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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Isaiah 5

1:1 (d-0) (The title of this book, 'Isaiah'), Meaning, 'Salvation of Jah.' see Psalms 68:4 .

Verse 1

5:1 hill. (a-23) Lit. 'horn of a son of fatness.'

Verse 6

5:6 cultivated, (b-15) Or 'hoed.' the word apparently means 'to gather the earth about the roots, while removing weeds.' see ch. 7.25.

Verse 7

5:7 cry. (c-36) There is an assonance in each set of words, which may be represented in both cases by the similarity of 'right' and 'might.' What is called paronomasia abounds in this book. See ch. 7.9; Genesis 49:8 ,Genesis 49:16 ,Genesis 49:19 ; Judges 15:16 ; Micah 1:10 to 15.

Verse 10

5:10 ephah. (d-18) The tenth part of a homer. A homer was ten ephahs and an ephah was ten omers. see Ezekiel 45:11 ; Exodus 16:36 .

Verse 12

5:12 lyre, (e-4) Or 'lute.' work (f-19) Poal , as chs. 1.31; 45.9, 'a thing done.'

Verse 14

5:14 her (g-14) i.e. Jerusalem's.

Verse 15

5:15 man (h-4) man (h-12) See Notes, ch. 2.9.

Verse 17

5:17 ones (i-17) i.e. rich men.

Verse 21

5:21 esteem! (a-16) Lit 'before their faces.'

Verse 24

5:24 word (b-45) Imrah . see Note, Psalms 119:11 .

Verse 25

5:25 dung (c-34) Or possibly 'were cast away.'

Verse 30

5:30 thereof. (d-35) Others, 'with its clouds.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Isaiah 5". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.