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child . Isaiah 66:17 , Leviticus 17:5 ). Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. elect--( Isaiah 65:15 Isaiah 65:22 ). CHAPTER 65. Though the predictions in this chapter are initially fulfilled after the return of the Jews from exile in Babylon with the decree of Cyrus in 538 B.C., there is a dual fulfillment. Jerusalem--( Isaiah 51:11 ). Tables were laid out for their idols with all kinds of viands, and a cup containing a mixture of wine and honey, in Egypt especially, on the last day of the year [JEROME]. . GOD'S REPLY IN JUSTIFICATION OF HIS DEALINGS WITH ISRAEL. The end of the Book of Isaiah returns to the subjects in Isaiah 4:2-6. "In answer, God declares that others (Gentiles) would be taken into covenant with Him, while His ancient people would โ€ฆ (1-7) The LORD sees the shallow repentance of the remnant. . Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. In Isa 64:9, their plea was, "we are all Thy people. Tyconius (in the late 300’s) was the first to influentially champion a spiritualized interpretation, saying that this Millennium is. be accursed--"The sinner that dieth at an hundred years shall be deemed accursed," that is, his death at so early an age, which in those days the hundredth year will be regarded, just as if it were mere childhood, shall be deemed the effect of God's special visitation in wrath [ROSENMULLER]. Yeshayahu - Isaiah - Chapter 65 « Previous Chapter 64. However he will not detroy all. God's reason for so severely dealing with Israel is not changeableness in Him, but sin in them ( Isaiah 65:2-7 ). Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. VARRO (On Agriculture, 2.4) says that swine were first used in sacrifices; the Latins sacrificed a pig to Ceres; it was also offered on occasion of treaties and marriages. eat swine's flesh--To eat it at all was contrary to God's law ( Leviticus 11:7 ), but it much increased their guilt that they ate it in idolatrous sacrifices (compare Isaiah 66:17 ). Isaiah 65:20. Isaiah puts it into context of from one New Moon to another, and from one Sabbath to another, all flesh shall come and to worship before Me. rebellious people--Israel, whose rebellion was the occasion of God's turning to the Gentiles ( Romans 11:11 Romans 11:12 Romans 11:15 ). Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. way . altars of brick--Hebrew, "bricks." Isaiah 65 โ€“ The LORD Answers the Prayer of the Remnant A. Some, not so well, have supposed that the "bricks" here mean the flat brick-paved roofs of houses on which they sacrificed to the sun, &c. ( 2 Kings 23:12 , Jeremiah 19:13 ). offspring with them--( Hosea 9:12 ). Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. forgotten," &c. The former sorrows of the earth, under the fall, shall be so far from recurring, that their very remembrance shall be obliterated by the many mercies I will bestow on the new earth ( Revelation 21:4-27 ). The lament begins by the people remembering Yahweh's "loving kindnesses" (63:7). The longevity of men in the first age of the world shall be enjoyed again. 2) (Isaiah 65:8-16) Two Contrasts Between Those Who are Blessed and Those Who are Cursed. The Righteousness of Godโ€™s Judgment - I was ready to be sought out by those who did not ask, to be found by those who did not seek me. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. They would be counted well because they are not universally bad. Biblical Commentary Isaiah 65:1-9 EXEGESIS: ISAIAH 63:7 โ€“ 64:11. . These characteristics not only help identify the timing of this period from a theological standpoint, but also give Israel a picture of what their future holds. 3. continually--answering to "all the day" ( Isaiah 65:2 ). I am sought--Hebrew, "I have granted access unto Me to them," &c. (so Ezekiel 14:3 , "Should I be inquired of"; Ephesians 2:18 ). hungry--( Amos 4:6 , 8:11 ). Show content in: English Both Hebrew. . calleth," &c.; and "I called, ye did not answer." . Chapter 65. We have here a vindication of God's dealings with the Jews, 1,2.To this end the prophet points out their great hypocrisy, and gives a particular enumeration of their dreadful abominations, many of which were committed under the specious guise of sanctity, 3-5.For their horrid impieties, (recorded in writing before โ€ฆ . You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. "Their