Hebrew text and English translation with an introduction and commentary by the Rev. Dr. I. W. Slotki.
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The Soncino Press , London
Other titlesBible. O.T. Isaiah. English. 1949., Yesha`yahu.
SeriesSoncino books of the Bible
ContributionsSlotki, I. W.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv., 337p. ;
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Open LibraryOL19245726M

Book of Isaiah, also spelled Isaias, one of the major prophetical writings of the Old Testament. The superscription identifies Isaiah as the son of Amoz and his book as “the vision of Isaiah concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Isaiah book Hezekiah, kings of Judah.”.

Isaiah is the first book containing the writings of the prophets of the Bible. And the author, Isaiah, who is called the Prince of Prophets, shines above all the other writers and prophets of Scripture.

His mastery of the language, his rich and vast vocabulary, and his poetic skill have earned him the title. Jan 02,  · Author: Isaiah identifies the author of the book of Isaiah as the Prophet Isaiah. Date of Writing: The book of Isaiah was written between and B.C.

Purpose of Writing: The Prophet Isaiah was primarily called to prophesy to the Kingdom of Judah. Judah was going through times of revival and times of rebellion. The Book of Isaiah has a total of 66 chapters. The first 39 chapters of the book of Isaiah prophesy doom for a sinful Judah and for all the nations of the world that oppose God.

It warns them of what will happen to them if they continue to oppose God. Allen Ross. Dr Ross joined the faculty of Beeson Divinity School in as Beeson Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew.

He is the author of Introducing Biblical Hebrew and Grammar, Holiness to the Lord: A Guide to the Exposition of the Book of Leviticus. Isaiah, in my opinion, is the most spiritual of the Old Testament books.

The man, Isaiah, was a prophet and preacher at the time he wrote this book. Isaiah was prophet during the reign of 5 kings, most of whom were evil. His wife was a prophetess in her own right.

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Isaiah is the most quoted Hebrew prophet in the New Testament of the Bible. THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET ISAIAH The prophet Isaiah is the first of four Major Isaiah book along with Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible. These are all of the chapters of the book of Isaiah.

Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of Isaiah in the Bible (King James Version). The Book of Isaiah, as it now appears in our Old Testament, contains far Isaiah book than can be attributed to the prophet. As a whole, the book is a rather large collection of writings that were produced by a number of different authors, some Isaiah book whom were separated by relatively long periods of time.

The book of Isaiah, along with the book of Jeremiah, is distinctive in the Hebrew bible for its direct portrayal of the "wrath of the Lord" as presented, for example, in Isaiah stating, "Through the wrath of the Lord of hosts is the land darkened, Isaiah book the people shall be as the fuel of the fire."Born: 8th century BC, Judah.

The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. A Rebellious Nation - Hear me, you heavens. Listen, earth. For the LORD has spoken: “I reared children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against me.

The ox knows its master, the donkey its owner’s manger, but Israel does not know, my people. Isaiah is the first of all prophetic books in the modern editions as well as in the Hebrew Bible where he is the first of the "later prophets".

Although Isaiah was not the first prophet his prophecies form the longest and most extensive prophetic book of Holy Scripture.

“Dr. Gileadi’s translation [of the Book of Isaiah] is clear and smooth, allowing the reader to appreciate the power and beauty of Isaiah as conveyed in the Hebrew original”—Professor Herbert M.

Wolf, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Isaiah, prophet after whom the biblical Book of Isaiah is named, a significant contributor to Jewish and Christian traditions.

His call to prophecy in about BCE coincided with the beginnings of the westward expansion of the Assyrian empire, which Isaiah proclaimed to be a warning from God to godless people. Book. Cancel {{#items}} 1 The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

A Rebellious Nation. 2 Hear me, you heavens. Listen, earth. For the Lord has spoken: “I reared children and brought them up. Isaiah is the first of the 17 books of the Prophets. Among the prophets who left behind books, Isaiah is generally considered the greatest.

Historically, Isaiah wrote during the period of 4 kings of Judah when the Assyrian Empire was at its height. The book’s 66 chapters correspond to the 66 books of the Bible. The purpose of the Book of Isaiah becomes so obvious when one steps back and examines its judgment of God is so powerfully witnessed in the first part of the book (Isaiah ) but then slowly but fully unfolds God's redeeming grace in the last part of Isaiah (Isaiah ).

Book of Isaiah Introduction. Isaiah is a book with a good number of what you might call "mood swings" in it.

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It goes back and forth between describing the total destruction of all nations and human civilization (boo), to looking forward to a time of universal peace and goodness (yay). Isaiah The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

Illuminated Page of Isaiah from a Manuscript Bible, Said to Be of the Twelfth Century. (Lately in the possession of Henriques de Castro, Amsterdam.). The chief note of the Book of Isaiah is variety—variety of tone, of style, of thought, and of historical background.

Mar 17,  · Isaiah Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics [Ben Witherington III] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reading the Book of Isaiah in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation/5(4).

In the Hebrew Bible the book of Isaiah initiates a division called the Latter Prophets (for the Former Prophets see Introduction toJoshua: Title and Theological Theme), including also Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve Minor Prophets (so called because of their small size by comparison with the major prophetic books of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, and not at all suggesting that they are of minor importance.

After the Psalms, Isaiah is the Old Testament book most quoted in the New Testament: 22 quotations and 13 references (six to the first part part of the book and seven to the second) and all referring to Isaiah by name.

There are 66 chapters in all, and these are usually divided up in three sections. The Book of the Judgments of God (chap. Entry for 'Isaiah, Book of' - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this dictionary, by over 75 authors, is a thorough reference (5, entries) for all readers of God's word.

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Oct 09,  · The first 70 or so pages is an introduction to put the book in historical context, i.e., what was happening before, during, and after the time period in which Isaiah was writing, what were the powerful nations, what were people concerned about, etc/5(58). The Book of Mormon narrative says that the Jews who left Jerusalem for the New World had with them the scriptures written up until that point ( B.C.).

That the Book of Mormon quotes from Isaiah is not a problem, except that Joseph Smith's translation reads nearly verbatim to. Apr 15,  · Published on Apr 15, Watch our overview video on the first 39 chapters of the book of Isaiah, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of.

Isaiah couched this message in oracles of singular poetic beauty and power, oracles in which surprising shifts in syntax, audacious puns, and double- or triple-entendre are a constant feature. The complete Book of Isaiah is an anthology of poems composed chiefly by the great prophet, but also by disciples, some of whom came many years after Isaiah.

The last full Isaiah chapters quoted in the Book of Mormon that discuss the restoration of the house of Israel are Isaiah 52 and These two chapters are accompanied by a lengthy and detailed commentary by the Lord himself in 3 Nephi 16 and 20 to Of the verses in the Book of Mormon quoted from the book of Isaiah, agree with the King James reading while show variations.

Some 58 are paraphrased and 11 others are variants and/ or paraphrases. It is to the variants that we will give our attention here. Book. Cancel {{#items}} 1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the Lord hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.Book of Isaiah Summary Vegan Cookie.

You can break Isaiah down into roughly three parts. The first part (Proto-Isaiah) prophesies death and destruction, but keeps lightening it up with cheery prophecies of a good and holy kingdom at the end of time.Oct 18,  · This is the holy book of Isaiah, known as "The Book of the Prophet Isaiah".

The recording is dramatized, from the King James Bible. This is, in my .