Isaiah 32:9
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English Standard Version
Rise up, you women who are at ease, hear my voice; you complacent daughters, give ear to my speech.

King James Bible
Rise up, ye women that are at ease; hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give ear unto my speech.

American Standard Version
Rise up, ye women that are at ease, and hear my voice; ye careless daughters, give ear unto my speech.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rise up, ye rich women, and hear my voice: ye confident daughters, give ear to my speech.

English Revised Version
Rise up, ye women that are at ease, and hear my voice; ye careless daughters, give ear unto my speech.

Webster's Bible Translation
Rise up, ye women that are at ease; hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give ear to my speech.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The second is an opened understanding, following upon the ban of hardening. "And the eyes of the seeing no more are closed, and the ears of the hearing attend. And the heart of the hurried understands to know, and the tongue of stammerers speaks clear things with readiness." It is not physical miracles that are predicted here, but a spiritual change. The present judgment of hardening will be repealed: this is what Isaiah 32:3 affirms. The spiritual defects, from which many suffer who do not belong to the worst, will be healed: this is the statement in Isaiah 32:4. The form תּשׁעינה is not the future of שׁעה here, as in Isaiah 31:1; Isaiah 22:4; Isaiah 17:7-8 (in the sense of, they will no longer stare about restlessly and without aim), but of שׁעה equals שׁעע, a metaplastic future of the latter, in the sense of, to be smeared over to closed (see Isaiah 29:9; Isaiah 6:10; cf., tach in Isaiah 44:18). On qâshabh (the kal of which is only met with here), see at Isaiah 21:7. The times succeeding the hardening, of which Isaiah is speaking here, are "the last times," as Isaiah 6:1-13 clearly shows; though it does not therefore follow that the king mentioned in Isaiah 32:1 (as in Isaiah 11:1.) is the Messiah Himself. In Isaiah 32:1 the prophet merely affirms, that Israel as a national commonwealth will then be governed in a manner well pleasing to God; here he predicts that Israel as a national congregation will be delivered from the judgment of not seeing with seeing eyes, and not hearing with hearing ears, and that it will be delivered from defects of weakness also. The nimhârı̄m are those that fall headlong, the precipitate, hurrying, or rash; and the עלּגים, stammerers, are not scoffers (Isaiah 28:7., Isaiah 19:20), as Knobel and Drechsler maintain, but such as are unable to think and speak with distinctness and certainty, more especially concerning the exalted things of God. The former would now have the gifts of discernment (yâbhı̄n), to perceive things in their true nature, and to distinguish under all circumstances that which is truly profitable (lâda‛ath); the latter would be able to express themselves suitably, with refinement, clearness, and worthiness. Tsachōth (old ed. tsâchōth) signifies that which is light, transparent; not merely intelligible, but refined and elegant. תּמהר gives the adverbial idea to ledabbēr (Ewald, 285, a).

Isaiah 32:9 Parallel Commentaries

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ye women

Isaiah 3:16 Moreover the LORD said, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes...

Isaiah 47:7,8 And you said, I shall be a lady for ever: so that you did not lay these things to your heart...

Deuteronomy 28:56 The tender and delicate woman among you...

Jeremiah 6:2-6 I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman...

Jeremiah 48:11,12 Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his lees, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel...

Lamentations 4:5 They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Amos 6:1-6 Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations...

give ear

Isaiah 28:23 Give you ear, and hear my voice; listen, and hear my speech.

Judges 9:7 And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of mount Gerizim, and lifted up his voice, and cried, and said to them...

Psalm 49:1,2 Hear this, all you people; give ear, all you inhabitants of the world...

Matthew 13:9 Who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Cross References
Psalm 123:4
Our soul has had more than enough of the scorn of those who are at ease, of the contempt of the proud.

Isaiah 3:16
The LORD said: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty and walk with outstretched necks, glancing wantonly with their eyes, mincing along as they go, tinkling with their feet,

Isaiah 28:23
Give ear, and hear my voice; give attention, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 47:8
Now therefore hear this, you lover of pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me; I shall not sit as a widow or know the loss of children":

Jeremiah 9:20
Hear, O women, the word of the LORD, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; teach to your daughters a lament, and each to her neighbor a dirge.

Amos 6:1
"Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the first of the nations, to whom the house of Israel comes!

Zephaniah 2:15
This is the exultant city that lived securely, that said in her heart, "I am, and there is no one else." What a desolation she has become, a lair for wild beasts! Everyone who passes by her hisses and shakes his fist.

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