Isaiah 7:13
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English Standard Version
And he said, “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to weary men, that you weary my God also?

King James Bible
And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David; Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will ye weary my God also?

American Standard Version
And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David: Is it a small thing for you to weary men, that ye will weary my God also?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Hear ye therefore, O house of David: Is it a small thing for you to be grievous to men, that you are grievous to my God also?

English Revised Version
And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David; is it a small thing for you to weary men, that ye will weary my God also?

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David? Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will ye weary my God also?

Isaiah 7:13 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"Because Aram hath determined evil over thee, Ephraim and the son of Remaliah (Remalyahu), saying, We will march against Judah, and terrify it, and conquer it for ourselves, and make the son of Tâb'êl king in the midst of it: thus saith the Lord Jehovah, It will not be brought about, and will not take place." The inference drawn by Caspari (Krieg, p. 98), that at the time when Isaiah said this, Judaea was not yet heathen or conquered, is at any rate not conclusive. The promise given to Ahaz was founded upon the wicked design, with which the war had been commenced. How far the allies had already gone towards this last goal, the overthrow of the Davidic sovereignty, it does not say. But we know from 2 Kings 15:37 that the invasion had begun before Ahaz ascended the throne; and we may see from Isaiah 7:16 of Isaiah's prophecy, that the "terrifying" (nekı̄tzennah, from kūtz, taedere, pavere) had actually taken place; so that the "conquering" (hibkia‛, i.e., splitting, forcing of the passes and fortifications, 2 Kings 25:4; Ezekiel 30:16; 2 Chronicles 21:17; 2 Chronicles 32:1) must also have been a thing belonging to the past. For history says nothing about a successful resistance on the part of Judah in this war. Only Jerusalem had not yet fallen, and, as the expression "king in the midst of it" shows, it is to this that the term "Judah" especially refers; just as in Isaiah 23:13 Asshur is to be understood as signifying Nineveh. There they determined to enthrone a man named Tâb'êl (vid., Ezra 4:7; it is written Tâb'al here in pause, although this change does not occur in other words (e.g., Israel) in pause - a name resembling the Syrian name Tab-rimmon),

(Note: The Hauran inscriptions contain several such composite names formed like Tâb'êl with el: see Wetzstein, Ausgewhlte griechische und lateinische Inschriften, pp. 343-4, 361-363). By the transformation into Tab'al, as Luzzatto says, the name is changed from Bonus Deus to Bonus minime.)

a man who is otherwise unknown; but it never went beyond the determination, never was even on the way towards being realized, to say nothing of being fully accomplished. The allies would not succeed in altering the course of history as it had been appointed by the Lord.

Isaiah 7:13 Parallel Commentaries

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o house

Isaiah 7:2 And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, and the heart of his people...

2 Chronicles 21:7 However, the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David...

Jeremiah 21:12 O house of David, thus said the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor...

Luke 1:69 And has raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;

is it a small

Genesis 30:15 And she said to her, Is it a small matter that you have taken my husband? and would you take away my son's mandrakes also?...

Numbers 16:9,13 Seems it but a small thing to you, that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel...

Ezekiel 16:20,47 Moreover you have taken your sons and your daughters, whom you have borne to me, and these have you sacrificed to them to be devoured...

Ezekiel 34:18 Seems it a small thing to you to have eaten up the good pasture, but you must tread down with your feet the residue of your pastures?...

to weary

2 Chronicles 36:15,16 And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending...

Jeremiah 6:11 Therefore I am full of the fury of the LORD; I am weary with holding in: I will pour it out on the children abroad...

will ye

Isaiah 1:24 Therefore said the LORD, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of my adversaries...

Isaiah 43:24 You have bought me no sweet cane with money, neither have you filled me with the fat of your sacrifices...

Isaiah 63:10 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

Isaiah 65:3-5 A people that provokes me to anger continually to my face; that sacrifices in gardens, and burns incense on altars of brick...

Amos 3:13 Hear you, and testify in the house of Jacob, said the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

Malachi 2:17 You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, Wherein have we wearied him? When you say...

Acts 7:51 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you.

Hebrews 3:10 Why I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do always err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.

Cross References
Numbers 16:9
is it too small a thing for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do service in the tabernacle of the LORD and to stand before the congregation to minister to them,

Psalm 45:5
Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; the peoples fall under you.

Isaiah 1:14
Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates; they have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them.

Isaiah 7:2
When the house of David was told, "Syria is in league with Ephraim," the heart of Ahaz and the heart of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake before the wind.

Isaiah 7:12
But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, and I will not put the LORD to the test."

Isaiah 22:22
And I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David. He shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open.

Isaiah 25:1
O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.

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