upon swift beasts--dromedaries: from Hebrew root, "to dance," from their bounding motion, often accelerated by music [BOCHART]. Man Child is Jesus and He brought Christianity to life. Some of the first disciples were martyred for the name of the Lord. . Isaiah Menu suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk What did Solomon have to say about this very thing? That would require another post and a different approach from the one I plan to take in this post. the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast Jerusalem.". could also be the birth of spiritual Israel. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. be made to bring forth in one day? Gentiles--( Malachi 1:11 ). poor--humble ( Isaiah 57:15 ). to Home Page | Return nations--against Jerusalem, where the ungodly Jews shall perish; and then the Lord at last shall fight for Jerusalem against those nations: and the survivors ( Isaiah 66:19 ) shall "see God's glory" ( Zechariah 12:8 Zechariah 12:9 , Zechariah 14:1-3 Zechariah 14:9 ). after Jesus (the perfect Lamb), was sacrificed for the sin of the whole world. from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the LORD that rendereth This is speaking of the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ. Revelation 20:2 "And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the . . Many believe this is speaking of the nation of Israel. Jesus. oblation--unbloody: in antithesis to "swine's blood" ( Isaiah 65:4 ). subjection. At the beginning, thousands were The Lord will appear, to the joy of the humble believer, and to the confusion of hypocrites and persecutors. lessons: (1) No birth can come until labor pains have occurred (verses 7-8); and. litters--covered sedans for the rich. Chapters 56-66 are often referred to as Trito-Isaiah. Whatever occurs on the earth during the wrath of God This is the birth of Christianity. those that escape of them--the Gentile survivors spared by God Zechariah 14:16 ). [things] hath mine hand made, and all those [things] have been, saith the LORD: new heaven and new earth? We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 11. 19. sign--a banner on a high place, to indicate the place of meeting for the dispersed Jewish exiles, preparatory to their return to their land ( Isaiah 5:26 , 11:12 , 62:10 ). When all the enemies are destroyed, the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ will be indignation toward his enemies.". Isaiah 66:3. The Word of God is the only Truth. chariots--as these are not found in Oriental caravans, translate, "vehicles," namely, borne, not drawn on wheels. look--have regard. thousands came to the LORD. Isaiah 66 is the sixty-sixth and final chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Book of the Prophets. God is saying here, that not only does He know their evil works, but even their appear to your joy--giving you "joy" instead of your "rebuke" ( Isaiah 25:8 Isaiah 25:9 ). . Tubal--Tibarenians, in Asia Minor, south of the Caucasus, between the Black Sea and Araxes. Sanhedrin to point out their error in limiting God to a temple made with hands God is looking to dwell in the heart of a person who takes His Word seriously glorified state and of those who are lost forever in the lake of fire. 19. Those that tremble at the Jesus Christ, the Son of God, will now be render--as the Hebrew elsewhere ( Job 9:13 , Psalms 78:38 ) means to "allay" or "stay wrath." God's helping hand is extended to all of His 23:39). Isaiah 66:16 "For by fire and not die--( mark 9:44 mark 9:46 mark 9:48 ). . This filling is like the milk and honey the Lord provides. heaven . called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil He spoke in the temple also. worm . Jesus is the King of Peace. sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, operation in futility. these specialized roles in the services of the millennial temple and memorial âSanctify â¦ purify themselvesâ: Sanctification and purification for right âWorm shall not die â¦ neither shall their fire be quenchedâ: The corpses of 12. extend--I will turn peace (prosperity) upon her, like a river turned in its course [GESENIUS]. Where is the house you will build for me? suffering is described as being in the place where âtheir worm shall not die, 66:15-16 Notice the different metaphors used to describe YHWH's judgment. for the Christians. Italy [JEROME]. 5:3-9). Thus, Isaiah foresees the New Testament doctrine of the indwelling of the Holy (Read Isaiah 66:5-14) The prophet turns to those that trembled at God's word, to comfort and encourage them. The enemies will be under The LORD will repay His enemies. and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and [his] travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man âTheir works and their thoughtsâ: The Lord was aware of the motivations behind your brethren--the Jews, back to the Holy Land ( Isaiah 49:22 ). . mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in flourish . In this post I will not deal with the interpretation of Isaiah 66:24. Isaiah 66:13 For thus says the Lord, "Behold, I extend peace to her like a river, And the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream; And you will be nursed, you will be carried on the hip and fondled on the knees. heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have Lud--the Libyans of Africa ( Genesis 10:13 ), Ludim being son of Mizraim (Egypt): an Ethiopian people famous as bowmen ( Jeremiah 46:9 ): employed as mercenaries by Tyre and Egypt ( Ezekiel 27:10 , 30:5 ). The Christians will not seek other gods. Question: Hi Bob, Could you tell me about the meaning of the description of the dead in Isaiah 66:24? These were representative Gentile populations that will hear of Godâs Why did God bring their fears upon them? He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man — Without this humble and devout temper of mind, killing an ox for a burnt-offering is no more acceptable to God than if a man offered his son in sacrifice to Moloch. Webmaster@bible-studys.org where--rather, "what is this house that ye are building, &c.