Isaiah as It Is; Or, Judah and Jerusalem the Subjects of Isaiah's Prophesying Volume N . 1

Isaiah as It Is; Or, Judah and Jerusalem the Subjects of Isaiah's Prophesying Volume N . 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...applied to the removal of Sennacherib from Jerusalem, xxxvii. 29. And also, exactly as in the text, to the overthrow of the nations that shall be gathered at last against it, Ezek. xxxviii. But while this shall be the portion of those who have spoiled and robbed Judah, her deliverance will be accomplished; sorrow and sighing will flee away and give place to mirth The succeeding verse (30) is an amplification of the 27th, with this addition, that the power of the elements is represented as being wielded by the Lord against his enemies, xxviii.17. That some miraculous manifestation of divine power is intended by the voice of God--by his tongue being as a devouring fire--is evident from the clause, " he shall cause his glorious voice to be heard." Judgments of an ordinary character would not produce this effect. By this miraculous voice, the use of fire and brimstone, &c., the Assyrian will be beaten down (31). What is described elsewhere as the northern army seems here intended by Assyria, which lies north of J udea. The same thing is often foretold in, connexion, as here, with the final redemption of Judah: " When the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and in Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the King of Assyria," x. 12; " I will break the Assyrian in my land, and in my mountain tread him under foot," xiv. 25. But Assyria will not be punished until she shall have been made the instrument of punishing J udah--until she shall have smitten her with a rod, see vii. 18. From the ambiguity of the original here, it is doubtful who is the subject of the verb, and different views of the passage have been taken accordingly. By some the last clause of the 31st verse is understood...
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