Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targum Jonathan Ben Uziel:
The Chaldee Paraphrase on
The Prophet Isaiah
C. W. H. Pauli (1871)


Chapter 3

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Isaiah 2 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 4
Isaiah 3:1
JPS 3:1 For, behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, Doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah Stay and staff, Every stay of bread, and every stay of water;
TJBU 3:1 For, behold, the Lord of the world, the Lord of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of food, and the whole stay of water.
Isaiah 3:2
JPS 3:2 The mighty man, and the man of war; The judge, and the prophet, And the diviner, and the elder;
TJBU 3:2 The mighty man, and the man that maketh war, the judge, and the prophet, and the scribe, and the diviner, and the ancient,
Isaiah 3:3
JPS 3:3 The captain of fifty, and the man of rank, And the counsellor, and the cunning charmer, and the skilful enchanter.
TJBU 3:3 The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, and the counsellor, and he that commands, and he that obeyeth, and the wise in counsel.
Isaiah 3:4
JPS 3:4 And I will give children to be their princes, And babes shall rule over them.
TJBU 3:4 And I will appoint sucklings to be their governors, and the weak shall rule over them.
Isaiah 3:5
JPS 3:5 And the people shall oppress one another, Every man his fellow, and every man his neighbour; The child shall behave insolently against the aged, And the base against the honourable,
TJBU 3:5 The nations shall wage war, man against man, and a man against his neighbour; children shall rule over the ancient, and the base over the honourable.
Isaiah 3:6
JPS 3:6 For a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father: 'Thou hast a mantle, Be thou our ruler, And let this ruin be under thy hand.'
TJBU 3:6 For a man shall take hold of his brother, of the family of his father's house, saying, Thou hast clothing, be thou a ruler over us, and this ruin shall be under thy government.
Isaiah 3:7
JPS 3:7 In that day shall he swear, saying: 'I will not be a healer; For in my house is neither bread nor a mantle; Ye shall not make me ruler of a people.'
TJBU 3:7 He shall answer in that time, saying, I am not a proper person to become a chief, and in my house I have nothing that I could eat, and nothing wherewith I could clothe myself; appoint me not a chief over all this people.
Isaiah 3:8
JPS 3:8 For Jerusalem is ruined, And Judah is fallen; Because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, To provoke the eyes of His glory.
TJBU 3:8 Because the inhabitants of Jerusalem have stumbled, therefore the men of Judah shall go into captivity; surely the speech of their mouth and the wages of their works are revealed before the Lord, and they have provoked to anger His glory.
Isaiah 3:9
JPS 3:9 The show of their countenance doth witness against them; And they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have wrought evil unto themselves.
TJBU 3:9 The shew of their faces in judgment bears testimony against them, and they declare their sins as the Sodomites, and they restrain not. Woe unto them! for they have caused that evil should come upon them.
Isaiah 3:10
JPS 3:10 Say ye of the righteous, that it shall be well with him; For they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
TJBU 3:10 Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with you, for the fruits of their work shall be recompensed.
Isaiah 3:11
JPS 3:11 Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him; For the work of his hands shall be done to him.
TJBU 3:11 Woe to the wicked, whose works are evil; because the reward of their hands shall be returned to them.
Isaiah 3:12
JPS 3:12 As for My people, a babe is their master, And women rule over them. O My people, they that lead thee cause thee to err, And destroy the way of thy paths.
TJBU 3:12 As for my people, their oppressors plunder them, as those who glean the vineyard; and as usurers they rule over them. my people, those that call thee blessed cause thee to err; and the way of thy path they have perverted.
Isaiah 3:13
JPS 3:13 The LORD standeth up to plead, And standeth to judge the peoples.
TJBU 3:13 The Lord is ready to judge, and to reveal Himself to take vengeance of judgment of the nations.
Isaiah 3:14
JPS 3:14 The LORD will enter into judgment With the elders of His people, and the princes thereof: 'It is ye that have eaten up the vineyard; The spoil of the poor is in your houses;
TJBU 3:14 The Lord will enter into judgment with the elders of His people, and with their oppressors; because ye have robbed my people, the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Isaiah 3:15
JPS 3:15 What mean ye that ye crush My people, And grind the face of the poor?' Saith the Lord, the GOD of hosts.
TJBU 3:15 What mean ye, that ye impoverish my people and grind the faces of the poor? They are perishing in their contentions, saith the Lord, the God of hosts.
Isaiah 3:16
JPS 3:16 Moreover the LORD said: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, And walk with stretched-forth necks And wanton eyes, Walking and mincing as they go, And making a tinkling with their feet;
TJBU 3:16 And the Lord said, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and they are walking with stretched-forth necks, and they walk with their eyes painted, with their hair rolled up, and with their feet they excite lust.
Isaiah 3:17
JPS 3:17 Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab The crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, And the LORD will lay bare their secret parts.
TJBU 3:17 And the Lord shall make servile the glory of the daughters of Zion, and the Lord shall remove their dignity.
Isaiah 3:18
JPS 3:18 In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their anklets, and the fillets, and the crescents;
TJBU 3:18 In that day the Lord will take away the ornament of their sandals and their cauls and head-nets.
Isaiah 3:19
JPS 3:19 the pendants, and the bracelets, and the veils;
TJBU 3:19 The necklaces, and the bracelets for the hands, and the long robes.
Isaiah 3:20
JPS 3:20 the headtires, and the armlets, and the sashes, and the corselets, and the amulets;
TJBU 3:20 The crowns, the bracelets for the feet, the crisping-pin, and the ear-rings, and the orna ment;
Isaiah 3:21
JPS 3:21 the rings, and the nose-jewels;
TJBU 3:21 And the finger-rings, and the jewels;
Isaiah 3:22
JPS 3:22 the aprons, and the mantelets, and the cloaks, and the girdles;
TJBU 3:22 The tunics, and the cloaks, and the wimples, and the stays.
Isaiah 3:23
JPS 3:23 and the gauze robes, and the fine linen, and the turbans, and the mantles.
TJBU 3:23 The mirrors, and the fine linen, and the crowns, and the veils.
Isaiah 3:24
JPS 3:24 And it shall come to pass, that Instead of sweet spices there shall be rottenness; And instead of a girdle rags; And instead of curled hair baldness; And instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; Branding instead of beauty.
TJBU 3:24 It shall come to pass, that in the place where they were giving forth sweet smells, there shall be putrefaction; and in the place where they were binding the girdles, shall be marks of smiting; and instead of plaited locks, baldness; and instead of their walking in pride, they shall bind on sackcloth; this vengeance shall be taken on them because they have committed fornication in their beauty.
Isaiah 3:25
JPS 3:25 Thy men shall fall by the sword, And thy mighty in the war.
TJBU 3:25 Thy beautiful men shall be killed by the sword, and thy heroes in the war.
Isaiah 3:26
JPS 3:26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; And utterly bereft she shall sit upon the ground.
TJBU 3:26 And the gates of her city shall be laid desolate, and shall come to an end; and the land shall be laid waste, and shall be destroyed.
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