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


Chapter 63

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Isaiah 62 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 64
Isaiah 63:1
JPS 63:1 'Who is this that cometh from Edom, With crimsoned garments from Bozrah? This that is glorious in his apparel, Stately in the greatness of his strength?' 'I that speak in victory, mighty to save.'
TJBU 63:1 Who hath spoken these things? He who shall bring the blow upon Persia, the mighty vengeance upon Bozrah, to execute vengeance of judgment of His people, as He hath sworn unto them by His Word. He hath said, Behold, I shall reveal myself as I have spoken in righteous ness, great is my power to save.
Isaiah 63:2
JPS 63:2 'Wherefore is Thine apparel red, And Thy garments like his that treadeth in the winevat?'
TJBU 63:2 Wherefore are the mountains red from the blood of the slain? yea, the valleys shall flow as the wine from the winepress.
Isaiah 63:3
JPS 63:3 'I have trodden the winepress alone, And of the peoples there was no man with Me; Yea, I trod them in Mine anger, And trampled them in My fury; And their lifeblood is dashed against My garments, And I have stained all My raiment.
TJBU 63:3 Behold, as the grapes are trodden in the vat, thus He shall increase the slaughter in the camps of the nations; they shall have no strength before me: yea, I will slay them in my anger, and tread them down in my fury; and I will break the strength of their mighty ones before me, and all their wise men will I consume.
Isaiah 63:4
JPS 63:4 For the day of vengeance that was in My heart, And My year of redemption are come.
TJBU 63:4 For the day of vengeance is before me, and the year of the salvation of my people hath come.
Isaiah 63:5
JPS 63:5 And I looked, and there was none to help, And I beheld in astonishment, and there was none to uphold; Therefore Mine own arm brought salvation unto Me, And My fury, it upheld Me.
TJBU 63:5 And it is revealed before me, that there is no man whose works are good, and it is known to me, that there is no man who will stand up and pray in behalf of them; yea, I will redeem them by the arm of my strength, and by the Word of my delight I will help them.
Isaiah 63:6
JPS 63:6 And I trod down the peoples in Mine anger, And made them drunk with My fury, And I poured out their lifeblood on the earth.'
TJBU 63:6 And I will slay the nations in my anger, and I will tread them down in my fury, and I will cast the slain of their mighty ones into the lowest parts of the earth.
Isaiah 63:7
JPS 63:7 I will make mention of the mercies of the LORD, And the praises of the LORD, According to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us; And the great goodness toward the house of Israel, Which He hath bestowed on them according to His compassions, And according to the multitude of His mercies.
TJBU 63:7 The prophet said, I will mention the loving- kindness of the Lord; the praise of the Lord according to all that the Lord hath dealt bounti fully with us, and His great goodness toward the house of Israel which He hath bestowed upon them according to His mercies, and according to the multitude of His loving-kindnesses.
Isaiah 63:8
JPS 63:8 For He said: 'Surely, they are My people, Children that will not deal falsely'; So He was their Saviour.
TJBU 63:8 And He said, Surely, they are my people, children that will not lie: and His Word became their salvation.
Isaiah 63:9
JPS 63:9 In all their affliction He was afflicted, And the angel of His presence saved them; In His love and in His pity He redeemed them; And He bore them, and carried them all the days of old.
TJBU 63:9 Whenever they sinned against Him, that He might have brought upon them distress. He did not distress them; but an angel was sent from Him, who in His mercy redeemed them; and in His compassion, behold,' He delivered them; and He bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Isaiah 63:10
JPS 63:10 But they rebelled, and grieved His holy spirit; Therefore He was turned to be their enemy, Himself fought against them.
TJBU 63:10 But they rebelled against the word of His holy prophets, and blasphemed, and His Word became their enemy, and He waged war against them.
Isaiah 63:11
JPS 63:11 Then His people remembered the days of old, the days of Moses: 'Where is He that brought them up out of the sea With the shepherds of His flock? Where is He that put His holy spirit In the midst of them?
TJBU 63:11 And He had compassion for the glory of His name, because of the remembrance of His goodness of old, the mighty works which He did by the hands of Moses for His people; lest the Gentiles should say, Where is He that brought them up out of the sea? Where is He that led them through the wilderness, as a shepherd his flock? Where is He that made the word of His holy prophets to dwell amongst them?
Isaiah 63:12
JPS 63:12 That caused His glorious arm to go At the right hand of Moses? That divided the water before them, To make Himself an everlasting name?
TJBU 63:12 That led them by the right hand of Moses, the arm of His glory, dividing the waters of the Red Sea before them, to make Himself an ever- lasting name?
Isaiah 63:13
JPS 63:13 That led them through the deep, As a horse in the wilderness, without stumbling?
TJBU 63:13 That led them through the depths, as a horse that stumbleth not in the plain? thus also they stumbled not.
Isaiah 63:14
JPS 63:14 As the cattle that go down into the valley, The spirit of the LORD caused them to rest; So didst Thou lead Thy people, To make Thyself a glorious name.'
TJBU 63:14 As a beast is led in a plain, the Word of the Lord led them; so didst Thou lead Thy people to make Thyself a glorious name.
Isaiah 63:15
JPS 63:15 Look down from heaven, and see, Even from Thy holy and glorious habitation; Where is Thy zeal and Thy mighty acts, The yearning of Thy heart and Thy compassions, Now restrained toward me?
TJBU 63:15 Look down from heaven, and reveal Thyself from the habitation of Thy holiness and of Thy glory: where is Thy vengeance, and Thy great might? the multitude of Thy mercies and Thy compassion towards me are restrained.
Isaiah 63:16
JPS 63:16 For Thou art our Father; For Abraham knoweth us not, And Israel doth not acknowledge us; Thou, O LORD, art our Father, Our Redeemer from everlasting is Thy name.
TJBU 63:16 For Thou art He, whose mercies towards us are as many as a father's towards his children: for Abraham hath not brought us up out of Egypt, and Israel hath not wrought for us wonderful works in the wilderness; Thou art the Lord; Thy mercies towards us are many, like a father's towards his children, O, our redeemer; Thy name is from everlasting.
Isaiah 63:17
JPS 63:17 O LORD, why dost Thou make us to err from Thy ways, And hardenest our heart from Thy fear? Return for Thy servants' sake, The tribes of Thine inheritance.
TJBU 63:17 Why hast Thou cast us off, Lord, that we should go astray from the paths which are right in Thy sight, as the nations which have no part in the instruction of Thy law? Our heart is not turned away from Thy fear: return Thy Shekinah unto Thy people, for the sake of Thy righteous ser vants, unto whom Thou hast sworn by Thy Word to make the tribes amongst themThine inheritance.
Isaiah 63:18
JPS 63:18 Thy holy people they have well nigh driven out, Our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary.
TJBU 63:18 The people of Thy holiness have possessed Thy sanctuary but a little time, our adversaries have trodden it down.
Isaiah 63:19
JPS 63:19 We are become as they over whom Thou never borest rule, As they that were not called by Thy name. Oh, that Thou wouldest rend the heavens, that Thou wouldest come down, That the mountains might quake at Thy presence,
TJBU 63:19 We are Thy people that were of old: not unto the Gentiles hast Thou given the doctrine of Thy law, neither is Thy name invoked upon them; not unto them hast Thou inclined the heavens and revealed Thyself; the mountains quaked before Thee.
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