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Isaiah 26

Isa. 26:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

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For he bringeth down
shachach (Hebrew #7817)
to sink or depress (reflexive or causative)
KJV usage: bend, bow (down), bring (cast) down, couch, humble self, be (bring) low, stoop.
Pronounce: shaw-khakh'
Origin: a primitive root
them that dwell
yashab (Hebrew #3427)
properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
KJV usage: (make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, X fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, X marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(- tle), (down-)sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.
Pronounce: yaw-shab'
Origin: a primitive root
on high
marowm (Hebrew #4791)
altitude, i.e. concretely (an elevated place), abstractly (elevation, figuratively (elation), or adverbially (aloft)
KJV usage: (far) above, dignity, haughty, height, (most, on) high (one, place), loftily, upward.
Pronounce: maw-rome'
Origin: from 7311
; the lofty
sagab (Hebrew #7682)
a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) lofty, especially inaccessible; by implication, safe, strong; used literally and figuratively --defend, exalt, be excellent, (be, set on) high, lofty, be safe, set up (on high), be too strong.
Pronounce: saw-gab'
city
qiryah (Hebrew #7151)
a city
KJV usage: city.
Pronounce: kir-yaw'
Origin: from 7136 in the sense of flooring, i.e. building
, he layeth it low
shaphel (Hebrew #8213)
to depress or sink (expec. figuratively, to humiliate, intransitive or transitive)
KJV usage: abase, bring (cast, put) down, debase, humble (self), be (bring, lay, make, put) low(-er).
Pronounce: shaw-fale'
Origin: a primitive root
; he layeth it low
shaphel (Hebrew #8213)
to depress or sink (expec. figuratively, to humiliate, intransitive or transitive)
KJV usage: abase, bring (cast, put) down, debase, humble (self), be (bring, lay, make, put) low(-er).
Pronounce: shaw-fale'
Origin: a primitive root
, even to the ground
'erets (Hebrew #776)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land)
KJV usage: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Pronounce: eh'-rets
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
; he bringeth
naga` (Hebrew #5060)
properly, to touch, i.e. lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphem., to lie with a woman); by implication, to reach (figuratively, to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.)
KJV usage: beat, (X be able to) bring (down), cast, come (nigh), draw near (nigh), get up, happen, join, near, plague, reach (up), smite, strike, touch.
Pronounce: naw-gah'
Origin: a primitive root
it even to the dust
`aphar (Hebrew #6083)
dust (as powdered or gray); hence, clay, earth, mud
KJV usage: ashes, dust, earth, ground, morter, powder, rubbish.
Pronounce: aw-fawr'
Origin: from 6080
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bringeth.
the lofty.
Isa. 25:12• 12And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust. (Isa. 25:12)
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Isa. 32:19• 19When it shall hail, coming down on the forest; and the city shall be low in a low place. (Isa. 32:19)
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Isa. 47:1• 1Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate. (Isa. 47:1)
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Jer. 50:31‑32• 31Behold, I am against thee, O thou most proud, saith the Lord God of hosts: for thy day is come, the time that I will visit thee.
32And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
(Jer. 50:31‑32)
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Jer. 51:25‑26,37,64• 25Behold, I am against thee, O destroying mountain, saith the Lord, which destroyest all the earth: and I will stretch out mine hand upon thee, and roll thee down from the rocks, and will make thee a burnt mountain.
26And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the Lord.
37And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, an astonishment, and an hissing, without an inhabitant.
64And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.
(Jer. 51:25‑26,37,64)
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Rev. 18:2• 2And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. (Rev. 18:2)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low, he layeth it low to the ground, he bringeth it even to the dust.