Isaiah 44 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 46
Isaiah 45:1 JPS 45:1 Thus saith the LORD to His anointed, To Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, To subdue nations before him, And to loose the loins of kings; To open the doors before him, And that the gates may not be shut: TJBU 45:1 Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whom I hold firm by his right hand, to deliver the nations unto him; and I will loose the loins of the kings, to open the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut. Isaiah 45:2 JPS 45:2 I will go before thee, And make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the doors of brass, And cut in sunder the bars of iron; TJBU 45:2 My Word shall go before thee, I will have a way in the plains; I will break in pieces the doors of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron. Isaiah 45:3 JPS 45:3 And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, And hidden riches of secret places, That thou mayest know that I am the LORD, Who call thee by thy name, even the God of Israel. TJBU 45:3 And I will give thee the treasures of dark ness, and hidden treasures, that thou mayest know, that I, the Lord, who called thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. Isaiah 45:4 JPS 45:4 For the sake of Jacob My servant, And Israel Mine elect, I have called thee by thy name, I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known Me. TJBU 45:4 For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel my elect, yea, I have called thee by thy name; I have guided thee, though thou hast not known that thou shouldest fear me. Isaiah 45:5 JPS 45:5 I am the LORD, and there is none else, Beside Me there is no God; I have girded thee, though thou hast not known Me; TJBU 45:5 I am the Lord, and none else; there is no God beside me: I have supported thee, though thou hast not known that thou shouldest fear me: Isaiah 45:6 JPS 45:6 That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, That there is none beside Me; I am the LORD; and there is none else; TJBU 45:6 That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west; I am the Lord, and there is none else: Isaiah 45:7 JPS 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil; I am the LORD, that doeth all these things. TJBU 45:7 Who prepares the light, and creates dark ness, makes peace, and creates punishment for evil. I the Lord do all these things. Isaiah 45:8 JPS 45:8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above, And let the skies pour down righteousness; Let the earth open, that they may bring forth salvation, And let her cause righteousness to spring up together; I the LORD have created it. TJBU 45:8 Let the heavens drop down from above, and the clouds flow with good, let the earth open itself, and the dead live, and let righteousness be revealed together; I the Lord have created them. Isaiah 45:9 JPS 45:9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker, As a potsherd with the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him that fashioned it: 'What makest thou?' Or: 'Thy work, it hath no hands'? TJBU 45:9 Woe to him who thinks of striving against the words of his Creator, and trusts that the images of a potter shall do him good, which are made out of the dust of the earth. Is it possible, that the clay could say to him that worketh it, Thou hast not made me? or thy work, He hath no hands? Isaiah 45:10 JPS 45:10 Woe unto him that saith unto his father. 'Wherefore begettest thou?' Or to a woman: 'Wherefore travailest thou?' TJBU 45:10 Woe to him that saith to his father, What begettest thou? and to his mother, What hast thou brought forth? Isaiah 45:11 JPS 45:11 Thus saith the LORD, The Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: Ask Me of the things that are to come; Concerning My sons, and concerning the work of My hands, command ye Me. TJBU 45:11 Thus saith the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, and He that formed him, Ye question me about things concerning my people, which shall come to pass; and will ye command me concerning the work of my power? Isaiah 45:12 JPS 45:12 I, even I, have made the earth, And created man upon it; I, even My hands, have stretched out the heavens, And all their host have I commanded. TJBU 45:12 It is I who have made the earth by my Word, and I have created man upon it; it is I who have suspended the heavens by my power, and I have laid the foundation of all the hosts of them. Isaiah 45:13 JPS 45:13 I have roused him up in victory, And I make level all his ways; He shall build My city, And he shall let Mine exiles go free, Not for price nor reward, Saith the LORD of hosts. TJBU 45:13 It is I who will verily bring him forth publicly, and all his paths I will direct: he shall build my city, and he shall let the captives of my people go, not for a price nor for money, saith the Lord of hosts. Isaiah 45:14 JPS 45:14 Thus saith the LORD: The labour of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia, And of the Sabeans, men of stature, Shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine; They shall go after thee, in chains they shall come over; And they shall fall down unto thee, They shall make supplication unto thee: Surely God is in thee, and there is none else, There is no other God. TJBU 45:14 Thus saith the Lord, the wealth of Egypt, and the merchandize of Ethiopia and of the men of the Sabeans, the men of traffic, shall come unto thee, and thine they shall be: they shall walk according to thy command; they shall pass along in chains; and they shall bow down unto thee, and shall supplicate thee, saying, Verily God is in thee, and there is no God whatever besides Him. Isaiah 45:15 JPS 45:15 Verily Thou art a God that hidest Thyself, O God of Israel, the Saviour. TJBU 45:15 Verily, thou art He, who dost make Thy Shekinah to dwell in the highest heaven, God of Israel, the Saviour! Isaiah 45:16 JPS 45:16 They shall be ashamed, yea, confounded, all of them; They shall go in confusion together that are makers of idols. TJBU 45:16 They shall be ashamed and confounded, all of them: the worshippers of images shall walk in confusion. Isaiah 45:17 JPS 45:17 O Israel, that art saved by the LORD with an everlasting salvation; Ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end. TJBU 45:17 Israel shall be saved by the Word of the Lord with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded for ever, yea, for ages after ages. Isaiah 45:18 JPS 45:18 For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens, He is God; That formed the earth and made it, He established it, He created it not a waste, He formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD, and there is none else. TJBU 45:18 For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; He who laid the foundation of the earth and made it, is God; He formed it. He created it not in vain; but He formed it, that the sons of man should multiply upon it. I am the Lord, and there is none else. Isaiah 45:19 JPS 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, In a place of the land of darkness; I said not unto the seed of Jacob: 'Seek ye Me in vain'; I the LORD speak righteousness, I declare things that are right. TJBU 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the seed of the house of Jacob, Seek me reverently in vain: I the Lord speak the truth, declaring upright things. Isaiah 45:20 JPS 45:20 Assemble yourselves and come, draw near together, Ye that are escaped of the nations; They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, And pray unto a god that cannot save. TJBU 45:20 Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they know nothing that carry about their wooden images, and who pray unto a god who shall not save. Isaiah 45:21 JPS 45:21 Declare ye, and bring them near, Yea, let them take counsel together: Who hath announced this from ancient time, And declared it of old? Have not I the LORD? And there is no God else beside Me, A just God and a Saviour; There is none beside Me. TJBU 45:21 Tell ye, and draw ye near; yea, take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the Lord? and there is no God whatever besides me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none but I. Isaiah 45:22 JPS 45:22 Look unto Me, and be ye saved, All the ends of the earth; For I am God, and there is none else. TJBU 45:22 Turn unto my Word, and be ye saved, all that are at the ends of the earth: for I am the Lord, and there is none else. Isaiah 45:23 JPS 45:23 By Myself have I sworn, The word is gone forth from My mouth in righteousness, And shall not come back, That unto Me every knee shall bow, Every tongue shall swear. TJBU 45:23 I have sworn by my Word, the word is gone forth in righteousness from my presence, and shall not fail, That before me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear. Isaiah 45:24 JPS 45:24 Only in the LORD, shall one say of Me, is victory and strength; Even to Him shall men come in confusion, All they that were incensed against Him. TJBU 45:24 Surely, He has promised to bring me right eousness and strength by the Word of the Lord. In His Word they shall offer praise, and all the nations that are incensed against His people shall be ashamed. Isaiah 45:25 JPS 45:25 In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel Be justified, and shall glory. TJBU 45:25 In the Word of the Lord all the seed of Israel shall be justified and glorified.
Isaiah 44 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 46