corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.09.22
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Commentaries

Arno Gaebelein's Annotated Bible
Isaiah 39

 

 

Verses 1-8

CHAPTER 39

Hezekiah’s Self-Exaltation

1. The ambassadors of Merodach-baladan (Isaiah 39:1) 2. Hezekiah’s boasting (Isaiah 39:2) 3. Isaiah’s inquiry (Isaiah 39:3-4) 4. The Babylonian captivity announced (Isaiah 39:5-7) 5. Hezekiah’s submission and comfort (Isaiah 39:8)The prediction of Isaiah of the Babylonian captivity, fulfilled through King Nebuchadnezzar about 100 years after these words were spoken, is startling. The reader will bear in mind that the Assyrian was not yet overcome, for the sickness and self-exaltation of Hezekiah preceded the judgment of Sennacherib’s army. The Assyrian and not Babylon was the threatening enemy. God’s Spirit alone could enable him to make such a prediction.

 


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Gaebelein, Arno Clemens. "Commentary on Isaiah 39:4". "Gaebelein's Annotated Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gab/isaiah-39.html. 1913-1922.

Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
ADVERTISEMENT
Commentary Navigator
Search This Commentary
Enter query in the box below
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology