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Isaiah 6

Isa. 6:13 KJV (With Strong’s)

But yet in it shall be a tenth
`asiyriy (Hebrew #6224)
tenth; by abbreviation, tenth month or (feminine) part
KJV usage: tenth (part).
Pronounce: as-ee-ree'
Origin: from 6235
, ψand it shall return
shuwb (Hebrew #7725)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again
KJV usage: ((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) X again, (cause to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back), X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again, X fro, get (oneself) (back) again, X give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, X needs, be past, X pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, + say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, X surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.
Pronounce: shoob
Origin: a primitive root
, and shall be eaten
ba`ar (Hebrew #1197)
to kindle, i.e. consume (by fire or by eating); also (as denominative from 1198) to be(-come) brutish
KJV usage: be brutish, bring (put, take) away, burn, (cause to) eat (up), feed, heat, kindle, set ((on fire)), waste.
Pronounce: baw-ar'
Origin: a primitive root
: as a teil tree
'elah (Hebrew #424)
an oak or other strong tree
KJV usage: elm, oak, teil-tree.
Pronounce: ay-law'
Origin: feminine of 352
, and as an oak
'allown (Hebrew #437)
a variation of 436
KJV usage: oak.
Pronounce: al-lone'
, whose βsubstance
matstsebeth (Hebrew #4678)
something stationary, i.e. a monumental stone; also the stock of a tree
KJV usage: pillar, substance.
Pronounce: mats-tseh'-beth
Origin: from 5324
is in them, when they cast
shalleketh (Hebrew #7995)
a felling (of trees)
KJV usage: when cast.
Pronounce: shal-leh'-keth
Origin: from 7993
their leaves: so the holy
qodesh (Hebrew #6944)
a sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity
KJV usage: consecrated (thing), dedicated (thing), hallowed (thing), holiness, (X most) holy (X day, portion, thing), saint, sanctuary.
Pronounce: ko'-desh
Origin: from 6942
zera` (Hebrew #2233)
seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity
KJV usage: X carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing- time.
Pronounce: zeh'-rah
Origin: from 2232
shall be the substance
matstsebeth (Hebrew #4678)
something stationary, i.e. a monumental stone; also the stock of a tree
KJV usage: pillar, substance.
Pronounce: mats-tseh'-beth
Origin: from 5324
or, when it is returned, and hath been browsed.
or, stock, or, stem.

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But yet.
Isa. 1:9• 9Except the Lord of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah. (Isa. 1:9)
Isa. 4:3• 3And it shall come to pass, that he that is left in Zion, and he that remaineth in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem: (Isa. 4:3)
Isa. 10:20‑22• 20And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
21The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.
22For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.
(Isa. 10:20‑22)
Matt. 24:22• 22And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. (Matt. 24:22)
Mark 13:20• 20And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days. (Mark 13:20)
Rom. 11:5‑6,16‑29• 5Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
6And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
16For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.
17And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;
18Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.
19Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in.
20Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
21For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.
22Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
23And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.
24For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive tree?
25For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.
26And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:
27For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.
28As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.
29For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.
(Rom. 11:5‑6,16‑29)
and it shall return, etc.
or, when it is returned, and hathbeen broused.
teil-tree. The teil-tree is the linden or lime-tree, a species very common in Palestine; the leaf of which resembles that of the laurel, and its flower that of the olive.
But the original {ailah,} which our translators render the oak, (but here distinguished from {allon,} the oak,) and Bp. Lowth the {ilex,} in ch. 1:29, 30, probably denotes, as Celsius contends, the {terebinth.}
It is an evergreen of moderate size, but having the top and branches large in proportion to the trunk; leaves, like those of the olive, but green intermixed with red and purple; flowers, like those of the vine, growing in bunches, and purple; fruit, of a ruddy purple, the size of a juniper berry, hanging in clusters, very juicy, and containing a single seed of the size of a grape stone; wood, hard and fibrous, from which a resin distils; with an excresence scattered among the leaves, of the size of a chestnut, of a purple colour, variegated with green and white.substance.
or, stock, or stem.
so the holy.
Isa. 65:8‑9• 8Thus saith the Lord, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.
9And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there.
(Isa. 65:8‑9)
Gen. 22:18• 18And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice. (Gen. 22:18)
Ezra 9:2• 2For they have taken of their daughters for themselves, and for their sons: so that the holy seed have mingled themselves with the people of those lands: yea, the hand of the princes and rulers hath been chief in this trespass. (Ezra 9:2)
Mal. 2:15• 15And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. (Mal. 2:15)
John 15:1‑3• 1I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
2Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
3Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
(John 15:1‑3)
Rom. 9:5• 5Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen. (Rom. 9:5)
Rom. 11:5,24• 5Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
24For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive tree?
(Rom. 11:5,24)
Gal. 3:16‑19,28‑29• 16Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
17And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
18For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.
19Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
28There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
29And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
(Gal. 3:16‑19,28‑29)
 The only gleam of hope as to themselves would be found in the fact that God would have His tenth in a holy seed: in other words, He would preserve for Himself a godly remnant. (Isaiah 6 by F.B. Hole)

J. N. Darby Translation

But a tenth part shall still be therein, and it shall return and be eateng; as the terebinth and as the oak whose trunk remaineth after the felling: the holy seed shall be the trunk thereof.

JND Translation Notes

Or "and it shall be eaten up again."