Isaiah 8:2

“And I took unto me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 8:2

And I tooke vnto mee faithfull witnesses to record, Uriah the Priest, and Zechariah the sonne of Ieberechiah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And I will take to Myself faithful witnesses for testimony, Uriah the priest and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and I will take unto me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And take true witnesses to the writing, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah, the son of Jeberechiah.
- Basic English Bible

And I took unto me to witness, sure witnesses, Urijah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
- Darby Bible

And I took to me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
- Webster's Bible

and I will take for myself faithful witnesses to testify: Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah."
- World English Bible

And I cause faithful witnesses to testify to me, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah son of Jeberechiah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and I will take unto Me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 8:2

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 8:2


8:1 A roll - Or, a great volume, because the prophecy to be written in it was large, and God would have it written in large and legible characters. Pen - With such a pen as writers use. Concerning - Concerning that thing which is signified by the name of the child, which is here mentioned by way of anticipation.

8:3 Prophetess - To his own wife, so called, because the wife of a prophet.

8:4 To cry - To speak and to know his parents; which is within the space of two years. And his agrees with the other prophecy, chap.#7:16|. Before the child shall know to refuse the evil and chuse the good, which requires a longer time than to distinguish his parents, and suits well to Shear - Jashub, who, being born some years before, was capable of that farther degree of knowledge, as soon as this was capable of the lower degree. Before - In his presence, and by himself and his forces.


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