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Isaiah 48

Introduction

Overview

Isaiah 48:1, God, to convince the people of their foreknown obstinancy, revealed his prophecies; Isaiah 48:9, He saves them for his own sake; Isaiah 48:12, He exhorts them to obedience, because of his power and providence; Isaiah 48:16, He laments their backwardness; Isaiah 48:20, He powerfully delivers his people out of Babylon.

Verse 1

which are: Genesis 32:28, Genesis 35:10, 2 Kings 17:34, John 1:47, Romans 2:17, Romans 2:28, Romans 2:29, Romans 9:6, Romans 9:8, Revelation 2:9, Revelation 3:9

come: Numbers 24:7, Deuteronomy 33:28, Psalms 68:26, Proverbs 5:16

which swear: Isaiah 44:5, Isaiah 45:23, Isaiah 65:16, Deuteronomy 5:28, Deuteronomy 6:13, Deuteronomy 10:20, Psalms 63:11, Zephaniah 1:5

make mention: Isaiah 26:13, Isaiah 62:8, Exodus 23:13

not in truth: Isaiah 1:10-2 Chronicles :, Leviticus 19:12, Psalms 50:16-Proverbs :, Psalms 66:3, *marg. Jeremiah 4:2, Jeremiah 5:2, Jeremiah 7:9, Jeremiah 7:10, Malachi 3:5, Matthew 15:8, Matthew 15:9, Matthew 23:14, John 4:24, 1 Timothy 4:2, 2 Timothy 3:2-Deuteronomy :

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:26 - Enos Genesis 24:3 - swear 1 Samuel 14:36 - Then said the priest 1 Kings 18:31 - saying Isaiah 10:20 - but shall stay Isaiah 29:13 - Forasmuch Isaiah 46:3 - Hearken Isaiah 58:2 - they seek Isaiah 59:15 - truth Jeremiah 42:1 - came Jeremiah 44:26 - The Lord God Ezekiel 16:15 - thou didst Hosea 4:2 - swearing Hosea 4:15 - nor Hosea 8:2 - General Amos 5:14 - as Micah 2:7 - named Zephaniah 3:11 - that rejoice Zechariah 5:3 - sweareth Matthew 7:21 - shall Matthew 25:3 - foolish Matthew 26:72 - with Luke 3:8 - We John 4:23 - true John 8:54 - ye say Acts 13:26 - children 2 Timothy 3:5 - a form Titus 1:16 - profess

Verse 2

they call: Isaiah 52:1, Isaiah 64:10, Isaiah 64:11, Nehemiah 11:1, Nehemiah 11:18, Psalms 48:1, Psalms 87:3, Daniel 9:24, Matthew 4:5, Matthew 27:53, Revelation 11:2, Revelation 21:2, Revelation 22:19

and stay: Isaiah 10:20, Judges 17:13, 1 Samuel 4:3-Deuteronomy :, Jeremiah 7:4-1 Kings :, Jeremiah 21:2, Micah 3:11, John 8:40, John 8:41, Romans 2:17

The Lord: Isaiah 47:4, Isaiah 51:13, Jeremiah 10:16

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:36 - Then said the priest Psalms 50:16 - What Isaiah 1:21 - the faithful Isaiah 26:3 - stayed Isaiah 29:13 - Forasmuch Isaiah 51:15 - The Lord Isaiah 54:5 - the Lord Isaiah 58:2 - they seek Jeremiah 4:2 - shalt swear Jeremiah 7:10 - come Jeremiah 31:35 - The Lord Jeremiah 44:26 - The Lord God Jeremiah 46:18 - saith Ezekiel 40:2 - on the south Hosea 8:2 - General Amos 4:13 - The Lord Amos 5:14 - as Micah 2:7 - named Zephaniah 3:11 - that rejoice Matthew 7:21 - shall Matthew 25:3 - foolish Luke 3:8 - We John 4:23 - true John 8:54 - ye say Romans 2:28 - For he 2 Timothy 3:5 - a form

Verse 3

declared: Isaiah 41:22, Isaiah 42:9, Isaiah 43:9, Isaiah 44:7, Isaiah 44:8, Isaiah 45:21, Isaiah 46:9, Isaiah 46:10

and I: Isaiah 10:12-Psalms :, Isaiah 10:33, Isaiah 10:34, Isaiah 37:7, Isaiah 37:29, Isaiah 37:36-Zechariah :, Joshua 21:45, Joshua 23:14, Joshua 23:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:6 - a stiffnecked 1 Kings 22:38 - and the dogs Isaiah 41:4 - calling Isaiah 48:5 - even Isaiah 48:16 - I have not Hosea 5:9 - have

Verse 4

I knew: Isaiah 46:12, Psalms 78:8, Zechariah 7:11, Zechariah 7:12

obstinate: Heb. hard, Jeremiah 5:3, Ezekiel 3:4-Judges :, Daniel 5:20, Romans 2:5, Hebrews 3:13, and they, Exodus 32:9, Exodus 33:3, Exodus 33:5, Deuteronomy 10:16, Deuteronomy 31:27, 2 Kings 17:14, 2 Chronicles 30:8, 2 Chronicles 36:13, Nehemiah 9:16, Nehemiah 9:17, Nehemiah 9:28, Psalms 75:5, Proverbs 29:1, Jeremiah 7:26, Jeremiah 19:15, Zechariah 7:12, Acts 7:51

thy brow: Jeremiah 3:3, Ezekiel 3:7-1 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:7 - the heart Exodus 34:9 - stiffnecked Deuteronomy 2:30 - obstinate Deuteronomy 9:6 - a stiffnecked Job 40:18 - General Job 41:24 - as hard Ecclesiastes 8:3 - stand Isaiah 9:9 - in the pride Isaiah 43:12 - declared Isaiah 48:8 - I knew Jeremiah 17:23 - they obeyed Jeremiah 44:5 - they Ezekiel 2:4 - they Ezekiel 11:19 - I will take Ezekiel 22:18 - brass Amos 6:12 - horses

Verse 5

even: Isaiah 48:3, Isaiah 44:7, Isaiah 46:10, Luke 1:70, Acts 15:18

Mine idol: Isaiah 42:8, Isaiah 42:9, Jeremiah 44:17, Jeremiah 44:18

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:1 - Ye shall 1 Kings 13:2 - Josiah by name Job 32:13 - Lest Isaiah 43:9 - who among Isaiah 44:8 - have declared Isaiah 48:11 - I will not Hosea 5:9 - have Matthew 24:25 - General John 13:19 - I tell

Verse 6

hast heard: Psalms 107:43, Jeremiah 2:31, Micah 6:9

and will: Isaiah 21:10, Isaiah 43:8-2 Samuel :, Psalms 40:9, Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:15-Job :, Psalms 78:3-Joshua :, Psalms 119:13, Psalms 145:4, Psalms 145:5, Jeremiah 50:2, Matthew 10:27, Acts 1:8

showed: Isaiah 42:9, Daniel 12:8-1 Chronicles :, Amos 3:6, John 15:15, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, 1 Corinthians 2:9, 1 Peter 1:10-2 Kings :, Revelation 1:19, Revelation 4:1, Revelation 5:1, Revelation 5:2, Revelation 6:1-Esther :

Reciprocal: Isaiah 42:20 - Seeing Isaiah 43:9 - who among Isaiah 43:19 - I will do Isaiah 48:20 - utter it even Jeremiah 33:3 - mighty Matthew 24:25 - General 1 Corinthians 2:7 - even Hebrews 12:25 - See

Verse 7

Reciprocal: Job 32:13 - Lest Isaiah 45:20 - they Isaiah 49:7 - the Redeemer 1 Corinthians 2:7 - even

