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Isaiah 8:13

    Isaiah 8:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah of hosts, him shall ye sanctify; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But let the Lord of armies be holy to you, and go in fear of him, giving honour to him.

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah of hosts, him shall ye sanctify; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh of Armies is who you must respect as holy. He is the one you must fear. He is the one you must dread.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD of hosts, him shall ye sanctify; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

    Definitions for Isaiah 8:13

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Sanctify - To be sacred and set apart.

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 8:13

    Sanctify ... - Regard Yahweh as holy; that is, worship and honor him with pious fear and reverence. Regard him as the source of safety, and the true defense. Ahaz and his people sought for aid from Assyria against the armies of Syria and Samaria. The direction here is rather to seek aid from God.

    Let him be your fear - Do not be alarmed at what man can do Isaiah 8:12, but fear and honor God. Be afraid to provoke his wrath by looking to other sources of help when his aid only should be sought.

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 8:13

    8:13 Sanctify - Give him the glory of his power, and goodness, and faithfulness, by trusting to his promises. Let him - Let God, and not the kings of Syria and Israel be the object of your fear.