Isaiah 28:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Thereforeלָכֵ֗ן
(la·chen)
3651: so, thusa prim. adverb
thusכֹּ֤ה
(koh)
3541: thus, herea prim. adverb
saysאָמַר֙
(a·mar)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
the Lordאֲדֹנָ֣י
(a·do·nai)
136: Lordan emphatic form of adon
GOD, 
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
"Behold, 
 
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
I am layingיִסַּ֥ד
(yis·sad)
3245: to establish, found, fixa prim. root
in Zionבְּצִיֹּ֖ון
(be·tzi·yo·vn)
6726: a mountain in Jer., also a name for Jer.from the same as tsiyyah
a stone,אָ֑בֶן
(a·ven;)
68: a stonea prim. root
a testedבֹּ֜חַן
(bo·chan)
976: a testingfrom bachan
stone,אֶ֣בֶן
(e·ven)
68: a stonea prim. root
A costlyיִקְרַת֙
(yik·rat)
3368: precious, rare, splendid, weightyfrom yaqar
cornerstoneפִּנַּ֤ת
(pin·nat)
6438: a cornerof uncertain derivation
[for] the foundation,מוּסָ֣ד
(mu·sad)
4143: foundation, foundation layingfrom yasad
firmly placed.מוּסָּ֔ד
(mus·sad,)
3245: to establish, found, fixa prim. root
He who believesהַֽמַּאֲמִ֖ין
(ham·ma·'a·min)
539: to confirm, supporta prim. root
[in it] will not be disturbed.יָחִֽישׁ׃
(ya·chish.)
2363a: to hasten, make hastea prim. root







KJV Lexicon
Therefore thus saith
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
the Lord
'Adonay  (ad-o-noy')
the Lord (used as a proper name of God only) -- (my) Lord.
GOD
Yhovih  (yeh-ho-vee')
God.
Behold I lay
yacad  (yaw-sad')
to set; intensively, to found; reflexively, to sit down together, i.e. settle, consult
in Zion
Tsiyown  (tsee-yone')
Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem -- Zion.
for a foundation a stone
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
a tried
bochan  (bo'-khan)
trial -- tried.
stone
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
a precious
yaqar  (yaw-kawr')
valuable (obj. or subj.) -- brightness, clear, costly, excellent, fat, honourable women, precious, reputation.
corner
pinnah  (pin-naw')
an angle; by implication, a pinnacle; figuratively, a chieftain -- bulwark, chief, corner, stay, tower.
stone a sure
yacad  (yaw-sad')
to set; intensively, to found; reflexively, to sit down together, i.e. settle, consult
foundation
muwcad  (moo-sawd')
a foundation -- foundation.
he that believeth
'aman  (aw-man')
to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain
shall not make haste
chuwsh  (koosh)
to hurry; figuratively, to be eager with excitement or enjoyment -- (make) haste(-n), ready.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore the Lord GOD said:" Look, I have laid a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable.

International Standard Version
therefore this is what the LORD God says: "Look! I am laying a foundation stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation: Whoever believes firmly will not act hastily.

NET Bible
Therefore, this is what the sovereign master, the LORD, says: "Look, I am laying a stone in Zion, an approved stone, set in place as a precious cornerstone for the foundation. The one who maintains his faith will not panic.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what the Almighty LORD says: I am going to lay a rock in Zion, a rock that has been tested, a precious cornerstone, a solid foundation. Whoever believes [in him] will not worry.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation: he that believes shall not be in haste.
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