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Isaiah 40-66

R. N. Whybray

Isaiah 40-66

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Published by Attic Press in Greenwood, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Isaiah XL-LXVI -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIsaiah forty - sixty-six.
    StatementR.N. Whybray.
    SeriesNew century Bible
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16427646M

    Whether Israel would proclaim his salvation or not her very existence was witness to the saving power of God. To this day the Trinity remains a mystery. When judgment fell on Israel, the whole nation suffered for her sins. A Spirit does not have body parts. The particle the cork bullet only moves in one direction.

    Then, too, there was an added threat from without, for the advance of the Assyrians against northern Israel was an indication that the time was not far distant when Judah might expect an invasion by the Assyrians. One of the best-known passages in the Book of Isaiah is recorded in Chapter 2 and deals with the subject of the coming of a warless world. It is possible that the servant had already been laboring at the task of bringing Israel to repentance, and that such a task is the vain labor mentioned in verse 4. Verses b and 4a indicate something of the manner in which the servant will conduct his mission.

    While the messianic approach has had some modern supporters, it has not been the dominant scholarly position in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This link with regard to astonishment provides evidence for the unity of with and for identifying those giving the report of a as the international community. Yahweh desired that Israel return to him ; and gave to the restored nation the responsibility of being a light and a covenant to the nations ; in order that his salvation might reach the ends of the earth ; ; ; 10; Isaiah makes it clear that it is impossible for us to combine both Man and God into one Person.


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Isaiah 40-66 book

The further insistence upon God as creator, universal, active in history, the repeated ridicule heaped upon idols and the gods of other nations, even the message of judgment, forgiveness, salvation, and eschatological bliss all assume that there is only one God. Whether the uniqueness of God is being affirmedor a message of comfort is being proclaimedor judgment upon Babylon is being announceda theocentric faith is at all times evident.

Moreover, Isaiah emphasizes that Israel suffered as a punishment for her own sins.

Old Testament of the Bible

Looking into the distant future, the writer envisions a time when the nations will "beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Salvation is described as nearas sureas already accomplishedas free ;as joyful ; ; ;as eternal ; ;and for all peoples ; ; While the consideration of the context of these songs is an essential part of interpretation, it is nevertheless legitimate to examine the songs in relationship with one another due to their similarity of theme.

These pericopes depict a servant of Yahweh who labored on a divine mission to Israel and the gentiles, innocently suffering on their behalf. The particle the cork bullet only moves in one direction.

The effort to persuade the people to trust God is taken up in Isa At the same time salvation for all nations is proclaimed, its counterpart is the warning that Isaiah 40-66 book nations will be judged, for the God who saves the nations also judges them ; ; These kings were thoroughly political human figures who were designated by anointing.

His identity as a futuristic redemptive figure gradually unfolds as one reads Isaiah I was bereaved and barren, exiled and put away— so who has reared these? Eerdmans,3, But someone will sit on His left hand. See also Norman H. It has been argued that its frequent usage thirteen times supports Deutero-Isaianic authorship, but the same phrase is found twelve times in chapters ; therefore it is not determinative in the question of authorship of Isaiah.

Eerdmans, The second one was initiated by Merodach-Baladan of Babylon, who visited King Hezekiah and tried to persuade him to have Judah join with the Babylonians and the Egyptians in a united front against Assyria.

There is no God beside Jehovah God. Its essential meaning is expressed in the prophet's deep conviction that despite Judah's dark hour, Yahweh still controls the nations. When Saul was chosen as the first king of Israel, he was anointed by Samuel, and this ceremony symbolized people's hope that the nation, under Saul's leadership, would realize its chosen destiny.

The third song, however, does not report on the final fate of the servant or his opponents.Isaiah provides us with the closest thing the Old Testament has to offer regarding a systematic theology.

The excerpts included in this volume offer us a rich array of differing styles, principles and theological emphases from Theodoret of Cyr to Eusebius and Procopius, to. Apr 26,  · Published on Apr 26, Watch our overview video on chapters of the book of Isaiah, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.

Isaiah. Summary. The Book of Isaiah, as it now appears in our Old Testament, contains far more than can be attributed to the prophet. As a whole, the book is a rather large collection of writings that were produced by a number of different authors, some of whom were separated by relatively long periods of time.

Nov 01,  · The book of Isaiah has often been likened to the full Bible itself, in that it has 66 books, of which the first 39 chapters form one unit (like the 39 books of the Old Testament) and the last 27 chapters (Isaiah 40 – 66) the second unit (like the 27 books of the New Testament).

Eichhorn () and J. C. Doderlein () postulated that chapters were written by a prophet of the exile and not by Isaiah the son of Amoz.

This great anonymous prophet became known as Deutero- or Second Isaiah. Oct 18,  · In the Old Testament book of Isaiah, you'll discover that trouble and suffering are nothing new to God's people. But the prophet Isaiah raises a loud cry for revival in this midst of a rotting society.

Getting the Most Out of Isaiah 1. A Hope That Never Tires - Isaiah 40 2. "Here Is My Servant" - Isaiah 42 3. You Are Precious.