A paraphrase on nine chapters of the Prophet Isaiah
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A paraphrase on nine chapters of the Prophet Isaiah in which it is attempted to express the sense of the Prophet, in proper English style

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Published by Printed and sold by William Butler in Northampton [Mass.] .
Written in English


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Other titlesBible. O.T. Isaiah. English. Strong. 1803
Statementby the author of the Paraphrase on eight chapters of Isaiah (lately published)
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3801
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination28 p
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15072566M
LC Control Number87332774

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While the book of Isaiah provides several historical touch points that anchor the prophet in a particular period of Judah’s history, the book ranges in its visions from Isaiah’s own times through to the end of time when God creates “new heavens and a new earth” (Is. ). The Book of Isaiah (Hebrew: ספר ישעיהו, IPA: [sɛ.fɛr ]) is the first of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in the Christian Old Testament. It is identified by a superscription as the words of the 8th-century BCE prophet Isaiah ben Amoz, but there is extensive evidence that much of it was composed during the Babylonian. The book of Isaiah can be divided into 2 sections; the judgment and the comfort. The first thirty nine chapters are about judgment and the rest is comfort. The book of Isaiah is about the prophet Isaiah and the visions he saw regarding Judah and Jerusalem. Isaiah was mainly called upon by God to prophesy to the people of the kingdom of Judah. Bob Utley. Bob was born in in Houston, Texas. He is married to the former Peggy Rutta and they have three children and six grandchildren. He has earned degrees from East Texas Baptist College, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity .

The prophet Isaiah is the first of four Major Prophets along with Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the is the first of the 16 Latter Prophets, comprising the four Major Prophets, and the twelve Prophets in the Book of the Twelve - the prophets Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. There are other portions of the book also (e.g., ch. 13; ; and certain verses in ch. 14 and 21) which they attribute to some other prophet than Isaiah. Thus they say that some five or seven, or even more, unknown prophets had a hand in the production of this book. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Isaiah: The Book of Isaiah, comprising 66 chapters, is one of the most profound theological and literarily expressive works in the Bible. Compiled over a period of about two centuries (the latter half of the 8th to the latter half of the 6th century bce), the Book of Isaiah is generally divided by scholars into two (sometimes three) major sections. Chapters contain additional prophecies against Israel, Chapters (Isaiah ) (6) being the most highly-wrought passages in the whole book. Chapters contain chiefly a collection of utterances, each of which is styled a "burden," fore-telling the doom of .

  The prophet Isaiah preached in Judah during the eighth century; his words are in the first thirty-nine chapters of the book that bears his name. The anonymous prophet we call Second Isaiah preached among the exiles in Babylon sometime shortly before the return to Judah that commenced in ; his words are in chapters of the book of Isaiah. 6 The Prophet Isaiah Lesson One: Introduction to the Book of Isaiah Lesson Aim: Consider the historical background of The Book of Isaiah in order to better understand its author and message. Lesson Texts: Isaiah ; ; ; Background Texts: 2 Kings and 2 Chronicles Questions for Class Discussion 1. Who is the author of this book?File Size: KB. LibriVox recording of Isaiah, King James Version. Read by volunteer readers. The Book of Isaiah is one of the Major Prophets in the Old Testament. Jews and Christians consider the Book of Isaiah a part of their Biblical canon. Christians believe that Isaiah prophesied the virgin birth of Jesus Christ (Isaiah , KJV): "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name. Chapters of the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, addressed to the Jews in exile in Babylon, belong to a period from about BC when Babylonian power was weakening before the might of King Cyrus of Persia. Isaiah not only saw this as the will of God, but asserted that God was directing events in order that Yahweh's people might be released from exile.