Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaiah 59

Introduction

Overview

Isaiah 59:1, The calamities of the Jews not owing to want of saving power in God, but to their own enormous sins; Isaiah 59:16, Salvation is only of God; Isaiah 59:20, The covenant of the Redeemer.

Verse 1

the Lord's: Isaiah 50:2, Genesis 18:14, Numbers 11:23, Jeremiah 32:17

that it cannot save: Isaiah 63:1, Hebrews 7:25

his ear: Isaiah 6:10, Matthew 13:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:10 - dim Numbers 32:23 - be sure your sin Deuteronomy 1:42 - for I am not Judges 6:13 - why then Judges 16:20 - the Lord Judges 20:27 - the ark Ezra 5:12 - But after Ezra 7:6 - according to Psalms 18:41 - General Isaiah 24:5 - because Isaiah 40:28 - the ends Isaiah 42:24 - General Isaiah 50:1 - for your iniquities Jeremiah 7:9 - steal Jeremiah 14:9 - cannot Jeremiah 21:2 - according Jeremiah 29:4 - whom Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Micah 1:5 - the transgression of Jacob Micah 2:7 - is Micah 3:4 - he will even Mark 6:5 - General Acts 11:21 - the hand

Verse 2

your iniquities: Isaiah 50:1, Deuteronomy 32:19, Joshua 7:11, Proverbs 15:29, Jeremiah 5:25

hid: or, made him hide, Isaiah 57:17, Deuteronomy 31:17, Deuteronomy 31:18, Deuteronomy 32:20, Ezekiel 39:23, Ezekiel 39:24, Ezekiel 39:29, Micah 3:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:18 - before Exodus 33:7 - afar off Numbers 32:23 - be sure your sin Deuteronomy 1:42 - for I am not Joshua 7:4 - fled Joshua 7:12 - the children Judges 6:13 - why then Judges 16:20 - the Lord 2 Kings 5:27 - leprosy Ezra 5:12 - But after Psalms 13:1 - wilt thou hide Psalms 18:41 - General Psalms 27:9 - Hide Isaiah 1:15 - when Isaiah 8:17 - hideth Isaiah 42:24 - General Isaiah 64:7 - hast hid Jeremiah 21:2 - according Jeremiah 29:4 - whom Lamentations 1:8 - hath Ezekiel 8:18 - and though Ezekiel 9:9 - The iniquity Hosea 4:2 - swearing Micah 2:7 - is Habakkuk 1:4 - for Mark 6:5 - General

Verse 3

your hands: Isaiah 1:15, Isaiah 1:21, Jeremiah 2:30, Jeremiah 2:34, Jeremiah 22:17, Ezekiel 7:23, Ezekiel 9:9, Ezekiel 22:2, Ezekiel 35:6, Hosea 4:2, Micah 3:10-2 Kings :, Micah 7:2, Matthew 27:4

your lips: Jeremiah 7:8, Jeremiah 9:3-Joshua :, Ezekiel 13:8, Hosea 7:3, Hosea 7:13, Micah 6:12, 1 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 5:22 - My master 2 Kings 5:27 - leprosy Psalms 50:19 - tongue Psalms 106:39 - defiled Psalms 140:3 - sharpened Proverbs 2:12 - from the man Proverbs 6:17 - and hands Proverbs 19:1 - perverse Isaiah 30:9 - lying Isaiah 32:7 - lying Isaiah 57:11 - that thou Isaiah 58:9 - speaking Isaiah 59:4 - and speak Isaiah 59:7 - and they Ezekiel 22:29 - people Hosea 11:12 - compasseth Micah 2:1 - to Matthew 15:11 - but Acts 20:30 - speaking Romans 3:13 - with their Ephesians 4:25 - putting

Verse 4

calleth: Isaiah 59:16, Jeremiah 5:1, Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 5:5, Ezekiel 22:29-Obadiah :, Micah 7:2-Deuteronomy :

trust: Isaiah 30:12, Job 15:31, Psalms 62:10, Jeremiah 7:4, Jeremiah 7:8

and speak: Isaiah 59:3, Psalms 62:4

they conceive: Isaiah 59:13, Job 15:35, Psalms 7:13, Proverbs 4:16, Micah 2:1, James 1:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:21 - men Nehemiah 6:8 - thou feignest Psalms 4:2 - love Psalms 7:14 - General Psalms 10:7 - and deceit Psalms 12:1 - faithful Psalms 50:19 - tongue Psalms 52:1 - mischief Psalms 58:2 - in heart Proverbs 24:2 - General Proverbs 30:8 - Remove Isaiah 32:7 - lying Isaiah 33:11 - conceive Isaiah 47:10 - thou hast trusted Isaiah 57:11 - that thou Isaiah 58:9 - speaking Isaiah 59:14 - General Jeremiah 48:7 - because Ezekiel 11:2 - General Hosea 11:12 - compasseth Matthew 12:10 - that Matthew 12:34 - how Acts 5:4 - why Acts 24:9 - General Ephesians 4:25 - putting 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - go

