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


Chapter 25

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Isaiah 25:1
JPS 25:1 O LORD, Thou art my God, I will exalt Thee, I will praise Thy name, For Thou hast done wonderful things; Even counsels of old, in faithfulness and truth.
TJBU 25:1 O Lord, thou art my God: I will exalt thee; I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; surely thou hast brought to pass and hast established the counsels which thou hadst promised of old to bring to pass.
Isaiah 25:2
JPS 25:2 For Thou hast made of a city a heap, Of a fortified city a ruin; A castle of strangers to be no city, It shall never be built.
TJBU 25:2 For thou hast made the unfortified cities heaps; the fortified city is a ruin; the idolatrous house of the nations in the city of Jerusalem, shall nerer be built up again.
Isaiah 25:3
JPS 25:3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify Thee, The city of the terrible nations shall fear Thee.
TJBU 25:3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of terrible nations shall fear thee.
Isaiah 25:4
JPS 25:4 For Thou hast been a stronghold to the poor, A stronghold to the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat; For the blast of the terrible ones was as a storm against the wall.
TJBU 25:4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a help to the needy in the time of distress; aa those who are protected from before a storm, or who are protected as in a shade from the scorching heat; thus the words of the wicked against the righteous are as a storm that beats against the wall.
Isaiah 25:5
JPS 25:5 As the heat in a dry place, Thou didst subdue the noise of strangers; As the heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the terrible ones was brought low.
TJBU 25:5 As the scorching heat in a dry land thou shalt bring low the tumult of the mighty: as the shade of a cooling rock in a parched land, thus peace of mind shall be to the righteous, when the wicked shall be humbled.
Isaiah 25:6
JPS 25:6 And in this mountain will the LORD of hosts make unto all peoples A feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, Of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
TJBU 25:6 And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make a feast and a banquet; they think that it shall be for their glory; but it shall be to them for disgrace and for mighty afflictions, from which they shall not deliver themselves, afflictions through which they shall come to an end.
Isaiah 25:7
JPS 25:7 And He will destroy in this mountain The face of the covering that is cast over all peoples, And the veil that is spread over all nations.
TJBU 25:7 The face of the prince, of the prince of all the people shall be destroyed; and the face of the king, of the ruler of all the kingdoms.
Isaiah 25:8
JPS 25:8 He will swallow up death for ever; And the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; And the reproach of His people will He take away from off all the earth; For the LORD hath spoken it.
TJBU 25:8 Death shall be forgotten for ever; and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from off all the faces, and the reproach of his people he shall remove from off all the earth, because it hath been decreed thus by the Word of the Lord.
Isaiah 25:9
JPS 25:9 And it shall be said in that day: 'Lo, this is our God, For whom we waited, that He might save us; This is the LORD, for whom we waited, We will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.'
TJBU 25:9 And one shall say at that time: Behold, this is our God; this is he for whom we have hoped, and he shall save us: this is the Lord, for His Word we have hoped; we will rejoice, and be glad in his salvation.
Isaiah 25:10
JPS 25:10 For in this mountain will the hand of the LORD rest, And Moab shall be trodden down in his place, Even as straw is trodden down in the dunghill.
TJBU 25:10 For the power of the Lord of hosts shall be revealed in this mountain; and the Moabites shall be trodden under foot even as straw is in the clay.
Isaiah 25:11
JPS 25:11 And when he shall spread forth his hands in the midst thereof, As he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim, His pride shall be brought down together with the cunning of his hands.
TJBU 25:11 And he shall extend the stroke of his power among them, as the swimmer extends himself to swim; and he shall humble his glory, together with the wiles of his hands.
Isaiah 25:12
JPS 25:12 And the high fortress of thy walls will He bring down, lay low, And bring to the ground, even to the dust.
TJBU 25:12 He shall cast down the fortified city, the great city; he shall thrust it down, it shall come to the earth, even to the dust.
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