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


Chapter 16

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Isaiah 15 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 17
Isaiah 16:1
JPS 16:1 Send ye the lambs for the ruler of the land From the crags that are toward the wilderness, Unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.
TJBU 16:1 They shall bring tributes to the Messiah of Israel, who shall prevail over those who are in the wilderness, unto the mountain of the congregation of Zion.
Isaiah 16:2
JPS 16:2 For it shall be that, as wandering birds, As a scattered nest, So shall the daughters of Moab be At the fords of Arnon.
TJBU 16:2 Otherwise it shall come to pass, as a bird which men have driven away, being cast out of its nest, the daughters of Moab shall be led round about, made to wade Amon.
Isaiah 16:3
JPS 16:3 'Give counsel, execute justice; Make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; Hide the outcasts; betray not the fugitive.
TJBU 16:3 Take counsel, execute counsel. Make thy shadow as the night in the day, in the midst of the noonday: hide the outcasts; touch not the dispersed.
Isaiah 16:4
JPS 16:4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee; As for Moab, be thou a covert to him from the face of the spoiler.' For the extortion is at an end, spoiling ceaseth, They that trampled down are consumed out of the land;
TJBU 16:4 Let my outcasts dwell with thee, kingdom of Moab! be thou a covert to them on account of the spoilers: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, all that trampled under foot have come to an end.
Isaiah 16:5
JPS 16:5 And a throne is established through mercy, And there sitteth thereon in truth, in the tent of David, One that judgeth, and seeketh justice, and is ready in righteousness.
TJBU 16:5 Then the throne of the Messiah of Israel shall be established in goodness, and He shall sit upon it in truth in the city of David, judging and seeking justice, and executing truth.
Isaiah 16:6
JPS 16:6 We have heard of the pride of Moab; He is very proud; Even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his arrogancy, His ill-founded boastings.
TJBU 16:6 We have heard of the princes of Moab; who are very proud; their nobles, and their delicate ones, and their pride shall not profit them, when their punishment comes.
Isaiah 16:7
JPS 16:7 Therefore shall Moab wail for Moab, Every one shall wail; For the sweet cakes of Kir-hareseth shall ye mourn, Sorely stricken.
TJBU 16:7 Therefore the Moabiteis shall howl: over the Moabites all of them shall cry aloud; and they shall howl over the men of the city of their strength; they, mourning, shall say, surely they are conquered.
Isaiah 16:8
JPS 16:8 For the fields of Heshbon languish, And the vine of Sibmah, Whose choice plants did overcome The lords of nations; They reached even unto Jazer, They wandered into the wilderness; Her branches were spread abroad, They passed over the sea.
TJBU 16:8 Because the armies of Heshbon are spoiled, the multitude of Sebama are killed, the kings of the people have killed their rulers; they reached unto Jazer; they strayed to the desert; their ftigitives passed by, they crossed the sea.
Isaiah 16:9
JPS 16:9 Therefore I will weep with the weeping of Jazer For the vine of Sibmah; I will water thee with my tears, O Heshbon, and Elealeh; For upon thy summer fruits and upon thy harvest The battle shout is fallen.
TJBU 16:9 Therefore, as I have brought armies against Jazer, so will I bring slayers against Sibmah; I will water thee with my tears, Heshbon and Elealeh! for upon thy harvest, and upon thy vintage the robbers have fallen.
Isaiah 16:10
JPS 16:10 And gladness and joy are taken away Out of the fruitful field; And in the vineyards there shall be no singing, Neither shall there be shouting; No treader shall tread out wine in the presses; I have made the vintage shout to cease.
TJBU 16:10 And joy is taken away and gladness out of the fruitfiil field, and in the vineyards they shall not rejoice, neither shall they play sport; in the vats the treaders shall not tread out the wine; the treading of grapes I have made to cease.
Isaiah 16:11
JPS 16:11 Wherefore my heart moaneth like a harp for Moab, And mine inward parts for Kir-heres.
TJBU 16:11 Wherefore the bowels of the Moabites shall sound as a harp, and their heart shall mourn over the men of the city of their strength.
Isaiah 16:12
JPS 16:12 And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab hath wearied himself upon the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.
TJBU 16:12 And it shall come to pass, that one shall see, that when Moab is wearied out upon his high place, he shall enter his idol-temple to pray, yet he shall not prevail.
Isaiah 16:13
JPS 16:13 This is the word that the LORD spoke concerning Moab in time past.
TJBU 16:13 This is the word which the Lord spake concerning the Moabites long ago:
Isaiah 16:14
JPS 16:14 But now the LORD hath spoken, saying: 'Within three years, as the years of a hireling, and the glory of Moab shall wax contemptible for all his great multitude; and the remnant shall be very small and without strength.'
TJBU 16:14 But now the Lord hath spoken, saying: Within three years, as the years of an hireling, the glory of the Moabites shall come to an end with all that great multitude; and the remnant shall be small, a few; all their glory shall come to an end.
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