This blog continues my commentary of Isaiah ISAIAH 10 10 Woe to those who enact unjust decrees and draft oppressive legislation 2 to deprive the impoverished of justice and rob my people’s poor of their rights, looting widows and preying on orphans! 3 What will you do on the day of punishment, when calamity comes […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah. ISAIAH 9 The Lord sent a word to Jacob and it has fallen on Isra’el. 8 (9) All the people know it, Efrayim and the inhabitants of Samaria. But they say in pride, in the arrogance of their hearts, 9 (10) “The bricks have fallen, but we will […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah ISAIAH 9 (2) The people living in darkness have seen a great light; upon those living in the land that lies in the shadow of death, light has dawned. 2 (3) You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice in your presence as if rejoicing […]

ISAIAH 8 After a pause due to a serious cold, I can continue my blog on Isaiah. The Lord said to me, “Take a large tablet, and write on it in easily readable letters; ‘Quick pickings, easy prey.’” 2 I had it witnessed for me by reliable witnesses — Uriyah the cohen and Z’kharyahu the […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah in the Complete Jewish Bible version. ISAIAH 7 18 Yes, when that day comes, The Lord will whistle for the fly in the farthest streams of the Nile in Egypt and for the bee in the land of Ashur. 19 They will come and settle, all of them, […]

This blog continues my commentary of Isaiah using the Complete Jewish Bible ISAIAH 7 During the days of Achaz the son of Yotam, the son of ‘Uziyahu, king of Y’hudah, Retzin the king of Aram and Pekach the son of Remalyah, king of Isra’el, advanced on Yerushalayim to attack it but were unable to conquer […]

Isaiah 6. Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 6 In the year of King ‘Uziyahu’s death I saw The Lord sitting on a high, lofty throne! The hem of his robe filled the temple. 2 S’rafim stood over him, each with six wings — two for covering his face, two for covering his feet and two for […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah in the Complete Jewish Bible version. ISAIAH 5 25 This is why The Lord’s anger blazed up against his people, why he stretched out his hand against them and struck them [so hard that] the hills shook, and corpses lay like trash in the streets. Even after all […]

This blog continues my commentary of Isaiah in the Complete Jewish Bible version ISAIAH 5 8 Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field, until there’s no room for anyone else, and you live in splendor alone on your land. 9  The Lord of armies said in my ears, “Many […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah using the Complete Jewish Bible version. Isaiah 5 I want to sing a song for someone I love, a song about my loved one and his vineyard. My loved one had a vineyard on a very fertile hill. 2 He dug up its stones and cleared them away, […]