Lectionary Calendar
Friday, July 19th, 2024
the Week of Proper 10 / Ordinary 15
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Bible Commentaries
Isaiah 20

Gaebelein's Annotated BibleGaebelein's Annotated

Verses 1-6


The Near-Punishment of Egypt by Assyria

1. Isaiah walks naked and barefooted (Isaiah 20:1-2 ) 2. The meaning of his action (Isaiah 20:3 ) 3. Egypt punished by Assyria (Isaiah 20:4-6 ) A strong party in Jerusalem looked to Egypt for help from the threatening Assyrian invasion. This prophecy shows the utter hopelessness of expecting help from Egypt. The victory of Assyria over Egypt is predicted.

Bibliographical Information
Gaebelein, Arno Clemens. "Commentary on Isaiah 20". "Gaebelein's Annotated Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/gab/isaiah-20.html. 1913-1922.
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