Isaiah 27:3
New International Version
I, the LORD, watch over it; I water it continually. I guard it day and night so that no one may harm it.

New Living Translation
I, the LORD, will watch over it, watering it carefully. Day and night I will watch so no one can harm it.

English Standard Version
I, the LORD, am its keeper; every moment I water it. Lest anyone punish it, I keep it night and day;

Berean Study Bible
I, the LORD, am its keeper; I water it continually. I guard it night and day so no one can disturb it.

New American Standard Bible
"I, the LORD, am its keeper; I water it every moment. So that no one will damage it, I guard it night and day.

King James Bible
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

Christian Standard Bible
I am the LORD, who watches over it to water it regularly. So that no one disturbs it, I watch over it night and day.

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD, will protect it and always keep it watered. I will guard it day and night to keep it from harm.

Good News Translation
"I watch over it and water it continually. I guard it night and day so that no one will harm it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I, Yahweh, watch over it; I water it regularly. I guard it night and day so that no one disturbs it.

International Standard Version
I, the LORD, watch over it And I water it continuously. I guard it night and day so no one can harm it.

NET Bible
I, the LORD, protect it; I water it regularly. I guard it night and day, so no one can harm it.

New Heart English Bible
I, the LORD, am its keeper. I will water it every moment. Lest anyone damage it, I will keep it night and day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I, the LORD, watch over it. I water it continually. I watch over it day and night so that no one will harm it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I the LORD do guard it, I water it every moment; Lest Mine anger visit it, I guard it night and day.

New American Standard 1977
“I, the LORD, am its keeper; I water it every moment. Lest anyone damage it, I guard it night and day.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest the enemy visit it, I will keep it night and day.

King James 2000 Bible
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

American King James Version
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

American Standard Version
I Jehovah am its keeper; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am the Lord that keep it, I will suddenly give it drink: lest any hurt come to it, I keep it night and day.

Darby Bible Translation
I Jehovah keep it, I will water it every moment; lest any harm it, I will keep it night and day.

English Revised Version
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

Webster's Bible Translation
I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

World English Bible
I, Yahweh, am its keeper. I will water it every moment. Lest anyone damage it, I will keep it night and day.

Young's Literal Translation
I, Jehovah, am its keeper, every moment I water it, Lest any lay a charge against it, Night and day I keep it!
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
The LORD's Vineyard
2In that day: “Sing about a fruitful vineyard. 3I, the LORD, am its keeper; I water it continually. I guard it night and day so no one can disturb it. 4I am not angry. If only thorns and briers confronted Me, I would march and trample them, I would burn them to the ground.…
Cross References
John 10:28
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them out of My hand.

1 Samuel 2:9
He guards the steps of His faithful ones, but the wicked perish in darkness; for by his own strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 121:3
He will not allow your foot to slip; your Protector will not slumber.

Isaiah 31:5
Like birds hovering overhead, so the LORD of Hosts will protect Jerusalem. He will shield it and deliver it; He will pass over it and preserve it."

Isaiah 42:6
"I, the LORD, have called you for a righteous purpose, and I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and appoint you to be a covenant for the people and a light to the nations,

Isaiah 49:8
This is what the LORD says: "In the time of favor I will answer you, and in the day of salvation I will help you; I will keep you and appoint you to be a covenant for the people, to restore the land, to apportion its desolate inheritances,

Isaiah 58:11
The LORD will always guide you; He will satisfy you in a sun-scorched land and strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.

Treasury of Scripture

I the LORD do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

I the

Isaiah 46:4,9 And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry …

Isaiah 60:16 You shall also suck the milk of the Gentiles, and shall suck the …

Genesis 6:17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters on the earth, …

Genesis 9:9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;

Ezekiel 34:11,24 For thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my …

Ezekiel 37:14,28 And shall put my spirit in you, and you shall live, and I shall place …

do keep

Deuteronomy 33:26-29 There is none like to the God of Jeshurun, who rides on the heaven …

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent …

Psalm 46:5,11 God is in the middle of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help …

Psalm 121:3-5 He will not suffer your foot to be moved: he that keeps you will not slumber…

John 10:27-30 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me…

John 15:1,2 I am the true vine, and my Father is the farmer…

water

Isaiah 5:6 And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor dig; but there …

Isaiah 35:6,7 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb …

Isaiah 41:13-19 For I the LORD your God will hold your right hand, saying to you, …

Isaiah 55:10,11 For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and returns …

Isaiah 58:11 And the LORD shall guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in …







Lexicon
I,
אֲנִ֤י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

the LORD,
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

am its keeper;
נֹֽצְרָ֔הּ (nō·ṣə·rāh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5341: To watch, guard, keep

I water it continually.
אַשְׁקֶ֑נָּה (’aš·qen·nāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8248: To quaff, to irrigate, furnish a, potion to

I guard
אֶצֳּרֶֽנָּה׃ (’eṣ·ṣo·ren·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5341: To watch, guard, keep

it night
לַ֥יְלָה (lay·lāh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3915: A twist, night, adversity

and day
וָי֖וֹם (wā·yō·wm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

so no one
פֶּ֚ן (pen)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 6435: Removal, lest

can disturb it.
יִפְקֹ֣ד (yip̄·qōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit
(3) I the Lord do keep it.--The words imply a distinct reversal of the sentence passed in Isaiah 5:1-7. Instead of abandonment, there is constant care. Instead of the clouds being commanded to give no rain, the vineyard is watered whenever it requires watering. Instead of being wasted by the wild boar or by spoilers, Jehovah tends it both by day and night.

Verse 3. - I the Lord do keep it; or, guard it (comp. Isaiah 26:3; Isaiah 42:6; Isaiah 49:8; Psalm 121:5). Vineyards were considered to require special watching, since they were liable to damage both from thieves and foxes (Song of Solomon 2:15). It was usual to build towers in them, from which a watch could be kept (Isaiah 5:2; Matthew 21:33). I will water it every moment (compare the threat in Isaiah 5:6, "I will command my clouds that they rain no rain upon it"). The Church needs and receives "the continual dew of God's blessing." 27:1-5 The Lord Jesus with his strong sword, the virtue of his death, and the preaching of his gospel, does and will destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil, that old serpent. The world is a fruitless, worthless wilderness; but the church is a vineyard, a place that has great care taken of it, and from which precious fruits are gathered. God will keep it in the night of affliction and persecution, and in the day of peace and prosperity, the temptations of which are not less dangerous. God also takes care of the fruitfulness of this vineyard. We need the continual waterings of Divine grace; if these be at any time withdrawn, we wither, and come to nothing. Though God sometimes contends with his people, yet he graciously waits to be reconciled unto them. It is true, when he finds briers and thorns instead of vines, and they are set in array against him, he will tread them down and burn them. Here is a summary of the doctrine of the gospel, with which the church is to be watered every moment. Ever since sin first entered, there has been, on God's part, a righteous quarrel, but, on man's part, most unrighteous. Here is a gracious invitation given. Pardoning mercy is called the power of our Lord; let us take hold on that. Christ crucified is the power of God. Let us by lively faith take hold on his strength who is a strength to the needy, believing there is no other name by which we can be saved, as a man that is sinking catches hold of a bough, or cord, or plank, that is in his reach. This is the only way, and it is a sure way, to be saved. God is willing to be reconciled to us.
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