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


Chapter 33

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Isaiah 32 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 34
Isaiah 33:1
JPS 33:1 Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; And dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! When thou hast ceased to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled; And when thou art weary with dealing treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee.
TJBU 33:1 Woe to him who is coining to spoil thee, and shall they not spoil thee? And woe to him that is coining to plunder, and shall they not plunder thee? When thou shalt come to spoil, they shall spoil thee, and when thou shalt be weary of plundering, they shall plunder thee.
Isaiah 33:2
JPS 33:2 O LORD, be gracious unto us; We have waited for Thee; Be Thou their arm every morning, Our salvation also in the time of trouble.
TJBU 33:2 O Lord, be merciful unto us; we have hoped for Thy Word: be Thou our strength every day, our salvation also in the time of distress.
Isaiah 33:3
JPS 33:3 At the noise of the tumult the peoples are fled; At the lifting up of Thyself the nations are scattered.
TJBU 33:3 At the voice of a tumultuous noise the people are afraid, on account of the multitude of mighty actions kingdoms are scattered.
Isaiah 33:4
JPS 33:4 And your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathereth; As locusts leap do they leap upon it.
TJBU 33:4 And the house of Israel shall gather the treasures of the people, their enemies, as they gather the locusts. They shall be armed with the instruments of warfare, as they that are armed with a sling.
Isaiah 33:5
JPS 33:5 The LORD is exalted, for He dwelleth on high; He hath filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
TJBU 33:5 Mighty is the Lord who maketh His Shekinah to dwell in the highest heavens, who hath promised to fill Zion witi them that do true justice and righteousness.
Isaiah 33:6
JPS 33:6 And the stability of thy times shall be A hoard of salvation—wisdom and knowledge, And the fear of the LORD which is His treasure.
TJBU 33:6 And it shall come to pass, whatever good Thou hast promised to them that fear Thee, Thou wilt bring and establish it in its time: strength and salvation, wisdom and knowledge. For them that fear the Lord, the treasure of His goodness is prepared.
Isaiah 33:7
JPS 33:7 Behold, their valiant ones cry without; The ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.
TJBU 33:7 When Thou shalt reveal Thyself to them, the messengers of the nations shall cry bitterly in the street; those who had gone forth to proclaim peace, shall return to weep in the bitterness of soul.
Isaiah 33:8
JPS 33:8 The highways lie waste, The wayfaring man ceaseth; He hath broken the covenant, He hath despised the cities, He regardeth not man.
TJBU 33:8 The highways lie desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth: because they have forgotten' the covenant: they shall be removed far from their cities; they have not considered the sons of men, evil shall come upon them.
Isaiah 33:9
JPS 33:9 The land mourneth and languisheth; Lebanon is ashamed, it withereth; Sharon is like a wilderness; And Bashan and Carmel are clean bare.
TJBU 33:9 The land mourneth, it is laid desolate; Lebanon is withered, it shakes off its leaves: Sharon has become like a desert; Bashan is laid desolate, and Carmel.
Isaiah 33:10
JPS 33:10 Now will I arise, saith the LORD; Now will I be exalted; Now will I lift Myself up.
TJBU 33:10 Now I will reveal myself, saith the Lord; now will I lift myself up on high; now will I be exalted.
Isaiah 33:11
JPS 33:11 Ye conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble; Your breath is a fire that shall devour you.
TJBU 33:11 Ye, O people! have purposed for yourselves purposes of iniquity; ye have worked for yourselves evil works, because your works are evil; my Word shall consume you, as a whirlwind con sumes chaff.
Isaiah 33:12
JPS 33:12 And the peoples shall be as the burnings of lime; As thorns cut down, that are burned in the fire.
TJBU 33:12 And the people shall be as the burning of fire, as thorns are cut up and burnt in the fire.
Isaiah 33:13
JPS 33:13 Hear, ye that are far off, what I have done; And, ye that are near, acknowledge My might.
TJBU 33:13 Hear ye, righteous, that keep the law from of old, what I have done; and know ye, ye sinners that have returned to my law, that my strength is nigh.
Isaiah 33:14
JPS 33:14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; Trembling hath seized the ungodly: 'Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?'