offspring shall be with themselves" [MAURER]; not "brought forth" only to be cut off by "sudden death" (see the parallel clause). In answer, God declares that others (Gentiles) would be taken into covenant with Him, while His ancient people would be rejected. Commentary Read Isaiah 65:1-7 How could that be? than 400 verses in more than 20 different passages in the Old Testament which deal with this time when Jesus Christ rules and reigns personally over planet earth. A remnant will be left to bring forth offspring to inherit the promises (Isaiah 65:8-12). work--the full recompense of their work (so Isaiah 49:4 ). Next » Chapter 66. Compare "before Me" ( Exodus 20:3 ). of Contrast with this God and His people's mutual fellowship in prayer ( Isaiah 65:24 ). VITRINGA understands Gad to be the sun; Meni the moon, or Ashtaroth or Astarte ( 1 Kings 11:33 ). Chapter 65. Applicable to the hypocritical self-justifiers of our Lord's time. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. All of the things mentioned here were associated with idolatry, and the pagan shrines in the gardens and groves of the heathen. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. 2. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. The Biblical Illustrator. The Lord would preserve a remnant. In Isaiah 64:9, their plea was, "we are all Thy people. I said, โ€˜Here I am, here I am,โ€™ To a nation that โ€ฆ King David will have a prominent place in the millennial earth (Isaiah 55:3-5, Jeremiah 30:4-11, Ezekiel 34:23-31, Ezekiel 37:21-28, Hosea 3:5). F8. "Everlasting joy . bosom--( Psalms 79:12 , Jeremiah 32:18 , Luke 6:38 ). Zion." Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. . This chapter contains an answer to the prayer begun Isaiah 63:15, and continued in the preceding chapter; in which reasons are given by the Lord for suffering such calamities as are before mentioned to come upon the Jewish nation; particularly their rejection of the Gospel as preached by โ€ฆ In Isaiah 64:9 , their plea was, "we are all Thy people." (Verse 17-25.) God of truth--very God, as opposed to false gods; Hebrew, Amen: the very name of Messiah ( 2 Corinthians 1:20 , Revelation 3:14 ), faithful to His promises ( John 1:17 , 6:32 ). THE CONTEXT In these verses, Yahweh outlines the earlier rebelliousness of his people and the rightness of his judgment upon them. . โ€œI was sought by those who did not ask for Me; I was found by those who did not seek Me. They shall not experience the curse pronounced ( Leviticus 26:16 , Deuteronomy 28:30 ). Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Isaiah 65:17. to a nation not called โ€ฆ The Last Great Day foreshadows the Great White Throne Judgment period. my servants--the godly remnant. 2. spread out . Isaiah 65, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. From speaking to, He speaks of them; this implies growing alienation from them and greater distance. In their resurrected state, the saints will be given responsibility in the Millennial Earth according to their faithful service (Luke 19:11-27, Revelation 20:4-6, Revelation 2:26-28; 3:12,22, 1 Corinthians 6:2-3). This may refer to the siege of Jerusalem under Titus, when 1,100,000 are said to have perished by famine; thus Isaiah 65:15 will refer to God's people without distinction of Jew and Gentile receiving "another name," namely, that of Christians [HOUBIGANT]. All rights reserved. Besides this day, Isaiah 65:17-25 was an alternate lection for Easter Sunday last March. Isaiah 65:7 "Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, which have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills: therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom." 'Because they have burned incense on the mountains And scorned Me on the hills, Therefore I will measure their former โ€ฆ . Longevity. mountains--( Isaiah 57:7 , Ezekiel 18:6 , Ezekiel 20:27 Ezekiel 20:28 , Hosea 4:13 ). into . troubles--that is, sins, provocations [LOWTH]. O the folly of our race!” (Spurgeon), “This weed of self-righteousness will grow on any dunghill. MAURER translates, "They shall hardly (literally, "not yet") call, when (literally, "and") I will answer; they shall be still speaking, when I will hear" ( Psalms 32:5;,Dan 9:20,21 Dan 9:20 Dan 9:21 ). Bible Commentary Isaiah 65. . The fact that they have thus passed away is now still further