isaiah 42 kjv commentary
14 I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once. This passage is a prophecy, and is also applicable to every believer; for the Lord will never leave nor forsake them.18-25 Observe the call given to this people, and the character given of them. And now he makes new promises, which shall as certainly be fulfilled as the old ones were. did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? 23 Who among you will give ear to this? King James Version Update. 18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see. 11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Multitudes are ruined for want of observing that which they cannot but see; they perish, not through ignorance, but carelessness. how many professed Christians are blind as the benighted heathen! 25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his anger, and the strength of battle: and it hath set him on fire round about, yet he knew not; and it burned him, yet he laid it not to heart. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Seeing God has poured out his wrath on his once-favoured people, because of their sins, let us fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of us should be found to come short of it.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 21 The Lord is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable. Try it free for 30 days. He is tender of those oppressed with doubts and fears, as a bruised reed; those who are as smoking flax, as the wick of a lamp newly lighted, which is ready to go out again. I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? Those whom God brings into the right way, he will guide in it. 16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. 20 Seeing many things, but thou observest not; opening the ears, but he heareth not. What are the benefits of creating an account? (18-25)1-4 This prophecy was fulfilled in Christ, #Mt 12:17|. KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival. He shall cry, in the preaching of his word. His kingdom is spiritual; he was not to appear with earthly honours. 13 The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies. He shall conquer by the power of his Spirit. 11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Let our souls rely on him, and rejoice in him; then, for his sake, the Father will be well-pleased with us. These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone." did not the Lord, he against whom we have sinned? Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 10 Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof. He shall cry aloud in the gospel woes, which must be preached with gospel blessings, to awaken a sleeping world. (5-12) The prevalence of true religion. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. The Lord is well-pleased in the making known his own righteousness. 8 I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? 18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see. ‘A bruised reed’ has suffered an injury which, however, is neither complete nor irreparable. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. 5 Thus saith God the Lord, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein: 6 I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; 7 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house. And those that contradict and blaspheme his gospel, he shall put to silence and shame; and that which hinders its progress shall be taken out of the way. 4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.