Isaiah 8:10
New International Version
Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted; propose your plan, but it will not stand, for God is with us.

New Living Translation
Call your councils of war, but they will be worthless. Develop your strategies, but they will not succeed. For God is with us!”

English Standard Version
Take counsel together, but it will come to nothing; speak a word, but it will not stand, for God is with us.

Berean Study Bible
Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; state a proposal, but it will not happen. For God is with us.”

King James Bible
Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

New King James Version
Take counsel together, but it will come to nothing; Speak the word, but it will not stand, For God is with us.”

New American Standard Bible
“Devise a plan, but it will fail; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us.”

NASB 1995
“Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us.”

NASB 1977
“Devise a plan but it will be thwarted; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us.”

Amplified Bible
“Take counsel together [against Judah], but it will come to nothing; Speak the word, but it will not stand, For God is with us (Immanuel).”

Christian Standard Bible
Devise a plan; it will fail. Make a prediction; it will not happen. For God is with us.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Devise a plan; it will fail. Make a prediction; it will not happen. For God is with us.

American Standard Version
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Counsel a counsel and it shall be destroyed; speak the word and it shall not be established, because Ammanuyel God is with us

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And whatsoever counsel ye shall take, the Lord shall bring it to nought; and whatsoever word ye shall speak, it shall not stand among you: for God is with us.

Contemporary English Version
Get together and make plans, but you will fail because God is with us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take counsel together, and it shall be defeated: speak a word, and it shall not be done: because God is with us.

English Revised Version
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

Good News Translation
Make your plans! But they will never succeed. Talk all you want to! But it is all useless, because God is with us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make plans for battle, but they will never succeed. Give orders, but they won't be carried out, because God is with us!

International Standard Version
Take counsel together, but it will all be for nothing; go ahead and talk, but it will all be for nothing, for God is with us."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Take counsel together, and it shall be brought to nought; Speak the word, and it shall not stand; For God is with us.

Literal Standard Version
Take counsel, and it is broken, Speak a word, and it does not stand, Because of Immanuel!”

NET Bible
Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted! Issue your orders, but they will not be executed! For God is with us!

New Heart English Bible
Take counsel together, and it will be brought to nothing; speak the word, and it will not stand: for God is with us."

World English Bible
Take counsel together, and it will be brought to nothing; speak the word, and it will not stand: for God is with us."

Young's Literal Translation
Take counsel, and it is broken, Speak a word, and it doth not stand, Because of Emmanu-El!'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Assyrian Invasion Prophesied
9Huddle together, O peoples, and be shattered; pay attention, all you distant lands; prepare for battle, and be shattered; prepare for battle, and be shattered! 10Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; state a proposal, but it will not happen. For God is with us.”

Cross References
Matthew 1:23
"Behold, the virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call Him Immanuel" (which means, "God with us").

Romans 8:31
What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Genesis 21:22
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, "God is with you in all that you do.

Job 5:12
He thwarts the schemes of the crafty, so that their hands find no success.

Psalm 33:10
The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations; He thwarts the devices of the peoples.

Isaiah 7:7
But this is what the Lord GOD says: 'It will not arise; it will not happen.

Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call Him Immanuel.


Treasury of Scripture

Take counsel together, and it shall come to nothing; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

counsel

Isaiah 7:5-7
Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel against thee, saying, …

2 Samuel 15:31
And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.

2 Samuel 17:4,23
And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel…

for God

Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 9:6
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 41:10
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

mat

Isaiah 1:23
Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.

Isaiah 28:20
For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

Romans 8:13,31
For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live…

Romans 4:4
Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.









Verse 10. - Take counsel together; literally, devise a device; i.e. form some plan, even the cleverest possible, against God's people, and the result will be utter failure. It shall not stand (comp. Isaiah 7:7). For God is with us. In the Hebrew, ki 'immanu-El, "for with us (is) God" words declarative of the true meaning of the name which God had made a sign to his people (Isaiah 7:14). It was his being "with them" that could alone save them from their enemies.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Devise
עֻ֥צוּ (‘u·ṣū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5779: To counsel, plan

a plan,
עֵצָ֖ה (‘ê·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6098: Advice, plan, prudence

but it will be thwarted;
וְתֻפָ֑ר (wə·ṯu·p̄ār)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hofal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6565: To break up, to violate, frustrate

state
דַּבְּר֤וּ (dab·bə·rū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

a proposal,
דָבָר֙ (ḏā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

but it will not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

happen.
יָק֔וּם (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

For
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

God
אֵֽל׃ (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

is with us.”
עִמָּ֖נוּ (‘im·mā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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