Isaiah 5:16
New International Version
But the LORD Almighty will be exalted by his justice, and the holy God will be proved holy by his righteous acts.

New Living Translation
But the LORD of Heaven’s Armies will be exalted by his justice. The holiness of God will be displayed by his righteousness.

English Standard Version
But the LORD of hosts is exalted in justice, and the Holy God shows himself holy in righteousness.

Berean Study Bible
But the LORD of Hosts will be exalted by His justice, and the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.

King James Bible
But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.

New King James Version
But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, And God who is holy shall be hallowed in righteousness.

New American Standard Bible
But the LORD of armies will be exalted in judgment, And the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.

NASB 1995
But the LORD of hosts will be exalted in judgment, And the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.

NASB 1977
But the LORD of hosts will be exalted in judgment, And the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.

Amplified Bible
But the LORD of hosts will be exalted in justice, And God, the Holy One, will show Himself holy in righteousness [through His righteous judgments].

Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD of Armies is exalted by his justice, and the holy God demonstrates his holiness through his righteousness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD of Hosts is exalted by His justice, and the holy God is distinguished by righteousness.

American Standard Version
but Jehovah of hosts is exalted in justice, and God the Holy One is sanctified in righteousness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But the Lord of hosts shall be exalted in judgement, and the holy God shall be glorified in righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
But the holy LORD God All-Powerful is praised, because he has shown who he is by bringing justice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and the holy God shall be sanctified in justice.

English Revised Version
but the LORD of hosts is exalted in judgment, and God the Holy One is sanctified in righteousness.

Good News Translation
But the LORD Almighty shows his greatness by doing what is right, and he reveals his holiness by judging his people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD of Armies will be honored when he judges. The holy God will show himself to be holy when he does what is right.

International Standard Version
But the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is exalted in justice, and the Holy God proves himself to be righteously holy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the LORD of hosts is exalted through justice, And God the Holy One is sanctified through righteousness.

Literal Standard Version
And YHWH of Hosts is high in judgment, "" And the Holy God sanctified in righteousness,

NET Bible
The LORD who commands armies will be exalted when he punishes, the sovereign God's authority will be recognized when he judges.

New Heart English Bible
but the LORD of hosts is exalted in justice, and God the Holy One is sanctified in righteousness.

World English Bible
but Yahweh of Armies is exalted in justice, and God the Holy One is sanctified in righteousness.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah of Hosts is high in judgment, And the Holy God sanctified in righteousness,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Woes to the Wicked
15So mankind will be brought low, and each man humbled; the arrogant will lower their eyes. 16But the LORD of Hosts will be exalted by His justice, and the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness. 17Lambs will graze as in their own pastures, and strangers will feed in the ruins of the wealthy.…

Cross References
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you the reason for the hope that is in you. But respond with gentleness and respect,

Isaiah 2:11
The proud look of man will be humbled, and the loftiness of men brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:17
So the pride of man will be brought low, and the loftiness of men will be humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,

Isaiah 8:13
The LORD of Hosts is the One you shall regard as holy. Only He should be feared; only He should be dreaded.

Isaiah 28:17
I will make justice the measuring line and righteousness the level. Hail will sweep away your refuge of lies, and water will flood your hiding place.

Isaiah 29:23
For when he sees his children around him, the work of My hands, they will honor My name, they will sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and they will stand in awe of the God of Israel.

Isaiah 30:18
Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore He rises to show you compassion, for the LORD is a just God. Blessed are all who wait for Him.

Isaiah 33:5
The LORD is exalted, for He dwells on high; He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.

Isaiah 33:10
"Now I will arise," says the LORD. "Now I will lift Myself up. Now I will be exalted.

Isaiah 61:8
For I, the LORD, love justice; I hate robbery and iniquity; in My faithfulness I will give them their recompense and make an everlasting covenant with them.

Ezekiel 20:41
When I bring you from the peoples and gather you from the lands to which you have been scattered, I will accept you as a pleasing aroma. And I will show My holiness through you in the sight of the nations.

Ezekiel 36:23
I will show the holiness of My great name, which has been profaned among the nations--the name you have profaned among them. Then the nations will know that I am the LORD, declares the Lord GOD, when I show My holiness in you before their eyes.

Ezekiel 38:16
You will advance against My people Israel like a cloud covering the land. It will happen in the latter days, O Gog, that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I show Myself holy in you before their eyes.

Daniel 4:37
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, for all His works are true and all His ways are just. And He is able to humble those who walk in pride.


Treasury of Scripture

But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.

the Lord

Isaiah 12:4
And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.

1 Chronicles 29:11
Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.

Psalm 9:16
The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

God that is holy.

Isaiah 6:3
And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Revelation 3:7
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;

sanctified

Isaiah 8:13
Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

Isaiah 29:23
But when he seeth his children, the work of mine hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify my name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel.

Leviticus 10:3
Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is it that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace.









(16) Shall be sanctified.--Men had not recognised the holiness of Jehovah, and therefore He must manifest that holiness (in that sense "be sanctified") in acts of righteous severity. The "Holy One of Israel" was, we must remember, the name, of all Divine names, in which Israel most delighted, the ever-recurring burden of all the prophet's utterances.

Verse 16. - God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness; rather, the holy God shows himself holy by righteousness; i.e. by executing this righteous judgment on Jerusalem the holy God shows his holiness.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

of Hosts
צְבָא֖וֹת (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

will be exalted
וַיִּגְבַּ֛ה‪‬ (way·yiḡ·bah)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1361: To soar, be lofty, to be haughty

by His justice,
בַּמִּשְׁפָּ֑ט (bam·miš·pāṭ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

and the holy
הַקָּד֔וֹשׁ (haq·qā·ḏō·wōš)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6918: Sacred, God, an angel, a saint, a sanctuary

God
וְהָאֵל֙ (wə·hā·’êl)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

will show Himself holy
נִקְדָּ֖שׁ (niq·dāš)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6942: To be set apart or consecrated

in righteousness.
בִּצְדָקָֽה׃ (biṣ·ḏā·qāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively


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