Isaiah 36 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 38
Isaiah 37:1 JPS 37:1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD. TJBU 37:1 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the sanctuary of the Lord. Isaiah 37:2 JPS 37:2 And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests, covered with sackcloth, unto Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz. TJBU 37:2 And he sent Eliakim, who was appointed over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests, thus covered with sack- cloth, unto Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz. Isaiah 37:3 JPS 37:3 And they said unto him: 'Thus saith Hezekiah: This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of contumely; for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth. TJBU 37:3 And they said unto him, Thus saith Heze kiah: This day is a day of distress, of reproach, and of contumely: for distress hath laid hold on us, as a woman that sitteth upon the stool of a woman in labour, and hath no strength to bring forth. Isaiah 37:4 JPS 37:4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to taunt the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD thy God hath heard; wherefore make prayer for the remnant that is left.' TJBU 37:4 Perhaps the words of Rabshakeh may be heard by the Lord thy God, whom the king of Assyria, his master, hath sent to reproach the people of the living God, and he may take ven geance for the words which were heard before thy God, wherefore thou shalt supplicate in prayer for the remnant that is left. Isaiah 37:5 JPS 37:5 So the servants of king Hezekiah came to Isaiah. TJBU 37:5 So the servants of king Hezekiah came to Isaiah. Isaiah 37:6 JPS 37:6 And Isaiah said unto them: 'Thus shall ye say to your master: Thus saith the LORD: Be not afraid of the words that thou hast heard, wherewith the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed Me. TJBU 37:6 And Isaiah said unto them, Thus shall ye say unto your master, Thus saith the Lord, Be not afraid on account of the words that thou hast heard, wherewith the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed before me. Isaiah 37:7 JPS 37:7 Behold, I will put a spirit in him, and he shall hear a rumour, and shall return unto his own land; and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land.' TJBU 37:7 Behold, I will put a spirit within him, and he shall hear a rumour, and return to his own land: and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land. Isaiah 37:8 JPS 37:8 So Rab-shakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria warring against Libnah; for he had heard that he was departed from Lachish. TJBU 37:8 So Rabshakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria waging war against Libnah: for he had heard that he had departed from Lachish. Isaiah 37:9 JPS 37:9 And he heard say concerning Tirhakah king of Ethiopia: 'He is come out to fight against thee.' And when he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying: TJBU 37:9 And Sennacherib heard say concerning Tir haka king of Ethiopia, he hath gone forth to wage war against thee. And when he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, Isaiah 37:10 JPS 37:10 'Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying: Let not thy God in whom thou trustest beguile thee, saying: Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria. TJBU 37:10 Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah, king of the tribe of the house of Judah, saying, Let not thy God, in whom thou trustest, cause thee to err, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria. Isaiah 37:11 JPS 37:11 Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands, by destroying them utterly; and shalt thou be delivered? TJBU 37:11 Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands by destroy ing them utterly; and dost thou imagine that thou wilt be delivered? Isaiah 37:12 JPS 37:12 Have the gods of the nations delivered them, which my fathers have destroyed, Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden that were in Telassar? TJBU 37:12 Have the gods of the nations delivered those whom my fathers have destroyed, as Gozan, and Haran, and Bezeph, and the inhabitants of Eden which were in Telassar? Isaiah 37:13 JPS 37:13 Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivvah?' TJBU 37:13 Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arphad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim? hath he not removed them, and carried them captive? Isaiah 37:14 JPS 37:14 And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD. TJBU 37:14 And Hezekiah received letters from the hands of the messengers, and read one of them: and Hezekiah went to the house of the sanctuary of the Lord, and spread it before the Lord. Isaiah 37:15 JPS 37:15 And Hezekiah prayed unto the LORD, saying: TJBU 37:15 And Hezekiah prayed before the Lord, saying, Isaiah 37:16 JPS 37:16 'O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, that sittest upon the cherubim, Thou art the God, even Thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; Thou hast made heaven and earth. TJBU 37:16 O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel, whose Shekinah dwelleth above the Cherubim! Thou art the Lord, and there is none besides Thee in all the kingdoms of the earth; Thou hast made the heavens and the earth. Isaiah 37:17 JPS 37:17 Incline Thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open Thine eyes, O LORD, and see; and hear all the words of Sennacherib, who hath sent to taunt the living God. TJBU 37:17 It is manifest to Thee, Lord, judge therefore; and it hath been heard by Thee, Lord, avenge therefore! Take vengeance on account of all the words of Sennacherib, who hath sent to reproach the people of the living God. Isaiah 37:18 JPS 37:18 Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the countries, and their land, TJBU 37:18 Of a truth, Lord, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the provinces and their lands, Isaiah 37:19 JPS 37:19 and have cast their gods into the fire; for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone; therefore they have destroyed them. TJBU 37:19 And have burnt their gods in the fire: for they were no gods, they are of no use, but they are the work of men's hands, wood and stone, therefore they have destroyed them. Isaiah 37:20 JPS 37:20 Now therefore, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that Thou art the LORD, even Thou only.' TJBU 37:20 And now, Lord our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that Thou art the Lord; there is none be sides Thee. Isaiah 37:21 JPS 37:21 Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent unto Hezekiah, saying: 'Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel: Whereas thou hast prayed to Me against Sennacherib king of Assyria, TJBU 37:21 Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Heze kiah, saying, Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel, whereas thou hast prayed before me con cerning Sennacherib, the king of Assyria: Isaiah 37:22 JPS 37:22 this is the word which the LORD hath spoken concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion Hath despised thee and laughed thee to scorn; The daughter of Jerusalem Hath shaken her head at thee. TJBU 37:22 This is the word which the Lord hath spoken concerning him, The kingdom of the congregation of Zion despises thee, abhors thee; the people which are in Jerusalem shake their head behind thee. Isaiah 37:23 JPS 37:23 Whom hast thou taunted and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou exalted thy voice? Yea, thou hast lifted up thine eyes on high, Even against the Holy One of Israel! TJBU 37:23 Whom hast thou reproached, and against whom hast thou exalted thyself? and before whom hast thou lifted up thy voice? Yea, thou hast lifted up thine eyes on high; because thou hast spoken words which are not right before the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 37:24 JPS 37:24 By thy servants hast thou taunted the Lord, And hast said: With the multitude of my chariots Am I come up to the height of the mountains, To the innermost parts of Lebanon; And I have cut down the tall cedars thereof, And the choice cypress-trees thereof; And I have entered into his farthest height, The forest of his fruitful field. TJBU 37:24 By thy servants hast thou reproached the people of the Lord, and hast said, By the multi tude of my chariots am I come up against their fortified cities; and moreover, I will seize the house of their sanctuary, and I will slay the most beau tiful of their mighty ones, and the choicest of their rulers, and I will subdue the city of their strength, and I will destroy the multitude of their army. Isaiah 37:25 JPS 37:25 I have digged and drunk water, And with the sole of my feet have I dried up All the rivers of Egypt. TJBU 37:25 I have digged cisterns, and I have drunk water, and I have dried up all the waters of the deep rivers with the sole of the people that were with me. Isaiah 37:26 JPS 37:26 Hast thou not heard? Long ago I made it, In ancient times I fashioned it; Now have I brought it to pass, Yea, it is done; that fortified cities Should be laid waste into ruinous heaps. TJBU 37:26 Hast thou not heard long ago, what I have done to Pharao, king of Egypt? Yea, also, the prophets of Israel have prophesied concern ing thee; but thou hast not repented. I contemplated doing this unto thee, since the days of old. I have prepared it, now I will bring it to pass, and it shall be ruin unto thee; be cause it shall be before thee as the raging of waves, which destroy fortified cities. Isaiah 37:27 JPS 37:27 Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, They were dismayed and confounded; They were as the grass of the field, And as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, And as a field of corn before it is grown up. TJBU 37:27 Therefore their inhabitants had their strength cut off, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the fields, yea, as the green grass, as the herb on the house- tops, as corn blasted before it becomes an ear of corn. Isaiah 37:28 JPS 37:28 But I know thy sitting down, and thy going out, and thy coming in, And thy raging against Me. TJBU 37:28 And thy sitting down in counsel, and thy going forth to wage war, and thy coming into the land of Israel is known to me, and that thou art enraged is known to me. Isaiah 37:29 JPS 37:29 Because of thy raging against Me, And for that thine uproar is come up into Mine ears, Therefore will I put My hook in thy nose, And My bridle in thy lips, And I will turn thee back by the way By which thou camest. TJBU 37:29 Because thou art enraged against my Word, and thy tumultuous noise hath come up before me: therefore I will put a ring in thy nostril, and a bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest. Isaiah 37:30 JPS 37:30 And this shall be the sign unto thee: ye shall eat this year that which groweth of itself, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof. TJBU 37:30 And this shall be a sign to thee: Eat this year such as groweth of itself; and in the second year, that which springeth of the same; and in the third year, sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof. Isaiah 37:31 JPS 37:31 And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward. TJBU 37:31 And again the escaped of the house of Judah that are left shall be like a tree which sends forth its roots downwards, and lifts its branches upwards. Isaiah 37:32 JPS 37:32 For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and out of mount Zion they that shall escape; the zeal of the LORD of hosts shall perform this. TJBU 37:32 For the remnant of the righteous shall go forth from Jerusalem, and the escaped of them that establish the law from mount Zion: by the Word of the Lord of hosts shall this be done. Isaiah 37:33 JPS 37:33 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria: He shall not come unto this city, nor shoot an arrow there, neither shall he come before it with shield, nor cast a mound against it. TJBU 37:33 Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shields, nor shall he cast up a mound against it. Isaiah 37:34 JPS 37:34 By the way that he came, by the same shall he return, and he shall not come unto this city, saith the LORD. TJBU 37:34 By the way that he came, by the same he shall return, and he shall not come into this city, saith the Lord. Isaiah 37:35 JPS 37:35 For I will defend this city to save it, for Mine own sake, and for My servant David's sake.' TJBU 37:35 For I will defend this city to save it, for the sake of my Word, and for the sake of David my servant. Isaiah 37:36 JPS 37:36 And the angel of the LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses. TJBU 37:36 Then the angel of the Lord went forth, and slew in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and four score and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all of them dead corpses. Isaiah 37:37 JPS 37:37 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went, and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh. TJBU 37:37 Then Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went away, and returned and dwelt at Nineveh. Isaiah 37:38 JPS 37:38 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sarezer his sons smote him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esarhaddon his son reigned in his stead. TJBU 37:38 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the temple of Nisroch his god, that Adramelech and Sharezer his sons slew him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Kardu: and Eserhaddon his son reigned in his stead.
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