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Isaiah 3:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and Jehovah will lay bare their secret parts.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover their secret parts.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Therefore the Lord will afflict the scalp of the daughters of Zion with scabs, And the LORD will make their foreheads bare.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will uncover their secret parts.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— therefore the Lord will make bald the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and Jehovah will lay bare their secret parts.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Therefore will My Lord, smite with leprosy, the crown of hair of the daughters of Zion,—And, as for Yahweh, their shame, will he lay bare!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The Lord also hath scabbed The crown of the head of daughters of Zion, And Jehovah their simplicity exposeth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord will make bald the crown of the head of the daughters of Sion, and the Lord will discover their hair.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crowne of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discouer their secret parts.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— therefore the Lord will humble the chief daughters of Zion{gr.Sion}, and the Lord will expose their form in that day;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore Yahweh will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Tziyyon, and Yahweh will discover their secret parts.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore 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).
will smite with a scab 5596
{5596} Prime
סָפַח
caphach
{saw-fakh'}
A primitive root; properly to scrape out, but in certain peculiar senses (of removal or association).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
the crown of the head 6936
{6936} Prime
קָדְקֹד
qodqod
{kod-kode'}
From H6915; the crown of the head (as the part most bowed).
of the daughters 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
of Xiyyn צִיּוֹן, 6726
{6726} Prime
צִיּוֹן
Tsiyown
{tsee-yone'}
The same (regular) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem.
and Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
will discover 6168
{6168} Prime
עָרָה
`arah
{aw-raw'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) bare; hence to empty, pour out, demolish.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
their secret parts. 6596
{6596} Prime
פֹּת
poth
{pohth}
From an unused root meaning to open; a hole, that is, hinge or the female pudenda.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 3:17

_ _ smite with a scab — literally, “make bald,” namely, by disease.

_ _ discover — cause them to suffer the greatest indignity that can befall female captives, namely to be stripped naked, and have their persons exposed (Isaiah 47:3; compare with Isaiah 20:4).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 3:16-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 3:17

Secret paths — By giving her into the power of those enemies that shall strip her of all her raiment.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
smite:

Leviticus 13:29-30 If a man or woman have a plague upon the head or the beard; ... Then the priest shall see the plague: and, behold, if it [be] in sight deeper than the skin; [and there be] in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it [is] a dry scall, [even] a leprosy upon the head or beard.
Leviticus 13:43-44 Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, [if] the rising of the sore [be] white reddish in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, as the leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh; ... He is a leprous man, he [is] unclean: the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his plague [is] in his head.
Deuteronomy 28:27 The LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.
Revelation 16:2 And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and [upon] them which worshipped his image.

discover:
Heb. made naked,
Isaiah 20:4 So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with [their] buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.
Isaiah 47:2-3 Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers. ... Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and I will not meet [thee as] a man.
Jeremiah 13:22 And if thou say in thine heart, Wherefore come these things upon me? For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, [and] thy heels made bare.
Ezekiel 16:36-37 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them; ... Behold, therefore I will gather all thy lovers, with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all [them] that thou hast loved, with all [them] that thou hast hated; I will even gather them round about against thee, and will discover thy nakedness unto them, that they may see all thy nakedness.
Ezekiel 23:25-29 And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears; and thy remnant shall fall by the sword: they shall take thy sons and thy daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the fire. ... And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be discovered, both thy lewdness and thy whoredoms.
Micah 1:11 Pass ye away, thou inhabitant of Saphir, having thy shame naked: the inhabitant of Zaanan came not forth in the mourning of Bethezel; he shall receive of you his standing.
Nahum 3:5 Behold, I [am] against thee, saith the LORD of hosts; and I will discover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame.
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Lv 13:29, 43. Dt 28:27. Is 20:4; 47:2. Jr 13:22. Ezk 16:36; 23:25. Mi 1:11. Na 3:5. Rv 16:2.

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