A commentary on the Bible

9781232260738: A commentary on the Bible
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...my praise do I spare thee."--10. Render, "but not with gain of silver."--Read perhaps, "I have tried (mg.) thee in the furnace in vain."--11a. Read simply, For my name's sake will I do it." XLVffl. 12-16. The "New Things" which Yahweh Shows.--Yahweh emphasizes His incomparable and eternal majesty as Creator. When He had fashioned the earth and the heavens at His word thoy took their places. Let Israel assemble and answer His question, "What heathen god has foretold that whioh is now taking place? Who has brought Cyrus forth to do His will on Babylon T" It is He who has called him and prospered his way. He is not speaking in secret but from the time when the event comes into being He announces (its end?). 15. he shall make: read, " I have made " (LXX).--18. The last olause, suddenly introducing the speaker, as 2 Is. never does, is a gloss.--spirit: prophetio spirit; object to " sent." XLVffl. 17-19. Had Israel but Obeyed Yahweh!--This is a later passage, looking forward to a grey future far other than the glowing pioture painted by 2 Is. Yahweh saith, "I am thy God, O Israel, and would fain lead thee in paths of prosperity. Hadst thou but followed My leading thou wouldst have enjoyed perpetual peace, like a perennial stream; a prosperity beyond measure and a posterity beyond counting. Nor would thy name have been out off." 18. righteousness: the prosperity whioh righteousness brings.--19. his: read " thy " (LXX). XLVffl. 20-22. The Joyous Song of the Returning Exiles.--The exiles on their return exhort one another to publish the salvation whioh Yahweh has brought, how, repeating the wonders of the Exodus, He miraoulously provides them with water as they pass through the...

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