Isaiah 8:5

“The LORD spake also unto me again, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 8:5

The Lord spake also vnto me againe, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Again the LORD spoke to me further, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah spake unto me yet again, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord said again to me,
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah spoke again to me, saying,
- Darby Bible

The LORD spoke also to me again, saying,
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh spoke to me yet again, saying,
- World English Bible

And Jehovah addeth to speak unto me again, saying:
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD spoke unto me yet again, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 8:5

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 8:5

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.

8:6 This people - The people of Israel, of whom he last spake, who rejoiced not only in their own king, but also in the assistance of so powerful an ally as Rezin. Shiloah - That small brook which ran by Jerusalem. Hereby he understands the munitions and strength of the Jews, which their enemies derided.

8:7 The river - Of Euphrates, called the river, for its eminent greatness; whereby he understands the Assyrian forces. Glory - His numerous and puissant army. He - This great river shall overflow its own proper channels. That is, this great monarch shall enlarge his dominions, and add the lands of Syria and Israel to them.

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