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


Chapter 48

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Isaiah 47 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 49
Isaiah 48:1
JPS 48:1 Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, Who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the fountain of Judah; Who swear by the name of the LORD, And make mention of the God of Israel, But not in truth, nor in righteousness.
TJBU 48:1 Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth from the stock of Judah, with whom he hath made a covenant in the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, that the remembrance of them shall not cease. Shall not His Word stand in truth and righteousness?
Isaiah 48:2
JPS 48:2 For they call themselves of the holy city, And stay themselves upon the God of Israel, The LORD of hosts is His name.
TJBU 48:2 For their portion is in the holy city, and their confidence is in the God of Israel; The Lord of hosts is His name.
Isaiah 48:3
JPS 48:3 I have declared the former things from of old; Yea, they went forth out of My mouth, and I announced them; Suddenly I did them, and they came to pass.
TJBU 48:3 I have declared the former things from the beginning; and they have gone forth from my Word, and I announced them; suddenly I will do them, and they shall come to pass.
Isaiah 48:4
JPS 48:4 Because I knew that thou art obstinate, And thy neck is an iron sinew, And thy brow brass;
TJBU 48:4 I knew that thou wouldest be a rebel, and thy neck would be as hard iron, and thy brow strong as brass.
Isaiah 48:5
JPS 48:5 Therefore I have declared it to thee from of old; Before it came to pass I announced it to thee; Lest thou shouldest say: 'Mine idol hath done them, And my graven image, and my molten image, hath commanded them.'
TJBU 48:5 Therefore I have declared these things to thee from the beginning; before they came to pass I annoimced them unto thee: lest thou shouldest say, Mine idol hath done them, and my molten image hath prepared them.
Isaiah 48:6
JPS 48:6 Thou hast heard, see, all this; And ye, will ye not declare it? I have announced unto thee new things from this time, Even hidden things, which thou hast not known.
TJBU 48:6 Hast thou heard whether that was revealed to any people which was revealed unto thee? and as for you, will ye not declare it? I have shewed thee new things from this time, and hidden things, and thou didst not know them.
Isaiah 48:7
JPS 48:7 They are created now, and not from of old, And before this day thou heardest them not; Lest thou shouldest say: 'Behold, I knew them.'
TJBU 48:7 They are created now, and not of old; yea, I have not announced them before the day of their coming to pass, lest thou shouldest say, Behold, I have known them.
Isaiah 48:8
JPS 48:8 Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; Yea, from of old thine ear was not opened; For I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, And wast called a transgressor from the womb.
TJBU 48:8 Yea, thou didst not listen to the words of the prophets; yea, thou didst not accept the instruction of the law; yea, thou didst not incline thine ear to receive the words of the blessings and curses of my covenant which I made with you in Horeb; for it was manifest to me that thou wouldest altogether deal falsely, and be called a rebel from the womb.
Isaiah 48:9
JPS 48:9 For My name's sake will I defer Mine anger, And for My praise will I refrain for thee, That I cut thee not off.
TJBU 48:9 For my name's sake, I will defer mine anger, and for my praise I will preserve thee, so as not to destroy thee.
Isaiah 48:10
JPS 48:10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have tried thee in the furnace of affliction.
TJBU 48:10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not in the crucible of silver; I tried thee in the distress of poverty.
Isaiah 48:11
JPS 48:11 For Mine own sake, for Mine own sake, will I do it; For how should it be profaned? And My glory will I not give to another.
TJBU 48:11 For my name's sake, for the sake of my Word, that it may not be profaned, I will do it, and my glory in which I have revealed myself unto you, I will not give to another people.
Isaiah 48:12
JPS 48:12 Hearken unto Me, O Jacob, And Israel My called: I am He; I am the first, I also am the last.
TJBU 48:12 Hearken unto my Word, ye who are of the house of Jacob and Israel, my called, I am He, who was of old, yea, ages after ages are mine, and besides me there is no God.
Isaiah 48:13
JPS 48:13 Yea, My hand hath laid the foundation of the earth, And My right hand hath spread out the heavens; When I call unto them, They stand up together.
TJBU 48:13 Yea, by my Word I have laid the founda tion of the earth, and by my might I have suspended the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.
Isaiah 48:14
JPS 48:14 Assemble yourselves, all ye, and hear; Which among them hath declared these things? He whom the LORD loveth shall perform His pleasure on Babylon, And show His arm on the Chaldeans.
TJBU 48:14 All ye, assemble yourselves, and hear: who among them hath declared these things ever since the Lord loved Israel? He will do His pleasure on Babylon, and He will reveal the strength of His arm on the Chaldeans.
Isaiah 48:15
JPS 48:15 I, even I, have spoken, yea, I have called him; I have brought him, and he shall make his way prosperous.
TJBU 48:15 I by my Word have made a covenant with Abraham your father; yea, I have called him, I have brought him into the land of the place of my Shekinah, and I prospered his way.
Isaiah 48:16
JPS 48:16 Come ye near unto Me, hear ye this: From the beginning I have not spoken in secret; From the time that it was, there am I; And now the Lord GOD hath sent me, and His spirit.
TJBU 48:16 Come ye near to my Word; hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; at the time when the nations separated themselves from fearing me, at that time I brought Abraham your father to my service. The prophet saith: And now the Lord God, and His Word, hath sent me.
Isaiah 48:17
JPS 48:17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, The Holy One of Israel: I am the LORD thy God, Who teacheth thee for thy profit, Who leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
TJBU 48:17 Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God, who teacheth thee what will profit thee, who sheweth the way wherein thou shouldest walk.
Isaiah 48:18
JPS 48:18 Oh that thou wouldest hearken to My commandments! Then would thy peace be as a river, And thy righteousness as the waves of the sea;
TJBU 48:18 If thou hadst hearkened to my command ments, thy peace would certainly have been as the overflowing of the river Euphrates, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea.
Isaiah 48:19
JPS 48:19 Thy seed also would be as the sand, And the offspring of thy body like the grains thereof; His name would not be cut off Nor destroyed from before Me.
TJBU 48:19 Thy seed had certainly been as numerous as the sand; and thy children's children as the gravel thereof: the name of Israel should not have ceased nor have been destroyed from before me for ever.
Isaiah 48:20
JPS 48:20 Go ye forth from Babylon, Flee ye from the Chaldeans; With a voice of singing Declare ye, tell this, Utter it even to the end of the earth; Say ye: 'The LORD hath redeemed His servant Jacob.
TJBU 48:20 Go ye forth from Babylon, flee ye from the province of the land of the Chaldeans, declare ye with a voice of singing, bring the joyful tidings of this, bring it to the ends of the earth, say ye. The Lord hath redeemed His servants of the house of Jacob.
Isaiah 48:21
JPS 48:21 And they thirsted not When He led them through the deserts; He caused the waters to flow Out of the rock for them; He cleaved the rock also, And the waters gushed out.'
TJBU 48:21 He will not suffer them to thirst in the desert; He will guide them; He will cause water to flow for them from the rock: yea. He will cleave the rock, and the waters shall gush out.
Isaiah 48:22
JPS 48:22 There is no peace, Saith the LORD concerning the wicked.
TJBU 48:22 There is no peace, saith the Lord, unto the wicked.
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