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Isaiah 9:2 LEB

2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; light has shined on those who lived in a land of darkness.

Study tools for Isaiah 9:2

  • a 9:1 - Isaiah 9:1-21 in the English Bible is 8:23-9:20 in the Hebrew Bible
  • b 9:1 - Literally "Indeed there is no gloom for the one to whom there was anxiety for her"
  • c 9:3 - The written text (Kethib) is "not," but the reading tradition (Qere) is "for it"
  • d 9:4 - Hebrew "like"; the Hebrew letters for "like" and "on" look alike
  • e 9:5 - Literally "marching with shaking," which might mean "marching [is] with shaking"
  • f 9:5 - Literally "and it will"
  • g 9:7 - Literally "There is no end to the increase of the dominion and to peace"
  • h 9:7 - Or "for"
  • i 9:7 - Or "for"
  • j 9:7 - That is, the kingdom
  • k 9:11 - Or "his adversaries" if a copyist added "of Rezin" in error
  • l 9:12 - Hebrew "Philistine"
  • m 9:13 - That is, the people
  • n 9:15 - Hebrew "Elder"
  • o 9:15 - Literally "one lifted up of face"
  • p 9:15 - Hebrew "prophet"
  • q 9:15 - Hebrew "lie"
  • r 9:19 - Literally "A man does not have compassion toward his brother"