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Isaiah 25:3

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— Therefore a strong people will glorify You; Cities of ruthless nations will revere You.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Therefore shall a strong people glorify thee; a city of terrible nations shall fear thee.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Therefore shall the mighty people glorify thee, the city of terrible nations shall fear thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For this cause, shall glorify thee—a strong people, The city of tyrannous nations, shall revere thee;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Therefore honour Thee do a strong people, A city of the terrible nations feareth Thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore shall a strong people praise thee, the city of mighty nations shall fear thee.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— Therefore shall the mightie people giue glory vnto thee: the citie of the strong nations shall feare thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore shall the strong people glorifie thee, the city of the terrible nations shall feare thee.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— Therefore many peoples shall praise thee, the city of the mighty nations shall worship thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Therefore shall the poor people bless thee, and cities of injured men shall bless thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
(3651) Complement
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
shall the strong 5794
{5794} Prime
From H5810; strong, vehement, harsh.
people 5971
{5971} Prime
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
glorify 3513
{3513} Prime
A primitive root; to be heavy, that is, in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively to make weighty (in the same two senses).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
thee, the city 7151
{7151} Prime
From H7136 in the sense of flooring, that is, building; a city.
of the terrible 6184
{6184} Prime
From H6206; fearful, that is, powerful or tyrannical.
nations 1471
{1471} Prime
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
shall fear 3372
{3372} Prime
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 25:3

_ _ strong people — This cannot apply to the Jews; but other nations on which Babylon had exercised its cruelty (Isaiah 14:12) shall worship Jehovah, awed by the judgment inflicted on Babylon (Isaiah 23:18).

_ _ city — not Babylon, which shall then be destroyed, but collectively for the cities of the surrounding nations.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 25:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 25:3

Shall fear — Thy stoutest enemies observing thy wonderful works, shall be converted, or at least forced to tremble before thee.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 25:3

Therefore shall the (d) strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.

(d) The arrogant and proud who before would not know you will by your corrections fear and glorify you.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Isaiah 49:23-26 And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with [their] face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I [am] the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me. ... And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD [am] thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.
Isaiah 60:10-14 And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee. ... The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 66:18-20 For I [know] their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory. ... And they shall bring all your brethren [for] an offering unto the LORD out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the LORD, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.
Psalms 46:10-11 Be still, and know that I [am] God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. ... The LORD of hosts [is] with us; the God of Jacob [is] our refuge. Selah.
Psalms 66:3 Say unto God, How terrible [art thou in] thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
Psalms 72:8-11 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. ... Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.
Ezekiel 38:23 Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I [am] the LORD.
Ezekiel 39:21-22 And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have executed, and my hand that I have laid upon them. ... So the house of Israel shall know that I [am] the LORD their God from that day and forward.
Zechariah 14:9 And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.
Zechariah 14:16 And it shall come to pass, [that] every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.
Revelation 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Revelation 11:15-17 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become [the kingdoms] of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. ... Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.
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Ps 46:10; 66:3; 72:8. Is 49:23; 60:10; 66:18. Ezk 38:23; 39:21. Zc 14:9, 16. Rv 11:13, 15.

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