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Isaiah 37

Isa. 37:26 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Hast thou not heard
shama` (Hebrew #8085)
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
KJV usage: X attentively, call (gather) together, X carefully, X certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, X diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), X indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, X surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.
Pronounce: shaw-mah'
Origin: a primitive root
λlong ago
rachowq (Hebrew #7350)
from 7368; remote, literally or figuratively, of place or time; specifically, precious; often used adverbially (with preposition)
KJV usage: (a-)far (abroad, off), long ago, of old, space, great while to come.
Pronounce: raw-khoke'
Origin: or rachoq {raw-khoke'}
, how I have done
`asah (Hebrew #6213)
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows)
KJV usage: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
it; and of ancient
qedem (Hebrew #6924)
from 6923; the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward)
KJV usage: aforetime, ancient (time), before, east (end, part, side, -ward), eternal, X ever(-lasting), forward, old, past. Compare 6926.
Pronounce: keh'-dem
Origin: or qedmah {kayd'-maw}
times
yowm (Hebrew #3117)
a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb)
KJV usage: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.
Pronounce: yome
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be hot
, that I have formed
yatsar (Hebrew #3335)
((compare 3331)); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. form a resolution)
KJV usage: X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.
Pronounce: yaw-tsar'
Origin: probably identical with 3334 (through the squeezing into shape)
it? now have Ig brought
bow' (Hebrew #935)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: abide, apply, attain, X be, befall, + besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, + follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, + have, X indeed, (in-)vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, X (well) stricken (in age), X surely, take (in), way.
Pronounce: bo
Origin: a primitive root
it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste
sha'ah (Hebrew #7582)
to rush; by implication, to desolate
KJV usage: be desolate, (make a) rush(-ing), (lay) waste.
Pronounce: shaw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
defenced
batsar (Hebrew #1219)
to clip off; specifically (as denominative from 1210) to gather grapes; also to be isolated (i.e. inaccessible by height or fortification)
KJV usage: cut off, (de-)fenced, fortify, (grape) gather(-er), mighty things, restrain, strong, wall (up), withhold.
Pronounce: baw-tsar'
Origin: a primitive root
cities
`iyr (Hebrew #5892)
or ayar (Judges 10:4) {aw-yar'}; from 5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post)
KJV usage: Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
Pronounce: eer
Origin: or (in the plural) par {awr}
into ruinous
natsah (Hebrew #5327)
properly, to go forth, i.e. (by implication) to be expelled, and (consequently) desolate; causatively, to lay waste; also (specifically), to quarrel
KJV usage: be laid waste, runinous, strive (together).
Pronounce: naw-tsaw'
Origin: a primitive root
heaps
gal (Hebrew #1530)
something rolled, i.e. a heap of stone or dung (plural ruins), by analogy, a spring of water (plural waves)
KJV usage: billow, heap, spring, wave.
Pronounce: gal
Origin: from 1556
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Cross References

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long ago, etc.
or, how I have made it long ago, and formedit of ancient times? Should I now bring it to be laid waste, and defenced cities to be ruinous heaps?.how I.
Isa. 10:5‑6,15• 5O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.
6I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
15Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shaketh it? as if the rod should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood.
(Isa. 10:5‑6,15)
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Isa. 45:7• 7I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things. (Isa. 45:7)
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Isa. 46:10‑11• 10Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
11Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.
(Isa. 46:10‑11)
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Gen. 50:20• 20But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive. (Gen. 50:20)
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Psa. 17:13• 13Arise, O Lord, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword: (Psa. 17:13)
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Psa. 76:10• 10Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. (Psa. 76:10)
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Amos 3:6• 6Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it? (Amos 3:6)
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Acts 2:23• 23Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain: (Acts 2:23)
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Acts 4:27‑28• 27For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
28For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.
(Acts 4:27‑28)
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1 Peter 2:8• 8And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed. (1 Peter 2:8)
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Jude 4• 4For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. (Jude 4)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Hast thou not heard that long agoc I did it, and that from ancient days I formedd it? Now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest lay waste fortified cities into ruinous heaps.

JND Translation Notes

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c
Or "from afar."
d
Or "purposed," as ch. 46.11.