(a) Christ by proposing his graces and gifts to his Church, exempts the hypocrites who are full with their imagined works, and the Epicureans who are full with their worldly lusts, and so do not thirst after these waters.
(b) Signifying that God's benefits cannot be bought for money.
(c) By waters, wine, milk and bread, he means all things necessary to the spiritual life, as these are necessary to this corporal life.
(d) He reproves their ingratitude, who refuse those things that God offers willingly, and in the mean time spare neither cost nor labour to obtain those which are not profitable.
(e) You will be fed abundantly.
(f) The same covenant which through my mercy I ratified and confirmed to David, that it would be eternal, (2 Samuel 7:13) ; (Acts 13:34).
(g) Meaning Christ, of whom David was a figure.
(h) That is, the Gentiles, who before you did not receive to be your people.
(i) When he offers himself by the preaching of his word.
(k) By this he shows that repentance must be joined with faith, and how we cannot call on God correctly, unless the fruits of our faith appear.
(l) Although you are not soon reconciled one to another and judge me by yourselves, yet I am easy to be reconciled, yea, I offer my mercies to you.
(m) If these small things have their effect, as daily experience shows much more will my promise which I have made and confirmed, bring to pass the things which I have spoken for your deliverance.
(n) Read (Isaiah 44:23), (Isaiah 49:13)
(o) To set forth his glory.
(p) Of God's deliverance, and that he will never forsake his Church.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Isaiah 55". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/
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