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Bible Commentaries

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Isaiah 15

Introduction

Overview

Isaiah 15:1, The lamentable state of Moab.

Verse 1

burden: This and the following chapter form one entire prophecy; which was most probably delivered, as Bp. Lowth supposes, soon after the foregoing - Isaiah 14:28-32, in the first year of Hezekiah, and accomplished in his fourth year when Shalmaneser invaded Israel. Isaiah 13:1, Isaiah 14:28

Moab: Isaiah 11:14, Isaiah 25:10, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 48:1-47, Ezekiel 25:8-11, Amos 2:1-3, Zephaniah 2:8-11

in the: Exodus 12:29, Exodus 12:30, 1 Thessalonians 5:1-3

Ar: Numbers 21:28, Deuteronomy 2:9, Deuteronomy 2:18

brought to silence: or, cut off

Kir: Isaiah 16:7, Kir-hareseth, Isaiah 16:11, Kir-haresh, 2 Kings 3:25, Kir-haraseth, Jeremiah 48:31, Jeremiah 48:36, Kir-heres

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:15 - Ar Joshua 13:16 - General Nehemiah 13:1 - the Ammonite Job 34:25 - in the Isaiah 17:1 - burden Isaiah 22:6 - Kir Isaiah 23:1 - for it is Jeremiah 25:21 - Moab Jeremiah 48:2 - cut down Jeremiah 48:20 - confounded Jeremiah 51:55 - destroyed Nahum 1:1 - burden Zephaniah 2:9 - Surely Zephaniah 3:6 - cut Zechariah 5:7 - talent

Verse 2

is gone: Isaiah 16:12, Joshua 13:17, Jeremiah 48:18, Jeremiah 48:22, Jeremiah 48:23

Moab: Isaiah 15:3, Isaiah 14:31, Isaiah 16:7, Jeremiah 48:31, Jeremiah 48:39

Nebo: Numbers 32:3, Numbers 32:38, Deuteronomy 34:1, Jeremiah 48:1

Medeba: Numbers 21:30, Joshua 13:16

all: Isaiah 3:24, Isaiah 22:12, Leviticus 19:27, Leviticus 19:28, Leviticus 21:5, Deuteronomy 14:1, Job 1:20, Jeremiah 7:29, Jeremiah 47:5, Jeremiah 48:1, Jeremiah 48:37, Jeremiah 48:38, Ezekiel 7:18

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:28 - Ar of Moab Numbers 33:46 - Dibongad Joshua 13:9 - all the plain 2 Samuel 10:4 - and shaved 2 Samuel 19:24 - dressed his feet 1 Chronicles 5:8 - Nebo 1 Chronicles 19:4 - shaved them 1 Chronicles 19:7 - Medeba Ezra 2:29 - Nebo Ezra 9:3 - off Isaiah 15:8 - the cry Isaiah 19:3 - and they Isaiah 23:1 - Howl Jeremiah 3:21 - A voice Jeremiah 4:8 - howl Jeremiah 41:5 - their beards Jeremiah 47:2 - then the Jeremiah 48:35 - him that offereth Jeremiah 49:3 - Howl Ezekiel 27:31 - they shall make Ezekiel 30:2 - Howl Amos 5:16 - Wailing Amos 8:10 - sackcloth Micah 1:16 - bald

Verse 3

their streets: 2 Samuel 3:31, 2 Kings 6:30, Jonah 3:6-8, Matthew 11:21

on the: Isaiah 15:2, Isaiah 22:1, Deuteronomy 22:8, Jeremiah 19:13, Jeremiah 48:38, Jeremiah 48:39

weeping abundantly: Heb. descending into weeping; or, coming down with weeping, Isaiah 15:5

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 5:12 - the cry Isaiah 3:24 - a girding Isaiah 32:11 - and gird Jeremiah 4:8 - gird Jeremiah 7:29 - Cut Jeremiah 48:37 - every head Lamentations 2:10 - they have girded Ezekiel 7:18 - shall also Amos 8:10 - sackcloth

Verse 4

Heshbon: Isaiah 16:8, Isaiah 16:9, Numbers 32:3, Numbers 32:4, Jeremiah 48:34

Jahaz: Numbers 21:23, Deuteronomy 2:32, Joshua 13:18, Judges 11:20

his: Genesis 27:46, Numbers 11:15, 1 Kings 19:4, Job 3:20-22, Job 7:15, Job 7:16, Jeremiah 8:3, Jeremiah 20:18, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8, Revelation 9:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:6 - General Numbers 21:25 - in Heshbon Numbers 32:37 - Heshbon Joshua 13:16 - General Esther 4:1 - and cried Jeremiah 48:21 - Jahazah Zephaniah 1:14 - the mighty

Verse 5

My heart: Isaiah 16:9-11, Jeremiah 8:18, Jeremiah 8:19, Jeremiah 9:10, Jeremiah 9:18, Jeremiah 9:19, Jeremiah 13:17, Jeremiah 17:16, Jeremiah 48:31-36, Luke 19:41-44, Romans 9:1-3

his fugitives: etc. or, to the borders thereof, even as an heifer

Zoar: Genesis 13:10, Genesis 14:2, Genesis 19:22

three: Isaiah 16:14, Jeremiah 48:34

the mounting: Jeremiah 48:5, Jeremiah 48:34

with: 2 Samuel 15:23, 2 Samuel 15:30

destruction: Heb. breaking, Isaiah 22:5, Jeremiah 4:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:9 - General Genesis 19:30 - Zoar Exodus 11:6 - General Nehemiah 2:10 - Horonite Isaiah 15:3 - weeping abundantly Isaiah 16:11 - my Isaiah 21:3 - are Jeremiah 4:19 - My bowels Jeremiah 14:2 - the cry Jeremiah 46:12 - thy cry Jeremiah 48:2 - Heshbon Jeremiah 48:36 - mine heart Jeremiah 51:54 - General

Verse 6

Nimrim: Numbers 32:3, Numbers 32:36, Nimrah, Beth-nimrah, Joshua 13:27, Beth-nimrah

desolate: Heb. desolations

the grass: Isaiah 16:9, Isaiah 16:10, Joel 1:10-12, Habakkuk 3:17, Habakkuk 3:18, Revelation 8:7

Reciprocal: Isaiah 16:4 - oppressors Jeremiah 25:12 - perpetual Jeremiah 48:34 - Nimrim

Verse 7

the abundance: Isaiah 5:29, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 10:14, Nahum 2:12, Nahum 2:13

to the: Psalms 137:1, Psalms 137:2

brook of the willows: or, valley of the Arabians

Reciprocal: Job 40:22 - the willows Jeremiah 48:36 - the riches Ezekiel 17:5 - he placed

Verse 8

the cry: Isaiah 15:2-5, Jeremiah 48:20-24, Jeremiah 48:31-34

Eglaim: Ezekiel 47:10, En-eglaim, Eglaim is called Agallim by Eusebius, who places it eight miles south from Ar or Areopolis.

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:6 - General Isaiah 23:1 - Howl Jeremiah 47:2 - then the Amos 5:16 - Wailing

Verse 9

Dimon: Some have Dibon; and Jerome says that the same town was called both Dibon and Dimon.

more: Heb. additions, Leviticus 26:18, Leviticus 26:21, Leviticus 26:24, Leviticus 26:28, Jeremiah 48:43-45

lions: Leviticus 26:22, 2 Kings 17:25, Jeremiah 15:3, Amos 5:19

him: Bp. Lowth, upon the authority of the LXX, renders, "upon the escaped of Moab, and Ariel, and the remnant of Admah.

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:30 - Dibon

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 15". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-15.html.