Isaiah 5:7
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
3754 [e]כֶ֜רֶם
the vineyardN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
of YahwehN-proper-ms
6635 [e]צְבָאוֹת֙
of hostsN-cp
1004 [e]בֵּ֣ית
[is] the houseN-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
of IsraelN-proper-ms
376 [e]וְאִ֣ישׁ
and the menConj-w | N-msc
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֔ה
of JudahN-proper-ms
5194 [e]נְטַ֖ע
8191 [e]שַׁעֲשׁוּעָ֑יו
Are His pleasantN-mpc | 3ms
6960 [e]וַיְקַ֤ו
and He lookedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
4941 [e]לְמִשְׁפָּט֙
for justicePrep-l | N-ms
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּ֣ה
but beholdConj-w | Interjection
4939 [e]מִשְׂפָּ֔ח
6666 [e]לִצְדָקָ֖ה
for righteousnessPrep-l | N-fs
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּ֥ה
but beholdConj-w | Interjection
6818 [e]צְעָקָֽה׃
a cry [for help]N-fs

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 5:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י כֶ֜רֶם יְהוָ֤ה צְבָאֹות֙ בֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְאִ֣ישׁ יְהוּדָ֔ה נְטַ֖ע שַׁעֲשׁוּעָ֑יו וַיְקַ֤ו לְמִשְׁפָּט֙ וְהִנֵּ֣ה מִשְׂפָּ֔ח לִצְדָקָ֖ה וְהִנֵּ֥ה צְעָקָֽה׃ ס

ישעה 5:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי כרם יהוה צבאות בית ישראל ואיש יהודה נטע שעשועיו ויקו למשפט והנה משפח לצדקה והנה צעקה׃ ס

ישעה 5:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי כרם יהוה צבאות בית ישראל ואיש יהודה נטע שעשועיו ויקו למשפט והנה משפח לצדקה והנה צעקה׃ ס

ישעה 5:7 Hebrew Bible
כי כרם יהוה צבאות בית ישראל ואיש יהודה נטע שעשועיו ויקו למשפט והנה משפח לצדקה והנה צעקה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel And the men of Judah His delightful plant. Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed; For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.

King James Bible
For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the vineyard of the LORD of Hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah, the plant He delighted in. He looked for justice but saw injustice, for righteousness, but heard cries of wretchedness.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the vineyard

Psalm 80:8-11,15 You have brought a vine out of Egypt: you have cast out the heathen, …

Jeremiah 12:10 Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion …

his pleasant plant. Heb. plant of his pleasures

Isaiah 62:5 For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall your sons marry you: …

Psalm 147:11 The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Psalm 149:4 For the LORD takes pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek …

Songs 7:6 How fair and how pleasant are you, O love, for delights!

Zephaniah 3:17 The LORD your God in the middle of you is mighty; he will save, he …

he looked

Isaiah 5:2 And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted …

Isaiah 58:6-8 Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, …

Exodus 22:22-27 You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child…

Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require …

Zechariah 7:9-14 Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and …

Matthew 3:8-10 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance…

Matthew 23:23 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe …

John 15:2 Every branch in me that bears not fruit he takes away: and every …

1 Corinthians 6:8-11 No, you do wrong, and defraud, and that your brothers…

1 John 3:7,8 Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness …

but. The paronomasia, or play of words, is very remarkable here: he looked for mishpat, judgment, but behold mispach, oppression; for tzedakah, justice, but behold tzedkah, a cry.

oppression. Heb. a scab

Isaiah 1:6 From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness …

Isaiah 3:17 Therefore the LORD will smite with a scab the crown of the head of …

a cry

Genesis 4:10 And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood …

Exodus 2:23,24 And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: …

Exodus 3:7 And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people …

Exodus 22:21-24,27 You shall neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers …

Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, …

Nehemiah 5:1-5 And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against …

Job 31:38,39 If my land cry against me, or that the furrows likewise thereof complain…

Job 34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come to him, and he hears …

Proverbs 21:13 Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry …

Luke 18:7 And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night to …

James 5:4 Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, …

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