Sidor som bilder

take away


Comfort shall be to


them that fear Go 23 And it shall come to pass in B. C. 742. in the way of this people, saying that day, that every place shall be,

12 Say yo not, A confederacy, to where there were a thousand vines (CHAP. 8.) all thein to whom this people shall At a thousand silverlings, it shall 1 in making say, A confederacy; neither k fear cven be for briers and thorns.

speed to the ye their fear, nor be afraid.. 24 With arrows and with bows

spoil, he 13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts him shall men come thither; because hasteneth self; and let himl be your fear, and all the land shall become briers and the prcy, let him be your dread. thorns.

or, make

14 And he shall be for a sanctua25 And on all hills that shall be speed, &c. ry; m but for a stone of stumblingn digged with the mattock, there shall a 2Ki. 16.10. and for a rock of offence o to both not coine thither the fear of briers 2 approached. the houses of Israel, for a gin and and thorns : but it shall be for the ch.7.16. for a share to the inhabitants of sending forth of oxen, and for the aor, he that is Jerusalem. tieading of lesser cattle.

before the

15 And many among them shall CHAPTER VIII.

king of Ar- stumble, and fall, and be broken, Comfort shall be to them that fear

syria shall and be snared, and be taken. God.

16 Bind up the testimony, seal p OREOVER the LORD said unto the riches. the law among q mny disciples.

ine, Take thee a great roll, and c ch.17.3. 17 And r I will wait upon the write in it with a man's pen con 2Ki. 15.29. LORD, that hideth s his face from cerning 1 Maher-shalal-haslı-baz.

16.9. the house of Jacob, and I will look 2 Aud I took unto me faithful d Ne.3.15. for him. witnesses to record, Uriah a the Jno.9.7. 18 Behold, t I and the children priest, and Zechariah the son of e ch.7.16,17. whom the LORD hath given me, Jeberechiah. 3 And I 2 went unto the prophet

are for signs and for wonders i * fulness of

the breadth Israel from the LORD of hosts, ess and she conceived, and bare a of thy land which dwelleth in mount Zion. son Then said the LORD to me, Call shall be the 19 | And when they shall say his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz. stretchings unto you, Seek unto them that

4 Forb before the child shall have out of his have familiar spirits, and unto wiknowledge to cry, My father, and wings. zards that peep, and that mutter: my mother, the 3 riches of Damas- f ch.36.1,&c. should not a people seek unto their cus and the spoil of Samaria shall sor, yet, God? for the living to the dead? be taken away c before the king of 8 ch.37.36. 20 To u the law and to the testiAssyria.

h Ps.46.1,7.

mony: if they speak not according 5. 9 The LORD spake also unto me in strength to this word, it is because there is again, saying,

of. 6 Forasmuch as this people refus

no 7 light in them.

21 And they shall pass through it, eth the waters of Shiloah d that

i Pr. 1.15.

hardly bestead and hangry: and it go sotily, and rejoice in Rezin and m

shall come to pass, that when they Remaliah's son ;

k Pe.3.14,

shall be hungry, they shall fret v 7 Now therefore, behold, the Lord


themselves, and curse w their king bringeth up upon then the waters of the river, strong and many,

and their God, and look upward. I Lu. 12.5.

22 And they shall look unto the even e ihe king of Assyria, and all m Ezz.11.16. earth; and behold trouble and his glory: and he shall come up n 1Pe.2.8. darkness, dimness of anguish, and over all his channels, and go over o Mat. 13.57. they shall be driven to darkness. all his banks :

p Re.5.1,5.

CILAPTER IX. 8 And he shall pass through Ju

q Pr.8.8,9. What joy shall be in the midst of go , Mat.13.11.

afflictions by Christ.

