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


Chapter 64

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Isaiah 63 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targum TOC Isaiah 65
Isaiah 64:1
JPS 64:1 As when fire kindleth the brush-wood, And the fire causeth the waters to boil; To make Thy name known to Thine adversaries, That the nations might tremble at Thy presence,
TJBU 64:1 When Thou didst send forth Thine anger like fire in the days of Elijah, the sea was melted, the waters were flames of fire, to make Thy name known to the enemies of Thy people, that the nations may tremble at Thy presence.
Isaiah 64:2
JPS 64:2 When Thou didst tremendous things Which we looked not for— Oh that Thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might quake at Thy presence!—
TJBU 64:2 When Thou didst wonderful things, which we expected not, Thou didst reveal Thyself; the mountains trembled at Thy presence.
Isaiah 64:3
JPS 64:3 And whereof from of old men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, Neither hath the eye seen a God beside Thee, Who worketh for him that waiteth for Him.
TJBU 64:3 And since the world was, ear hath not heard the report of such mighty deeds, nor hearkened to the speech of rapture, nor hath eye seen, what Thy people saw, the Shekinah of Thy glory, O Lord; for there is none besides Thee, who will do such things for Thy righteous people, who were of old; who hope for Thy salvation.
Isaiah 64:4
JPS 64:4 Thou didst take away him that joyfully worked righteousness, Those that remembered Thee in Thy ways— Behold, Thou wast wroth, and we sinned— Upon them have we stayed of old, that we might be saved.
TJBU 64:4 The works of our righteous fathers were ac ceptable in Thy sight, who rejoiced to do Thy will in truth and in righteousness: in the way of Thy goodness and mercy they remembered Thy fear whenever Thy wrath from Thy presence was upon us, because we had sinned: on account of the works of our righteous fathers, we have been saved.
Isaiah 64:5
JPS 64:5 And we are all become as one that is unclean, And all our righteousnesses are as a polluted garment; And we all do fade as a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
TJBU 64:5 But we are all as an unclean thing; all our righteousnesses are as an abominable garment, and we all do fade as the fading of a leaf; and because of our sins, we are taken away as by the wind.
Isaiah 64:6
JPS 64:6 And there is none that calleth upon Thy name, That stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee; For Thou hast hid Thy face from us, And hast consumed us by means of our iniquities.
TJBU 64:6 And there is none that prayeth in Thy name willing to lay hold on Thy fear; because Thou hast taken away the fear of Thy Shekinah from us, and Thou hast delivered us to the power of our sins.
Isaiah 64:7
JPS 64:7 But now, O LORD, Thou art our Father; We are the clay, and Thou our potter, And we all are the work of Thy hand.
TJBU 64:7 And Thy mercies, Lord, have been as many upon us as a father's upon his cliildren; we are the clay and Thou hast formed us and we all are the work of Thy hand.
Isaiah 64:8
JPS 64:8 Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, Neither remember iniquity for ever; Behold, look, we beseech Thee, we are all Thy people.
TJBU 64:8 Let there not be, Lord, very sore wrath from Thee against us, neither remember iniqui ties for ever: behold, it is revealed before Thee, that we are all Thy people.
Isaiah 64:9
JPS 64:9 Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
TJBU 64:9 Thy holy cities have become a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem has become a desolation.
Isaiah 64:10
JPS 64:10 Our holy and our beautiful house, Where our fathers praised Thee, Is burned with fire; And all our pleasant things are laid waste.
TJBU 64:10 The house of our holiness and of our glory, where our fathers worshipped Thee, is burned up with fire: and every place of our desire hath become a waste.
Isaiah 64:11
JPS 64:11 Wilt Thou refrain Thyself for these things, O LORD? Wilt Thou hold Thy peace, and afflict us very sore?
TJBU 64:11 Wilt Thou refrain Thyself for these things O Lord? and wilt Thou give prosperity' for ever to the wicked, who make us servile?
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