Verse 5

cockatrice': or, adder's, Isaiah 14:29, Proverbs 23:32, *marg.

crushed breaketh out into a viper: or, sprinkled is as if there brake out a viper, Matthew 3:7, Matthew 12:34

Reciprocal: Job 8:14 - web Job 15:35 - conceive Psalms 7:14 - General Psalms 144:8 - mouth Proverbs 11:18 - wicked Isaiah 11:8 - cockatrice' Isaiah 28:20 - the bed Luke 3:7 - O generation Acts 28:3 - came

Verse 6

webs: Isaiah 28:18-Proverbs :, Isaiah 30:12-2 Chronicles :, Job 8:14, Job 8:15

neither: Isaiah 30:1, Isaiah 57:12, Isaiah 64:6, Romans 3:20-Song of Solomon :, Romans 4:6-Ruth :, Revelation 3:17, Revelation 3:18

their works: Isaiah 5:7, Genesis 6:11, Psalms 58:2, Jeremiah 6:7, Ezekiel 7:11, Ezekiel 7:23, Amos 3:10, Amos 6:3, Micah 2:1-Leviticus :, Micah 2:8, Micah 3:1-1 Kings :, Micah 6:12, Habakkuk 1:2-Numbers :, Zephaniah 1:9, Zephaniah 3:3, Zephaniah 3:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:7 - and they Leviticus 6:4 - which he Leviticus 13:47 - The garment Job 9:31 - mine Psalms 55:10 - mischief Isaiah 28:20 - the bed Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Hosea 6:8 - polluted with blood Jonah 3:8 - the violence Malachi 2:16 - covereth Revelation 3:4 - which

Verse 7

feet: Proverbs 1:16, Proverbs 6:17, Romans 3:15

and they: Isaiah 59:3, Jeremiah 22:17, Lamentations 4:13, Ezekiel 9:9, Ezekiel 22:6, Matthew 23:31-Haggai :, Revelation 17:6

their thoughts: Proverbs 15:26, Proverbs 24:9, Mark 7:21, Mark 7:22, Acts 8:20-Song of Solomon :

wasting: Isaiah 60:18, Romans 3:16

destruction: Heb. breaking

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 19:10 - General 2 Samuel 17:1 - I will arise Psalms 10:4 - thoughts Psalms 14:3 - all gone Psalms 55:11 - deceit Psalms 59:4 - run Proverbs 6:18 - feet Proverbs 12:6 - words Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Isaiah 65:2 - which Jeremiah 2:34 - Also Jeremiah 6:19 - even Jeremiah 7:6 - and shed Jeremiah 19:4 - filled Jeremiah 41:7 - slew Ezekiel 7:23 - for Ezekiel 18:7 - hath spoiled Micah 7:2 - they all Matthew 2:16 - and slew Matthew 15:19 - evil John 13:30 - went Acts 23:15 - that he 2 Corinthians 10:5 - every thought

Verse 8

way: Proverbs 3:17, Luke 1:79, Romans 3:17

no: Isaiah 59:14, Isaiah 59:15, Isaiah 5:7, Jeremiah 5:1, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 4:2, Amos 6:1-Joshua :, Matthew 23:23

judgment: or, right, Psalms 58:1, Psalms 58:2

crooked: Psalms 125:5, Proverbs 2:15, Proverbs 28:18

whosoever: Isaiah 48:22, Isaiah 57:20, Isaiah 57:21

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 17:1 - I will arise 2 Kings 9:18 - What hast thou to do Psalms 14:3 - all gone Isaiah 65:2 - which Ezekiel 7:25 - and they Romans 3:12 - They are Romans 3:15 - General

Verse 9

is judgment: Lamentations 5:16, Lamentations 5:17, Habakkuk 1:13

we wait: Isaiah 5:30, Job 30:26, Jeremiah 8:15, Jeremiah 14:19, Amos 5:18-Proverbs :, Micah 1:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Reciprocal: Proverbs 4:19 - General Isaiah 50:10 - that walketh Jeremiah 13:16 - before Lamentations 3:2 - brought Lamentations 4:14 - have wandered Amos 8:9 - that I Zephaniah 1:17 - they shall