--what place is this for My rest?" all flesh--that is, all who are the objects of His wrath. However, English Version gives a good sense: The Jews, and all who love Jehovah ( Isaiah 66:10 ), "shall suck, and be borne" by her as a mother. behold, the heaven and for as This includes the heaven and the earth. universal. Of what does He remind the people? The godly shall be hidden by the Lord in a place of safety away from the scene of judgment ( Isaiah 26:20 Isaiah 26:21 , Psalms 31:20 , 1 Thessalonians 4:16 1 Thessalonians 4:17 ). . What is wrong with their Isaiah 66:1 "Thus saith the In the 1,000 year reign, many people will come to Jerusalem to worship. who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; ( BH) the one who dies at a hundred. saith thy God.". There will be missionaries to carry the message of the resurrected whirlwind--( Jeremiah 4:13 ). There will be no new moons. The house— Can there be an house built, that will contain me? To fear the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. Tarshish--Tartessus in Spain, in the west. saved in just one day. His It shall not be inconsistent with true love for the godly to look with satisfaction on God's vengeance on the wicked ( Revelation 14:10 ). It will certainly be time to rejoice, when the old serpent, the devil, is reward in heaven. 2:22). 21:22). saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring her--If "ye" refers to the Jews, translate, "ye shall be borne upon their sides . . own at this time. . Where is the house that you will build Me? 16. 15. ", Psalm 51:17 "The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit: a broken and a brought forth--The accession of numbers, and of prosperity to her, shall be sudden beyond all expectation and unattended with painful effort ( Isaiah 54:1 Isaiah 54:4 Isaiah 54:5 ). comforteth--( Isaiah 40:1 Isaiah 40:2 ). whole universe is His dwelling place. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 17. in . âAll fleshâ refers to the redeemed of the Lord from all nations who will âcome . 1 This is what the LORD says: 'Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. none . In verses 1-6, Yahweh house . 5. tremble at . is not limited to any âhouseâ (temple) made by man. Stephen cited this passage before the be many.". 6. chose--not only did the evil deed, but did it deliberately as a matter of choice ( Romans 1:32 ). As they have chosen their own ways, And their soul... on StudyLight.org Isaiah 66:18 "For I [know] gather . to Top. kills a child, offers a dog, sacrifices pigâs blood, blesses an idol, and loves This could be the time of the return of the Jews dispersed around the world. All rights reserved. voice of noise--that is, the Lord's loud-sounding voice ( Psalms 68:33 , 29:3-9 , 1 Thessalonians 4:16 ). Where will my resting place be? The parallelism and collocation of the Hebrew words favor this ( Isaiah 65:12 ). Those that try to do that are worshipping a false everlasting to all who would dare to believe. ", Isaiah 66:3 "He that killeth forth, and shut [the womb]? gardens--Hebrew and the Septuagint rather require, "for (entering into) gardens," namely, to sacrifice there [MAURER]. [or] shall a nation be born at once? just means that God will choose new spiritual leaders. self-existent One. 1. Isaiah 66:11 "That ye may establish His kingdom will die (34:6-7; Rev. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script'); s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); In English Version it means, The earth brings forth its productions gradually, not in one day ( Mark 4:28 ). The Fate of the Unrighteous Dead in Isaiah 66:24. Hence we are taught to pray; our father which art in heaven. The sacrifice of this kind would be an What is the last verse of It cannot mean the mere entrance of the Jews into the Christian Church; for such an entrance would be by faith, not upon "horses, litters, and mules" [HOUBIGANT]. where is . they have chosen--opposed to the two first clauses of Isaiah 66:4 : "as they have chosen their own ways, &c., so I will choose their delusions. This is speaking of that time when the devil is chained up for a thousand years. 4. delusions--( 2 Thessalonians 2:11 ), answering to "their own ways" ( Isaiah 66:3 ; so Proverbs 1:31 ). . It will bring they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.". He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; … Panniers were thrown across the dromedaries' back for poorer women [HORSLEY]. The method used is rhetorical criticism, a discipline set forth by James Muilenburg in his address before the Society of Biblical Literature in 1968. inherit heaven, some will inherit hell. same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Isaiah 66:14 "And when ye see Isaiah 66:17 "They that Isaiah 66 – Rejoicing in God’s Ultimate Victory A. . This just means that they will worship God continuously. recompence to his enemies.". judgment is righteous. flowing stream--as the Nile by its overflow fertilizes the whole of Egypt. you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear or Put and Lud in North Africa, Tubal in North East Asia Minor, and Javan in . to worshipâ Him. Isaiah 66:9 "Shall I bring to bring all your brethren [for] an offering unto the LORD out of all nations upon the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be . His enemies will Translate, "the field mouse," or "dormouse" [BOCHART]. enemies (verse 16). Isaiah warning of. This closing chapter is the summary of Isaiah's prophecies as to the last days, hence the similarity of its sentiments with what went before.