Isaiah 9:20
Text Analysis
1504 [e]וַיִּגְזֹ֤ר
And he shall snatchConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
3225 [e]יָמִין֙
the right handN-fs
7456 [e]וְרָעֵ֔ב
and be hungryConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
398 [e]וַיֹּ֥אכַל
and He shall devourConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
8040 [e]שְׂמֹ֖אול
the left handN-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7646 [e]שָׂבֵ֑עוּ
be satisfiedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
376 [e]אִ֥ישׁ
every manN-ms
1320 [e]בְּשַׂר־
the fleshN-msc
2220 [e]זְרֹע֖וֹ
of his own armN-fsc | 3ms
398 [e]יֹאכֵֽלוּ׃
shall eatV-Qal-Imperf-3mp

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 9:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּגְזֹ֤ר עַל־יָמִין֙ וְרָעֵ֔ב וַיֹּ֥אכַל עַל־שְׂמֹ֖אול וְלֹ֣א שָׂבֵ֑עוּ אִ֥ישׁ בְּשַׂר־זְרֹעֹ֖ו יֹאכֵֽלוּ׃

ישעה 9:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויגזר על־ימין ורעב ויאכל על־שמאול ולא שבעו איש בשר־זרעו יאכלו׃

ישעה 9:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויגזר על־ימין ורעב ויאכל על־שמאול ולא שבעו איש בשר־זרעו יאכלו׃

ישעה 9:20 Hebrew Bible
ויגזר על ימין ורעב ויאכל על שמאול ולא שבעו איש בשר זרעו יאכלו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They slice off what is on the right hand but still are hungry, And they eat what is on the left hand but they are not satisfied; Each of them eats the flesh of his own arm.

King James Bible
And he shall snatch on the right hand, and be hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand, and they shall not be satisfied: they shall eat every man the flesh of his own arm:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They carve meat on the right, but they are still hungry; they have eaten on the left, but they are still not satisfied. Each one eats the flesh of his own arm.
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snatch. Heb. cut

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