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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaiah 31

Overview

Isaiah 31:1, The prophet shews the folly and danger of trusting to Egypt, and forsaking God; Isaiah 31:6, He exhorts to conversion; Isaiah 31:8, He shews the fall of Assyria.

Verse 1

to them: Isaiah 30:1-7, Isaiah 36:6, Isaiah 57:9, Ezekiel 17:15, Hosea 11:5

stay on horses: Isaiah 30:16, Isaiah 36:9, Deuteronomy 17:16, Psalms 20:7, Psalms 33:16, Psalms 33:17, the look, Isaiah 5:12, Isaiah 17:7, Isaiah 17:8, Isaiah 22:11, 2 Chronicles 16:7, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 17:5, Hosea 14:3

neither: Isaiah 9:13, Isaiah 64:7, Daniel 9:13, Hosea 7:7, Hosea 7:13-16, Amos 5:4-8

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:17 - for horses Deuteronomy 20:1 - horses Joshua 11:6 - horses 1 Kings 10:28 - horses brought 1 Kings 15:19 - There is a league 2 Kings 7:6 - the kings of the Egyptians 2 Kings 17:4 - king of Egypt 2 Kings 18:21 - upon Egypt 2 Kings 18:24 - thy trust 2 Chronicles 9:28 - brought 2 Chronicles 16:3 - a league Job 39:11 - trust Psalms 91:11 - in all Psalms 118:9 - than to put Psalms 147:10 - delighteth Proverbs 21:31 - horse Song of Solomon 1:9 - to a Isaiah 2:7 - their land is Isaiah 7:18 - fly Isaiah 10:3 - to whom Isaiah 18:1 - the land Isaiah 20:6 - whither Isaiah 26:3 - stayed Isaiah 30:2 - walk Isaiah 30:5 - General Isaiah 30:7 - the Egyptians Isaiah 30:12 - Because Jeremiah 2:16 - Also the Jeremiah 2:18 - what hast Jeremiah 2:36 - thou also shalt Jeremiah 12:13 - put Jeremiah 21:12 - Execute Jeremiah 22:20 - and cry Jeremiah 37:7 - Pharaoh's Jeremiah 42:14 - we will go Jeremiah 42:19 - Go Jeremiah 46:25 - and all Lamentations 4:17 - our eyes Lamentations 5:6 - to the Egyptians Ezekiel 17:9 - Shall it Ezekiel 29:6 - a staff Ezekiel 29:16 - the confidence Hosea 2:7 - she shall follow Hosea 7:11 - they call Hosea 10:12 - time Zephaniah 3:2 - she trusted Romans 3:11 - seeketh Hebrews 12:2 - Looking

Verse 2

he also: 1 Samuel 2:3, Job 5:13, Jeremiah 10:7, Jeremiah 10:12, 1 Corinthians 1:21-29, Jude 1:25

will bring: Isaiah 30:13, Isaiah 30:14, Isaiah 45:7, Joshua 23:15, Amos 3:6

will not: Numbers 23:19, Jeremiah 36:32, Jeremiah 44:29, Zechariah 1:6, Matthew 24:35

call back: Heb. remove

arise: Isaiah 28:21, Isaiah 63:4, Isaiah 63:5, Numbers 10:35, Psalms 12:5, Psalms 12:6, Psalms 68:1, Psalms 68:2, Psalms 78:65, Psalms 78:66, Zephaniah 3:8

against the help: Isaiah 31:3, Isaiah 20:4-6, Isaiah 30:3, Jeremiah 44:29, Jeremiah 44:30, Ezekiel 29:6

Reciprocal: Job 9:13 - the proud helpers Jeremiah 21:12 - Execute

Verse 3

the Egyptians: Isaiah 36:6, Deuteronomy 32:30, Deuteronomy 32:31, Psalms 9:20, Psalms 146:3-5, Ezekiel 28:9, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23, 2 Thessalonians 2:4-8

their horses: Psalms 33:17

stretch: Isaiah 9:17, Jeremiah 15:6, Ezekiel 20:33, Ezekiel 20:34

both: Jeremiah 37:7-10

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 8:5 - came 2 Kings 18:24 - thy trust Job 9:13 - the proud helpers Psalms 56:4 - in God I have Psalms 60:11 - vain Psalms 108:12 - for vain Isaiah 29:5 - the multitude Isaiah 31:2 - against the help Jeremiah 17:5 - flesh Jeremiah 46:17 - Pharaoh Ezekiel 22:14 - Thine heart Ezekiel 28:2 - yet Ezekiel 30:6 - They also Hosea 14:3 - we will not

