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Isaiah 22:21

Context
NETBible

I will put your robe on him, tie your belt around him, and transfer your authority to him. 1  He will become a protector of 2  the residents of Jerusalem and of the people 3  of Judah.

XREF

Ge 41:42,43; Ge 45:8; 1Sa 18:4; Es 8:2,15; Isa 9:6,7

NET © Notes

tn Heb “and your dominion I will place in his hand.”

tn Heb “a father to.” The Hebrew term אָב (’av, “father”) is here used metaphorically of one who protects and supports those under his care and authority, like a father does his family. For another example of this metaphorical use of the word, see Job 29:16.

tn Heb “house.”



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