, and the 4 stretching out of his

54.8. wings shall fill f the breadth of thys Hab.2.3.

vexation, when at the first he lightlaud, 0 Immanuel

t He.2.13.

ly afflicted the land of Zebulun, 9 | Associate yourselves, O ye

and the land of Naphtali, and afpeople, 5 and ye shall be broken g u Lu. 16.29.

terward did more grievously afflict in pieces; give ear, all ye of


her by the way of the sea, beyond far countries : gird yourselves, and morning. Jordan, in Galilee 1 of the nations, ye shall be broken in pieces; gird v Pr. 19.3. 2 The people a that walked in yourselves, and ye shall be broken w Re. 16.11. darkness have seen a great light: in pieces. 10 Take counsel together, and it

(CHAP. 9.)

they that dwell in the land of the

shadow of death, upon them hath shall come to nought ; speak the

1 or, popie

the light shined.

lous. word, and it shall not stand : for

3 Thou hast multiplied the na God his with us.

a Mat.4 15,

tion, and 2 not increased the joy: 11 T For the LORD spake thus to


they joy before thee according to me 6 with a strong hand, and in- 3 or, to him. the joy in harvest, and as men restructed me that I should not i walk

joice when they divide the spou.

he shall reach even to the neck - ch.50.10

. Nel not be such as was in her

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for ever. The zeal of the Lord of 9 or, they that W oa unto them

that decree in:

True judgments

upon Israel 4 For thou hast broken the yoke B. C. 738. | thickets of the forest, and they shall of his burden, and the staff of his

mount up like the lifting up of shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, 3 or, when

smoke. as in the day b of Midian.

thou 19 Through the wrath of the 5 For 4 every battle of the warrior brakest. LORD of hosts is the land darkenis with confused poise, and gar: b Ju.7.21,&c. 13 fuel of the fire: no man shall

ed, i and the people shall be as the ments rolled in blood ; 5 but this shall be with burning and 6 fuel ofor, when

spare his brother.k

the whole. fire.

20 And he shall 14 snatch on tho 6 For unto us a child is bom, unto cor, and it right hand, and be hungry; and hel us a son is given, and the govern

shall eat on the left hand, and they ment d shall be upon his shoulder: 6 mcat. shall not be satisfied: they shall eat and his name shall be called Won

every man the flesh of his own arin:

cLu, 2.11. derful, Counsellor, The mighty

21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and EphGod, e' The everlasting Father, The d Mat.28.18. raim, Manasseh: and they together Prince of Peace.f

e He, 1.8. shall be against Judah. For all this 7 of the increase of his govern- f Ep.2.14.

his anger is not turned away, but ment and peace there shall be no g

his hand is stretched out still. end, upon the throne of David, and & Da.2.44.

CHAPTER X. upon his kingdom, to order it, and


1 The wo of tyrants. 21 Israel is to establish it with judgment and ? mingle. comforted with a promise of deliwith justice from henceforth even whcle. verance from Assyria.

call them

righteous , that 8 The LORD sent a word into blessed.

write grievousness which they have Jacob, and it hath lighted upon 10 or, called

prescribed ; Israel.

2 To turn aside the needy from

blessed. 9 And all the people shall know,

judgment, and to take away the even Ephraim and the inhabitant "1 suallowed right from the poor of my people, of Samaria, that say in the pride ир.

that widows may be their prey, and and stoutness of heart,

12 or, villany. that they may rob the fatherless! 10 The bricks are fallen down, but h Mal.4.1. 3 And what b will ye do in the we will build with hewn stones :

day of visitation, and in the desolache sycamores are cut down, but

tion which shall come from far? to we will change them into cedars.

i Ac.2.20.

whom will ye fiee for help? and 11 Therefore the LORD shall set 13 meat. where will ye leave your glory? up the adversaries of Rezin against k Mi.7.2,6.

4 Without me they shall bow him, and 7 join his enemies to

down under the prisoners, and they gether;

shall fall under the slain. For all 12 The Syrians before, and the 1 Le.26.26. this his anger is not turned away, Philistines behind; and they shall

Je. 19.9.

but his hand is stretched out still. devour Israel with 8 open mouth. YCHAP. 10.) 5 T 20 3 Assyrian, the rod c of For all this his anger is not turned a Ps.94.20. mine anger, 4 and the staff in their away, but his hand is stretched out 1 or, to the

hand is mine indignation. still.

6 I will send him against an hy

writers 13 | For the people turneth not

that. pocritical nation, and against the unto him that smiteth them, neither o Job 31.14.

people of my wrath will I give him do they seek the LORD of hosts.


a charge,d to take the spoil, and to 14 Therefore the LORD will cut


take the prey, and to 5 tread them off from Israel head and tail, branch

downe like the mire of the streets.

