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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 62

 

 

Introduction
1The fervent desire of the prophet to confirm the church in God's promises.
6The office of the ministers (unto which they are incited) in preaching the Gospel,
10and preparing the people thereto.

Verse 1
For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Zion's
6,7; Psalms 51:18; 102:13-16; 122:6-9; 137:6; Zechariah 2:12; Luke 10:2; 2 Thessalonians 3:1; Hebrews 7:25
the righteousness
1:26,27; 32:15-17; 51:5,6,9; 61:10,11; Psalms 98:1-3; Proverbs 4:18; Micah 4:2; Matthew 5:16; Luke 2:30-32; Philippians 2:15,16; 1 Peter 2:9

Verse 2
And the Gentiles shall see thy righteousness, and all kings thy glory: and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of the LORD shall name.
the Gentiles
49:6; 52:10; 60:1-3; 61:9; 66:12,19; Micah 5:8; Acts 9:15; 26:23; Colossians 1:23
all kings
49:23; 60:11,16; Psalms 72:10,11; 138:4,5
thou shalt
4,12; 65:15; Genesis 17:5,15; 32:28; Jeremiah 33:16; Acts 11:26; Revelation 2:17

Verse 3
Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
Zechariah 9:16; Luke 2:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Verse 4
Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.
shalt no
12; 32:14,15; 49:14; 54:1,6,7; Hosea 1:9,10; Romans 9:25-27; Hebrews 13:5; 1 Peter 2:10
Hephzibah
that is, My delight is in her.
5; Psalms 149:4; Jeremiah 32:41; Zephaniah 3:17
Beulah
that is, Married.
54:5; 61:10; Jeremiah 3:14; Hosea 2:19,20; John 3:29; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:25-27; Revelation 21:2,9,10

Verse 5
For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.
shall thy sons
49:18-22; Psalms 45:11-16; Jeremiah 32:41
as the bridegroom rejoiceth
Heb. with the joy of the bridegroom.
4; 65:19; Song of Solomon 3:11; Hebrews 12:2

Verse 6
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,
set watchmen
52:8; 56:10; 2 Chronicles 8:14; Song of Solomon 3:3; 5:7; Jeremiah 6:17; Ezekiel 3:17-21; 33:2-9; 1 Corinthians 12:28; Ephesians 4:11,12; Hebrews 13:17
which
1; Psalms 134:1,2; Revelation 4:6-8
make mention of the Lord
or, are the Lord's remembrancers.
43:26; Genesis 32:12; Numbers 14:17-19; Psalms 74:2,18; Acts 10:4,31
keep
Genesis 32:26; Matthew 15:22-27; Luke 11:5-13; 18:1-8,39; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Revelation 6:10

Verse 7
And give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
rest
Heb. silence. till he make.
1-3; 61:11; Jeremiah 33:9; Zephaniah 3:19,20; Matthew 6:9,10,13; Revelation 11:15

Verse 8
The LORD hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured:
sworn
Deuteronomy 32:40; Ezekiel 20:5
Surely I will no more give
Heb. if I give, etc.
65:21-23; Leviticus 26:16; Deuteronomy 28:31,33; Judges 6:3-6; Jeremiah 5:17

Verse 9
But they that have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the LORD; and they that have brought it together shall drink it in the courts of my holiness.
shall eat
Deuteronomy 12:7,12; 14:23-29; 16:11,14

Verse 10
Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.
go through
18:3; 40:3; 48:20; 52:11; 57:14; Exodus 17:15; Matthew 22:9; Hebrews 12:13
lift up
11:12; 49:22

Verse 11
Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.
the Lord
Psalms 98:1-3; Mark 16:15; Romans 10:11-18
Say
40:9; Zechariah 9:9; Matthew 21:5; John 12:15
his reward
40:10; 49:4; Revelation 22:12
work
or, recompence.

Verse 12
And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the LORD: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.
The holy
60:21; Deuteronomy 7:6; 26:19; 28:9; 1 Peter 2:9
The redeemed
35:9; Psalms 107:2; 1 Peter 1:18,19; Revelation 5:9
Sought out
65:1; Ezekiel 34:11-16; Matthew 18:11-13; Luke 15:4,5; 19:10; John 4:23; 10:16
not
4; Matthew 16:18; 28:20; Hebrews 13:5

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 62:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/isaiah-62.html.

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Sunday, November 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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