Isaiah 21:1
Text Analysis
4853 [e]מַשָּׂ֖א
The burden againstN-msc
4057 [e]מִדְבַּר־
the WildernessN-msc
3220 [e]יָ֑ם
of the SeaN-ms
5492 [e]כְּסוּפ֤וֹת
As whirlwindsPrep-k | N-fp
5045 [e]בַּנֶּ֙גֶב֙
in the NegevPrep-b, Art | N-proper-fs
2498 [e]לַֽחֲלֹ֔ף
pass throughPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4057 [e]מִמִּדְבָּ֣ר
from the desertPrep-m | N-ms
935 [e]בָּ֔א
[So] it comesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
776 [e]מֵאֶ֖רֶץ
from a landPrep-m | N-fs
3372 [e]נוֹרָאָֽה׃

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 21:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מַשָּׂ֖א מִדְבַּר־יָ֑ם כְּסוּפֹ֤ות בַּנֶּ֙גֶב֙ לַֽחֲלֹ֔ף מִמִּדְבָּ֣ר בָּ֔א מֵאֶ֖רֶץ נֹורָאָֽה׃

ישעה 21:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
משא מדבר־ים כסופות בנגב לחלף ממדבר בא מארץ נוראה׃

ישעה 21:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
משא מדבר־ים כסופות בנגב לחלף ממדבר בא מארץ נוראה׃

ישעה 21:1 Hebrew Bible
משא מדבר ים כסופות בנגב לחלף ממדבר בא מארץ נוראה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The oracle concerning the wilderness of the sea. As windstorms in the Negev sweep on, It comes from the wilderness, from a terrifying land.

King James Bible
The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
An oracle against the desert by the sea: Like storms that pass over the Negev, it comes from the desert, from the land of terror.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the burden. The first ten verses of this chapter contain a prediction of the taking of Babylon by the Medes and Persians; which is here denominated 'the desert of the sea,' because the country around it, and especially towards the sea, was a great morass, often overflowed by the Tigris and Euphrates, and only rendered habitable by being drained by a number of canals.

Isaiah 13:1 The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.

Isaiah 17:1 The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being …

the desert

Isaiah 13:20-22 It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelled in from …

Isaiah 14:23 I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: …

Jeremiah 51:42 The sea is come up on Babylon: she is covered with the multitude …

as whirlwinds

Job 37:9 Out of the south comes the whirlwind: and cold out of the north.

Daniel 11:40 And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at him: …

Zechariah 9:14 And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth …


Isaiah 13:4,5,17,18 The noise of a multitude in the mountains, like as of a great people; …

Ezekiel 30:11 He and his people with him, the terrible of the nations, shall be …

Ezekiel 31:12 And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and …

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