2 or, Wo to and rush, in one day. 15 The ancient and honourable,

the Assijo

7 Howbeit hef meaneth nut so,

neither doth his heart think so;

rian. he is the head; and the prophet

but it is in his heart to destroy and that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

3 Asshur.

cut off nations not a few. 16 For 9 the leaders of this people c Je,51.20,21. 8 For he saith, Are not my princes cause them to err; and they that are or, though, altogether kings? 10 led of them are 11 destroyed. 17 Therefore the LORD shall have

9 Is not g Calnoh as Carchemish?i d Je.47.6,7.

is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Sa. no joy in their young men, neither lay them a maria as Damascus? k shall have mercy on their father

treading 10 As my hand hath found the less and widows: for every one isle ch.37.26. kingdoms of the idols, and whose an hypocrite and an evil-doer, and f Mi.1.12. graven images did excel them of every mouth speaketh 12 folly. For

g 2Ki.18.33. Jerusalem and of Samaria; all this his anger is not turned


11 Shall I not, as I have done unto away, but his hand is stretched

Samaria and her idols, so do to Je.

h Am.6.2. put still.

rusalem and her idols? 18 For wickedness bnrneth hasit 2Ch.35.20. 12 Wherefore it shall come to pass tte fire: it shali devour the bricrs k 2K1, 16.9. that when the Lord hath performand thorns, and shall kindle in the

ed his whole work upon mount

14 cut.

Brael is


promised deliverance. Lion and on Jerusalem, I will B. C. 738. 25 For yet a very little while, and punish l the fruit of the 7 stout

the indignation x shall cease, and geart of the king of Assyria, and visit upon. mine anger in their y destruction the glory of his high m looks. 1 Je.50.18. 26 And the LORD of hosts shah

13 For he saith, By the strength greatness of stir up a scourge for him accordof my hand I have done it, and by the heart. ing to the slaughter of Midian z at ay wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the

the rock of Oreb: and as his rod m Ps. 18.27.

was upon the sea, so shall he lift it people, and have robbed their 8 or, many up after the manner of Egypt. treasures, and I have put down the people. 27 And it shall come to pass in inhabitants like 8 a valiant man: 9 or, a rod

that day, that his burden shall 16 be 14 And my hand hath found as a


taken away from off thy shoulder, nest the riches of the people: and

shake them.

and his yoke from off thy neck, and as one gathereth eggs that are left, 10 or, that the yoke shall be destroyed behave I gathered all the earth; and which is

cause of the anointing.a there was none that moved the not wood.

29 He is come to Aiath, he is passwing, or opened the mouth, or n Ac. 12.23. ed to Migron; at Michmash he hath peeped.

o Ps. 106.15. laid up his carriages: 15 Shallthe axe boast itself against

p He.12.29.

29 They are gone over the passage: him that heweth therewith? or

they have taken up their lodging at shall the saw magnify itself against 9 ch.37.36.

Geba; Ramah b is afraid ; Gibeah of him that shaketh it? as if 9 the rod 11 from the Saul is fled. should shake itself against them

sou! and

30 17 Lift up thy soice, O daughter that lift it up, or as if the staff even to the of Gallim: cause it wo be heard unshould lift up 10 itself, as if it were


to Laish, 0 poor Anathoth. no wood.

12 number, 31 Madmenal is removed; the in16 Therefore n shall the Lord, the r 2Ch.28.20. habitants of Gebim gather themLord of hosts, send among his fat

s Ho.14.3.

selves to flee. ones o leanness; and under his glo

32 As yet shall he remain at Nob ry he shall kindle a burning like

ch.6, 13.