explained; the prophet heaping up one kฤฑฬ„ (for) upon another, as in Isaiah 9:3-5. . my chosen--the elect Church, gathered from Jews and Gentiles, called by "another name," Christians ( Acts 11:26 ). blessed--( Isaiah 61:9 ). This is what the verse says: "No more shall an infant there live but a few days, nor an old man who has not fulfilled his days; for the child shall die one hundred years old, but the sinner being one hundred years old shall be accursed" โ€ฆ We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. In the millennial earth, those allowed to enter are blessed of the, It shall come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear, The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, “They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,” says the, The early church until Augustine almost universally believed in an earthly, historical reign of Jesus, initiated by His return. God retorts in their own words ( Isaiah 63:19 ) that their plea as being exclusively "called by His name" will not avail, for God's gospel invitation is not so exclusive ( Romans 9:25 , 1:16 ). Contrast Isaiah 64:7 , "none . A. Alexander.The child shall die an hundred years old Login or Create an Account. sinner . Isaiah here speaks of God, whereas in the preceding sentences God Himself spake. As an instance of the sentiment in the clause, "I am sought," &c., see John 12:21 ; of the sentiment in this clause, Acts 9:5 . . We may request cookies to be set on your device. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. found-- Romans 10:20 renders this, "I was made manifest." (Verse 11-16.) Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. The Jews were slow to believe this; hence Paul says ( Romans 10:20) that Isaiah โ€ฆ Our concern is His holier-than-you accusation. no more--( Isaiah 25:7 Isaiah 25:8 , 35:10 , Revelation 7:17 , 21:4 ), primarily, foretold of Jerusalem; secondarily, of all the redeemed. . You can also change some of your preferences. troop--rather "Gad," the Babylonian god of fortune, the planet Jupiter, answering to Baal or Bel; the Arabs called it "the Greater Good Fortune"; and the planet Venus answering to Meni, "the Lesser Good Fortune" [GESENIUS, KIMCHI, &c.]. Or, "fragments (pieces) of abominable foods," &c. This fourth clause explains more fully the third, as the second does the first [MAURER]. C. Isa. 17. (Isaiah 65:17-25) Rejoicing in Anticipation of Millennial Blessings. There will be blessing and security for national Israel in the millennial earth (Amos 9:11-15). 15. curse--The name of "Jew" has been for long a formula of execration (compare Jeremiah 29:22 ); if one wishes to curse another, he can utter nothing worse than this, "God make thee what the Jew is!" But HORSLEY, "for the sake of my servant, Messiah.". Within a Christian assembly, a negative exclusivity can form in an individual and create hazards in our attitudes about โ€ฆ As Caleb inherited the same land which his feet trod on ( Deuteronomy 1:36 , Joshua 14:9 ), so Messiah and His saints shall inherit the renovated earth which once they trod while defiled by the enemy ( Isaiah 34:4 , 51:16 , 66:22 , Ezekiel 21:27 , Psalms 2:8 , 37:11 , 2 Peter 3:13 , Hebrews 12:26-28 Revelation 21:1 ). - will continue into this time, just as the Last Great Day follows the Feast of Tabernacles.From Isaiah 65:20, some speculate that this judgment will โ€ฆ Not just different, but really new. The whole is a highly poetical description of longevity, to be explained precisely like the promise of new heavens and a new earth (Isaiah 65:17).(J. This was in order to separate them, even in external respects, from idolaters; also, as all chiselling was forbidden, they could not inscribe superstitious symbols on them as the heathen did. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. Proud member (Isaiah 65:2). my mountains--Jerusalem and the rest of Judea, peculiarly God's (compare Isaiah 2:2 , 11:9 , 14:32 ). all . These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Isaiah 65: A Preterist Commentary: Summary and Highlights. . Besides this, if it be admitted that they are wrong upon some points, yet in other directions they are beyond rebuke. (Isaiah 65:17โ€“66:24) The Realization of Salvation. . THE CONTEXT Isaiah 65 is Yahweh's answer to the lament of Isaiah 63:7 - 64:11. While that is understandable, the reappearance of this text affords โ€ฆ Continue reading "Commentary on Isaiah 65โ€ฆ 65 is possibly a response to Isaiah's corporate prayer for help and mercy which is recorded in Isa. 1. 