Isaiah 22:23

23 I will drive him like a peg into a firm place; he will become a seat[a] of honor for the house of his father.

Isaiah 22:23 in Other Translations

KJV
23 And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house.
ESV
23 And I will fasten him like a peg in a secure place, and he will become a throne of honor to his father's house.
NLT
23 He will bring honor to his family name, for I will drive him firmly in place like a nail in the wall.
MSG
23 I'll pound him like a nail into a solid wall. He'll secure the Davidic tradition.
CSB
23 I will drive him, like a peg, into a firm place. He will be a throne of honor for his father's house.

Isaiah 22:23 In-Context

21 I will clothe him with your robe and fasten your sash around him and hand your authority over to him. He will be a father to those who live in Jerusalem and to the people of Judah.
22 I will place on his shoulder the key to the house of David; what he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.
23 I will drive him like a peg into a firm place; he will become a seat of honor for the house of his father.
24 All the glory of his family will hang on him: its offspring and offshoots—all its lesser vessels, from the bowls to all the jars.
25 “In that day,” declares the LORD Almighty, “the peg driven into the firm place will give way; it will be sheared off and will fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut down.” The LORD has spoken.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 25; Ezekiel 15:3; Zechariah 10:4
  • 2. S Ezra 9:8; S Job 6:25
  • 3. S 1 Samuel 2:7-8; S Job 36:7

Footnotes 1

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