Isaiah 17:2
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King James Version
The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Darby Bible Translation
The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks; and they shall lie down and there shall be none to make them afraid.

World English Bible
The cities of Aroer are forsaken. They will be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Young's Literal Translation
Forsaken are the cities of Aroer, For droves they are, and they have lain down, And there is none troubling.

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Geneva Study Bible

The cities of {c} Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

(c) It was a country of Syria by the river Arnon.Isaiah 17:2 Parallel Commentaries

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CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Numbers 32:34
And the children of Gad built Dibon, and Ataroth, and Aroer,

Job 11:19
Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.

Isaiah 7:21
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a man shall nourish a young cow, and two sheep;

Isaiah 7:22
And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of milk that they shall give he shall eat butter: for butter and honey shall every one eat that is left in the land.

Isaiah 27:10
Yet the defenced city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.

Ezekiel 25:5
And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couchingplace for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 39:26
After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.

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