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Isaiah 42:4

Context
NET ©

He will not grow dim or be crushed 1  before establishing justice on the earth; the coastlands 2  will wait in anticipation for his decrees.” 3 

NIV ©

he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope."

NASB ©

"He will not be disheartened or crushed Until He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands will wait expectantly for His law."

NLT ©

He will not stop until truth and righteousness prevail throughout the earth. Even distant lands beyond the sea will wait for his instruction."

MSG ©

He won't tire out and quit. He won't be stopped until he's finished his work--to set things right on earth. Far-flung ocean islands wait expectantly for his teaching."

BBE ©

His light will not be put out, and he will not be crushed, till he has given the knowledge of the true God to the earth, and the sea-lands will be waiting for his teaching.

NRSV ©

He will not grow faint or be crushed until he has established justice in the earth; and the coastlands wait for his teaching.

NKJV ©

He will not fail nor be discouraged, Till He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands shall wait for His law."


KJV
He shall not fail
<03543> (8799)
nor be discouraged
<07533> (8799)_,
till he have set
<07760> (8799)
judgment
<04941>
in the earth
<0776>_:
and the isles
<0339>
shall wait
<03176> (8762)
for his law
<08451>_.
{discouraged: Heb. broken}
NASB ©
"He will not be disheartened
<03543>
or crushed
<07533>
Until
<05704>
He has established
<07760>
justice
<04941>
in the earth
<0776>
; And the coastlands
<0339>
will wait
<03176>
expectantly
<03176>
for His law
<08451>
."
HEBREW
P
wlyxyy
<03176>
Myya
<0339>
wtrwtlw
<08451>
jpsm
<04941>
Urab
<0776>
Myvy
<07760>
de
<05704>
Uwry
<07533>
alw
<03808>
hhky
<03543>
al (42:4)
<03808>
LXXM
analamqei {V-FAI-3S} kai
<2532
CONJ
ou
<3364
ADV
yrausyhsetai
<2352
V-FPI-3S
ewv
<2193
PREP
an
<302
PRT
yh
<5087
V-AAS-3S
epi
<1909
PREP
thv
<3588
T-GSF
ghv
<1065
N-GSF
krisin
<2920
N-ASF
kai
<2532
CONJ
epi
<1909
PREP
tw
<3588
T-DSN
onomati
<3686
N-DSN
autou
<846
D-GSM
eynh
<1484
N-NPN
elpiousin
<1679
V-FAI-3P
NET © [draft] ITL
He will not
<03808>
grow dim
<03543>
or
<03808>
be crushed
<07533>
before establishing
<08451>
justice
<04941>
on the earth
<0776>
; the coastlands
<0339>
will wait in anticipation
<03176>
for his decrees.”
NET ©

He will not grow dim or be crushed 1  before establishing justice on the earth; the coastlands 2  will wait in anticipation for his decrees.” 3 

NET © Notes

tn For rhetorical effect the terms used to describe the “crushed (רָצַץ, ratsats) reed” and “dim (כָּהָה, kahah) wick” in v. 3 are repeated here.

tn Or “islands” (NIV); NLT “distant lands beyond the sea.”

tn Or “his law” (KJV, ASV, NASB, NIV) or “his instruction” (NLT).



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