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Isaiah 17:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it shall come to pass in that day, that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And in that day it shall come to pass, [that] the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now in that day the glory of Jacob will fade, And the fatness of his flesh will become lean.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And in that day it shall come to pass, [that] the glory of Jacob shall be diminished, and the fatness of his flesh shall become lean.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And in that day it shall come to pass, that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall become lean.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And it shall come to pass, in that day, That the glory of Jacob, shall be diminished, And, the fatness of his flesh, shall be wasted;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And it hath come to pass, in that day, Wax poor doth the honour of Jacob, And the fatness of his flesh doth wax lean.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And it shall come to pass in that day, that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall grow lean.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And in that day it shall come to passe, [that] the glory of Iacob shall bee made thinne, and the fatnesse of his flesh shall waxe leane.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— There shall be in that day a failure of the glory of Jacob, and the riches of his glory shall be shaken.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And in that day it shall come to pass, [that] the glory of Yaaqov shall be made thin, and the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And in that x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
it shall come to pass, x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
[that] the glory 3519
{3519} Prime
כָּבוֹד
kabowd
{kaw-bode'}
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
of Ya`áköv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
shall be made thin, 1809
{1809} Prime
דָּלַל
dalal
{daw-lal'}
A primitive root (compare H1802); to slacken or be feeble; figuratively to be oppressed.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
and the fatness 4924
{4924} Prime
מִשְׁמָן
mashman
{mash-mawn'}
From H8080; fat, that is, (literally and abstractly) fatness; but usually (figuratively and concretely) a rich dish, a fertile field, a robust man.
of his flesh 1320
{1320} Prime
בָּשָׂר
basar
{baw-sawr'}
From H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension body, person; also (by euphemism) the pudenda of a man.
shall wax lean. 7329
{7329} Prime
רָזָה
razah
{raw-zaw'}
A primitive root; to emaciate, that is, make (become) thin (literally or figuratively).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 17:4

_ _ glory of Jacob — the kingdom of Ephraim and all that they rely on (Hosea 12:2; Micah 1:5).

_ _ fatness ... lean — (See on Isaiah 10:16).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 17:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 17:4

And in that day it shall come to pass, [that] the glory of (f) Jacob shall be diminished, and the fatness of his flesh shall become lean.

(f) Meaning, of the ten tribes who boasted themselves of their nobility, prosperity, strength and multitude.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the glory:

Isaiah 9:8 The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.
Isaiah 9:21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh: [and] they together [shall be] against Judah. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand [is] stretched out still.
Isaiah 10:4 Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand [is] stretched out still.

the fatness:

Isaiah 10:16 Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire.
Isaiah 24:13 When thus it shall be in the midst of the land among the people, [there shall be] as the shaking of an olive tree, [and] as the gleaning grapes when the vintage is done.
Isaiah 24:16 From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, [even] glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.
Deuteronomy 32:15-27 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered [with fatness]; then he forsook God [which] made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. ... Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, [and] lest they should say, Our hand [is] high, and the LORD hath not done all this.
Ezekiel 34:20 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD unto them; Behold, I, [even] I, will judge between the fat cattle and between the lean cattle.
Zephaniah 2:11 The LORD [will be] terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and [men] shall worship him, every one from his place, [even] all the isles of the heathen.
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Dt 32:15. Is 9:8, 21; 10:4, 16; 24:13, 16. Ezk 34:20. Zp 2:11.

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