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people = peoples.
world = the inhabited world. Hebrew. tebel.
all things, &c. = and all that is therein.
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
utterly destroyed = devoted to destruction, or, placed under a Divine ban.
mountains shall be melted with their blood. Figure of speech Hyperbole . So Isaiah 34:4 and Isaiah 34:5 .
of My curse: i.e. I have devoted.
unicorns: or, rhinocerots. Hebrew. re'emin.
soaked = drunken. Figure of speech Hyperbole.
of = for.
confusion. See note on Isaiah 24:10 .
confusion . . . emptiness. Hebrew. tohu . . . bohu. Reference to Pentateuch (Genesis 1:2 ), "without form and void" = waste and desolate. Only there, here, and Jeremiah 4:23 beside. App-92 .
come up in = climb.
screech owl. Hebrew. Lilith. Used to-day of any being of the night, as the English "bogy" is used. Charms are used against it to-day in Palestine.
a place, &c. = a roost.
Seek = Search.
the book of the LORD. This proves there was a book in existence, which could be searched. See App-47 .
fail = be missing. Hebrew. 'adar. Not the same word as in Isaiah 19:5 (see note there). Occurs here in "former" portion, and Isaiah 40:26 in "latter"portion. See App-79 . Isaiah 35:0 is the sequel to this long series of Burdens (Isaiah 13:1 Isaiah 35:10 ) and Woes; it sets forth the future return of Israel.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Isaiah 34". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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