24. C. Chapter 65 is possibly a response to Isaiah's corporate prayer for help and mercy which is recorded in 63:7-64:12. . True *worship. They shall live as long as the trees they "plant" (compare Isaiah 61:3 , end of verse; Psalms 92:12 ). . seed . . I called, ye . Isaiah wrote around 700 B.C. number--rather, "Meni"; as goddess of fortune she was thought to number the fates of men. They condemn in other people what they consider to be very excusable in themselves. 4. remain among . 55:6-7), but His people have always turned away from Him (Isa. thee--unbelieving Israel. not called by my name--that is, the Gentiles. The sense thus is: I will repay their sin so abundantly that the hand will not be able to receive it; it will need the spacious fold on the bosom to contain it [ROSENMULLER]. Isaiah 60 casts a magnificent vision of Zionโ€™s future โ€” full of light, prosperity, and prestige. In this case, God is saying that Israel was rejecting Him, as if they were somehow better than He was and did not need the correction He had for them. But based on what we find in 2 Peter and Revelation, we must see that Isaiah is in the prophetic habit of switching quickly from one time frame to another, speaking of the eternal state in Isaiah 65:17, and of the millennial earth in Isaiah 65:20-25. b. Posted on May 25, 2003 by Beyond Today Editor Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. Judgment and Salvation - โ€œI revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. ( Matthew 9:11 , Luke 5:30 , 18:11 , Jude 1:19 ). 18. rejoice for ever . These elect Jews shall be called by "another," or a new name, that is, shall no longer be "forsaken" of God for unbelief, but shall be His "delight" and "married" to Him ( Isaiah 62:2 Isaiah 62:4 ). The chances are good that most preachers focused on the Gospel reading that day. monuments--Hebrew, "pass the night in hidden recesses," either the idol's inmost shrines ("consecrated precincts") [HORSLEY], where they used to sleep, in order to have divine communications in dreams [JEROME]; or better, on account of the parallel "graves," sepulchral caves [MAURER]. The Jews were slow to believe this; hence Paul says ( Romans 10:20 ) that Isaiah was "very bold" in advancing so unpopular a sentiment; he implies what Paul states ( Romans 2:28 , Romans 9:6 Romans 9:7 , 11:1-31 ), that "they are not all (in opposition to the Jews' plea, Isaiah 64:9 ) Israel which are of Israel." The immediate answer: The LORD will indeed bless His genuine servants. Verse 17b (the second part of verse 17) To eat such meat was against Godโ€™s law (see my notes on Isaiah 65:4b). God's basic answer is that He has always been ready (cf. not good--that is, the very reverse of good, very bad ( Ezekiel 36:31 ). We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. The Orientals used the loose fold of the garment falling on "the bosom" or lap, as a receptacle for carrying things. 5. Isaiah 65:17-25 presents six characteristics of the new heavens and the new earth. Isa. With a account you will be โ€ฆ enjoy--Hebrew, "consume," "wear out"; they shall live to enjoy the last of it ( Isaiah 62:9 ). 13. eat--enjoy all blessings from me ( Solomon 5:1 ). If it seems to you that the passage from Isaiah has cropped up recently, you are correct. Compare as to the Gentile converts, Ephesians 2:12 Ephesians 2:13 . 20. Isaiah 65:20-25. . tree--among the most long-lived of objects in nature. 16. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, โ€˜Here am I, here am I.โ€™ All day long I have held out my hands to an obstinate people, who walk in ways not good, pursuing their own imaginationsโ€” a people who โ€ฆ A further fulfilment may still remain, just before the creation of the "new heavens and earth," as the context, Isaiah 65:17 , implies. 19. broth--so called from the "pieces" (Margin) or fragments of bread over which the broth was poured [GESENIUS]; such broth, made of swine's flesh, offered in sacrifice, was thought to be especially acceptable to the idol and was used in magic rites. This means that God had invited them sincerely. drink offering--rather, "mixed drink." God has destined the sword to destroy the rebellious nation. [MAURER]. . This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Book of the Prophets. 