TJBU 33:14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; terror hath seized the wicked, who, when they were committing theft in their ways, said: Who of us shall dwell in Zion, in which the brightness of His Shekinah is like devouring fire? Who of us shall sojourn in Jerusalem, where the wicked shall be judged, to be delivered into hell, into everlasting burning?
Isaiah 33:15
JPS 33:15 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; He that despiseth the gain of oppressions, That shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, That stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, And shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil;
TJBU 33:15 The prophet said, The just shall live in it, every one who walketh in righteousness, and speaketh honest things; removing himself to a distance from the mammon of iniquity; removing himself from oppressions, that restraineth his hands from holding a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of the shedding of innocent blood, and shutteth his eyes from looking at the workers of iniquity.
Isaiah 33:16
JPS 33:16 He shall dwell on high; His place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; His bread shall be given, his waters shall be sure.
TJBU 33:16 The house of his inhabitation shall be in a high and exalted place; in the house of the sanctuary shall his soul be satisfied; his food shall be sufficient; his waters shall continue; like a fountain of water, whose waters fail not.
Isaiah 33:17
JPS 33:17 Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty; They shall behold a land stretching afar.
TJBU 33:17 Thine eyes shall see the Shekinah of the king of the worlds in his beauty; thou shalt behold and see those that descend down to hell.
Isaiah 33:18
JPS 33:18 Thy heart shall muse on the terror: 'Where is he that counted, where is he that weighed? Where is he that counted the towers?'
TJBU 33:18 Thy heart shalt meditate great things: where are the scribes? where are the rulers? where are the mathematicians? let them come, if they are able to count the number of the slain of the chief of the camp of the mighty.
Isaiah 33:19
JPS 33:19 Thou shalt not see the fierce people; A people of a deep speech that thou canst not perceive, Of a stammering tongue that thou canst not understand.
TJBU 33:19 Thou shalt not be able to see the govern ment of a mighty people, whose language is so unintelligible that thou canst not understand it, whose tongue stammereth, because there is no understanding in them.
Isaiah 33:20
JPS 33:20 Look upon Zion, the city of our solemn gatherings; Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a peaceful habitation, A tent that shall not be removed, The stakes whereof shall never be plucked up, Neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.
TJBU 33:20 O Zion, thou shalt see their fall; city of our festivals, thine eyes shall see the consolation of Jerusalem in her prosperity and security, like a tabernacle that is not taken down, and whose pegs are not drawn out for ever, and whose cords shall not be broken.
Isaiah 33:21
JPS 33:21 But there the LORD will be with us in majesty, In a place of broad rivers and streams; Wherein shall go no galley with oars, Neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.
TJBU 33:21 Yea, surely from thence the power of the Lord shall be revealed, to do good unto us from the place whence overflowing rivers of broad span shall flow, through which shall not pass the fishermen's boat, nor the large pinnace go through it.
Isaiah 33:22
JPS 33:22 For the LORD is our Judge, The LORD is our Lawgiver, The LORD is our King; He will save us.
TJBU 33:22 For the Lord is our judge, who by His power brought us out of Egypt; the Lord, who is our teacher, who gave us the doctrine of the law from Sinai; the Lord is our king, He will redeem us, and execute for us vengeance of judgment on the host of Gog.
Isaiah 33:23
JPS 33:23 Thy tacklings are loosed; They do not hold the stand of their mast, They do not spread the sail; Then is the prey of a great spoil divided; The lame take the prey.
TJBU 33:23 At that time the people shall be bereft of their strength, and shall be like a ship, whose ropes are broken; neither shall there be strength in their mast, which is cut down, so that it is not possible to spread a sail upon it; then shall the house of Israel divide the treasures of the people, the abundance of spoil and prey; and although the blind and the lame are left among them, they also shall divide the abundance of spoil and prey.
Isaiah 33:24
JPS 33:24 And the inhabitant shall not say: 'I am sick'; The people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.
TJBU 33:24 Henceforth they shall not say to the people which dwell round about them, I shall return to the Shekinah. (From you is come upon us the evil plague.) The people, the house of Israel, shall be gathered together, and they shall return to their land, their sins being forgiven.
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