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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaiah 16

Overview

Isaiah 16:1, Moab is exhorted to yield obedience to the throne of David; Isaiah 16:6, Moab is threatened for her pride; Isaiah 16:9, The prophet bewails her; Isaiah 16:12, The judgment of Moab.

Verse 1

the lamb: 2 Samuel 8:2, 2 Kings 3:4, Ezra 7:17

from: 2 Kings 14:7

Sela: or, Petra, Heb. a rock

the mount: Isaiah 10:32, Micah 4:8

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 18:2 - brought gifts Isaiah 18:7 - shall the Ezekiel 45:16 - for

Verse 2

as: Isaiah 13:14, Proverbs 27:8

cast out of the nest: or, a nest forsaken

the fords: Numbers 21:13-15, Deuteronomy 2:36, Deuteronomy 3:8, Deuteronomy 3:12, Joshua 13:16, Judges 11:18

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:36 - the border Joshua 12:1 - from the Psalms 109:10 - General Jeremiah 48:9 - wings Jeremiah 48:12 - wanderers Jeremiah 48:20 - Arnon Micah 1:11 - Pass

Verse 3

Take: Heb. Bring

execute: Isaiah 1:17, Psalms 82:3, Psalms 82:4, Jeremiah 21:12, Jeremiah 22:3, Ezekiel 45:9-12, Daniel 4:27, Zechariah 7:9

make: Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 25:4, Isaiah 32:2, Judges 9:15, Jonah 4:5-8

hide: Isaiah 56:8, Obadiah 1:12-14, Matthew 25:35, Hebrews 13:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:16 - shall dwell Isaiah 21:14 - brought Isaiah 27:13 - the outcasts Isaiah 30:2 - the shadow Isaiah 58:7 - bring Jeremiah 7:5 - if ye thoroughly Jeremiah 49:5 - none Jeremiah 49:36 - the outcasts

Verse 4

mine: Deuteronomy 23:15, Deuteronomy 23:16, Deuteronomy 24:14, Jeremiah 21:12

for: Isaiah 14:4, Isaiah 33:1, Isaiah 51:13, Jeremiah 48:8, Jeremiah 48:18, Zechariah 9:8

extortioner: Heb. wringer

oppressors: Heb. treaders down, Isaiah 15:6, Isaiah 25:10, Zechariah 10:5, Malachi 4:3, Luke 21:24, Romans 16:20, Revelation 11:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 21:14 - brought Isaiah 27:13 - the outcasts Isaiah 58:7 - bring Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Jeremiah 49:36 - the outcasts

Verse 5

in mercy: Psalms 61:6, Psalms 61:7, Psalms 85:10, Psalms 89:1, Psalms 89:2, Psalms 89:14, Proverbs 20:28, Proverbs 29:14, Luke 1:69-75

established: or, prepared

in the: Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, 2 Samuel 5:9, 2 Samuel 7:16, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Daniel 7:14, Daniel 7:27, Amos 9:11, Micah 4:7, Luke 1:31-33, Acts 15:16, Acts 15:17

judging: Isaiah 11:1-5, Isaiah 32:1, Isaiah 32:2, 2 Samuel 23:3, 1 Kings 10:9, 2 Chronicles 31:20, Psalms 72:2-4, Psalms 96:13, Psalms 98:9, Psalms 99:4, Zechariah 9:9, Hebrews 1:8, Hebrews 1:9

hasting: 2 Peter 3:11, 2 Peter 3:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:13 - General Exodus 18:21 - men 2 Samuel 19:22 - shall there any man 1 Kings 20:31 - merciful kings Psalms 113:5 - like Proverbs 25:5 - his Luke 1:32 - give Acts 24:25 - righteousness

Verse 6

have: Isaiah 2:11, Jeremiah 48:26, Jeremiah 48:29, Jeremiah 48:30, Jeremiah 48:42, Amos 2:1, Obadiah 1:3, Obadiah 1:4, Zephaniah 2:9, Zephaniah 2:10, 1 Peter 5:5

but: Isaiah 28:15, Isaiah 28:18, Isaiah 44:25, Jeremiah 50:36

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 20:1 - the children of Moab Isaiah 25:11 - he shall bring Jeremiah 13:9 - the great Jeremiah 48:11 - emptied Jeremiah 48:14 - We Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Habakkuk 2:5 - a proud man James 4:6 - God

