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Isaiah 43:17

    Isaiah 43:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Which bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall lie down together, they shall not rise: they are extinct, they are quenched as tow.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Which brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall lie down together, they shall not rise: they are extinct, they are quenched as wick.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    who bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the mighty man (they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched as a wick):

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Who sends out the war-carriages and the horses, the army with all its force; they have come down, they will not get up again; like a feebly burning light they are put out.

    Webster's Revision

    who bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the mighty man (they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched as a wick):

    World English Bible

    who brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the mighty man (they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched like a wick):

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    which bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched as flax:

    Definitions for Isaiah 43:17

    Tow - The short fibers of the flax plant.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 43:17

    Which bringeth forth the chariot and horse - The reference here is, undoubtedly, to the occurrences which are recorded in Exodus 14:4, following, when Pharaoh and his host are said to have followed the Israelites, but were all submerged in the sea. God is said to have brought them forth in accordance with the general statement so often made, that he controls and directs princes and nations (see the note at Isaiah 10:5-6).

    They shall lie down together - They shall sink together to death, as Pharaoh and his army sunk together in a watery grave.

    Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them:

    They sank as lead in the mighty waters.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 43:17

    43:17 The chariot - Pharaoh and his chariots and horses, and army. Lay down - In the bottom of the sea. They never rose again to molest the Israelites. Quenched - As the wick of a candle when it is put into the water, is extinguished.