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


Chapter 27

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Isaiah 26 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 28
Isaiah 27:1
JPS 27:1 In that day the LORD with His sore and great and strong sword will punish leviathan the slant serpent, and leviathan the tortuous serpent; and He will slay the dragon that is in the sea.
TJBU 27:1 At that time the Lord shall punish with his great, mighty, and strong sword the king, who has magnified himself as Pharaoh the first, and the king who has exalted himself as Senna cherib the second; and he shall slay the king that is strong as the dragon that is in the sea.
Isaiah 27:2
JPS 27:2 In that day sing ye of her: 'A vineyard of foaming wine!'
TJBU 27:2 At that time the congregation of Israel, which is like a vineyard planted in a goodly land, shall sing concerning that vineyard:
Isaiah 27:3
JPS 27:3 I the LORD do guard it, I water it every moment; Lest Mine anger visit it, I guard it night and day.
TJBU 27:3 I, the Lord, keep the covenant of their fathers with them, that I may not destroy them; but at the time that they provoked me to anger, I gave them the cup of their punishment to drink; but their sins were the cause of their punishment; nevertheless, my Word shall protect them by day and by night.
Isaiah 27:4
JPS 27:4 Fury is not in Me; Would that I were as the briers and thorns in flame! I would with one step burn it altogether.
TJBU 27:4 Behold, many mighty works are before me. Is it not so? If the house of Israel would set their face to do my law, I would send my anger and my fury among the nations, who are waging war against them, and I would destroy them, as the fire destroyeth the briers and the thorns together.
Isaiah 27:5
JPS 27:5 Or else let him take hold of My strength, That he may make peace with Me; Yea, let him make peace with Me.
TJBU 27:5 If they would lay hold on the words of my law, peace would be made with them; henceforth peace woidd be made with them.
Isaiah 27:6
JPS 27:6 In days to come shall Jacob take root, Israel shall blossom and bud; And the face of the world shall be filled with fruitage.
TJBU 27:6 They shall be gathered from the midst of their captivity, and return to their country; there children shall be bom to the house of Jacob; they of the house of Israel shall be fruitful, and they shall midtiply; their children's children shall fill the face of the world.
Isaiah 27:7
JPS 27:7 Hath He smitten him as He smote those that smote him? Or is he slain according to the slaughter of them that were slain by Him?
TJBU 27:7 Hath he smitten him (Judah and Israel) as He smote those that smote him? Or is he (Judah md Israel) slain according to the slaughter of them that are slain by Him (by God)?
Isaiah 27:8
JPS 27:8 In full measure, when Thou sendest her away, Thou dost contend with her; He hath removed her with His rough blast in the day of the east wind.
TJBU 27:8 With the measure wherewith thou didst measure, they shall measure unto thee, thou didst send forth and oppress them. He meditated a word against them. He' prevailed against them in the day of wrath.
Isaiah 27:9
JPS 27:9 Therefore by this shall the iniquity of Jacob be expiated, And this is all the fruit of taking away his sin: When he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in pieces, So that the Asherim and the sun-images shall rise no more.
TJBU 27:9 By this, therefore, shall the sins of the house of Jacob be forgiven; and thus it shall be with all the works of the perverseness of their sins, namely that they shall make all the stones of the (idolatrous) altar like chalk stones that are beaten asunder; the groves and the sun-images shall not be raised up again.
Isaiah 27:10
JPS 27:10 For the fortified city is solitary, A habitation abandoned and forsaken, like the wilderness; There shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, And consume the branches thereof
TJBU 27:10 But the city that was fortified shall sit soli tary: she shall totter, and be forsaken like a desert; the just shall wage war against her, and plunder her treasures, and make an end of her hosts, so that none shall go forth.
Isaiah 27:11
JPS 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off; The women shall come, and set them on fire; For it is a people of no understanding; Therefore He that made them will not have compassion upon them, And He that formed them will not be gracious unto them.
TJBU 27:11 Their armies shall be cut off; and they shall be confounded on account of their works, which shall be broken: women shall enter the house of their idolatry, and teach them, because they are a people of no understanding: therefore He that made them shall not have mercy on them, and He that created them shall show them no favour.
Isaiah 27:12
JPS 27:12 And it shall come to pass in that day, That the LORD will beat off [His fruit] From the flood of the River unto the Brook of Egypt, And ye shall be gathered one by one, O ye children of Israel.
TJBU 27:12 And it shall come to pass at that time, that the slain of the Lord shall be cast from the bank of the river Euphrates into the river of Egypt; and ye shall be brought near one to the other, ye sons of Israel.
Isaiah 27:13
JPS 27:13 And it shall come to pass in that day, That a great horn shall be blown; And they shall come that were lost in the land of Assyria, And they that were dispersed in the land of Egypt; And they shall worship the LORD in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.
TJBU 27:13 And it shall come to pass at that time, that the great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come, who had gone into captivity into the land of Assyria, and those who were cast into the land of Egypt, and they shall worship before the Lord, in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.
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