Verse 8

thou heardest: Isaiah 6:9, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 26:11, Isaiah 29:10, Isaiah 29:11, Isaiah 42:19, Isaiah 42:20, Jeremiah 5:21, Matthew 13:13-Ezra :, John 12:39, John 12:40

thine ear: Isaiah 50:5, Psalms 40:6, Psalms 139:1-Numbers :, Jeremiah 6:10

I knew: Isaiah 48:4, Isaiah 21:2, Jeremiah 3:7-1 Kings :, Jeremiah 3:20, Jeremiah 5:11, Hosea 5:7, Hosea 6:7, Malachi 2:11

a transgressor: Deuteronomy 9:7-Jeremiah :, Psalms 51:5, Psalms 58:3, Ezekiel 16:3-Deuteronomy :, Ephesians 2:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:21 - the imagination Job 33:16 - openeth Job 36:10 - openeth Isaiah 24:16 - the treacherous Isaiah 31:6 - deeply Isaiah 35:5 - the ears Isaiah 43:25 - for mine Isaiah 57:18 - have Isaiah 59:13 - lying Jeremiah 3:25 - we and our Jeremiah 12:1 - deal Jeremiah 22:21 - This

Verse 9

my name's: Isaiah 48:11, Isaiah 37:35, Isaiah 43:25, Joshua 7:9, 1 Samuel 12:22, Psalms 25:11, Psalms 79:9, Psalms 106:8, Psalms 143:11, Jeremiah 14:7, Ezekiel 20:9, Ezekiel 20:14, Ezekiel 20:22, Ezekiel 20:44, Daniel 9:17-Psalms :

defer: Nehemiah 9:30, Nehemiah 9:31, Psalms 78:38, Psalms 103:8-2 Samuel :, Proverbs 19:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:28 - Because 2 Kings 19:34 - for mine 1 Chronicles 17:21 - make thee Isaiah 48:19 - his name Ezekiel 36:21 - General Hosea 11:9 - not execute

Verse 10

I have refined: Isaiah 1:25, Isaiah 1:26, Job 23:10, Psalms 66:10, Proverbs 17:3, Jeremiah 9:7, Ezekiel 20:38, Ezekiel 22:18-Song of Solomon :, Zechariah 13:8, Zechariah 13:9, Malachi 3:2, Malachi 3:3, Hebrews 12:10, Hebrews 12:11, 1 Peter 1:7, 1 Peter 4:12, Revelation 3:19

with silver: or, for silver

I have chosen: Deuteronomy 4:20

Reciprocal: Job 6:9 - that he would Job 28:1 - where they fine it Isaiah 27:9 - this therefore Jeremiah 11:4 - iron

Verse 11

mine own: Isaiah 48:9

for how: Isaiah 52:5, Numbers 14:15, Numbers 14:16, Deuteronomy 32:26, Deuteronomy 32:27, Ezekiel 20:9, Ezekiel 20:39, Romans 2:24

my name: Shemi "my name," is supplied by one manuscript and the LXX.

I will not: Isaiah 48:5, Isaiah 42:8, John 5:23

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 12:22 - for his great 2 Kings 19:34 - for mine Psalms 115:1 - unto us Isaiah 43:7 - for my

Verse 12

Hearken: Isaiah 34:1, Isaiah 46:3, Isaiah 49:1, Isaiah 51:1, Isaiah 51:4, Isaiah 51:7, Isaiah 55:3, Proverbs 7:24, Proverbs 8:32

O Jacob: Three manuscripts and two old editions add avdi "my servant."

my called: Matthew 20:16, Romans 1:6, Romans 8:28, 1 Corinthians 1:24, 1 Peter 2:9, Revelation 17:14

I am he: Isaiah 41:4, Isaiah 44:6, Deuteronomy 32:39, Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:11, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 1:18, Revelation 2:8, Revelation 22:13

Reciprocal: Isaiah 41:8 - thou Isaiah 41:27 - first Jeremiah 32:17 - thou Amos 3:1 - Hear John 8:58 - I am

Verse 13

hand: Isaiah 42:5, Isaiah 45:18, Exodus 20:11, Psalms 102:25, Hebrews 1:10-2 Kings :

and: Isaiah 40:12

my right hand hath spanned: or, the palm of my right hand hath spread out, Isaiah 40:22, Job 37:18

when: Isaiah 40:26, Psalms 119:89- :, Psalms 147:4, Psalms 148:5-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:1 - Thus Psalms 78:69 - earth Psalms 119:91 - They continue this Isaiah 44:24 - I am Isaiah 51:16 - and lay Jeremiah 10:12 - stretched Jeremiah 27:5 - made Jeremiah 32:17 - thou Jeremiah 51:15 - and hath Zechariah 12:1 - which Acts 10:26 - Stand

Verse 14

assemble: Isaiah 41:22, Isaiah 43:9, Isaiah 44:7, Isaiah 45:20, Isaiah 45:21

among them: Instead of bahem "among them," thirty-five manuscripts and two editions have bachem "among you."

