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Isaiah 21:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar shall fail;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of an hireling, and all the glory of Kedar shall fail:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For thus the Lord said to me, “In a year, as a hired man would count it, all the splendor of Kedar will terminate;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thus hath the Lord said to me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, and all the glory of Kedar shall fail:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thus hath the Lord said unto me: Within a year, according to the years of a hired servant, and all the glory of Kedar shall fail;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, thus, hath My Lord said unto me,—Within a year according to the yearn of a hireling, shall fail all the glory of Kedar;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For thus said the Lord unto me: 'Within a year, as years of a hireling, Consumed hath been all the honour of Kedar.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For thus saith the Lord to me: Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Cedar shall be taken away.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thus hath the Lord sayd vnto me: Within a yeere, according to the yeeres of an hireling, and all the glory of Kedar shall faile.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For thus said the Lord to me, Yet a year, as the year of an hireling, [and] the glory of the sons of Kedar shall fail:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thus hath Yahweh said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of an hireling, and all the glory of Qedar shall fail:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
thus x3541
(3541) Complement
כֹּה
koh
{ko}
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
hath Yhw יָהוֶה 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
me, Within x5750
(5750) Complement
עוֹד
`owd
{ode}
From H5749; properly iteration or continuance; used only adverbially (with or without preposition), again, repeatedly, still, more.
a year, 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
according to the years 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
of an hireling, 7916
{7916} Prime
שָׂכִיר
sakiyr
{saw-keer'}
From H7936; a man at wages by the day or year.
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the glory 3519
{3519} Prime
כָּבוֹד
kabowd
{kaw-bode'}
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
of Kr קֵדָר 6938
{6938} Prime
קֵדָר
Qedar
{kay-dawr'}
From H6937; dusky (of the skin or the tent); Kedar, a son of Ishmael; also (collectively) bedawin (as his descendants or representatives).
shall fail: 3615
{3615} Prime
כָּלָה
kalah
{kaw-law'}
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 21:16

_ _ years of ... hireling — (See on Isaiah 16:14).

_ _ Kedar — a wandering tribe (Psalms 120:5). North of Arabia-Petraea, and south of Arabia-Deserta; put for Arabia in general.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 21:13-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 21:16

A year — From the time of this prophecy: an exact year. Glory — Their power, and riches, and all things wherein they used to glory. This was executed by the Assyrians.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 21:16

For thus hath the Lord said to me, Within a year, (t) according to the years of an (u) hireling, and all the glory of Kedar shall fail:

(t) He appoints them respite for one year only, and then they would be destroyed.

(u) Read (Isaiah 16:14).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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Isaiah 16:14 But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant [shall be] very small [and] feeble.
Job 7:1 [Is there] not an appointed time to man upon earth? [are not] his days also like the days of an hireling?

Kedar:

Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up [their voice], the villages [that] Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
Isaiah 60:7 All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee: they shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, and I will glorify the house of my glory.
Genesis 25:13 And these [are] the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,
1 Chronicles 1:29 These [are] their generations: The firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,
Psalms 120:5 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, [that] I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
Song of Songs 1:5 I [am] black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.
Jeremiah 49:28 Concerning Kedar, and concerning the kingdoms of Hazor, which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon shall smite, thus saith the LORD; Arise ye, go up to Kedar, and spoil the men of the east.
Ezekiel 27:21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, they occupied with thee in lambs, and rams, and goats: in these [were they] thy merchants.
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Gn 25:13. 1Ch 1:29. Jb 7:1. Ps 120:5. So 1:5. Is 16:14; 42:11; 60:7. Jr 49:28. Ezk 27:21.

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