Isaiah 9:18
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
1197 [e]בָעֲרָ֤ה
784 [e]כָאֵשׁ֙
as the firePrep-k, Art | N-cs
7564 [e]רִשְׁעָ֔ה
8068 [e]שָׁמִ֥יר
the briersN-ms
7898 [e]וָשַׁ֖יִת
and thornsConj-w | N-ms
398 [e]תֹּאכֵ֑ל
it shall devourV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
3341 [e]וַתִּצַּת֙
and kindleConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
5442 [e]בְּסִֽבְכֵ֣י
in the thicketsPrep-b | N-mpc
3293 [e]הַיַּ֔עַר
of the forestArt | N-ms
55 [e]וַיִּֽתְאַבְּכ֖וּ
and they shall mount upConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3mp
1348 [e]גֵּא֥וּת
[like] risingN-fsc
6227 [e]עָשָֽׁן׃

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 9:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־בָעֲרָ֤ה כָאֵשׁ֙ רִשְׁעָ֔ה שָׁמִ֥יר וָשַׁ֖יִת תֹּאכֵ֑ל וַתִּצַּת֙ בְּסִֽבְכֵ֣י הַיַּ֔עַר וַיִּֽתְאַבְּכ֖וּ גֵּא֥וּת עָשָֽׁן׃

ישעה 9:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־בערה כאש רשעה שמיר ושית תאכל ותצת בסבכי היער ויתאבכו גאות עשן׃

ישעה 9:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־בערה כאש רשעה שמיר ושית תאכל ותצת בסבכי היער ויתאבכו גאות עשן׃

ישעה 9:18 Hebrew Bible
כי בערה כאש רשעה שמיר ושית תאכל ותצת בסבכי היער ויתאבכו גאות עשן׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For wickedness burns like a fire; It consumes briars and thorns; It even sets the thickets of the forest aflame And they roll upward in a column of smoke.

King James Bible
For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For wickedness burns like a fire that consumes thorns and briers and kindles the forest thickets so that they go up in a column of smoke.
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