Isaiah 26 DBY

1 In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; salvation doth he appoint for walls and bulwarks.
2 Open ye the gates, and the righteous nation which keepeth faithfulness shall enter in. a

References for Isaiah 26:2

    • ĩ 26:2 - See Ps. 118.19,20.
      3 Thou wilt keep in perfect peace b the mind stayed [on thee], for he confideth in thee.

      References for Isaiah 26:3

        • Ī 26:3 - Lit. 'in peace, peace.'
          4 Confide ye in Jehovah for ever; for in Jah, Jehovah, is the rock of ages.
          5 For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low, he layeth it low to the ground, he bringeth it even to the dust.
          6 The foot shall tread it down, -- the feet of the afflicted, the steps of the poor.
          7 The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even. c

          References for Isaiah 26:7

            • ī 26:7 - Or 'dost weigh the path (see Prov. 2.9) of the just.'
              8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Jehovah, have we waited for thee; the desire of [our] soul is to thy name, and to thy memorial. d

              References for Isaiah 26:8

                • Ĭ 26:8 - Or 'to the remembrance of thee;' but cf. Ex. 3.15; Ps. 102.12, &c.
                  9 With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
                  10 If favour be shewn to the wicked, he doth not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he dealeth unjustly, and beholdeth not the majesty of Jehovah.
                  11 Jehovah, thy hand is lifted up, but they do not see: [yet] they shall see [thy] jealousy [for] the people, e and be ashamed; yea, the fire which is for thine adversaries shall devour them.

                  References for Isaiah 26:11

                    • ĭ 26:11 - Or 'they shall see, and be ashamed for [their] jealousy of the people.'
                      12 Jehovah, thou wilt ordain peace for us; for thou also hast wrought all our works for us.
                      13 Jehovah our God, other lords than thee have had dominion over us; by thee only will we make mention of thy name.
                      14 [They are] dead, they shall not live; deceased, they shall not rise: for thou hast visited and destroyed them, and made all memory of them to perish.
                      15 Thou hast increased the nation, Jehovah, thou hast increased the nation: thou art glorified. Thou hadst removed [it] far [unto] all the ends of the earth. f

                      References for Isaiah 26:15

                        • Į 26:15 - Or 'Thou hast extended all the boundaries of the land.'
                          16 Jehovah, in trouble they sought thee; they poured out [their] whispered prayer g when thy chastening was upon them.

                          References for Isaiah 26:16

                            • į 26:16 - Or 'lisping,' or 'secret speech.'
                              17 As a woman with child, that draweth near her delivery, is in travail, [and] crieth out in her pangs; so have we been before thee, Jehovah.
                              18 We have been with child, we have been in travail, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought the deliverance of the land, neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.
                              19 Thy dead shall live, my dead bodies h shall arise. Awake and sing in triumph, ye that dwell in dust; for thy dew is the dew of the morning, i and the earth j shall cast forth the dead. k

                              References for Isaiah 26:19

                                • İ 26:19 - According to others '[with] my dead body, they.'
                                • ı 26:19 - Lit. 'the lights.'
                                • IJ 26:19 - Or 'land.'
                                • ij 26:19 - As ch. 14.9.
                                  20 Come, my people, enter into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee; hide thyself just for a little moment, until the indignation be past.
                                  21 For behold, Jehovah cometh out of his place to visit the iniquity of the inhabitants of the earth upon them; and the earth shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.