Isaiah 33:7
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English Standard Version
Behold, their heroes cry in the streets; the envoys of peace weep bitterly.

King James Bible
Behold, their valiant ones shall cry without: the ambassadors of peace shall weep bitterly.

American Standard Version
Behold, their valiant ones cry without; the ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold they that see shall cry without, the angels of peace shall weep bitterly.

English Revised Version
Behold, their valiant ones cry without: the ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, their valiant ones shall cry without: the embassadors of peace shall weep bitterly.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

We are now in the fourteenth year of Hezekiah's reign. The threatenings of the first years, which the repentance of the people had delayed, are now so far in force again, and so far actually realized, that the Assyrians are already in Judah, and have not only devastated the land, but are threatening Jerusalem. The element of promise now gains the upper hand, the prophet places himself between Asshur and his own nation with the weapons of prophecy and prayer, and the woe turns from the latter to the former. "Woe, devastator, and thyself not devastated; and thou spoiler, and still not spoiled! Hast thou done with devastating? thou shalt be devastated. Hast thou attained to rob? men rob thee." Asshur is described as not devastated and not spoiled (which could not be expressed by a participle as with us, since bâgad is construed with Beth, and not with the accusative of the person), because it had not yet been visited by any such misfortune as that which had fallen upon other lands and nations. But it would be repaid with like for the like as soon as כּ indicating simultaneousness, as in Isaiah 30:19 and Isaiah 18:5, for example) its devastating and spoiling had reached the point determined by Jehovah. Instead of בך, we find in some codd. and editions the reading בו, which is equally admissible. In כּהתימך (from תּמם) the radical syllable is lengthened, instead of having dagesh. כּנּלתך is equivalent to כּהנלותך, a hiphil syncopated for the sake of rhythm (as in Isaiah 3:8; Deuteronomy 1:33, and many other passages), written here with dagesh dirmens, from the verb nâlâh, which is attested also by Job 15:29. The coincidence in meaning with the Arab. verb nâl (fut. i and u), to acquire or attain (see Comm. on Job, at Job 15:29 and Job 30:24-27), has been admitted by the earliest of the national grammarians, Ben-Koreish, Chayug, etc. The conjecture כּכלּותך (in addition to which Cappellus proposed כנלאותך) is quite unnecessary. The play upon the sound sets forth the punishment of the hitherto unpunished one as the infallible echo of its sin.

Isaiah 33:7 Parallel Commentaries

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valiant ones. or, messengers. the ambassadors

Isaiah 36:3,22 Then came forth to him Eliakim, Hilkiah's son, which was over the house, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, Asaph's son, the recorder...

2 Kings 18:18,37 And when they had called to the king, there came out to them Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, which was over the household...

2 Kings 19:1-3 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth...

Cross References
2 Kings 18:18
And when they called for the king, there came out to them Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebnah the secretary, and Joah the son of Asaph, the recorder.

2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the secretary, and Joah the son of Asaph, the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and told him the words of the Rabshakeh.

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