Isaiah 17:2
Strong's Lexicon
The cities
עָרֵ֣י (‘ā·rê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 5892: 1) excitement, anguish 1a) of terror 2) city, town (a place of waking, guarded) 2a) city, town

of Aroer
עֲרֹעֵ֑ר (‘ă·rō·‘êr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6177: Aroer = 'ruins' 1) a city on the north bank of the river Arnon, the southern point of the territory of Sihon the king of the Amorites and later of Reuben; modern 'Arair' 2) a city in Ammon near the Jabbok belonging to Gad 3) a town in southern Judah

are forsaken;
עֲזֻב֖וֹת (‘ă·zu·ḇō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5800: 1) to leave, loose, forsake 1a) (Qal) to leave 1a1) to depart from, leave behind, leave, let alone 1a2) to leave, abandon, forsake, neglect, apostatise 1a3) to let loose, set free, let go, free 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be left to 1b2) to be forsaken 1c) (Pual) to be deserted 2) to restore, repair 2a) (Qal) to repair

they will be left
תִּֽהְיֶ֔ינָה (tih·ye·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: 1) to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out 1a) (Qal) 1a1) ----- 1a1a) to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass 1a1b) to come about, come to pass 1a2) to come into being, become 1a2a) to arise, appear, come 1a2b) to become 1a2b1) to become 1a2b2) to become like 1a2b3) to be instituted, be established 1a3) to be 1a3a) to exist, be in existence 1a3b) to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time) 1a3c) to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality) 1a3d) to accompany, be with 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about 1b2) to be done, be finished, be gone

to the flocks,
לַעֲדָרִ֣ים (la·‘ă·ḏā·rîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5739: 1) flock, herd 1a) flock 1b) herds, flocks and herds

which will lie down
וְרָבְצ֖וּ (wə·rā·ḇə·ṣū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7257: 1) to stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out 1a) (Qal) to lie down, lie 1b)(Hiphil) to cause to lie down 1b1) laying (stones)

with no one
וְאֵ֥ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 369: 1) nothing, not, nought n 1a) nothing, nought neg 1b) not 1c) to have not (of possession) adv 1d) without w/prep 1e) for lack of

to fear.
מַחֲרִֽיד׃ (ma·ḥă·rîḏ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2729: 1) to tremble, quake, move about, be afraid, be startled, be terrified 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to tremble, quake (of a mountain) 1a2) to tremble (of people) 1a3) to be anxiously careful 1a4) to go or come trembling (with prep) 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to cause to tremble 1b2) to drive in terror, rout (an army)

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they will be places for flocks. They will lie down without fear.

New American Standard Bible
"The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They will be for flocks to lie down in, And there will be no one to frighten [them].

King James Bible
The cities of Aroer [are] forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make [them] afraid.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The cities of Aroer will be deserted and left to flocks, which will lie down, with no one to make them afraid.

New Living Translation
The towns of Aroer will be deserted. Flocks will graze in the streets and lie down undisturbed, with no one to chase them away.

English Standard Version
The cities of Aroer are deserted; they will be for flocks, which will lie down, and none will make them afraid.

New American Standard Bible
"The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They will be for flocks to lie down in, And there will be no one to frighten them.

King James Bible
The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they will be places for flocks. They will lie down without fear.

International Standard Version
The cities of Oraru will be deserted— they will be devoted to herds that will lay at rest, and terrorism will be no more.

NET Bible
The cities of Aroer are abandoned. They will be used for herds, which will lie down there in peace.

American Standard Version
The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

English Revised Version
The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Young's Literal Translation
Forsaken are the cities of Aroer, For droves they are, and they have lain down, And there is none troubling.






Cross References
Numbers 32:34
And the children of Gad built Dibon, and Ataroth, and Aroer,

Job 11:19
Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.

Isaiah 7:21
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a man shall nourish a young cow, and two sheep;

Isaiah 7:22
And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of milk that they shall give he shall eat butter: for butter and honey shall every one eat that is left in the land.

Isaiah 27:10
Yet the defenced city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.

Ezekiel 25:5
And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couchingplace for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 39:26
After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.

Micah 4:4
But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the LORD of hosts hath spoken it.

Zephaniah 2:6
And the sea coast shall be dwellings and cottages for shepherds, and folds for flocks.

Isaiah 1:1
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

Isaiah 17:1
The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.
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