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Questions and Answers on Isaiah 61-66 0

Isaiah 61-66 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 61-66 Questions and Answers Isaiah 61-66 ends the large book of the prophecy of Isaiah. Some Bible scholars have seen the the 66 chapters of Isaiah correspond to each of the 66 books of the Bible. This is amazing since the book of Isaiah was written long before the New Testament. What prophecy is in Isaiah 61:1? This is referring to the coming Messiah. What is “alien” in Isaiah 61:5? The way the word “alien” is used here is a reference to the Gentiles. What are they talking about in Isaiah 61:6-7? “Priests of the Lord” seems to be...

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 46-50 0

Isaiah 46-50 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 46-50 Questions and Answers Isaiah is a book of prophecies. Verna’s Bible has notes concerning prophecies so in this post about Isaiah 46-50 and in other passages of Scripture that refer to prophecy, her Bible tells which prophecies have been fulfilled or not fulfilled. Many times she wants clarification on these prophetic passages. In Isaiah 46:1-5 is about God 6&7 is about making a god of god and silver. In Isaiah 46: 1-7 God is scolding His people. He is their God yet they put their trust in ridiculous carved images which cannot help them. In Isaiah 47:1 why...

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 & Answers on Isaiah 43-45 0

Isaiah 43-45 Questions and Answers

Isaiah 43-45 Questions and Answers Isaiah 43-45 are positive in tone as they talk about God’s promises and His mercy and grace to His people. Who or what is Ethiopia and Seba in Isaiah 43: 3? These are both countries. Ethiopia is still a modern day country and is located in the continent of Africa. Seba was an ancient country most likely located in north eastern Africa also. God was giving Jacob everything so he could get ahead. Yes, and because of God’s promise to Abraham. Jacob here is not necessarily a single person but rather represented the whole nation...