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Isaiah 54:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For a small moment, I forsook thee,—But, with abounding compassions, do I embrace thee:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In a small moment I have forsaken thee, And in great mercies I do gather thee,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For a small moment haue I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For a little while I left thee: but with great mercy will I have compassion upon thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For a small 6996
{6996} Prime
From H6962; abbreviated, that is, diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance).
moment 7281
{7281} Prime
From H7280; a wink (of the eyes), that is, a very short space of time.
have I forsaken 5800
{5800} Prime
A primitive root; to loosen, that is, relinquish, permit, etc.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thee; but with great 1419
{1419} Prime
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
mercies 7356
{7356} Prime
From H7355; compassion (in the plural); by extension the womb (as cherishing the foetus); by implication a maiden.
will I gather 6908
{6908} Prime
A primitive root; to grasp, that is, collect.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 54:7

_ _ small moment — as compared with Israel’s coming long prosperity (Isaiah 26:20; Isaiah 60:10). So the spiritual Israel (Psalms 30:5; 2 Corinthians 4:17).

_ _ gather thee — to Myself from thy dispersions.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 54:6-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 54:7

For a moment — In comparison of God's everlasting kindness. Gather thee — From all the places where thou art dispersed, from all parts of the world.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast.
Isaiah 60:10 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.
Psalms 30:5 For his anger [endureth but] a moment; in his favour [is] life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy [cometh] in the morning.
2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding [and] eternal weight of glory;
2 Peter 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day [is] with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.


Isaiah 11:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
Isaiah 27:12 And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the LORD shall beat off from the channel of the river unto the stream of Egypt, and ye shall be gathered one by one, O ye children of Israel.
Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry [them] in his bosom, [and] shall gently lead those that are with young.
Isaiah 43:5-6 Fear not: for I [am] with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west; ... I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;
Isaiah 56:8 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 60:4 Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at [thy] side.
Isaiah 66:18 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.
Deuteronomy 30:3 That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee.
Psalms 106:47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, [and] to triumph in thy praise.
Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.
Micah 4:6 In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;
Matthew 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [thou] that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under [her] wings, and ye would not!
Ephesians 1:10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; [even] in him:
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Dt 30:3. Ps 30:5; 106:47. Is 11:11; 26:20; 27:12; 40:11; 43:5; 56:8; 60:4, 10; 66:18. Ezk 36:24. Mi 4:6. Mt 23:37. 2Co 4:17. Ep 1:10. 2P 3:8.

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