Verse 10

grope: Deuteronomy 28:29, Job 5:14, Proverbs 4:19, Jeremiah 13:16, Lamentations 4:14, Amos 8:9, John 11:9, John 11:10, John 12:35, John 12:40, 1 John 2:11

in desolate: Lamentations 3:6

Reciprocal: Job 12:25 - grope Ezekiel 26:20 - in places Amos 5:8 - maketh Micah 3:6 - the sun Zephaniah 1:16 - day Zephaniah 1:17 - they shall Matthew 20:30 - two John 8:27 - General 2 Corinthians 3:14 - their

Verse 11

roar: Isaiah 51:20, Psalms 32:3, Psalms 32:4, Psalms 38:8, Hosea 7:14

mourn: Isaiah 38:14, Job 30:28, Job 30:29, Jeremiah 8:15, Jeremiah 9:1, Ezekiel 7:16

for salvation: Psalms 85:9, Psalms 119:155

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:22 - two turtle doves Job 3:24 - my roarings Psalms 22:1 - words Jeremiah 30:5 - a voice Lamentations 3:17 - thou Ezekiel 24:23 - and mourn Nahum 2:7 - doves Zephaniah 1:10 - the noise

Verse 12

our transgressions: Isaiah 1:4, Ezra 9:6, Jeremiah 3:2, Jeremiah 5:3-1 Samuel :, Jeremiah 5:25-Joel :, Jeremiah 7:8-2 Samuel :, Ezekiel 5:6, Ezekiel 7:23, Ezekiel 8:8-Nehemiah :, Ezekiel 16:51, Ezekiel 16:52, Ezekiel 22:2-2 Kings :, Ezekiel 22:24-Amos :, Ezekiel 23:2-Ephesians :, Ezekiel 24:6-2 Chronicles :, Hosea 4:2, Matthew 23:32, Matthew 23:33, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

our sins: Jeremiah 14:7, Hosea 5:5, Hosea 7:10, Romans 3:19, Romans 3:20

we know: Ezra 9:13, Nehemiah 9:33, Daniel 9:5-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:33 - answer Numbers 32:23 - be sure your sin Job 36:9 - their Psalms 51:3 - my sin Isaiah 24:5 - because Jeremiah 5:6 - because Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Ezekiel 9:9 - The iniquity Zephaniah 1:17 - because

Verse 13

lying: Isaiah 32:6, Isaiah 48:8, Isaiah 57:11, Psalms 78:36, Jeremiah 3:10, Jeremiah 42:20, Ezekiel 18:25, Hosea 6:7, Hosea 7:13, Hosea 11:12, Acts 5:3, Acts 5:4

departing: Isaiah 31:6, Psalms 18:21, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 2:19-Ecclesiastes :, Jeremiah 3:20, Jeremiah 17:13, Jeremiah 32:40, Ezekiel 6:9, Hosea 1:2, Hebrews 3:12

speaking: Jeremiah 5:23, Jeremiah 9:2-Deuteronomy :, Matthew 12:34-Zephaniah :, Mark 7:21, Mark 7:22, Romans 3:10-Job :, James 1:15, James 3:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:13 - deceitfully Leviticus 6:2 - deceived Job 21:31 - repay Psalms 12:1 - faithful Psalms 14:3 - all gone Psalms 140:3 - sharpened Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 59:4 - they conceive Jeremiah 9:3 - they bend Jeremiah 9:5 - they will Daniel 9:5 - departing Hosea 4:1 - no truth Hosea 5:7 - dealt Hosea 10:4 - thus Amos 5:7 - turn Amos 5:11 - treading Amos 6:12 - for Habakkuk 1:4 - for Zephaniah 3:1 - to the Malachi 2:8 - ye are Matthew 12:10 - that Matthew 15:11 - but Matthew 22:16 - we know

Verse 14

Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 5:23, Isaiah 10:1, Isaiah 10:2, Psalms 82:2-Deuteronomy :, Ecclesiastes 3:16, Jeremiah 5:27, Jeremiah 5:28, Jeremiah 5:31, Amos 5:7, Amos 5:11, Micah 3:9-1 Kings :, Micah 7:3-Deuteronomy :, Habakkuk 1:4, Zephaniah 3:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:21 - men Psalms 60:4 - because Proverbs 18:5 - to overthrow Isaiah 59:8 - no Jeremiah 5:1 - that seeketh Jeremiah 7:28 - truth Daniel 8:12 - and it cast Amos 6:12 - for Matthew 12:34 - how