The Lord: Rather, "He whom the Lord hath loved, will execute his will on Babylon:" that is, Cyrus. Isaiah 45:1-Leviticus :, Mark 10:21

he will do: Isaiah 13:4, Isaiah 13:5, Isaiah 13:17, Isaiah 13:18, Isaiah 44:28, Isaiah 46:11, Jeremiah 50:21-Joel :, Jeremiah 51:20-:

Reciprocal: Isaiah 45:13 - raised him Jeremiah 50:25 - this Habakkuk 2:7 - they Zechariah 6:8 - quieted

Verse 15

Joshua 1:8, Psalms 45:4, Ezekiel 1:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:56 - prospered Exodus 14:17 - behold Numbers 18:6 - And I Isaiah 22:25 - for the Isaiah 44:28 - Cyrus Isaiah 45:3 - which call Isaiah 45:13 - raised him Isaiah 46:11 - the man Jeremiah 23:39 - even I Jeremiah 50:25 - this Ezekiel 34:11 - I Habakkuk 2:7 - they Zechariah 2:8 - sent

Verse 16

I have not: Isaiah 48:3-Joshua :, Isaiah 45:19, John 18:20

the Lord God: Isaiah 11:1-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :, Zechariah 2:8-1 Kings :, Luke 4:18, John 3:34, John 20:21, John 20:22

Reciprocal: Isaiah 44:1 - now Zechariah 4:9 - and Matthew 28:19 - the name Luke 4:43 - therefore John 17:3 - and Jesus Acts 1:2 - through Acts 10:20 - for Romans 8:14 - led 1 Corinthians 2:10 - by Galatians 4:4 - God Galatians 5:18 - if 1 John 5:7 - The Father Revelation 22:17 - let him that heareth

Verse 17

the Lord: Isaiah 48:20, Isaiah 43:14, Isaiah 44:6-Jeremiah :, Isaiah 54:5

which teacheth: Isaiah 2:3, Isaiah 30:20, Isaiah 54:13, Deuteronomy 8:17, Deuteronomy 8:18, 1 Kings 8:36, Job 22:21, Job 22:22, Job 36:22, Psalms 25:8, Psalms 25:9, Psalms 25:12, Psalms 71:17, Psalms 73:24, Jeremiah 31:33, Jeremiah 31:34, Micah 4:2, John 6:45, Ephesians 4:21

which leadeth: Isaiah 43:16, Isaiah 49:9, Isaiah 49:10, Psalms 32:8, Jeremiah 6:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:48 - led me Job 36:10 - openeth Psalms 16:7 - who hath Psalms 78:35 - their redeemer Psalms 106:13 - waited Psalms 107:7 - he led Psalms 119:7 - when Psalms 119:35 - the path Psalms 119:64 - teach Psalms 143:8 - cause me Proverbs 2:9 - General Proverbs 3:6 - and Isaiah 30:21 - thine ears Isaiah 41:14 - saith Isaiah 42:16 - I will bring Isaiah 43:15 - the Lord Isaiah 44:24 - thy redeemer Isaiah 45:11 - the Holy One Isaiah 46:3 - Hearken Isaiah 54:8 - the Lord Jeremiah 33:6 - and will Matthew 2:22 - being Matthew 11:28 - and I Luke 1:79 - to guide Luke 11:28 - General Luke 13:34 - how Romans 8:14 - led 1 John 5:7 - The Father Revelation 3:7 - he that is holy

