Isa. 66:17 KJV (With Strong’s)

Theyu that sanctify
qadash (Hebrew #6942)
to be (causatively, make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally)
KJV usage: appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, (be, keep) holy(-er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify(-ied one, self), X wholly.
Pronounce: kaw-dash'
Origin: a primitive root
themselves, and purify
taher (Hebrew #2891)
properly, to be bright; i.e. (by implication) to be pure (physical sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically, uncontaminated; morally, innocent or holy)
KJV usage: be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify(-ier, self).
Pronounce: taw-hare'
Origin: a primitive root
themselves in the gardens
gannah (Hebrew #1593)
a garden
KJV usage: garden.
Pronounce: gan-naw'
Origin: feminine of 1588
'achar (Hebrew #310)
properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses)
KJV usage: after (that, -ward), again, at, away from, back (from, -side), behind, beside, by, follow (after, -ing), forasmuch, from, hereafter, hinder end, + out (over) live, + persecute, posterity, pursuing, remnant, seeing, since, thence(-forth), when, with.
Pronounce: akh-ar'
Origin: from 309
'echad (Hebrew #259)
properly, united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
KJV usage: a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any(-thing), apiece, a certain, (dai-)ly, each (one), + eleven, every, few, first, + highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together,
Pronounce: ekh-awd'
Origin: a numeral from 258
tree in the midst
tavek (Hebrew #8432)
a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre
KJV usage: among(-st), X between, half, X (there- ,where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), X out (of), X through, X with(-in).
Pronounce: taw'-vek
Origin: from an unused root meaning to sever
, eating
'akal (Hebrew #398)
to eat (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.
Pronounce: aw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
chaziyr (Hebrew #2386)
a hog (perhaps as penned)
KJV usage: boar, swine.
Pronounce: khaz-eer'
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to enclose
basar (Hebrew #1320)
flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphem.) the pudenda of a man
KJV usage: body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-)kind, + nakedness, self, skin.
Pronounce: baw-sawr'
Origin: from 1319
, and the abomination
sheqets (Hebrew #8263)
filth, i.e. (figuratively and specifically) an idolatrous object
KJV usage: abominable(-tion).
Pronounce: sheh'-kets
Origin: from 8262
, and the mouse
`akbar (Hebrew #5909)
a mouse (as nibbling)
KJV usage: mouse.
Pronounce: ak-bawr'
Origin: probably from the same as 5908 in the secondary sense of attacking
, shall be consumed
cuwph (Hebrew #5486)
to snatch away, i.e. terminate
KJV usage: consume, have an end, perish, X be utterly.
Pronounce: soof
Origin: a primitive root
yachad (Hebrew #3162)
properly, a unit, i.e. (adverb) unitedly
KJV usage: alike, at all (once), both, likewise, only, (al-)together, withal.
Pronounce: yakh'-ad
Origin: from 3161
, saith
n'um (Hebrew #5002)
an oracle
KJV usage: (hath) said, saith.
Pronounce: neh-oom'
Origin: from 5001
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961

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Cross References

behind one tree in the midst.
or, one after another.eating.
Lev. 11:2‑8• 2Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the beasts which ye shall eat among all the beasts that are on the earth.
3Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat.
4Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
5And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
6And the hare, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
7And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.
8Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you.
(Lev. 11:2‑8)
Deut. 14:3‑8• 3Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing.
4These are the beasts which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,
5The hart, and the roebuck, and the fallow deer, and the wild goat, and the pygarg, and the wild ox, and the chamois.
6And every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat.
7Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the cloven hoof; as the camel, and the hare, and the coney: for they chew the cud, but divide not the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you.
8And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase.
(Deut. 14:3‑8)

J. N. Darby Translation

They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind onea in the midst; that eat swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall perish together, saith Jehovah.

JND Translation Notes

Possibly an idol.