Verse 15

truth: Isaiah 48:1, Psalms 5:9, Psalms 12:1, Psalms 12:2, Jeremiah 5:1, Jeremiah 5:2, Jeremiah 7:28, Hosea 4:1, Hosea 4:2, Micah 7:2

he that: Habakkuk 1:13, Habakkuk 1:14, Acts 9:1, Acts 9:23, Romans 8:36, Hebrews 11:36-Zechariah :, 1 John 3:11, 1 John 3:12

maketh himself a prey: or, is accounted mad, 2 Kings 9:11, Jeremiah 29:26, Hosea 9:7, Mark 3:21, John 8:52, John 10:20, Acts 26:24, 2 Corinthians 5:13

displeased him: Heb. was evil in his eyes, Genesis 38:10, 2 Samuel 11:27, 2 Chronicles 21:7, *marg.

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:21 - men Psalms 60:4 - because Isaiah 40:10 - the Lord God Isaiah 59:8 - no Jeremiah 17:5 - whose Lamentations 3:36 - the Lord

Verse 16

he saw: Isaiah 50:2, Isaiah 64:7, Genesis 18:23-Jonah :, Psalms 106:23, Jeremiah 5:1, Ezekiel 22:30, Mark 6:6

therefore: Isaiah 52:10, Isaiah 63:3-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 98:1

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 11:13 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 6:41 - thy priests Psalms 94:16 - rise up Isaiah 9:7 - The zeal Isaiah 33:10 - Now will I rise Isaiah 40:10 - his arm Isaiah 42:13 - as a mighty Isaiah 51:9 - O arm Isaiah 59:4 - calleth Isaiah 63:5 - looked Jeremiah 8:6 - no Jeremiah 30:13 - none Micah 2:13 - breaker Zephaniah 3:8 - rise Hebrews 7:25 - to make

Verse 17

he put on righteousness: Isaiah 11:5, Isaiah 51:9, Job 29:14, Romans 13:12-2 Chronicles :, 2 Corinthians 6:7, Ephesians 6:14, Ephesians 6:17, 1 Thessalonians 5:8, Revelation 19:11

the garments: Deuteronomy 32:35-John :, Psalms 94:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Hebrews 10:30

with zeal: Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 63:15, Psalms 69:9, Zechariah 1:14, John 2:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:4 - a breastplate Exodus 39:8 - General Leviticus 8:8 - General 2 Kings 19:31 - the zeal 1 Chronicles 12:18 - the spirit Job 40:10 - Deck Psalms 45:4 - right Psalms 93:1 - he is Psalms 104:1 - clothed Isaiah 33:10 - Now will I rise Isaiah 34:8 - General Isaiah 37:32 - the zeal Isaiah 47:3 - I will take Isaiah 61:2 - and Jeremiah 43:12 - putteth Jeremiah 50:15 - for it Ezekiel 5:13 - spoken Ezekiel 39:24 - General Nahum 1:2 - revengeth Zechariah 8:2 - I was jealous Luke 7:25 - A man Galatians 4:18 - it is Ephesians 4:24 - put Colossians 3:10 - put

Verse 18

According: Isaiah 63:6, Job 34:11, Psalms 18:24-Ezekiel :, Psalms 62:12, Jeremiah 17:10, Jeremiah 50:29, Matthew 16:27, Romans 2:6, Revelation 20:12, Revelation 20:13

deeds: Heb. recompences

fury: Isaiah 1:24, Isaiah 49:25, Isaiah 49:26, Isaiah 63:3, Isaiah 63:6, Isaiah 66:15, Psalms 21:8, Psalms 21:9, Lamentations 4:11, Ezekiel 5:13, Ezekiel 6:12, Ezekiel 38:18, Nahum 1:2, Luke 19:27, Luke 21:22, Revelation 16:19, Revelation 19:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:5 - isles Leviticus 26:28 - in fury Deuteronomy 7:10 - repayeth Deuteronomy 32:41 - I will Psalms 45:4 - right Ecclesiastes 3:14 - God doeth it Isaiah 34:8 - General Isaiah 40:15 - the isles Isaiah 47:3 - I will take Isaiah 61:2 - and Isaiah 66:6 - a voice of the Lord Jeremiah 51:56 - the Lord Ezekiel 23:49 - they shall Ezekiel 39:24 - General Hosea 12:2 - according to his doings Joel 3:4 - swiftly Acts 2:35 - thy foes Romans 11:9 - a recompense