9. seed--"the holy seed" ( Isaiah 6:13 ), a posterity from Jacob, designed to repossess the Holy Land, forfeited by the sin of the former Jews. 8. new wine--as if some grapes having good wine-producing juice in them, be found in a cluster which the vinedresser was about to throw away as bad, and one saith, &c. blessing--that is, good wine-producing juice (compare Judges 9:13 , Joel 2:14 ). They admit that Yahweh's children "rebelled, and grieved his holy Spirit" God had commanded His altars to be of unhewn stone ( Exodus 20:25 ). hundred years--that is "he that dieth an hundred years old shall die a mere child" [LOWTH]. . Retribution in kind, the punishment answering to the sin (compare 2 Chronicles 36:14-17 ). ( Isaiah 62:5 ). . The Book of the Prophet Isaiah Commentary by A. R. FAUSSET CHAPTER 65 Isa 65:1-25.GOD'S REPLY IN JUSTIFICATION OF HIS DEALINGS WITH ISRAEL. And even the rarest of innovations can never be a substitute for the real transformation that Yahweh is promising in this passage. Their sin had been accumulating from age to age until God at last repaid it in full. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. That he--rather, "he who," &c. blesseth, &c.--( Psalms 72:17 , Jeremiah 4:2 ). hundred . If they practice fornication, yet they do not commit adultery; if they talk filthily, yet they boast they do not lie. This change of persons marks without design how completely the prophet realized God with him and in him, so that he passes, without formally announcing it, from God's words to his own, and vice versa, both alike being from God. "In answer, God declares that others (Gentiles) would be taken into covenant with Him, while His ancient people would be rejected. To gain a fuller appreciation โ€ฆ Continue reading "Commentary on Isaiah โ€ฆ As if a debtor for a hundred pounds should claim to be excused because he does not owe two hundred: or, as if a highwayman should say, ‘I did not stop all the travelers on the road; I only robbed one or two, and therefore I ought not to be punished.’ If a man should willfully break the windows of your shop, I warrant you, you would not take it as an excuse if he pleaded, ‘I did not break them all; I only smashed one sheet of plate glass.’ Pleas which would not be mentioned in a human court are thought good enough to offer to God. You can find the best commentary on Isaiah for you using the tools on the right side. hands--inviting them earnestly ( Proverbs 1:24 ). weeping . smoke--alluding to the smoke of their self-righteous sacrifices; the fire of God's wrath was kindled at the sight, and exhibited itself in the smoke that breathed forth from His nostrils; in Hebrew the nose is the seat of anger; and the nostrils distended in wrath, as it were, breathe forth smoke [ROSENMULLER] ( Psalms 18:8 ). ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Israel will be a nation of prominence in the millennial earth (Ezekiel 17:22-24). The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. their--"Your" had preceded. Add to my study list. "For behold I create a new heaven and a new earth; and men will not remember the first, nor do they come to any โ€ฆ . 3. Salem Media Group. There shall be no more thence an infant of days. . Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Rather, calamities caused by your sins; so far from these visiting you again, the very remembrance of them is "hid from Mine eyes" by the magnitude of the blessings I will confer on you ( Isaiah 65:17 , &c.). There is a day of judgment coming. Outline of Isaiah 65 The calling of the Gentiles, and the rejection of the Jews. God was continually inviting them, and they continually offending Him ( Deuteronomy 32:21 ). (Verse 1-7.) There will be a rebuilt temple and restored temple service on the millennial earth (Ezekiel 40-48, Ezekiel 37:26-28, Amos 9:11, Ezekiel 20:39-44). Alluding to the "number," as Meni ( Isaiah 65:11 ) means. A list of the best commentaries on Isaiah ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. If they drink, they do not swear; and if they swear, they do not steal: they make a great deal out of negatives: if they steal, they are not greedy and miserly, but spend their gains freely. No heap of rubbish is too rotten for the accursed toadstool of proud self to grow upon.” (Spurgeon), “Do not destroy it, for a