Isaiah 30:28
Text Analysis
7307 [e]וְרוּח֞וֹ
And His breath HisConj-w | N-csc | 3ms
5158 [e]כְּנַ֤חַל
like streamPrep-k | N-ms
7857 [e]שׁוֹטֵף֙
an overflowingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5704 [e]עַד־
6677 [e]צַוָּ֣אר
the neckN-ms
2673 [e]יֶֽחֱצֶ֔ה
which reaches upV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5130 [e]לַהֲנָפָ֥ה
to siftPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf | 3fs
1471 [e]גוֹיִ֖ם
the nationsN-mp
5299 [e]בְּנָ֣פַת
with the sievePrep-b | N-fsc
7723 [e]שָׁ֑וְא
of futilityN-ms
7448 [e]וְרֶ֣סֶן
and [there shall be] a bridleConj-w | N-ms
8582 [e]מַתְעֶ֔ה
Causing [them] to errV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עַ֖ל
3895 [e]לְחָיֵ֥י
the jawsN-fpc
5971 [e]עַמִּֽים׃
of the peopleN-mp

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 30:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְרוּחֹ֞ו כְּנַ֤חַל שֹׁוטֵף֙ עַד־צַוָּ֣אר יֶֽחֱצֶ֔ה לַהֲנָפָ֥ה גֹויִ֖ם בְּנָ֣פַת שָׁ֑וְא וְרֶ֣סֶן מַתְעֶ֔ה עַ֖ל לְחָיֵ֥י עַמִּֽים׃

ישעה 30:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ורוחו כנחל שוטף עד־צואר יחצה להנפה גוים בנפת שוא ורסן מתעה על לחיי עמים׃

ישעה 30:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ורוחו כנחל שוטף עד־צואר יחצה להנפה גוים בנפת שוא ורסן מתעה על לחיי עמים׃

ישעה 30:28 Hebrew Bible
ורוחו כנחל שוטף עד צואר יחצה להנפה גוים בנפת שוא ורסן מתעה על לחיי עמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
His breath is like an overflowing torrent, Which reaches to the neck, To shake the nations back and forth in a sieve, And to put in the jaws of the peoples the bridle which leads to ruin.

King James Bible
And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His breath is like an overflowing torrent that rises to the neck. He comes to sift the nations in a sieve of destruction and to put a bridle on the jaws of the peoples to lead them astray.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

his breath

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an overflowing

Isaiah 8:8 And he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he …

Isaiah 28:17,18 Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: …

Isaiah 29:6 You shall be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with …

Habakkuk 3:12-15 You did march through the land in indignation, you did thresh the …

to sift. Bp. Lowth renders, 'to toss the nations with the van of perdition;' that is, says Kimchi, nothing useful shall remain behind, but all shall come to nothing and perish. The van of the ancients was a large instrument, somewhat like a shovel, with a long handle, with which they tossed the corn mixed with the chaff and chopped straw into the air, that the wind might separate them.

Isaiah 19:12,14 Where are they? where are your wise men? and let them tell you now, …

Isaiah 33:10-12 Now will I rise, said the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I …

Hosea 13:3 Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud and as the early dew …

Amos 9:9 For, see, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among …

Matthew 3:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, …

a bridle

Isaiah 37:29 Because your rage against me, and your tumult, is come up into my …

2 Kings 19:28 Because your rage against me and your tumult is come up into my ears, …

Psalm 32:9 Be you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: …

Proverbs 26:3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the fool's back.


Isaiah 19:3,13,14 And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the middle thereof; and I will …

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai …

1 Kings 22:20-22 And the LORD said, Who shall persuade Ahab, that he may go up and …

Job 39:17 Because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to …

Ezekiel 14:7-9 For every one of the house of Israel, or of the stranger that sojournes …

2 Thessalonians 2:11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they …

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