65.2,9. the burning of a fire.

that day: he shall shake his hand

against the mount of the daughter 17 And the light of Israel shall be u Ro.9.27,28. of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem. for a fire,p and his Holy One for a 13 in, or, 33 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of flame: and it shall burn and de anong hosts, shall lop the bough with tervour his thorns and his briers in v ch.28.22. ror: and the high ones of stature one q day;

Da.9.27. shall be hewn down, and the haugh18 And shall consume the glory 14 or, in. ty shall be humbled. of his fores and of his fruitful

31 And he shall cut down the field, 11 both soul and body : and w ch.37.6.

thickets of the forests with iron, they shall be as when a standard- 15 or, lut he and Lebanon shall fall 18 by a bearer fainteth.


mighty one. 19 And the rest of the trees of his

CHAPTER XI. forest shall be 12 few, that a child x D1.11.36. The peaceable kingdom of the Branch may write them.

out of the root of Jesse. 20 And it shall come to pass in

y 2Ki. 19.35.

NDa there shall come forth a that day, that the remnant of Is- 2 Ju.7.25.


rod out of the stem b of Jesse, rael, and such as are escaped of 16 remove, and a Branch c shall grow out of the house of Jacob, shall no more a Da.9.24. his roots : again stay upon him that smote b Je.31.15. 2 And the Spirit of the LORD shall them;r but shall stay upon thes

rest upon d him, the spirit of wisLORD the HolyOne of Israel, in truth." Cryshrill dome and understanding, the spirit 21 The remnant t shall return, even


of connsel and might, the spirit of the remnant of Jacob, unto the 18 mightily. knowledge and of the fear of the mighty God.

(CHAP. 11.) LORD; 22 For though thy people Israel a ch.53.2. 3 And shall make him of quick be as the sand of the sea, yet u a Ac. 13.23. I understanding in the fear of the remnant 13 of them shall return : Re.22.16. LORD: and he shall not judge after the consumption v decreed shall c Zec.6.12. the sight of his eyes, neither reoverflow 14 with righteousness. d Mat.3.16.

prove after the hearing of his ears: 23 For the Lord God of hosts shall


4 But f with righteousness shall inake a consumption, even deter- e 1Co.1.30.

he judge the poor, and a reprove mined, in the midst of all the land.

1 scent, or,

with equity for the meek of the 24 T Therefore thus saith the


earth: and he shall smite the earth Lord" GOD of hosts, O my people

f Ps.72.2,4.
Re. 19.11.

with the rodg of his mouth, and that dwellest in Zion, he not 10 2 argue.

with the breath of his lips shall he afraid of the Assyrian: he shall g Re.2. 16. slay the wicked. smite thee with a rod, 15 and shall

19.15. 5 And righteousness shall be the lift up his staff against thee, after h Ep.6.14. girdle h of his loins, and faithful the manner of Egypt.

Iness the girdle of his reins.

Christ's peaceable kerngdom. ISAIAH, XII, XII.

Babylon hreatened 6 The i wolf also shall dwell with, B. C. 713. thine anger is turned away, and me lamb, and the lerparu shall lie

thou comfortedst me. down with the kid; and the calf i ch.65.25. 2 Behold, God is my salvation: 1 and the young lion and the falling i or, adder's. will trust, and not be afraid : for c together; and a little child shall k ch.35.9.

the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength

Job 5.23. lead them.


and my song; he also is become 7 And the cow and the bear shall

1 Ps.72.19.

my salvation. feed : their young ones shall lie


3 Therefore with joy d shall ye down together: and the lion shall

m ver.l.

draw water e out of the wells of eat straw like the ox.

n Ro. 15.9-12. salvation. 8 And the sucking child shall play o Mat. 11.28. 4 And in that day shall ye say, on the hole of the asp, and the He.4.1,&c. Praise the LORD, 1 call upon his weaned child shall put his hand on glory. name, declare his doings among the 3 cockatrice den.

p Zec.10.10, the people, make mention that his 9 They shall not hurt k nor destroy


name is exalted. in all my holy mountain: forl the 9 ch.18.3.

r ch.27.13.

5 Sing g unto the LORD; for he earth shall be full of the knowledge

hath done excellent things: this is

56.8. of the LORD, as the waters cover

Ps. 147.2.
known in

the arth. the sea.


6 Cry h out and shout thou 2 in10 T And in that day there shall Ja. 1.1.

habitant of Zion : for i great is the be am root of Jesse, which shall 6 wings. Holy One of Israel in the midst stand for an ensign of the people ; * Je.3. 18.

of thee. to it shall then Gentiles seek : and Eze.37.17,

CHAPTER XIII. his rest o shall be 4 glorious.


