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Isaiah 60:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Who [are] these [that] fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Who are these who fly like a cloud And like the doves to their lattices?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Who [are] these [that] fly as a cloud, and as doves to their windows?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Who are these that come flying as a cloud, and as doves to their dove-cotes?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Who are these, that, As a cloud, do fly? and, As doves to their cotes?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Who [are] these—as a thick cloud they fly, And as doves unto their windows?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who are these, that fly as clouds, and as doves to their windows?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Who [are] these that flie as a cloude, and as the doues to their windowes?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Who are these [that] fly as clouds, and as doves with young ones to me?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Who [are] these [that] fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Who x4310
(4310) Complement
An interrogitive pronoun of persons, as H4100 is of things, who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix.
[are] these x428
(0428) Complement
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
[that] fly 5774
{5774} Prime
A primitive root; to cover (with wings or obscurity); hence (as denominative from H5775) to fly; also (by implication of dimness) to faint (from the darkness of swooning).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
as a cloud, 5645
{5645} Prime
Masculine and feminine; from H5743; properly an envelope, that is, darkness (or density, 2 Chronicles 4:17); specifically a (scud) cloud; also a copse.
and as the doves 3123
{3123} Prime
Probably from the same as H3196; a dove (apparently from the warmth of their mating).
to x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
their windows? 699
{0699} Prime
Feminine participle passive of H0693 (as if for lurking); a lattice; (by implication) a window, dove cot (because of the pigeon holes), chimney (with its apertures for smoke), sluice (with openings for water).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 60:8

_ _ The prophet, seeing in vision new hosts approaching quickly like a cloud of doves, asks who they are.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 60:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 60:8

A cloud — These metaphors import the number as well as speed, of those that should be begotten by the apostles doctrine.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 60:8

Who [are] these (i) [that] fly as a cloud, and as doves to their windows?

(i) Showing what great number will come to the Church, and with what great diligence and zeal.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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 45:22 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I [am] God, and [there is] none else.
Luke 13:29 And they shall come from the east, and [from] the west, and from the north, and [from] the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

a cloud:

Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset [us], and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

as the:

Genesis 8:8-11 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; ... And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth [was] an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
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Gn 8:8. Is 45:22; 60:4. Lk 13:29. He 12:1. Rv 7:9.

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modern scholars identify Tarshish with Tartessos, a port in southern Spain, ... Columbus left Spain in August 1492 christopher columbus Christopher name meaning bearer of christ The surname Columbus was an occupational name for a keeper of doves. christopher columbus (bearer of christ keeper of doves) Isaiah 60:8 Who[are] these [that] fly as a cloud, and as the doves their windows? Isaiah 60:9 Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish( Spain) first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of Yhw thy lhm and to the Holy One of Israel because he hath glorified thee. 60:22 A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I Yhw יָwill hasten it in his time. who? They are the billowing sails of christopher columbus (bearer of christ keeper of doves) christopher columbus ,funded by the gold and silver of spain. A little one(the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation . I Yhw יָwill hasten it in his time. Psalms 48 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King. mount Zion on the sides of the north is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA . Psalms 48:4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.5 They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away. Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail. They saw the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / With the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the most violent wave of anti-monarchical protest began, with the systematic destruction of the relics and symbols of monarchy.
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