Isaiah 1:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Unlessלוּלֵי֙
(lu·lei)
3884a: if not, unlessfrom lu and lo
the LORDיְהוָ֣ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
of hostsצְבָאֹ֔ות
(tze·va·'o·vt,)
6635: army, war, warfarefrom tsaba
Had leftהֹותִ֥יר
(ho·v·tir)
3498: to remain overa prim. root
us a fewכִּמְעָ֑ט
(kim·'at;)
4592: a little, fewness, a fewfrom maat
survivors,שָׂרִ֖יד
(sa·rid)
8300: a survivorfrom sarad
We would be like Sodom,כִּסְדֹ֣ם
(kis·dom)
5467: a Canaanite city near the Dead Seaof uncertain derivation
We would be likeדָּמִֽינוּ׃
(da·mi·nu.)
1819: to be like, resemblea prim. root
Gomorrah.לַעֲמֹרָ֖ה
(la·'a·mo·rah)
6017: a city in the Jordan Valleyfrom amar









KJV Lexicon
Except
luwle'  (loo-lay')
if not -- except, had not, if (...not), unless, were it not that.
the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
of hosts
tsaba'  (tsaw-baw')
a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
had left
yathar  (yaw-thar')
to jut over or exceed; by implication, to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively, to leave, cause to abound, preserve
unto us a very small
m`at  (meh-at')
a little or few (often adverbial or compar.) -- almost (some, very) few(-er, -est), lightly, little (while), (very) small (matter, thing), some, soon, very.
remnant
sariyd  (saw-reed')
a survivor -- alive, left, remain(-ing), remnant, rest.
we should have been
hayah  (haw-yaw)
to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary)
as Sodom
Cdom  (sed-ome')
burnt (i.e. volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea -- Sodom.
and we should have been like
damah  (daw-maw')
to compare; by implication, to resemble, liken, consider -- compare, devise, (be) like(-n), mean, think, use similitudes.
unto Gomorrah
`Amorah  (am-o-raw')
a (ruined) heap; Amorah, a place in Palestine -- Gomorrah.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Unless the LORD of hosts Had left us a few survivors, We would be like Sodom, We would be like Gomorrah.

King James Bible
Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If the LORD of Hosts had not left us a few survivors, we would be like Sodom, we would resemble Gomorrah.

International Standard Version
If the Lord of the Heavenly Armies hadn't left us a few survivors, we would be like Sodom; we would be like Gomorrah.

NET Bible
If the LORD who commands armies had not left us a few survivors, we would have quickly become like Sodom, we would have become like Gomorrah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If the LORD of Armies hadn't left us a few survivors, we would have been like Sodom and Gomorrah.

King James 2000 Bible
Unless the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.
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