ISAIAH 57:18



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“I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.”

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Isaiah 57:18 Translation & Meaning

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I have seen רָאִ֖יתִי To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) seen
his ways, דְּרָכָ֥יו A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb ways
and will heal וְאֶרְפָּאֵ֑הוּ Properly, to mend (by stitching), i.e., (figuratively) to cure heal
him: I will lead וְאַנְחֵ֕הוּ To guide; by implication, to transport (into exile, or as colonists) lead
him also, and restore וַאֲשַׁלֵּ֧ם To be safe (in mind, body or estate); figuratively, to be (causatively, make) completed; by implication, to be friendly; by extension, to reciprocate (in various applications) also restore
comforts נִֽחֻמִ֛ים Properly, consoled; abstractly, solace comforts
unto him and to his mourners. וְלַאֲבֵלָֽיו׃ Lamenting mourners

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  • 16  For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

  • 17  For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

  • 18  I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.

  • 19  I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the Lord; and I will heal him.

  • 20  But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.


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