Verse 18

that thou: Deuteronomy 5:29, Deuteronomy 32:29, Psalms 81:13-Nehemiah :, Matthew 23:37, Luke 19:41, Luke 19:42

then had: Isaiah 32:15-Job :, Isaiah 66:12, Psalms 36:8, Psalms 119:165, Amos 5:24, Romans 14:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:6 - grieved Genesis 13:16 - General Leviticus 26:3 - General Deuteronomy 12:25 - that it Nehemiah 9:16 - hearkened Psalms 37:11 - delight Psalms 46:4 - a river Psalms 106:13 - waited Psalms 107:8 - Oh that men Psalms 119:64 - teach Proverbs 1:33 - whoso Isaiah 32:17 - the work Isaiah 42:23 - will give Isaiah 46:3 - Hearken Isaiah 54:13 - great Jeremiah 33:6 - and will Jeremiah 44:5 - they Hosea 9:17 - because Matthew 2:22 - being Matthew 11:28 - and I Luke 11:28 - General Romans 2:10 - and peace Philippians 4:7 - the peace Revelation 22:1 - A pure

Verse 19

seed: Isaiah 10:22, Genesis 13:16, Genesis 22:17, Jeremiah 33:22, Hosea 1:10, Romans 9:27

his name: Isaiah 48:9, Isaiah 9:14, Isaiah 14:22, Joshua 7:9, Ruth 4:10, 1 Kings 9:7, Psalms 9:5, Psalms 109:13, Zephaniah 1:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:3 - General Deuteronomy 12:25 - that it Deuteronomy 32:29 - O that 1 Samuel 13:5 - as the sand 1 Chronicles 21:3 - The Lord Hebrews 11:12 - as the sand

Verse 20

ye forth: Isaiah 52:11, Jeremiah 50:8, Jeremiah 51:6, Jeremiah 51:45, Zechariah 2:6, Zechariah 2:7, Revelation 18:4

with a voice: Isaiah 12:1, Isaiah 26:1, Isaiah 45:22, Isaiah 45:23, Isaiah 49:13, Isaiah 52:9, Exodus 15:1-Ecclesiastes :, Exodus 19:4-Joshua :, Psalms 126:1, Jeremiah 31:12, Jeremiah 31:13, Jeremiah 51:48, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:1-Joshua :

utter it even: Isaiah 48:6, 2 Samuel 7:23, Jeremiah 31:10, Jeremiah 50:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 11:16 - like as it was Isaiah 44:22 - return Isaiah 48:17 - the Lord Isaiah 51:11 - the redeemed Isaiah 51:14 - captive Isaiah 52:8 - with Isaiah 55:12 - ye shall Isaiah 62:10 - go through Jeremiah 31:11 - redeemed Jeremiah 31:21 - turn Jeremiah 50:28 - voice Jeremiah 51:50 - escaped Micah 4:10 - there shalt Nahum 2:8 - Stand

Verse 21

they thirsted: Isaiah 30:25, Isaiah 35:6, Isaiah 35:7, Isaiah 41:17, Isaiah 41:18, Isaiah 43:19, Isaiah 43:20, Isaiah 49:10, Jeremiah 31:9

he caused: Exodus 17:6, Numbers 20:11, Nehemiah 9:15, Psalms 78:15, Psalms 78:20, Psalms 105:41

Reciprocal: Numbers 20:8 - bring forth Deuteronomy 32:13 - honey 2 Kings 3:17 - Ye shall not Nehemiah 9:20 - gavest Psalms 36:8 - and thou Psalms 74:15 - cleave Proverbs 5:16 - thy Isaiah 11:16 - like as it was Isaiah 44:3 - floods 1 Corinthians 10:4 - did

Verse 22

Isaiah 57:21, Job 15:20-Jeremiah :, Luke 19:42, Romans 3:17

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 17:3 - shall be 1 Kings 2:6 - in 2 Kings 9:18 - What hast thou to do Psalms 50:16 - wicked Isaiah 3:11 - Woe Isaiah 43:19 - rivers Isaiah 59:8 - whosoever Ezekiel 13:16 - and there Luke 1:79 - to guide Luke 11:24 - seeking Romans 2:10 - and peace Philippians 4:7 - the peace

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 48". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-48.html.