Isaiah 9:8
New International Version
The Lord has sent a message against Jacob; it will fall on Israel.

New Living Translation
The Lord has spoken out against Jacob; his judgment has fallen upon Israel.

English Standard Version
The Lord has sent a word against Jacob, and it will fall on Israel;

Berean Study Bible
The Lord has sent a message against Jacob, and it has fallen upon Israel.

New American Standard Bible
The Lord sends a message against Jacob, And it falls on Israel.

King James Bible
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

Christian Standard Bible
The Lord sent a message against Jacob; it came against Israel.

Contemporary English Version
The Lord had warned the people of Israel,

Good News Translation
The Lord has pronounced judgment on the kingdom of Israel, on the descendants of Jacob.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Lord sent a message against Jacob; it came against Israel.

International Standard Version
"The LORD has sent a plague against Jacob, and it will fall on Israel;

NET Bible
The sovereign master decreed judgment on Jacob, and it fell on Israel.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD sent a word into Jacob, and it falls on Israel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD sent a message against Jacob. The message is against Israel.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, And it hath lighted upon Israel.

New American Standard 1977
The Lord sends a message against Jacob, And it falls on Israel.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it has lighted upon Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it has fallen upon Israel.

American King James Version
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it has lighted on Israel.

American Standard Version
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord has sent death upon Jacob, and it has come upon Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
The Lord sent a word unto Jacob, and it lighteth upon Israel.

English Revised Version
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

World English Bible
The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it falls on Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
A word hath the Lord sent into Jacob, And it hath fallen in Israel.
Study Bible
Judgment Against Israel's Pride
8The Lord has sent a message against Jacob, and it has fallen upon Israel. 9All the people will know it—Ephraim and the dwellers of Samaria. With pride and arrogance of heart they will say:…
Cross References
Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish and sustain it with justice and righteousness from that time and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of Hosts will accomplish this.

Isaiah 9:9
All the people will know it--Ephraim and the dwellers of Samaria. With pride and arrogance of heart they will say:

Treasury of Scripture

The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it has lighted on Israel.

sent a word

Isaiah 7:7,8
Thus saith the Lord GOD, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to pass…

Isaiah 8:4-8
For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria…

Micah 1:1-9
The word of the LORD that came to Micah the Morasthite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem…







Lexicon
The Lord
אֲדֹנָ֖י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

has sent
שָׁלַ֥ח (šā·laḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

a message
דָּבָ֛ר (dā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

against Jacob,
בְּיַעֲקֹ֑ב (bə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc

and it has fallen
וְנָפַ֖ל (wə·nā·p̄al)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5307: To fall, lie

upon Israel.
בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (bə·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc
(8).The Lord sent a word into Jacob . . .--For "hath lighted" read it lighteth. A new section, though still closely connected with the historical occasion of Isaiah 7, begins. The vision of the glory of the far-off king comes to an end, and the prophet returns to the more immediate surroundings of his time. The "word" which Jehovah sends is the prophetic message that follows. It is a question whether the terms "Jacob" and "Israel" stand in the parallelism of identity or contrast, but the use of the former term in Isaiah 2:3; Isaiah 2:5-6, makes the former use more probable. In this case both names stand practically for the kingdom of Judah as the true representative of Israel, the apostate kingdom of the Ten Tribes being no longer worthy of the name, and therefore described here, as in Isaiah 7:5; Isaiah 7:8; Isaiah 7:17, simply as Ephraim. The occasion of the prophecy is given in Isaiah 9:9. Pekah, the king of Ephraim, was still confident in his strength, and in spite of his partial failure, and the defeat of his ally (2Kings 16:9), derided the prophet's prediction.

Verses 8-21. - THE PROPHET RETURNS TO THREATS AND WARNINGS, ADDRESSED CHIEFLY TO THE KINGDOM OF ISRAEL. The remainder of this chapter, together with the first four verses of the next, seems to have formed originally a distinct and separate prophecy. The passage is a poem in four stanzas, with the same refrain at the end of each: "For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still." A somewhat early date has been assigned to the prophecy, as; for instance, "some period in the reign of Jotham" (Cheyne); but the internal evidence only proves that it was written before the destruction of Samaria by the Assyrians. Verse 8. - Jacob... Israel. These words do not show that the prophecy is directed against the kingdom of Israel only. "Jacob" designates Judah rather than Israel in Isaiah 2:3, 5, 6; and the expression, "both the houses of Israel," in Isaiah 8:14, shows that the term "Israel" embraces both kingdoms. Tim distinctive names by which Isaiah ordinarily designates the northern kingdom are "Ephraim" and "Samaria." 9:8-21 Those are ripening apace for ruin, whose hearts are unhumbled under humbling providences. For that which God designs, in smiting us, is, to turn us to himself; and if this point be not gained by lesser judgments, greater may be expected. The leaders of the people misled them. We have reason to be afraid of those that speak well of us, when we do ill. Wickedness was universal, all were infected with it. They shall be in trouble, and see no way out; and when men's ways displease the Lord, he makes even their friends to be at war with them. God would take away those they thought to have help from. Their rulers were the head. Their false prophets were the tail and the rush, the most despicable. In these civil contests, men preyed on near relations who were as their own flesh. The people turn not to Him who smites them, therefore he continues to smite: for when God judges, he will overcome; and the proudest, stoutest sinner shall either bend or break.
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