Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 34:6

Context
NETBible

The Lord’s sword is dripping with blood, it is covered 1  with fat; it drips 2  with the blood of young rams and goats and is covered 3  with the fat of rams’ kidneys. For the Lord is holding a sacrifice 4  in Bozrah, 5  a bloody 6  slaughter in the land of Edom.

XREF

De 32:14; Isa 34:5; Isa 63:1; Isa 63:3; Jer 49:13; Jer 50:27; Jer 51:40; Eze 21:4,5,10; Eze 39:17-20; Zep 1:7; Re 19:17,18

NET © Notes

tn The verb is a rare Hotpaal passive form. See GKC 150 §54.h.

tn The words “it drips” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.

tn The words “and is covered” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.

tn Heb “for there is a sacrifice to the Lord.”

sn The Lord’s judgment of Edom is compared to a bloody sacrificial scene.

tn Heb “great” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).



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