is stretched out still. TJBU 9:12 The Syrians from the east, and the Philis tines from the west; and they shall spoil the treasures of Israel in every place. For all this they do not turn away from their sins, that His anger might turn away from them; but still they hold fast their rebellion, and yet His stroke will be to take vengeance on them. Isaiah 9:12 JPS 9:12 Yet the people turneth not unto Him that smiteth them, Neither do they seek the LORD of hosts. TJBU 9:13 And the people have not returned to the worship of God from the time that He brought upon tliem tlie stroke; and they do not seek the instruction of the Lord of hosts. Isaiah 9:13 JPS 9:13 Therefore the LORD doth cut off from Israel head and tail, Palm-branch and rush, in one day. TJBU 9:14 And the Lord will destroy, from Israel the prince, the captain, the ruler, and the governor, in one day. Isaiah 9:14 JPS 9:14 The elder and the man of rank, he is the head; And the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail. TJBU 9:15 The ancient and honourable one, he is the head, and the scribe that teaches lies, he is the feeble one. Isaiah 9:15 JPS 9:15 For they that lead this people cause them to err; And they that are led of them are destroyed. TJBU 9:16 And those that praise this people cause them to err, and their princes swallow them up. Isaiah 9:16 JPS 9:16 Therefore the Lord shall have no joy in their young men, Neither shall He have compassion on their fatherless and widows; For every one is ungodly and an evil-doer, And every mouth speaketh wantonness. For all this His anger is not turned away, But His hand is stretched out still. TJBU 9:17 Therefore the Lord shall have no joy in their young men, neither shall have mercy on their fatherless and widows: for all of them are hypocrites and evildoers, and all their mouths speak lies. For all this they do not turn away from their sins, that His anger might turn away from them; but still they hold fast their rebellion, and yet His stroke is ready to take vengeance on them. Isaiah 9:17 JPS 9:17 For wickedness burneth as the fire; It devoureth the briers and thorns; Yea, it kindleth in the thickets of the forest, And they roll upward in thick clouds of smoke. TJBU 9:18 The punishment of their sins shall burn like fire; it shall consume the sinners and the wicked, and shall rule over the rest of the people, and shall make an end of a great host. Isaiah 9:18 JPS 9:18 Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land burnt up; The people also are as the fuel of fire; No man spareth his brother. TJBU 9:19 Through the wrath from before the presence of the Lord of hosts the earth shall be burnt up, and the people shall be like the burning fuel of fire: no man shall spare his brother. Isaiah 9:19 JPS 9:19 And one snatcheth on the right hand, and is hungry; And he eateth on the left hand, and is not satisfied; They eat every man the flesh of his own arm: TJBU 9:20 And he shall spoil on the south, and be hungry; and he shall destroy on the north, and not be satisfied: they shall spoil the substance, every man the substance of his neighbour. Isaiah 9:20 JPS 9:20 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh; And they together are against Judah. For all this His anger is not turned away, But His hand is stretched out still. TJBU 9:21 Those of the house of Manasseh, with those of the house of Ephraim, and they of the house of Ephraim, with those of the house of Manasseh, shall be joined together as one, to come against them of the house of Judah. For all this they do not turn away from their sins, that His anger might turn away from them; but still they hold fast their rebellion, and yet His stroke is ready to take yengeance on them.
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