Isaiah 33:11
New International Version
You conceive chaff, you give birth to straw; your breath is a fire that consumes you.

New Living Translation
You Assyrians produce nothing but dry grass and stubble. Your own breath will turn to fire and consume you.

English Standard Version
You conceive chaff; you give birth to stubble; your breath is a fire that will consume you.

Berean Study Bible
You conceive chaff; you give birth to stubble. Your breath is a fire that will consume you.

King James Bible
Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath, as fire, shall devour you.

New King James Version
You shall conceive chaff, You shall bring forth stubble; Your breath, as fire, shall devour you.

New American Standard Bible
“You have conceived chaff, you will give birth to stubble; My breath will consume you like a fire.

NASB 1995
"You have conceived chaff, you will give birth to stubble; My breath will consume you like a fire.

NASB 1977
“You have conceived chaff, you will give birth to stubble; My breath will consume you like a fire.

Amplified Bible
“You have conceived dried grass, you will give birth to stubble; My breath is a fire that will consume you.

Christian Standard Bible
You will conceive chaff; you will give birth to stubble. Your breath is fire that will consume you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will conceive chaff; you will give birth to stubble. Your breath is fire that will consume you.

American Standard Version
Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath is a fire that shall devour you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall conceive thorns and you shall bring forth stubble; by your breath fire shall consume you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now shall ye see, now shall ye perceive; the strength of your breath, shall be vain; fire shall devour you.

Contemporary English Version
Your deeds are straw that will be set on fire by your very own breath.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You shall conceive heat, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath as fire shall devour you.

English Revised Version
Ye shall conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath is a fire that shall devour you.

Good News Translation
You make worthless plans and everything you do is useless. My spirit is like a fire that will destroy you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will be pregnant with hay. You will give birth to straw. Your breath will be a fire which will burn you up.

International Standard Version
You conceive dried grass, you give birth to stubble; your breath is a fire that will consume you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye conceive chaff, ye shall bring forth stubble; Your breath is a fire that shall devour you.

Literal Standard Version
You conceive chaff, you bear stubble; Your spirit—a fire [that] devours you.

NET Bible
You conceive straw, you give birth to chaff; your breath is a fire that destroys you.

New Heart English Bible
You will conceive chaff. You will bring forth stubble. Your breath is a fire that will devour you.

World English Bible
You will conceive chaff. You will bring forth stubble. Your breath is a fire that will devour you.

Young's Literal Translation
Ye conceive chaff, ye bear stubble, Your spirit! -- fire devoureth you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD is Exalted
10“Now I will arise,” says the LORD. “Now I will lift Myself up. Now I will be exalted. 11You conceive chaff; you give birth to stubble. Your breath is a fire that will consume you. 12The peoples will be burned to ashes, like thorns cut down and set ablaze.…

Cross References
James 1:15
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.

Psalm 7:14
Behold, the wicked man travails with evil; he conceives trouble and births falsehood.

Isaiah 1:31
The strong man will become tinder and his work will be a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the flames.

Isaiah 26:18
We were with child; we writhed in pain; but we gave birth to wind. We have given no salvation to the earth, nor brought any life into the world.

Isaiah 59:4
No one calls for justice; no one pleads his case honestly. They rely on empty pleas; they tell lies; they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity.


Treasury of Scripture

You shall conceive chaff, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath, as fire, shall devour you.

conceive

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…

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…

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.

your

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…

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…









(11) Ye shall conceive chaff . . .--Primarily the words are addressed to the Assyrian invaders, but not without a side glance at all who had been weaving their own webs of policy instead of trusting in Jehovah. Scheme and result, conception and parturition, would be alike worthless.

Your breath, as fire . . .--"Breath," the hot panting of rage; this, instead of working the destruction of Judah, should prove suicidal.

Verse 11. - Ye shall conceive chaff. The Assyrian plans against Jerusalem shall be mere "chaff" and "stubble." They shall come to naught. Nay, the fury of the foe against Jerusalem shall be the fire to destroy them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You conceive
תַּהֲר֥וּ (ta·hă·rū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 2029: To conceive, become pregnant

chaff;
חֲשַׁ֖שׁ (ḥă·šaš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2842: Dry grass

you give birth to
תֵּ֣לְדוּ (tê·lə·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

stubble.
קַ֑שׁ (qaš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7179: Stubble, chaff

Your breath
רוּחֲכֶ֕ם (rū·ḥă·ḵem)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 7307: Wind, breath, exhalation, life, anger, unsubstantiality, a region of the sky, spirit

is a fire
אֵ֖שׁ (’êš)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 784: A fire

that will consume you.
תֹּאכַלְכֶֽם׃ (tō·ḵal·ḵem)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | second person masculine plural
Strong's 398: To eat


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