The vision of isaiah the son of amoz, which he saw concerning judah and jerusalem in the days of uzziah, jotham, ahaz, and hezekiah, kings of judah. The unhappy people are those at the end of chapter 8. The name of the prophet, isaiah, or jesahiahu for so it is in the hebrew, which, in the new testament is read esaias. Questions for discussion and thinking further follow the verse by verse. Isaiah verse by verse bible commentary matthew henry. Isaiah 11 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. Isaiah 11 is the eleventh chapter of the book of isaiah in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible.
Isaiah with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Bible students are not sure exactly when isaiah saw the things in chapters 15. Barry webb the message of isaiah the bible speaks today, 1997. While ive tried to simplify it and examine some of the key passages in detail, hopefully this will be just a beginning in your lifetime study of this marvelous book. Well do our best to reveal all that isaiah has to offer in our trademark indepth and.
What does the multitude of your sacrifices mean to me. His name signifies the salvation of the lord a proper name for a prophet by whom god gives knowledge of salvation to his people, especially for this prophet, who prophesies so much of jesus the saviour and of the great salvation wrought out by him. Isaiah 11 begins with the claim that new life will spring forth from an injured. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the study guide pdf download. The critics deny that the blessed person mentioned in the opening verses is our lord jesus. That this verse, and the subsequent parts of the chapter, refer to the messiah, may. Isaiahs name means, the lord is salvation, and in chapter 12, verse 10 isaiah says of himself, behold, god is my salvation. Remember that chapters 112 introduce his readers to the main message and key themes of the entire. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what. Isaiah 11 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. These chapters show us three things about the jews when isaiah was alive. Isaiah 1 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Pulpit commentary comments with other commentaries see also verse by verse commentary on isaiah under construction introduction. Isaiah 11 there shall come forth a shoot from the stump of.
The history of rome brief overview of roman history from her dawn to the first punic war. Dispensational issues neal cushman addendum ortlund also the isaiah commentary in the series preaching the. Commentary on the book of the prophet isaiah volume 4 by john calvin. My goal is to provide you a guide to studying isaiah s prophecies, not a verse by verse commentary on each passage. Now, the lord is looking over the stumps, and causes a branch to grow out of one of them, the root of the family of jesse, davids father. Isaiah chapters 7 to 12 free bible commentary in easy. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible bible study and devotional books listed below. We should humble ourselves before christ and constantly seek his anointing by his spirit and live out our lives doing the will of god. If isaiah 11 were the criteria by which jesus ministry was judged, then one would have to conclude that, on the whole, it falls far short. Next chapter of isaiah the book of isaiah, chapter 11 we hope that you find the content of the book of isaiah, chapter 11 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter.
The first part proto isaiah prophesies death and destruction, but keeps lightening it up with cheery prophecies of a good and holy kingdom at the end of time. We find, in this verse, that isaiahs father was named amoz. This book contains prophesies attributed to the prophet isaiah. Isaiah 11 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this verse by verse commentary contain gems of information found nowhere outside the ancient jewish writings. Isaiah 1 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. The spirit of the lord will rest on him the spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the spirit of counsel and of might, the spirit of the knowledge and fear of the lord and he will delight in the fear of the lord. This chapter can be divided into two main parts, verses 19 and verses 1116, with verse 10 as a connecting statement between them. From the local and temporary national deliverance the prophet passes by the law of suggestion in an easy transition to the end of all prophecy the everlasting deliverance under messiahs reign, not merely his first coming, but chiefly his second coming. Youll get this book and many others when you join bible gateway plus.
The stem of jesse christ will judge in righteousnessthe knowledge about god will cover the earth in the millenniumthe lord will raise an ensign and gather israel. Isaiah 11 commentary john gills exposition on the whole bible. Matthew henry complete commentary on the whole bible. The new international commentary on the old testament. Isaiahs sixtysix chapters contain equal parts history and prophecy, judgment and redemption, sorrow and joy. Ecclesiastes, song of songs, isaiah, jeremiah, vol. The first verse of chapter 1 speaks isaiah s vision. The first verse of chapter 1 speaks isaiahs vision.
Those who are looking for a brief nontechnical commentary on the book of isaiah would do well to consider the volume by barry webb in the bible speaks today series. Judgment on israel and assyria isaiah prophesied the assyrian invasion 8. He has been well called the evangelical prophet, on account of his numerous and full prophesies concerning the coming and character, the ministry and preaching, the sufferings and death of the messiah, and the extent and continuance of his kingdom. Bible roman empire map large map of the roman empire in the early first century click around on the places. Watch our overview video on the first 39 chapters of the book of isaiah, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. And it shall come to pass in that day, that the lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from assyria, and from egypt, and from pathros, and from cush, and from elam, and from shinar, and from hamath, and from the islands of the sea. The international bible lesson uniform sunday school lessons series for sunday, september 4, 2016, is from isaiah 11.
We can quickly see from this, that these 4 kings did not include the wicked king manasseh, who had isaiah killed. That is, isaiah had a calm and content attitude, although other people were extremely afraid see 7. There are technically three separate parts to the book of isaiah. This chapter has the title for the whole prophecy, gods complaint against israel isaiah 1. Proto isaiah chapters 1 39, deutero isaiah chapters 4055 and trito isaiah chapters 5666. I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts. You can break isaiah down into roughly three parts. Again in this chapter isaiah returns to one of his favorite topics, the messiah and his kingdom, revealing that he will descend through the posterity of the family of jesse, thus the root of jesse, the branch. God has had it up to here with the hypocritical sacrifices that we make in mention of his name and socalled worship of the god of heaven. Perhaps isaiah did not mean just those two regions. And following him and doing what the bible tell me how to live as one of his followers. Isaiah 11, new international version niv the bible app.
