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Isaiah 32:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then justice shall dwell in the wilderness; and righteousness shall abide in the fruitful field.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then justice will dwell in the wilderness And righteousness will abide in the fertile field.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And judgment shall inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness dwell in the fruitful field.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then shall, justice, inhabit, the wilderness, And, righteousness, in the garden-land, shall abide;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And dwelt in the wilderness hath judgment, And righteousness in the fruitful field remaineth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— An judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and justice shall sit in charmel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then iudgement shall dwell in the wildernesse, and righteousnesse remaine in the fruitfull field.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Then judgement shall abide in the wilderness, and righteousness shall dwell in Carmel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then judgment 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
shall dwell 7931
{7931} Prime
A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in the wilderness, 4057
{4057} Prime
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs).
and righteousness 6666
{6666} Prime
From H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity).
remain 3427
{3427} Prime
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the fruitful field. 3759
{3759} Prime
From H3754; a planted field (garden, orchard, vineyard or park); by implication garden produce.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 32:9-20.

Isaiah 32:16

_ _ judgment — justice.

_ _ wilderness — then reclaimed.

_ _ fruitful field — then become more fruitful (Isaiah 32:15); thus “wilderness” and “fruitful field” include the whole land of Judea.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 32:9-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 32:16

Judgment — Just judgment. Righteousness — Justice shall be executed in all the parts of the land.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it [shall be] for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err [therein].
Isaiah 42:4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
Isaiah 56:6-8 Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant; ... The Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather [others] to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.
Isaiah 60:21 Thy people also [shall be] all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.
Psalms 94:14-15 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance. ... But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Hosea 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, ... And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
Titus 2:11-12 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, ... Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
1 Peter 2:9-12 But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: ... Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by [your] good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 4:1-4 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; ... Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them] to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of [you]:
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Ps 94:14. Is 35:8; 42:4; 56:6; 60:21. Ho 3:5. 1Co 6:9. Tit 2:11. 1P 2:9; 4:1.

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