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, […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah using the Complete Jewish Bible version ISAIAH 4 On that day, The Lord’s plant will be beautiful and glorious; and the fruit of the land will be the pride and splendor of Isra’el’s survivors. 3 Those left in Tziyon and remaining in Yerushalayim will be called holy, and […]

This blog continues my commentary on Isaiah using the Complete Jewish Bible ISAIAH 3 8 For Yerushalayim is ruined, and Y’hudah has fallen; because their words and deeds defy the Lord in open provocation of his glory. 9 Their complacency witnesses against them! They parade their sin, like Sodom; they don’t even try to hide […]

This blog continues my reading of Isaiah 1-39 in the Complete Jewish Bible translation. ISAIAH3 For see! The Lord God of armies will remove from Yerushalayim and Y’hudah every kind of support — all reserves of food and water; 2 heroes and warriors, judges and prophets, diviners and leaders, 3 captains of fifty, men of […]

This blog continues a commentary on Isaiah 1-39 in the Complete Jewish Bible version. Iaiaah 2: 6 6 For you have abandoned your people the house of Ya‘akov. Now they are filled from the east, full of sorcerers, like the P’lishtim; even the children of foreigners are enough for them! 7 Their land is full […]

This blog continues a commentary on Isaiah 1-39, using the Complete Jewish Bible version. Isaiah 2 This is the word that Yesha‘yahu the son of Amotz saw concerning Y’hudah and Yerushalayim: It will come about in the final days that the mountain of the Lord’s house will be established as the most important mountain. It […]

This blog continues a commentary on Isaiah chapters 1-39 using the Complete Jewish  Bible version. 21 What a whore the faithful city has become! Once she was filled with fair judgement; Justice lodged in her; but now murderers! 22 Your silver is no longer pure, your wine is watered down. 23 Your leaders are rebels, […]