“‘He will do what is just and right in the land. 33:16 Under his rule Judah will enjoy safety 2 and Jerusalem 3 will live in security. At that time Jerusalem will be called “The Lord has provided us with justice.” 4 33:17 For I, the Lord, promise: “David will never lack a successor to occupy 5 the throne over the nation of Israel. 6
1 tn Heb “sprig” or “shoot.”
sn For the meaning of this term and its significance in biblical prophecy see the study note on 23:5.
2 tn For the translation of this term in this context see the parallel context in 23:6 and consult the translator’s note there.
3 map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.
4 tn Heb “And this is what will be called to it: ‘The
sn For the significance of this title see the study note on the parallel text in 23:6. Other titles by which Jerusalem is to be known are found in Isa 62:2-4; Jer 3:17; Ezek 48:35; Zech 8:3 emphasizing that the
5 tn Heb “a man shall not be cut off to David [i.e., belonging to the Davidic line] sitting on the throne of the house of Israel.”
6 sn It should be noted once again that the reference is to all Israel, not just to Judah (cf. Jer 23:5-6; 30:9).