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Isaiah 29:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with posted troops, and I will raise siege works against thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I will camp against you encircling [you], And I will set siegeworks against you, And I will raise up battle towers against you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with watch-posts, and I will raise forts against thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And I will encamp round about against thee,—And lay siege against thee with a fort, And raise against thee siege-works;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I encamped, O babbler, against thee, And I laid siege against thee—a camp. And I raised up against thee bulwarks.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I will campe against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I will compass thee about like David, and will raise a mound about thee, and set up towers round thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I will camp 2583
{2583} Prime
חָנָה
chanah
{khaw-naw'}
A primitive root (compare H2603); properly to incline; by implication to decline (of the slanting rays of evening); specifically to pitch a tent; generally to encamp (for abode or siege).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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.
thee round about, 1754
{1754} Prime
דּוּר
duwr
{dure}
From H1752; a circle, ball or pile.
and will lay siege 6696
{6696} Prime
צוּר
tsuwr
{tsoor}
A primitive root; to cramp, that is, confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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.
thee with a mount, 4674
{4674} Prime
מֻצָּב
mutstsab
{moots-tsawb'}
From H5324; a station, that is, military post.
and I will raise 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
forts 4694
{4694} Prime
מְצוּרָה
m@tsuwrah
{mets-oo-raw'}
Feminine of H4692; a hemming in, that is, (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification.
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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.
thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 29:3

_ _ IJehovah, acting through the Assyrian, etc., His instruments (Isaiah 10:5).

_ _ mount — an artificial mound formed to out-top high walls (Isaiah 37:33); else a station, namely, of warriors, for the siege.

_ _ round about — not fully realized under Sennacherib, but in the Roman siege (Luke 19:43; Luke 21:20).

_ _ forts — siege-towers (Deuteronomy 20:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 29:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

2 Kings 18:17 And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to king Hezekiah with a great host against Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which [is] in the highway of the fuller's field.
2 Kings 19:32 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
2 Kings 24:11-12 And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, and his servants did besiege it. ... And Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and his servants, and his princes, and his officers: and the king of Babylon took him in the eighth year of his reign.
2 Kings 25:1-4 And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth [day] of the month, [that] Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it; and they built forts against it round about. ... And the city was broken up, and all the men of war [fled] by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which [is] by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees [were] against the city round about:) and [the king] went the way toward the plain.
Ezekiel 21:22 At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice with shouting, to appoint [battering] rams against the gates, to cast a mount, [and] to build a fort.
Matthew 22:7 But when the king heard [thereof], he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
Luke 19:43-44 For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, ... And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
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2K 18:17; 19:32; 24:11; 25:1. Ezk 21:22. Mt 22:7. Lk 19:43.

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