blessing is in it,” so will I do for My servants’ sake, My elect shall inherit it, and My servants shall dwell there, because, when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear, but did evil before My eyes, and chose that in which I do not delight, Behold, My servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry, so that he who blesses himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth, Behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, And the former shall not be remembered or come to mind, voice of weeping shall no longer be heard in her, nor the voice of crying, No more shall an infant from there live but a few days… for the child shall die one hundred years old, They shall build houses and inhabit them; they shall plant vineyards and eat their fruit, My elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands, They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth children for trouble; for they shall be the descendants of the blessed of the, (Matthew 22:30). In their resurrected state, the saints will be given responsibility in the Millennial Earth according to their faithful service (Luke 19:11-27, Revelation 20:4-6, Revelation 2:26-28; 3:12,22, 1 Corinthians 6:2-3). . . The approaching happy state of the church is described โ€ฆ 1 I allowed Myself to be sought by those who did not ask; I allowed Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me, I said, "Here I am; here I am!" 55:6-7), but His people have always turned away from Him (v. 5). Yet the whole nation shall not be destroyed, but only the wicked; a remnant shall be saved ( Isaiah 65:8-10 Isaiah 65:11-16 ). Introduction. I said, โ€œHere I am, here I am,โ€ to a nation that did not call on my name. Isaiah 65:16 Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament On the ground of the sin thus referred to again, the proclamation of punishment is renewed, and the different fates awaiting the servants of Jehovah and those by whom He is despised are here announced in five distinct theses and antitheses. Spiritually ( 1 Thessalonians 5:16 ). Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. 6. written before me--"it is decreed by Me," namely, what follows ( Job 13:26 ), [MAURER]; or, their guilt is recorded before Me (compare Daniel 7:10 , Revelation 20:12 , Malachi 3:16 ). Commentary on Isaiah 65:17-25 (Read Isaiah 65:17-25) In the grace and comfort believers have in and from Christ, we are to look for this new heaven and new earth. The former confusions, sins and miseries of the human race, shall be no more remembered or renewed. 63:7-64:12. I am, โ€ฆ โ€” This in the primary sense of this text, is a prophecy of the conversion of the Gentiles, upon the rejection of the Jews; for their contempt and crucifying of Christ, cannot be doubted by any, who will not arrogate to themselves a greater ability to interpret the prophesies of the Old Testament, than St. Paul had, who, Romans 10:20, expressly so interprets it, and applies it, which shews the vanity of tโ€ฆ Click on the different category headings to find out more. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. graves--namely, for purposes of necromancy, as if to hold converse with the dead ( Isaiah 8:19 Isaiah 8:20 ; compare Mark 5:3 ); or, for the sake of purifications, usually performed at night among sepulchres, to appease the manes [MAURER]. F7 Cheyne stated that it was, A gesture of prayer. so--God will spare the godly "remnant," while the ungodly mass of the nation shall be destroyed ( Isaiah 1:9 , 6:13 , 10:21 , Isaiah 11:11 Isaiah 11:12-16 ). We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. But the tone shifts and we near a note of redemption at the end when Yahweh sweareth, &c.--God alone shall be appealed to as God ( Isaiah 19:18 , Deuteronomy 6:13 , Psalms 63:11 ). it--the Holy Land. . Biblical Commentary Isaiah 65:17-25 EXEGESIS: ISAIAH 65:1-16. not answer--"I called," though "none had called" upon Me ( Isaiah 64:7 ); yet even then none "answered" ( Proverbs 1:24 ). However Isaiah 65:3 , refers to the "seed of Jacob," the believing Jews, hereafter about to possess their land ( Isaiah 65:19 Isaiah 65:22 ), are ultimately meant by "My chosen," as contrasted with the unbelieving Jews ("ye"). Rather it is, the Gentiles Him, but His people have always turned away from Him ( 32:21... 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