Verse 7

shall Moab: Isaiah 15:2-5, Jeremiah 48:20

Kirhareseth: Isaiah 16:11, Isaiah 15:1, 2 Kings 3:25

mourn: or, mutter, Isaiah 8:19

Reciprocal: Joshua 13:16 - General Isaiah 14:31 - Howl Isaiah 23:6 - howl Jeremiah 48:3 - voice Jeremiah 48:31 - will I howl Jeremiah 49:3 - Howl Ezekiel 30:2 - Howl Ezekiel 30:4 - and her James 4:6 - God

Verse 8

the fields: Isaiah 15:4, Isaiah 24:7, 2 Samuel 1:21

the vine: Isaiah 16:9, Numbers 32:38

Sibmah: Joshua 13:19

the lords: Isaiah 10:7, Jeremiah 27:6, Jeremiah 27:7

Jazer: Numbers 32:3, Joshua 13:25

stretched out: or, plucked up

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:14 - wandered Numbers 21:25 - in Heshbon Numbers 21:32 - Jaazer Numbers 32:1 - Jazer Joshua 21:39 - Jazer 2 Samuel 24:5 - Jazer Jeremiah 48:2 - Heshbon Jeremiah 48:17 - bemoan Jeremiah 48:32 - vine

Verse 9

I will bewail: Isaiah 15:5, Jeremiah 48:32-34

O Heshbon: Isaiah 15:4

for: Isaiah 9:3, Judges 9:27, Jeremiah 40:10, Jeremiah 40:12

the shouting for: or, the alarm is fallen upon, etc

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:25 - in Heshbon Numbers 21:32 - Jaazer Numbers 32:1 - Jazer Numbers 32:3 - Heshbon Joshua 13:19 - And Kirjathaim Joshua 21:39 - Jazer 2 Samuel 24:5 - Jazer 1 Chronicles 26:31 - Jazer Isaiah 15:6 - the grass Isaiah 16:8 - the vine Isaiah 21:3 - are Jeremiah 9:1 - General Jeremiah 25:30 - give Jeremiah 48:2 - Heshbon Jeremiah 48:33 - joy Ezekiel 27:31 - they shall weep Ezekiel 32:18 - wail Micah 1:8 - I will wail

Verse 10

Isaiah 24:8, Isaiah 24:9, Isaiah 32:10, Jeremiah 48:33, Amos 5:11, Amos 5:17, Habakkuk 3:17, Habakkuk 3:18, Zephaniah 1:13

Reciprocal: Judges 9:27 - merry Isaiah 9:3 - according Isaiah 15:6 - the grass Isaiah 24:7 - General Joel 1:12 - joy

Verse 11

my: Isaiah 15:5, Isaiah 63:15, Jeremiah 4:19, Jeremiah 31:20, Jeremiah 48:36, Hosea 11:8, Philippians 2:1

Kirharesh: Isaiah 16:7, Kir-hareseth

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 3:25 - Kirharaseth Isaiah 15:1 - Kir Isaiah 21:3 - are Lamentations 1:20 - my bowels Ezekiel 21:6 - with the Philippians 1:8 - in

Verse 12

when: Isaiah 15:2, Isaiah 26:16, Numbers 22:39, Numbers 22:41, Numbers 23:1-3, Numbers 23:14, Numbers 23:28, Numbers 24:17, Proverbs 1:28, Jeremiah 48:35

he shall: Isaiah 37:38, 1 Kings 11:7, 2 Kings 3:27, Jeremiah 48:7, Jeremiah 48:13, Jeremiah 48:46

but: Isaiah 47:13, 2 Kings 19:12, 2 Kings 19:16-19, Psalms 115:3-7, Jeremiah 10:5

Verse 13

since: Isaiah 44:8

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 48:16 - near

Verse 14

three: Isaiah 7:16, Isaiah 15:5, Isaiah 21:16, Deuteronomy 15:8

the glory: Isaiah 17:4, Isaiah 23:9, Genesis 31:1, Esther 5:11, Jeremiah 9:23, Nahum 2:9, Nahum 2:10

and the remnant: Jeremiah 48:46, Jeremiah 48:47

feeble: or, not many

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:50 - according to the time Deuteronomy 15:18 - a double Nehemiah 13:1 - the Ammonite Isaiah 17:3 - they shall Isaiah 25:10 - Moab Jeremiah 25:21 - Moab Jeremiah 48:1 - Moab Jeremiah 48:2 - no more Jeremiah 48:16 - near Ezekiel 25:8 - Moab Hosea 10:15 - in Amos 2:1 - of Moab Zephaniah 2:9 - Surely Zephaniah 3:6 - cut

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-16.html.