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Isaiah 7:6

    Isaiah 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeal:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set a king in the middle of it, even the son of Tabeal:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set up a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeel;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let us go up against Judah, troubling her, and forcing our way into her, and let us put up a king in her, even the son of Tabeel:

    Webster's Revision

    Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set up a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeel;

    World English Bible

    "Let's go up against Judah, and tear it apart, and let's divide it among ourselves, and set up a king in its midst, even the son of Tabeel."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let us make a breach therein for us, and set up a king in the midst of it, even the son of Tabeel:

    Definitions for Isaiah 7:6

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Vex - To trouble; disturb.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 7:6

    And vex it - Margin, 'Weaken it.' Probably the word means to throw into consternation or fear, by besieging it - "Gesenius."

    And let us make a breach therein - Let us break down the walls, etc.

    And set a king - Subdue it, and make it tributary to the allied kingdoms of Syria and Ephraim.

    The son of Tabeal - Nothing more is known of this person. He might have been some disaffected member of the royal family of David, who had sought the aid of Rezin and Pekah, and who would be allied to them, or tributary to them. It is possible that he had already a party in Jerusalem in his favor; compare Isaiah 8:12. Probably, the two kings wished to cut off such portions of the territory of Judah as should be convenient to them, and to set a king over the remainder, who should be under their control; or to divide the whole between themselves, by setting up a king who would be tributary to both.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 7:6

    7:6 Let us - Break their power and kingdom and subdue it to ourselves.