1 God mustereth the armies of his 11 And it shall come to pass in


wrath. 19 The desolation of Bathat day, that the LORD shall set the child bylon. his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people,

Edom and THE burden of Babylon, a which which shall be left, from p Assyria,

Moab shall
be the

2 Lift ye up a banner upon the and from Egypt, and from Pathros,

ing on of

high mountain, exalt the voice unto and from Cush, and from Elam, and

their hand, them, shake the hand, that they from Shinar, and from Hamath, Da.11.41. may go into the gates of the nobles. and from the islands of the sea.

uch.60.14. 3 I have commanded my sanctified 12 And he shall set up an ensign their obe. ones, I have also called my b mighty for the nations, and shall assemble dience. ones for mine anger, even them that the outcasts r of Israel, and gather in shoes. rejoice in my highness. together the dispersed s of Judah v Ex.14.29. 4 The noise of a multitude in the from the four 5 corners of the (CHAP. 12.) mountains, I like as of a great peoearth.

a Ps.34.1,&c. ple; a tumultuous noise of the king13 Thet envy also of Ephraim

b ch.54.7,8.

donis of nations gathered together:

Ps.30.5. shall depart, and the adversaries


the LORD of hosts mustereth the of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim m

host of the battle. shall not envy Judah, and Judah c Ps. 118.14. ! 5 They come from a far country, shall not vex Ephraim.

d Ca.2.3. from the end of heaven, even tho 14 But they shall fly upon the e Jno.4.10,14. LORD and the weapons of his indige shoulders of the Philistines toward f Ps.1-45.4-6. nation, to destroy the whole land. the west; they shall spoil 6 them 1 or, pro 6 T Howl ye; for the day c of the of the east together: 1 they shall claim. LORD is at hand; it shall come as a lay their hand upon Edom and 6 Ex.15,1,21. destruction from the Almighty. Moab; and u the children of Am

7 Therefore shall all hands 2 be mon shall obey them.

h Zep.3.14.
2 inhabitress.

faint, and every man's heart shall 15 And the LORD shall utterly de

i Ps.S9.18. stroy the tongue of the Egyptian (CHAP: 13.) and sorrows shall take hold of


8 And they shall be afraid: pangs bea; and with his mighty wind

a . shall he shake his hand over the XLVII. them; they shall be in pain as a river, and shall smite it in the Je.L.LI. woman that travaileth: they shall seven streams, and make men go b Joel 2.11. s be amazed 4 one at another; their over dry-shod.

1 the likeness. faces shall be as 5 flames. 16 And there shall be an highway c Zep. 1,7; 9 Behold, the day d of the LORD for the remnant of his people, which

Re.6.17. cometh, cruel both with wrath and shall be left, from Assyria; like as

2 or, fall fierce anger, to lay the land deso

down. it was v to Israel in the day that he

late: and he shall destroy the sin

3 wonder. came up out of the land of Egypt.

ner's thereof out of it.

every man
at his

10 For the stars of heaven and the A thanksgiving for the mercies of

neighbour. constellations thereof, shall not God.

5 faces of the give their light: the sun shall be

fames. darkened in his going forth, and O LORD, Ia will praise thee : a Mal.4.1. the moon shall not cause her light bough b thou wast angry with me,

to shine.

Desolation of Babylon.


Restorahm of Israd. 11 And I will punish the world for B. C. 712. and bring c them to their places their evil, and the wicked for their

and the house of Israel shall posiniquity and I will cause the arro- e Hag.2.6.

sess them in the land of the LORD gancy of the proud to cease, and

for servants and handmaids : and will lay low the haughtiness of the 52Pe.3.10,11. they shall take them captives, terrible.

8 Ps. 137.8,8.

1 whose captives they were; and 12 I will make a man more pre

they shall rule over their opprescious than fine gold; even a man a Da.5.28,31. sors. than the golden wedge of Ophir.

