Isaiah 17:3 NKJV

3 The fortress also will cease from Ephraim, The kingdom from Damascus, And the remnant of Syria; They will be as the glory of the children of Israel," Says the Lord of hosts.

Study tools for Isaiah 17:3

  • a 17:2 - Following Masoretic Text and Vulgate; Septuagint reads It shall be forsaken forever; Targum reads Its cities shall be forsaken and desolate.
  • b 17:8 - Hebrew Asherah, a Canaanite goddess
  • c 17:9 - Septuagint reads Hivites; Targum reads laid waste; Vulgate reads as the ploughs.
  • d 17:9 - Septuagint reads Amorites; Targum reads in ruins; Vulgate reads corn.