Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, the tenth part shall remain therein, for it shall convert and be fruitful. And likewise as the Terebinths and Oak trees in winter cast their leaves and yet have their sap in them, so shall the holy seed continue in their substance."

New American Standard Bible

“Yet there will be a tenth portion in it,
And it will again be subject to burning,
Like a terebinth or an oak
Whose stump remains when it is felled.
The holy seed is its stump.”

King James Version

But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof.

Holman Bible

Though a tenth will remain in the land,
it will be burned again.
Like the terebinth or the oak
that leaves a stump when felled,
the holy seed is the stump.

International Standard Version

Even though a tenth of its people remain in it, it will once again be burned, like a terebinth or an oak tree, the stump of which, though the tree has been felled, still contains holy seed."

A Conservative Version

And if there be yet a tenth in it, it also shall in turn be eaten up. As a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remains when they are felled, so the holy seed is the stock of it.

American Standard Version

And if there be yet a tenth in it, it also shall in turn be eaten up: as a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remaineth, when they are felled; so the holy seed is the stock thereof.

Amplified


“And though a tenth [of the people] remain in the land,
It will again be subject to destruction [consumed and burned],
Like a massive terebinth tree or like an oak
Whose stump remains when it is chopped down.
The holy seed [the elect remnant] is its stump [the substance of Israel].”

Bible in Basic English

And even if there is still a tenth part in it, it will again be burned, like a tree of the woods whose broken end is still in the earth after the tree has been cut down (the holy seed is the broken end).

Darby Translation

But a tenth part shall still be therein, and it shall return and be eaten; as the terebinth and as the oak whose trunk remaineth after the felling: the holy seed shall be the trunk thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

And yet in it a tenth, and it turned back, and it was for consuming, as the terebinth and as the oak which in casting the trunk in them the holy seed its pillar.

King James 2000

But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be laid waste: as a terebinth tree, and as an oak, whose stump remains, when they are cut down: so the holy seed shall be its stump.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {even if only a tenth part remain}, {again she will be destroyed} like terebinth or like [an] oak, which although felled, a tree stump [remains] in them. [The] seed of holiness [will be] her tree stump."

Modern King James verseion

But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return and be consumed like the terebinth and like the oak being felled, yet has its stump; the holy seed is its stump.

NET Bible

Even if only a tenth of the people remain in the land, it will again be destroyed, like one of the large sacred trees or an Asherah pole, when a sacred pillar on a high place is thrown down. That sacred pillar symbolizes the special chosen family."

New Heart English Bible

If there is a tenth left in it, that also will in turn be consumed: as a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remains when they are felled; so the holy seed is its stock."

The Emphasized Bible

Yet still shall there be in it a tenth, Though it again be consumed, - Like an oak and like a terebinth Which when felled, have a stock in them, A holy seed, shall be the stock thereof. Courage.

Webster

But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil-tree, and as an oak whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance of it.

World English Bible

If there is a tenth left in it, that also will in turn be consumed: as a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remains when they are felled; so the holy seed is its stock."

Youngs Literal Translation

And yet in it a tenth, and it hath turned, And hath been for a burning, As a teil-tree, and as an oak, that in falling, Have substance in them, The holy seed is its substance!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But yet in it shall be a tenth
עשׂירי 
`asiyriy 
Usage: 29

and it shall return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and shall be eaten
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

as a teil tree
אלה 
'elah 
Usage: 13

and as an oak
אלּון 
'allown 
oak
Usage: 8

מצּבת 
Matstsebeth 
Usage: 6

is in them, when they cast
שׁלּכת 
Shalleketh 
Usage: 1

their leaves so the holy
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

shall be the substance
מצּבת 
Matstsebeth 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

Isaiah's Commission

12 For the LORD shall take the men far away, so that the land shall lie waste. 13 Nevertheless, the tenth part shall remain therein, for it shall convert and be fruitful. And likewise as the Terebinths and Oak trees in winter cast their leaves and yet have their sap in them, so shall the holy seed continue in their substance."



Cross References

Ezra 9:2

For they have taken the daughters of the same, and their sons, and have mixed the holy seed with the nations in the lands: and the hand of the rulers and lords of council hath been principal in this trespass."

Job 14:7-9

"If a tree be cut down, there is some hope yet, that it will sprout and shoot forth the branches again;

Isaiah 1:9

And except the LORD of Hosts had left us a few alive, we should have been as Sodom, and like unto Gomorrah.

Romans 11:5-6

Even so at this time is there a remnant left through the election of grace.

Genesis 22:18

And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice."

Isaiah 4:3

Then shall the remnant in Zion and the remnant at Jerusalem be called holy - namely, all such as are written among the living at Jerusalem -

Isaiah 10:20-22

After that day shall the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped out of the house of Jacob, seek no more comfort at him that smote them, but shall comfort themselves with faithfulness and truth in the LORD, the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 65:8-9

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD: like as when one would gather holy grapes, men say unto him, "Break it not off, for it is holy," even so will I do also for my servants' sakes, that I will not destroy them all.

Malachi 2:15

So did not the one, and yet had he an excellent spirit. What did then the one? He sought the seed promised of God. Therefore look well to your spirit, and let no man despise the wife of his youth.

Matthew 24:22

Yea, and except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: But for the chosens' sake, those days shall be shortened.

Mark 13:20

And except that the Lord had should shorten those days, no man should be saved. But for the elects' sake, which he hath chosen, he hath shortened those days.

John 15:1-3

I am the true vine, and my father is a husbandman.

Romans 9:5

whose also are the fathers, and they of whom; as concerning the flesh; Christ came: which is God over all things, blessed forever. Amen.

Romans 11:16-29

For if one piece be holy, the whole heap is holy. And if the root be holy, the branches are holy also.

Galatians 3:16-19

To Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, "in the seeds," as in many: But, "in thy seed," as in one, which is Christ.

Galatians 3:28-29

Now is there no Jew, neither gentile, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither man nor woman: but ye are all one thing in Christ Jesus.

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