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Isaiah 33:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath is a fire that shall devour you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, [as] fire, shall devour you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You have conceived chaff, you will give birth to stubble; My breath will consume you like a fire.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, [as] fire, shall devour you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ye shall conceive dry grass, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath shall devour you [as] fire.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ye shall conceive chaff, Ye shall bring forth stubble,—Your own breath, like fire, shall devour you.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Ye conceive chaff, ye bear stubble, Your spirit!—fire devoureth you.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— You shall conceive heat, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath as fire shall devour you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yee shall conceiue chaffe, yee shall bring forth stubble: your breath [as] fire shall deuoure you.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Now shall ye see, now shall ye perceive; the strength of your breath, shall be vain; fire shall devour you.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, [as] fire, shall devour you.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ye shall conceive 2029
{2029} Prime
A primitive root; to be (or become) pregnant, conceive (literally of figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
chaff, 2842
{2842} Prime
By variation for H7179; dry grass.
ye shall bring forth 3205
{3205} Prime
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
stubble: 7179
{7179} Prime
From H7197; straw (as dry).
your breath, 7307
{7307} Prime
From H7306; wind; by resemblance breath, that is, a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions).
[as] fire, 784
{0784} Prime
A primitive word; fire (literally or figuratively).
shall devour 398
{0398} Prime
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 33:11

_ _ Ye — the enemy.

_ _ conceive chaff — (Isaiah 26:18; Isaiah 59:4).

_ _ your breath — rather, your own spirit of anger and ambition [Maurer], (Isaiah 30:28).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 33:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 33:11

Stubble — Instead of solid corn. Your great hopes and designs, shall be utterly disappointed. Your breath — Your rage against my people shall bring ruin upon yourselves.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 33:11

(q) Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, [as] fire, shall devour you.

(q) This is spoken against the enemies, who thought all was their own, but he shows that their enterprise will be in vain, and that the fire which they had kindled for others would consume them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Isaiah 8:9-10 Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces. ... Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God [is] with us.
Isaiah 10:7-14 Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but [it is] in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few. ... And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs [that are] left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.
Isaiah 17:13 The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but [God] shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
Isaiah 29:5-8 Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones [shall be] as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly. ... It shall even be as when an hungry [man] dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but he awaketh, and his soul is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreameth, and, behold, he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, [he is] faint, and his soul hath appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.
Isaiah 59:4 None calleth for justice, nor [any] pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
Job 15:35 They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.
Psalms 2:1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
Psalms 7:14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
Psalms 83:5-18 For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: ... That [men] may know that thou, whose name alone [is] JEHOVAH, [art] the most high over all the earth.
Acts 5:4 Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
James 1:15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.


Isaiah 5:24 Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, [so] their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 30:30-33 And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall shew the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of [his] anger, and [with] the flame of a devouring fire, [with] scattering, and tempest, and hailstones. ... For Tophet [is] ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made [it] deep [and] large: the pile thereof [is] fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.
Isaiah 31:8-9 Then shall the Assyrian fall with the sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: but he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall be discomfited. ... And he shall pass over to his strong hold for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the ensign, saith the LORD, whose fire [is] in Zion, and his furnace in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 37:23-29 Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted [thy] voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? [even] against the Holy One of Israel. ... Because thy rage against me, and thy tumult, is come up into mine ears, therefore will I put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest.
Nahum 1:5-10 The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein. ... For while [they be] folden together [as] thorns, and while they are drunken [as] drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
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