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


Chapter 34

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Isaiah 33 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 35
Isaiah 34:1
JPS 34:1 Come near, ye nations, to hear, And attend, ye peoples; Let the earth hear, and the fulness thereof, The world, and all things that come forth of it.
TJBU 34:1 Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye kingdoms: let the earth hear, and the world's fulness, and all that dwell in her.
Isaiah 34:2
JPS 34:2 For the LORD hath indignation against all the nations, And fury against all their host; He hath utterly destroyed them, He hath delivered them to the slaughter.
TJBU 34:2 For the wrath from before the presence of the Lord is upon all the nations, and slaughter upon all their hosts: He hath condemned them and delivered them over to the slaughter.
Isaiah 34:3
JPS 34:3 Their slain also shall be cast out, And the stench of their carcasses shall come up, And the mountains shall be melted with their blood.
TJBU 34:3 And their slain shall be cast out; and their stink shall ascend from their carcases; and the mountains shall be melted with their blood.
Isaiah 34:4
JPS 34:4 And all the host of heaven shall moulder away, And the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll; And all their host shall fall down, As the leaf falleth off from the vine, And as a falling fig from the fig-tree.
TJBU 34:4 And all the pleasant host of heaven shall be dissolved, and they shall be blotted out from beneath the heavens, as it is said concerning them in this book; and all their armies shall come to an end, as the fading leaf from the vine, and as the withering fig from the fig-tree.
Isaiah 34:5
JPS 34:5 For My sword hath drunk its fill in heaven; Behold, it shall come down upon Edom, And upon the people of My ban, to judgment.
TJBU 34:5 Because my sword is revealed in heaven; behold, it shall be uncovered upon Edom, and upon the people which I have condemned to judgment.
Isaiah 34:6
JPS 34:6 The sword of the LORD is filled with blood, It is made fat with fatness, With the blood of lambs and goats, With the fat of the kidneys of rams; For the LORD hath a sacrifice in Bozrah, And a great slaughter in the land of Edom.
TJBU 34:6 The sword before the presence of the Lord is filled with blood, it is fattened, it is fattened with the blood of kings and rulers, it is fattened with the kidneys of princes; because there is a slaughter before the Lord in Bozrah, and a great sacrifice in the land of Edom.
Isaiah 34:7
JPS 34:7 And the wild-oxen shall come down with them, And the bullocks with the bulls; And their land shall be drunken with blood, And their dust made fat with fatness.
TJBU 34:7 And the mighty men shall be slain with them, and the rulers, and the princes; and their land shall be drunken with their own blood; and their dust made fat with their own fat.
Isaiah 34:8
JPS 34:8 For the LORD hath a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the controversy of Zion.
TJBU 34:8 For it is the day of vengeance before the presence of the Lord; the year of recompense, to take vengeance of judgment on account of the ignominy of Zion.
Isaiah 34:9
JPS 34:9 And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, And the dust thereof into brimstone, And the land thereof shall become burning pitch.
TJBU 34:9 And the rivers of Samaria shall be turned into pitch, and her dust into brimstone, and the land shall become burning pitch.
Isaiah 34:10
JPS 34:10 It shall not be quenched night nor day, The smoke thereof shall go up for ever; From generation to generation it shall lie waste: None shall pass through it for ever and ever.
TJBU 34:10 By night and by day it shall not be ex tinguished; her smoke shall ascend for ever: from generation to generation she shall lie waste; none shall pass through her to everlasting ages.
Isaiah 34:11
JPS 34:11 But the pelican and the bittern shall possess it, And the owl and the raven shall dwell therein; And He shall stretch over it The line of confusion, and the plummet of emptiness.
TJBU 34:11 The pelican and the porcupine shall inherit her, and the owls and the ravens shall dwell in her: and the line of devastation shall be extended over her, and the plummet of desolation.
Isaiah 34:12
JPS 34:12 As for her nobles, none shall be there to be called to the kingdom; And all her princes shall be nothing.
TJBU 34:12 They said, we are the sons of free men, and they were not willing to accept over them a kingly government; and all her princes shall come to nothing.
Isaiah 34:13
JPS 34:13 And thorns shall come up in her palaces, Nettles and thistles in the fortresses thereof; And it shall be a habitation of wild-dogs, An enclosure for ostriches.
TJBU 34:13 And in her palaces shall spring up thorns, and the nettles, and the brambles in their fortified city: and she shall become a habitation for dragons, a place for the daughter of the ostrich.
Isaiah 34:14
JPS 34:14 And the wild-cats shall meet with the jackals, And the satyr shall cry to his fellow; Yea, the night-monster shall repose there, And shall find her a place of rest.
TJBU 34:14 And there shall meet one another, martens and wild cats, and demons, each shall sport with its companion: verily dryads shall dwell there, and they shall find rest for themselves.
Isaiah 34:15
JPS 34:15 There shall the arrowsnake make her nest, and lay, And hatch, and brood under her shadow; Yea, there shall the kites be gathered, Every one with her mate.
TJBU 34:15 And the hedgehog shall make its nest there, and shall breed there; partridges shall chirp in the shady boughs: surely, the vultures shall be gathered thither, every one with her mate.
Isaiah 34:16
JPS 34:16 Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read; No one of these shall be missing, None shall want her mate; For My mouth it hath commanded, And the breath thereof it hath gathered them.
TJBU 34:16 Search ye out of the book of the Lord, and seek: no one of them shall fail, none shall tarry for her mate, for by His Word they shall be gathered together, and by His pleasure they shall be brought together.
Isaiah 34:17
JPS 34:17 And He hath cast the lot for them, And His hand hath divided it unto them by line; They shall possess it for ever, From generation to generation shall they dwell therein.
TJBU 34:17 And He by His Word hath cast the lot for them; and by His will He hath divided it unto them by line; they shall possess it for ever; from generation to generation they shall dwell therein.
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