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Isaiah 17:1 JPS 17:1 The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, And it shall be a ruinous heap. TJBU 17:1 THE BURDEN OF THE CUP OF CURSING TO GIVE DAMASCUS TO DRINK. Behold, Damascus is removed, so as to be no more a kingdom: and it shall be as a city laid waste. Isaiah 17:2 JPS 17:2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They shall be for flocks, Which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid. TJBU 17:2 Their cities are deserted, they are laid waste; they shall be for dwelling-places for flocks of sheep; they shall lie down, and none shall make them to move away. Isaiah 17:3 JPS 17:3 The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, And the kingdom from Damascus; And the remnant of Aram shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, Saith the LORD of hosts. TJBU 17:3 The government shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and the rem nant of the solitary ones from Syria, and their glory shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith the Lord of hosts. Isaiah 17:4 JPS 17:4 And it shall come to pass in that day, That the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, And the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean. TJBU 17:4 And it shall come to pass at that time, that the glory of Jacob shall be humbled, and the riches of his glory shall be carried away. Isaiah 17:5 JPS 17:5 And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the standing corn, And reapeth the ears with his arm; Yea, it shall be as when one gleaneth ears In the valley of Rephaim. TJBU 17:5 And it shall be, as when one gathereth the standing harvest, and reapeth the ears with his arm; and it shall be as one that is gathering ears in the valley of giants. Isaiah 17:6 JPS 17:6 Yet there shall be left therein gleanings, As at the beating of an olive-tree, Two or three berries In the top of the uppermost bough, Four or five in the branches of the fruitful tree, Saith the LORD, the God of Israel. TJBU 17:6 Yet a gleaning shall be left; in it, as in the shaking of the olive tree, two or three berries on the top of the uppermost branch; so shall the righteous be left lonely in the midst of the world, among the kingdoms, saith the Lord, the God of Israel. Isaiah 17:7 JPS 17:7 In that day shall a man regard his Maker, And his eyes shall look to the Holy One of Israel. TJBU 17:7 At that time a man shall stay himself upon the service of his Maker, and his eyes shall hopefully look for the Word, the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 17:8 JPS 17:8 And he shall not regard the altars, The work of his hands, Neither shall he look to that which his fingers have made, Either the Asherim, or the sun-images. TJBU 17:8 He shall not rest upon the altars, the work of his hands, or stay himself upon that which his fingers have prepared, neither upon the groves nor upon the sun-images. Isaiah 17:9 JPS 17:9 In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken places, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel, after the manner of woods and lofty forests; and it shall be a desolation. TJBU 17:9 At that time the cities of their strength shall be as a fortification that was laid desolate and waste from before the children of Israel, and each shall be a desolation. Isaiah 17:10 JPS 17:10 For thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, And thou hast not been mindful of the Rock of thy stronghold; Therefore thou didst plant plants of pleasantness, And didst set it with slips of a stranger; TJBU 17:10 Because thou hast forsaken the God of thy salvation, and thou hast not remembered the fear of the Mighty One, whose Word was thy support; therefore thou hast planted a choice plant, and hast multiplied despicable works. Isaiah 17:11 JPS 17:11 In the day of thy planting thou didst make it to grow, And in the morning thou didst make thy seed to blossom— A heap of boughs in the day of grief And of desperate pain. TJBU 17:11 After that ye were sanctified to be a people, there ye made your works despicable; and also when ye came to the land, the place of my Shekinah, there it was your duty to worship me; ye forsook my worship, and ye served idols: ye abhorred repentance till the day of your destruc tion came, then your sorrow was a breathing out of soul. Isaiah 17:12 JPS 17:12 Ah, the uproar of many peoples, That roar like the roaring of the seas; And the rushing of nations, that rush Like the rushing of mighty waters! TJBU 17:12 Woe to the multitude of many people, which make a noise like the noise of the sea, and to the tumultuous assembly of kings, which roar like the roaring of mighty waters. Isaiah 17:13 JPS 17:13 The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters; But He shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, And shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, And like the whirling dust before the storm. TJBU 17:13 The kings roar like the roaring of many waters, and he shall rebuke him, and he shall flee far off, and shall be driven as the chaff of the hills before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind. Isaiah 17:14 JPS 17:14 At eventide behold terror; And before the morning they are not. This is the portion of them that spoil us, And the lot of them that rob us. TJBU 17:14 And at eveningtide behold, as if he had not been; and before the morning behold, as if he had not been. This is the portion of those that hate us, and the lot of those who spoil us.
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