Verse 4

Like as: Numbers 24:8, Numbers 24:9, Jeremiah 50:44, Hosea 11:10, Amos 3:8, Revelation 5:5

noise: or, multitude

so shall: Isaiah 10:16, Isaiah 12:6, Isaiah 37:35, Isaiah 37:36, Isaiah 42:13, 2 Chronicles 20:15, Psalms 125:1, Psalms 125:2, Zechariah 2:5, Zechariah 9:8, Zechariah 9:15, Zechariah 12:8, Zechariah 14:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:14 - the Lord Numbers 23:24 - as a great 2 Chronicles 32:22 - Lord Job 39:7 - scorneth Psalms 58:6 - young Psalms 104:21 - The young Isaiah 4:5 - all the glory Isaiah 5:29 - roaring Isaiah 10:25 - For yet Isaiah 38:6 - General Jeremiah 12:6 - yea Amos 3:12 - As the Nahum 2:11 - none Revelation 10:3 - loud

Verse 5

birds: Isaiah 10:14, Exodus 19:4, Deuteronomy 32:11, Psalms 46:5, Psalms 91:4

defending: Psalms 37:40

passing: Or rather, as Bp. Lowth renders, "leaping forward," pasoacḣ As the mother bird spreads her wings to cover her young, throws herself before them, and opposes the rapacious bird that assaults them; so shall Jehovah protect, as with a shield, Jerusalem from the enemy, protecting and delivering, springing forward and rescuing her. Exodus 12:27

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:14 - the Lord 2 Kings 19:34 - I will defend 2 Chronicles 32:22 - Lord Isaiah 4:5 - all the glory Isaiah 10:12 - I will Isaiah 37:35 - I will Zechariah 9:8 - I will

Verse 6

Turn: Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 3:10, Jeremiah 3:14, Jeremiah 3:22, Jeremiah 31:18-20, Hosea 14:1-3, Joel 2:12, Joel 2:13, Acts 3:19, Acts 26:20

deeply: Isaiah 1:4, Isaiah 29:15, Isaiah 48:8, 2 Chronicles 33:9-16, 2 Chronicles 36:14, Jeremiah 5:23, Hosea 9:9

Reciprocal: Isaiah 17:8 - the work Isaiah 59:13 - departing Jeremiah 4:1 - return Jeremiah 6:28 - all grievous Hosea 12:6 - turn Zechariah 1:3 - Turn Zechariah 1:4 - Turn Acts 9:35 - turned

Verse 7

in that: Isaiah 2:20, Isaiah 30:22, Deuteronomy 7:25, Ezekiel 36:25, Hosea 14:8

his idols of gold: Heb. the idols of his gold

for a sin: 1 Kings 12:28-30, Hosea 8:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:21 - I took 2 Kings 7:15 - had cast away Isaiah 1:29 - ashamed Isaiah 17:8 - the work Ezekiel 20:7 - Cast Amos 4:3 - them into the palace

Verse 8

shall the: Isaiah 10:16-19, Isaiah 10:33, Isaiah 10:34, Isaiah 14:25, Isaiah 29:5, Isaiah 30:27-33, Isaiah 37:35, 2 Kings 19:34-37, 2 Chronicles 32:21, Hosea 1:7

he shall flee: Isaiah 37:37, Isaiah 37:38

from the sword: or, for fear of the sword

discomfited: or, tributary. Heb. for melting, or tribute.

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:26 - edge Psalms 76:5 - and Psalms 118:9 - than to put Isaiah 17:13 - but Isaiah 33:11 - your Isaiah 37:7 - I will Isaiah 37:36 - the angel Jeremiah 46:14 - the sword Jeremiah 47:4 - every Nahum 1:12 - Through Nahum 2:13 - and the sword

Verse 9

he shall pass over to his strong hold for fear: Heb. his rock shall pass away for fear. or, his strength. the ensign. Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 18:3

whose fire: Isaiah 4:4, Isaiah 29:6, Leviticus 6:13, Ezekiel 22:18-22, Zechariah 2:5, Malachi 4:1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:38 - fire 2 Chronicles 14:14 - the fear Isaiah 14:25 - I will Isaiah 17:13 - but Isaiah 18:4 - consider in my dwelling place Isaiah 29:1 - woe Isaiah 33:11 - your Isaiah 37:7 - I will Isaiah 37:37 - Sennacherib Ezekiel 24:9 - I will Ezekiel 35:10 - whereas Obadiah 1:18 - shall be Nahum 2:13 - and the sword

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 31". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-31.html.