3 And it shall come to pass in the

6 the over13 Therefore e I will shake the


day that the LORD shall give thes heavens, and the earth f shall re


rest d from thy sorrow, and from move out of her place, in the wrath

thy fear, and from the hard bondage of the LORD of hosts, and in the Ge. 19.24. wherein thou wast made to serve, day of his fierce anger.

k Je.50.3,39.

4 T That e thou shalt take up this 14 And it shall be as the chased

51.29.62. 2 proverb against the king of Babyroe, and as a sheep that no man Re. 18.2,&c. lon, and say, How hath the optaketh up: they shall every man

1 Ziim.

pressor ceased! the 3 golden city f turn to his own people, and flee

ceased! every one into his own land.

8 Ochim.

5 The LORD hath broken the staff 15 Every one that is found shall

9 or,ostriches, the rulers.

of the wicked, and the sceptre of be thrust through; and every one

Heb.daughthat is joined unto them shall fall

6 He who smote the people in

ters of the by the sword.


wrath with 4 a continual stroke, ho 16 Their children also shall be g

that ruled the nations in anger, is dashed to pieces before their eyes; 10 lim. persecuted, and none hindereth. their houses shall he spoiled, and 11 or, palaces. is quiet: they break forth 'into

7 The whole earth is at rest, and their wives ravished. 17 Behold, I will stir up the h i De.32.35.

singing Medes against them, which shall

8 Yea, the fir treesh rejoice at thee, not regard silver; and a3 for gold, (CHAP. 14.) and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, thev shall not delight in it.

a Ps. 102.13. Since thou art laid down, no feller 18 Their bows also shall dash the Zec,1,17. is come up against us. young men to pieces; and they 2.12. 95 Helli from beneath is moved shall have no pity on the fruit of

for thee to meet thee at thy coming the womb; their eye shall not

it stirreth up the dead for thee, even spare children.

c ch.18.7.

all the 6 chief ones of the earth; it 19 T And Babylon, the glory of 60.1.&c.

hath raised up from their thrones kingdoms, the beauty of the Chal

66.20. all the kings of the nations. dees' excellency, shall be as 6 when 1 that had 10 All they shall speak and say God i overthrew Sodom and Go taken them unto thee, Art thou also become morrah.


weak as we? art thou become like 20 Itk shall never be inhabited,

unto us?

d Eze.28.24. neither shall it be dwelt in from

11 Thy pomp is brought down to generation to generation: neither e Hab.2.6. the grave, anl the noise of thy viols: shall the Arabian pitch tent there; 2 or, taunt. the worm is spread under thee, and neither shall the shepherds make ing speech, the worms cover thee. their fold there.


12 How art thou fallen from hea

or, eract21 But 7 wild beasts of the desert

ress of gold. yen, 0 ? Lucifer, son of the mornshall lie there; and their houses

ing! how art thou cut down to the shall be full of doleful creatures ;

f Re. 18.16.

ground, which didst weaken the and I owls shall dwell there, and 8 ch.33.1. nations! satyrs shall dance there.

4 a stroke

13 For thou hast said in thine 22 And 10 the wild beasts of the without heart, I will ascend into heaven, I islands shall cry in their 11 desolate removing. will exalt my throne above the houses, and dragons in their plea- n Eze.31.16. stars k of God: I will sit also upon want palaces : and her time is nearl

the mount of the congregation, in

sor, The to come, and her days shall not be

the sides l of the north:

grave. prolonged.

14 I will ascend above the heights

i Eze.32.21. CHAPTER XIV.

of the clouds; I will be m like the 6 leaders, or,

Most High. 1 God's merciful restoration of Is

great goats.

15 Yet n thou shalt be brought rael. 29 Palestina is threatened.

down to hell, to the sides of the pit. VOR a the LORD will have mercy

7 or, day star.

16 They that see thee shall nar

rowly look upon thee, and consider Israel, and set them in their own i Ps.48.2. thee, saying, "Is this the man that land : and the strangers shall be

m 2Th.2.4.

made the earth to tremble, that joined with them, and they shall

did shake kingdoms; cleave to the noise of Jacob.

n Mat.11.23.

17 That nade the world as a 2 And the people shall take them,

wilderness, and destroyed the cities

FOR Saeed, and will havehusey Da 9.90

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