If isaiah 11 were the criteria by which jesus ministry was judged, then one would have to conclude that, on the whole. The peaceful character of christs kingdom and subjects. I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fattened beasts. The hopeless fall of assyria is magnificently pictured in the close of isaiah 10. That this verse, and the subsequent parts of the chapter, refer to the messiah, may be argued from the following considerations.
In chapter 1, the writer emphasises these three things. This book contains the prophesies of isaiah, the son of amoz, who ministered from about 740 to 680 b. It would seem appropriate for isaiahs call to be reported in chapter 1 instead of chapter 6. The book of isaiah 2 the book of isaiah table of contents the man, the times, and the book 3 introduction to the entire prophecy 1 7 early messages of isaiah 25 11 isaiah.
The members of his church should live in peace and unity, ver. The following comments are in part an assessment of the pulpit commentary pc, a popular, prodigious, venerable work, regarding comments dealing primarily with prophetic passages, especially those dealing with. Isaiah 1 niv the vision concerning judah and bible gateway. In any case isaiah had a fairly free entry to the kings court in jerusalem is. It is a great vision of the future which this chapter unfolds. Isaiah s name means, the lord is salvation, and in chapter 12, verse 10 isaiah. Young, in his fine threevolume commentary of isaiah, explains what the prophet meant. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real. Isaiah chapter 12 kjv king james version isiaiah chapter 12 make you want live for our lord and savior. Verse 11 11 and it shall come to pass in that day, that the lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from assyria, and from egypt, and from pathros, and from cush, and from elam, and from shinar, and from hamath, and from the islands of the sea. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, and notesfor that particular isaiah 11 verse. His name signifies the salvation of the lord a proper name for a prophet by whom god gives knowledge of salvation to his people, especially for this prophet.
Commentary on the book of the prophet isaiah volume 4. To read through the entire book of isaiah, please click through the chapter links below. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source with renderx xep formatter, version. The branch from jesse a shoot will come up from the stump of jesse. Isaiah chapters 16 free bible commentary in easy english. The first verse of this chapter is intended for a title to the whole book, and it is probable that this was the first sermon that this prophet was appointed to publish and to affix in writing as calvin thinks the custom of the prophets was to the door of the temple, as with us proclamations are fixed to public places, that all might read them, and those that would might take. What do we learn about the peoples religious life from isaiah 1. The first verse of this chapter is intended for a title to the whole book, and it is probable that this was the first sermon that this prophet was appointed to publish and to affix in writing as calvin thinks the custom of the prophets was to the door of the temple, as with us proclamations are fixed to public places, that all might read them habakkuk 2. Obbie beal on isaiah 11 above we learn jehovah god continue his work among mankind, building when he desire, and casting down when he desire.
The regions called zebulun and naphtali were not in judah. Isaiah 11 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, spanning 23 volumes, covered the entire bible with verse by. The book of isaiah is a vision of hope for sinners through the coming of messiah, promising for the ransomed people of god a new world where sin and sorrow will be forever forgotten isaiah 35. It would seem appropriate for isaiah s call to be reported in chapter 1 instead of chapter 6. In the hebrew bible, verse 1 is the last verse of chapter 8. Christ, a branch cut of the root of jesse, endued with the spirit of the lord, should set up a kingdom by the preaching of his word, ver. Our conduct on the streets and in business and in our homes nowhere near measures even to sodoms standards. Isaiah s sixtysix chapters contain equal parts history and prophecy, judgment and redemption, sorrow and joy. Commentary for isaiah 1 isaiah prophesied in the reigns of uzziah, jotham, ahaz, and hezekiah. When gods time is come for the deliverance of his people, mountains of opposition shall become plains before him. Gileadis translation of the book of isaiah is clear and smooth, allowing the reader to appreciate the power and beauty of isaiah as conveyed in the hebrew originalprofessor herbert m. There shall come forth a rod from the stem of jesse. Again in this chapter isaiah returns to one of his favorite topics, the messiah and his kingdom, revealing that he will descend through the posterity of the family of. Verse 11 with his strong hand upon me means that the lord gave isaiah the inner strength to obey him.
It seems surprising that the events of chapter 6 are reported where they are rather than at the beginning of the book. On each page, you will find a chapter of the book of isaiah that you will be able to read through. Isaiah 1 to 9 free bible commentary in easy english. For about 20 years, he spoke to both the northern kingdom of israel and the southern kingdom of judah. It is a very good transition in prophecy whether it be so in rhetoric or no, and a very common one, to pass from the prediction of the temporal. Even the structure of the book the number of chapters in isaiah mirrors the number of books in the bible implies a mystery to be unraveled. Remember that chapters 1 12 introduce his readers to the main message and key themes of the entire. Mackay works through each section of the book, verse by verse, and concludes with practical reflections. I have reared sons, brought them up, but they have revolted against me.208 5 37 191 193 186 628 70 1122 809 482 886 1412 44 1221 1541 635 520 1257 700 1389 1466 635 356 973 754 740 306 1590 279 90 1610 1478 889 1136 1222 682 1393 442 896 664 451