Tagged: Kings of Judah

Questions and Answers on 51-60 0

Isaiah 51-60 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 51-60 Questions and Answers Isaiah 51-60 includes the wonderful prophetic chapter Isaiah 53 telling of the suffering of the coming Messiah. Who is talking in Isaiah 51:1? The prophet Isaiah is giving God’s message. In Isaiah 51:5 is God talking? Yes, He is speaking through the prophet Isaiah. Is God saying in Isaiah 51 that here are no good people? Basically, yes. Are they saying if you are not circumcised you are unclean in Isaiah 52:1? Yes, the Jewish people had the sign of circumcision and circumcision made them ceremonially “clean”. Circumcision was a sign between God and His...

Questions and Answers on Isaiah 36-42 0

Isaiah Chapters 36-42 Questions and Answers

Isaiah Chapters 36-42 Isaiah 36-42 continues the Bible study on the book of Isaiah. Isaiah 36-39 records events in the life of King Hezekiah. Chapter 40 is a natural break in the book of Isaiah and starts a different type of prophetic message. Was Rabshakeh trying overthrow Jerusalem? Yes, he wanted to conquer it. The king of Assyria was a bad king? Yes, he wanted to conquer Jerusalem. Where is Telassar in Isaiah 37:12? The exact location is not known since there were more than one place which had that name but it was probably in the area of Mesopotamia....

Questions and Answers on Isaiah 22-35 0

Isaiah Chapters 22-35 Questions and Answers

Isaiah Chapters 22-35 Isaiah chapters 22-35 continue the Bible study on the book of Isaiah. Isaiah is a difficult book to understand and my answers may not be agree with leading Bible scholars or they may not be correct at all. However I hope that the answers on Isaiah 22-35 will help you to understand and think about this wonderful book. Where was “the valley of vision”? This was the land of Judea, since is was bordered by mountains. In Isaiah 22:3 God turns His back on them because the people were so bad? This refers to when Nebuchadnezzar attacking...

Isaiah Chapters 8-21 Questions and Answers 0

Isaiah Chapters 8-21 Questions and Answers

Isaiah Chapters 8-21 Isaiah 8-21 continues the prophecies of Isaiah. Many times in the Bible, prophecies have double meanings, the prophecy may have been partly fulfilled already but part of the prophecy has yet to come to pass. Isaiah 8-21, like the rest of the book of Isaiah can be difficult to understand but I hope that these questions and answers help you to appreciate this particular book of the Bible. What is Mahershalalhashbaz? This was the name of Isaiah’s son. This name is prophetic of the speedy spoiling of Syria and Israel. The light they are talking about in...

Questions and Answers on Isaiah 1-7 0

Isaiah Chapters 1-7 Questions and Answers

Isaiah Chapters 1-7 Isaiah 1-7 begins the study on the book of Isaiah. The book of Isaiah is the first book of the major prophets and therefore this is a book of prophesies. The prophet of Isaiah lived 700 years before Christ yet in chapter 7 he told of the virgin birth of Jesus. Isaiah was was the prophet to the kingdom of Judah and he lived a prophesied during the reign of these kings of Judah: Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. Isaiah chapters 1-7, like the rest of the book of Isaiah is a bit hard to understand, yet...

Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 8-14 0

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers In 1 Kings 8:2 it mentions the seventh month. Was this July? The Jewish calendar used by the Jews in Old Testament times had twelve months. The first day of the New Year was near the first day of our spring – sometimes in March. So the seventh month that is referred to in this verse is not July. In 1 Kings 8:14 why did the congregation stand? The congregation of Israel stood up to respect the reading of God’s Word. The congregation of Israel included all of the people of Israel who was...

Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 15-22. City of Damascus in Syria 0

1 Kings 15-22 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 15-22 Questions and Answers What do they mean “diseased in his feet”? This king had some sort of foot disease that he was unable to walk. “Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.”  ( 1 Kings 15:23 ). Is Chronicles about the kings of Israel? Yes, also about the kings of Judah.  The book of Kings is about the kings of Judah. 1 Kings 14:19 And the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, how he warred, and how he reigned, behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of...

Questions and answers on 2 Kings 1-7. 0

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Is this the same Elijah that was in 1 Kings? Yes Did the bears kill the children in 2 Kings 2:24? I really don’t know. The Bibles aid that the bears “tare” the children. I do believe that all of them died from being mauled by the bears. Is Jehoram another bad king? Yes, he was the son of Ahab, he was not as bad as his father, but he was not a good king. 2 Kings 3:2  “And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD”; but not like his father, and...

Questions and Answers on 2 Kings 8-16 0

2 Kings 8-16 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 8-16 Questions and Answers  Who did they throw down in 2 Kings 9:33? Queen Jezebel, the wife of evil King Ahab. Ahab had 70 sons, and how many wives? The Bible does not say. The only wife recorded is Jezebel, but I am sure that he had many more. How many families did they wipe out? This was total destruction. I don’t know the number but everyone died. What is vestments? Vestments are clothing worn for religious and ceremonial occasions. In modern times, priests of the Catholic church and similar churches wear vestments. Think fancy robes. How did...

Questions and Answers on 2 Kings 17-25 0

2 Kings 17-25 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 17-25 Questions and Answers What is meant by “hardened their neck”? 2 Kings 17:14  This a a phrase that is similar in meaning to “stiffnecked”. All this means is that these people were stubborn in there rejection of God and His ways. What was meant by “removed them out of his sight? The only people left was of the tribe of Judah in 2 Kings 17:18?People are never out of God’s sight literally. This is figurative. They rejected Him, they wanted false gods so He for a time turned away from them as a nation. He put them...