Isaiah 40-66
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Isaiah 40-66 a commentary by Claus Westermann

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Published by Westminster in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by David M. G. Stalker from the German.
SeriesThe Old Testament library
LC ClassificationsBS1520 .W4131969B
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21085034M
LC Control Number69-18647

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God’s People Are Comforted - “Comfort, yes, comfort My people!” Says your God. “Speak comfort to Jerusalem, and cry out to her, That her warfare is ended, That her iniquity is pardoned; For she has received from the Lord’s hand Double for all her sins.” The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord; Make straight in the desert A highway for our God. Chapters form the crown to the first section of Isaiah (chapters ) by properly preparing the reader. The three subsections of chapters are obvious. The 24 chapters are evenly split into three sections of 8 chapters. They are marked by the way they conclude rather than the way they begin. 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 Cyril of Alexandria, Jerome and Augustine/5. Dec 01,  · "This second installment in John Oswalt's two-volume treatment of the Book of Isaiah should quickly become the standard American evangelical exposition of Isaiah As expected of a major commentary, it features extensive attention to textual issues and substantive conversation with leading critical commentators /5(31).

Comfort for God’s People - “Comfort, comfort my people,” says your God. “Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Tell her that her sad days are gone and her sins are pardoned. Yes, the LORD has punished her twice over for all her sins.” Listen! It’s the voice of someone shouting, “Clear the way through the wilderness for the LORD! Make a straight highway through the wasteland for our God. In this volume, Walter Brueggemann focuses on Second Isaiah (Isaiah ), believed to be written by a second exilic poet, and Third Isaiah (Isaiah ), a third group of texts that rearticulate. The opening superscription to the book dates the Prophetic mission of Isaiah ben Amoz from the reigns of Kings Uzziah and Ahaz, in the mid‑eighth century B.C.E. (Isaiah ). Since Isaiah 40‑66 does not begin with any new chronological reference, the prophecies in the last half of the book were presumably understood by the ancients as part Author: Michael Fishbane. 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 .

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. The Book of Isaiah (Hebrew: ספר ישעיהו, IPA: [sɛ.fɛr]) is the first of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in the Christian Old Testament. It is identified by a superscription as the words of the 8th-century BCE prophet Isaiah ben Amoz, but there is extensive evidence that much of it was composed during the Babylonian. May 01,  · The first section (chaps. 1–39, with the possible exceptions of chaps. 34 and 35; see below) was composed by Isaiah ben Amoz of Jerusalem (First or Proto-Isaiah), and the second by an anonymous prophet, referred to as Second or Deutero-Isaiah, whose prophecies (encompassing chaps. 40–66) were added to the opus of his Shalom M. Paul. Many of God’s people have found strength in Part II of Isaiah, which is chapters Those chapters build a monument of majestic Hebrew poetry, glowing with awesome beauty and comforting with powerful promises. Can any child of God read the following, for example, without being assured and strengthened? Those who hope in the L ORD.