Isaiah 49

The Servant, the Light to the Gentiles “Listen, O coastlands, to Me, And take heed, you peoples from afar! The Lord has called Me from the womb; From the matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name.2 And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword; In …

Isaiah 48

Israel Refined for God’s Glory “Hear this, O house of Jacob, Who are called by the name of Israel, And have come forth from the wellsprings of Judah; Who swear by the name of the Lord, And make mention of the God of Israel, But not in truth or in …

Isaiah 47

The Humiliation of Babylon “Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; Sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans!For you shall no more be called Tender and delicate.2 Take the millstones and grind meal. Remove your veil, Take off the skirt, Uncover …

Isaiah 46

Dead Idols and the Living God Bel bows down, Nebo stoops; Their idols were on the beasts and on the cattle. Your carriages were heavily loaded, A burden to the weary beast.2 They stoop, they bow down together; They could not deliver the burden, But have themselves gone into captivity. 3 “Listen …

Isaiah 45

Cyrus, God’s Instrument “Thus says the Lord to His anointed, To Cyrus, whose right hand I have held—To subdue nations before him And loose the armor of kings,To open before him the double doors, So that the gates will not be shut:2 ‘I will go before you And make the crooked …

Isaiah 44

God’s Blessing on Israel “Yet hear now, O Jacob My servant, And Israel whom I have chosen.2 Thus says the Lord who made you And formed you from the womb, who will help you: ‘Fear not, O Jacob My servant; And you, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.3 For I will pour water …

Isaiah 43

The Redeemer of Israel But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine.2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And …

Isaiah 42

The Servant of the Lord “Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.2 He will not cry out, nor raise His voice, Nor cause His voice to be heard in …

Isaiah 41

Israel Assured of God’s Help “Keep silence before Me, O coastlands, And let the people renew their strength! Let them come near, then let them speak;Let us come near together for judgment. 2 “Who raised up one from the east? Who in righteousness called him to His feet? Who gave the …

Isaiah 40

God’s People Are Comforted “Comfort, yes, comfort My people!” Says your God.2 “Speak comfort to Jerusalem, and cry out to her, That her warfare is ended, That her iniquity is pardoned; For she has received from the Lord’s handDouble for all her sins.” 3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness: …