Isaiah 27:8
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New International Version
By warfare and exile you contend with her-- with his fierce blast he drives her out, as on a day the east wind blows.

New Living Translation
No, but he exiled Israel to call her to account. She was exiled from her land as though blown away in a storm from the east.

English Standard Version
Measure by measure, by exile you contended with them; he removed them with his fierce breath in the day of the east wind.

New American Standard Bible
You contended with them by banishing them, by driving them away. With His fierce wind He has expelled them on the day of the east wind.

King James Bible
In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You disputed with her by banishing and driving her away. He removed her with His severe storm on the day of the east wind.

International Standard Version
Measure by measure, in their exile you contended with them; with his fierce blast he removed them, as on a day when the east wind blows.

NET Bible
When you summon her for divorce, you prosecute her; he drives her away with his strong wind in the day of the east wind.

New Heart English Bible
In measure, when you send them away, you contend with them. He has removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He punished Israel by sending it away. He removed it with a fierce blast from the east winds.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In full measure, when Thou sendest her away, Thou dost contend with her; He hath removed her with His rough blast in the day of the east wind.

New American Standard 1977
Thou didst contend with them by banishing them, by driving them away.
            With His fierce wind He has expelled them on the day of the east wind.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In measure, she shall be chastised in her stalks: he stays his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

King James 2000 Bible
In measure, by sending it away, you will contend with it: he removes it with his fierce blast in the day of the east wind.

American King James Version
In measure, when it shoots forth, you will debate with it: he stays his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

American Standard Version
In measure, when thou sendest them away, thou dost content with them; he hath removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In measure against measure, when it shall be cast off, thou shalt judge it. He hath meditated with his severe spirit in the day of heat.

Darby Bible Translation
In measure, when sending her away, didst thou contend with her: he hath taken [her] away with his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

English Revised Version
In measure, when thou sendest her away, thou dost contend with her; he hath removed her with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.

Webster's Bible Translation
In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

World English Bible
In measure, when you send them away, you contend with them. He has removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.

Young's Literal Translation
In measure, in sending it forth, thou strivest with it, He hath taken away by His sharp wind, In the day of an east wind,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
27:6-13 In the days of the gospel, the latter days, the gospel church shall be more firmly fixed than the Jewish church, and shall spread further. May our souls be continually watered and kept, that we may abound in the fruits of the Spirit, in all goodness, righteousness, and truth. The Jews yet are kept a separate and a numerous people; they have not been rooted out as those who slew them. The condition of that nation, through so many ages, forms a certain proof of the Divine origin of the Scriptures; and the Jews live amongst us, a continued warning against sin. But though winds are ever so rough, ever so high, God can say to them, Peace, be still. And though God will afflict his people, yet he will make their afflictions to work for the good of their souls. According to this promise, since the captivity in Babylon, no people have shown such hatred to idols and idolatry as the Jews. And to all God's people, the design of affliction is to part between them and sin. The affliction has done us good, when we keep at a distance from the occasions of sin, and use care that we may not be tempted to it. Jerusalem had been defended by grace and the Divine protection; but when God withdrew, she was left like a wilderness. This has awfully come to pass. And this is a figure of the deplorable state of the vineyard, the church, when it brought forth wild grapes. Sinners flatter themselves they shall not be dealt with severely, because God is merciful, and is their Maker. We see how weak those pleas will be. Verses 12,13, seem to predict the restoration of the Jews after the Babylonish captivity, and their recovery from their present dispersion. This is further applicable to the preaching of the gospel, by which sinners are gathered into the grace of God; the gospel proclaims the acceptable year of the Lord. Those gathered by the sounding of the gospel trumpet, are brought in to worship God, and added to the church; and the last trumpet will gather the saints together.
Study Bible
The Deliverance of Israel
7Like the striking of Him who has struck them, has He struck them? Or like the slaughter of His slain, have they been slain? 8You contended with them by banishing them, by driving them away. With His fierce wind He has expelled them on the day of the east wind. 9Therefore through this Jacob's iniquity will be forgiven; And this will be the full price of the pardoning of his sin: When he makes all the altar stones like pulverized chalk stones; When Asherim and incense altars will not stand.…
Cross References
Isaiah 50:1
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the certificate of divorce By which I have sent your mother away? Or to whom of My creditors did I sell you? Behold, you were sold for your iniquities, And for your transgressions your mother was sent away.

Isaiah 54:7
"For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.

Jeremiah 4:11
In that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "A scorching wind from the bare heights in the wilderness in the direction of the daughter of My people-- not to winnow and not to cleanse,

Ezekiel 19:12
'But it was plucked up in fury; It was cast down to the ground; And the east wind dried up its fruit. Its strong branch was torn off So that it withered; The fire consumed it.

Hosea 13:15
Though he flourishes among the reeds, An east wind will come, The wind of the LORD coming up from the wilderness; And his fountain will become dry And his spring will be dried up; It will plunder his treasury of every precious article.
Treasury of Scripture

In measure, when it shoots forth, you will debate with it: he stays his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

measure

Isaiah 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: …

Job 23:6 Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put …

Psalm 6:1 O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure.

Psalm 38:1 O lord, rebuke me not in your wrath: neither chasten me in your hot displeasure.

Psalm 103:14 For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.

Jeremiah 10:24 O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in your anger, lest you …

Jeremiah 30:11 For I am with you, said the LORD, to save you: though I make a full …

Jeremiah 46:28 Fear you not, O Jacob my servant, said the LORD: for I am with you…

1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but …

1 Peter 1:6 Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, …

it shooteth forth. or, thou sendest it forth
thou wilt

Isaiah 1:5,18-20 Why should you be stricken any more? you will revolt more and more: …

Isaiah 5:3,4 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray …

Judges 10:10-16 And the children of Israel cried to the LORD, saying, We have sinned …

Jeremiah 2:17-37 Have you not procured this to yourself, in that you have forsaken …

Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has …

Hosea 6:1,2 Come, and let us return to the LORD: for he has torn, and he will …

Hosea 11:7-9 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called …

Micah 6:2-5 Hear you, O mountains, the LORD's controversy, and you strong foundations …

he stayeth, etc. or, when he removeth it
his rough

Isaiah 10:5,6,12 O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my …

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath …

Psalm 78:38 But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed …

Jeremiah 4:11,27 At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem…

Ezekiel 19:12 But she was plucked up in fury, she was cast down to the ground, …

Hosea 13:15 Though he be fruitful among his brothers, an east wind shall come, …

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