Verse 19

shall they: Isaiah 11:9-Nehemiah :, Isaiah 24:14-Nehemiah :, Isaiah 49:12, Isaiah 66:18-Proverbs :, Psalms 22:27, Psalms 102:15, Psalms 102:16, Psalms 113:3, Daniel 7:27, Zephaniah 3:8, Zephaniah 3:9, Malachi 1:11, Revelation 11:15

When: This all the Rabbins refer to the coming of the Messiah. If, say they, ye see a generation which endured much tribulation, then expect Him, according to what is written, "When the enemy shall come in like a flood," etc.

the enemy: Revelation 12:10, Revelation 12:15-Esther :, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 17:15

the Spirit: Isaiah 11:10, Zechariah 4:6, 2 Thessalonians 2:8, Revelation 20:1-Leviticus :

lift up a standard against him: or, put him to flight

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:5 - the floods Psalms 60:4 - a banner Psalms 86:9 - All Psalms 124:4 - the waters Proverbs 22:12 - eyes Ecclesiastes 3:14 - God doeth it Song of Solomon 5:10 - the chiefest Isaiah 8:7 - the Lord bringeth Isaiah 11:12 - set up Isaiah 11:14 - toward Isaiah 32:15 - the spirit Jeremiah 3:17 - to the name Jeremiah 47:2 - waters Micah 5:5 - then Zechariah 8:7 - I Zechariah 12:10 - I will pour Luke 6:48 - the flood Acts 2:39 - and to all Acts 10:2 - one Acts 13:47 - that thou Galatians 3:14 - might Revelation 10:2 - he set

Verse 20

the Redeemer: Obadiah 1:17-Ecclesiastes :, Romans 11:26, Romans 11:27

unto: Deuteronomy 30:1-2 Samuel :, Ezekiel 18:30, Ezekiel 18:31, Daniel 9:13, Acts 2:36-Malachi :, Acts 3:19, Acts 3:26, Acts 26:20, Titus 2:11-2 Chronicles :, Hebrews 12:14

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:17 - I will take 2 Samuel 5:7 - Zion 2 Chronicles 7:14 - turn from Job 19:25 - I know Psalms 87:3 - Glorious Psalms 102:28 - The children Isaiah 41:14 - saith Isaiah 44:6 - his redeemer Isaiah 44:22 - return Isaiah 44:24 - thy redeemer Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make Ezekiel 39:29 - for Joel 2:32 - for Matthew 3:11 - he shall Matthew 12:18 - I will Luke 7:19 - Art Luke 24:21 - General Luke 24:49 - I send Acts 1:2 - through Acts 13:47 - that thou Hebrews 9:11 - Christ Hebrews 12:22 - ye are come

Verse 21

this: Isaiah 49:8, Isaiah 55:3, Jeremiah 31:31-Nahum :, Jeremiah 32:38-Mark :, Ezekiel 36:25-Daniel :, Ezekiel 37:25-Daniel :, Ezekiel 39:25-Joel :, Hebrews 8:6-1 Chronicles :, Hebrews 10:16

My spirit: Isaiah 11:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :, John 1:33, John 3:34, John 4:14, John 7:39, Romans 8:9, 2 Corinthians 3:8, 2 Corinthians 3:17, 2 Corinthians 3:18

my words: Isaiah 51:16, John 7:16, John 7:17, John 8:38, John 17:8, 1 Corinthians 15:3-Hebrews :

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:15 - and put Exodus 13:9 - may be Numbers 11:17 - I will take Numbers 23:5 - General Deuteronomy 31:19 - put it in their Joshua 1:8 - book 2 Samuel 14:3 - put the words 2 Kings 2:15 - The spirit Job 19:25 - I know Psalms 37:28 - forsaketh Psalms 45:17 - I will Psalms 87:3 - Glorious Psalms 89:29 - His seed Psalms 89:36 - seed Psalms 102:28 - The children Psalms 119:43 - take not Psalms 132:12 - their children Isaiah 11:2 - the Spirit Isaiah 42:1 - I have Isaiah 44:3 - pour water Isaiah 44:22 - return Ezekiel 36:27 - I will Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make Ezekiel 39:29 - for Joel 2:32 - for Matthew 3:11 - he shall Matthew 3:16 - and he Matthew 12:18 - I will Luke 4:18 - Spirit Luke 7:19 - Art Luke 24:49 - I send John 7:38 - out John 14:17 - but Acts 1:2 - through Acts 2:4 - as Acts 2:38 - and ye Acts 3:26 - in Romans 11:27 - this 1 Corinthians 2:10 - by 1 Corinthians 12:8 - is given 2 Corinthians 1:21 - anointed

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.
Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 59". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-59.html.