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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1An exhortation, after the pattern of Abraham, to trust in Christ,
3by reason of his comfortable promises,
4of his righteous salvation,
7and man's mortality.
9Christ by his sanctified arm defends his from the fear of man.
17He bewails the afflictions of Jerusalem,
21and promises deliverance.
 
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Chapter 51

Verse 1
Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.


Hearken
4,7; 46:3,4; 48:12; 55:2,3
ye that follow
7; Psalms 94:15; Proverbs 15:9; 21:21; Matthew 5:6; 6:33; Romans 9:30-32; 14:19; Philippians 3:13; 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:22; Hebrews 12:14
ye that seek
45:19; 55:6; Psalms 24:6; 105:3,4; Amos 5:6; Zephaniah 2:3
look
Genesis 17:15-17; Ephesians 2:11,12

Verse 2
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
unto Abraham
Genesis 15:1,2; 18:11-13; Joshua 24:3; Romans 4:1-5,16-24
for
Genesis 12:1-3; 13:14-17; 15:4,5; 22:17; 24:1,35; Nehemiah 9:7,8; Ezekiel 33:24; Galatians 3:9-14; Hebrews 11:8-12

Verse 3
For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
the Lord
12; 12:1; 40:1,2; 49:13; 54:6-8; 61:1-3; 66:10-14; Psalms 85:8; Jeremiah 31:12-14,25; Zephaniah 3:14-20; 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
all
44:26; 49:8; 52:9; 61:4; Psalms 102:13,14; Jeremiah 33:12,13
make
35:1,2,7-10; 41:18,19
like the
Genesis 2:8,9; 13:10; Ezekiel 31:8-10; Joel 2:3
joy
Jeremiah 33:11; 1 Peter 1:8; Revelation 19:1-7

Verse 4
Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.
O my
26:2; Exodus 19:6; 33:13; Psalms 33:12; 106:5; 147:20; 1 Peter 2:9
a law
2:3; Micah 4:2; Romans 8:2-4; 1 Corinthians 9:21
I will make
42:1-4,6; 49:6; Proverbs 6:23; Matthew 12:18-20; Luke 2:32; John 16:8-11

Verse 5
My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.
righteousness
46:13; 56:1; Deuteronomy 30:14; Psalms 85:9; Matthew 3:2; Romans 1:16,17; 10:6-10
my salvation
2:2,3; Ezekiel 47:1-5; Matthew 28:18; Mark 16:15; Luke 24:47; Romans 10:17,18
mine
1 Samuel 2:10; Psalms 50:4-6; 67:4; 96:13; 98:9; 110:6; Joel 3:12; John 5:22,23; Acts 17:31; Romans 2:16; 2 Corinthians 5:10
the isles
42:4; 49:1; 60:9; Zephaniah 2:11; Romans 1:16; 15:9-12

Verse 6
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
Lift up
40:26; Deuteronomy 4:19; Psalms 8:3,4
the heavens
34:4; 50:9; Psalms 102:26; Matthew 24:35; Hebrews 1:11,12; 2 Peter 3:10-12; Revelation 6:12-14; 20:11
my salvation
8; 45:17; Psalms 103:17; Daniel 9:24; John 3:15,16; 5:24; 10:27-29; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; Hebrews 5:9; 9:12,15

Verse 7
Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.
Hearken
ye that
Philippians 3:8,10; Titus 2:11,12
in whose
Psalms 37:31; 40:8; Jeremiah 31:33,34; 2 Corinthians 3:3; Hebrews 10:16
fear
Jeremiah 1:17; Ezekiel 2:6; Matthew 5:11; 10:28; Luke 6:22; 12:4,5; Acts 5:41; 1 Peter 4:4,14

Verse 8
For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
the moth
50:9; 66:24; Job 4:19; 13:28; Hosea 5:12
my righteousness
6; 45:17; 46:13; Luke 1:50

Verse 9
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not it that hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?
Awake
17; 27:1; Psalms 7:6; 44:23; 59:4; 78:65; Habakkuk 2:19
put
52:1; 59:17; Psalms 21:13; 74:13,14; 93:1; Revelation 11:17
O arm
5; 53:1; 59:16; 62:8; Luke 1:51; John 12:38
as in
Judges 6:13; Nehemiah 9:7-15; Psalms 44:1
Art thou
Job 26:12; *marg:; Psalms 87:4; 89:10
the dragon
27:1; Psalms 74:13,14; Ezekiel 29:3; Habakkuk 3:13; Revelation 12:9

Verse 10
Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over?
dried
42:15; 43:16; 50:2; 63:11,12; Exodus 14:21,22; 15:13; Psalms 74:13

Verse 11
Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
the redeemed
35:10; 44:23; 48:20; 49:13; Jeremiah 30:18,19; 31:11,12; 33:11; Acts 2:41-47; Revelation 5:9-13; 7:9,10; 14:1-4; 19:1-7
everlasting
60:19; 61:7; 2 Corinthians 4:17,18; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; Jude 1:24
and sorrow
25:8; 60:20; 65:19; Revelation 7:17; 21:1,4; 22:3

Verse 12
I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;
I, am he
3; 43:25; 57:15-18; 66:13; John 14:18,26,27; Acts 9:31; 2 Corinthians 1:3-5; 2 Corinthians 7:5,6
that thou
7,8; 2:22; Psalms 118:6; 146:4; Proverbs 29:26; Daniel 3:16-18; Matthew 10:28; Luke 12:4,5
man which
40:6; Psalms 90:5,6; 92:7; 103:15,16; James 1:10,11; 1 Peter 1:24

Verse 13
And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?
forgettest
17:10; Deuteronomy 32:18; Jeremiah 2:32
that hath
40:22; 42:5; 44:24; 45:12; Job 9:8; 37:18; Psalms 102:25,26; 104:2; Jeremiah 10:11,12; 51:15; Hebrews 1:9-12
feared
8:12,13; 57:11; Hebrews 11:15
were ready
or, made himself ready.
10:29-32; Exodus 14:10-13; 15:9,10; Esther 5:14; Daniel 3:15,19; Revelation 20:9
where is
10:33,34; 14:16,17; 16:4; 33:18,19; 37:36-38; Exodus 14:13; Esther 7:10; Job 20:5-9; Psalms 9:6,7; 37:35,36; 76:10; Daniel 4:32,33; Matthew 2:16-20; Acts 12:23; 1 Corinthians 1:20; 15:55; Revelation 19:20

Verse 14
The captive exile hasteneth that he may be loosed, and that he should not die in the pit, nor that his bread should fail.
captive
48:20; 52:2; Ezra 1:5; Acts 12:7,8
die
Jeremiah 37:16; 38:6-13; Lamentations 3:53,54; Zechariah 9:11

Verse 15
But I am the LORD thy God, that divided the sea, whose waves roared: The LORD of hosts is his name.
that divided
10; Nehemiah 9:11; Job 26:12; Psalms 74:13; 114:3-5; 136:13; Jeremiah 31:35; Amos 9:5,6
The Lord
47:4; 48:2; 54:5; Jeremiah 10:16

Verse 16
And I have put my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say unto Zion, Thou art my people.
I have put
50:4; 59:21; Deuteronomy 18:18; John 3:34; 8:38-40; 17:8; Revelation 1:1
I have covered
49:2; Deuteronomy 33:27
plant
45:18; 60:21; 61:3; 65:17; 66:22; Psalms 92:13; 2 Peter 3:13
and lay
48:13; 49:8; Psalms 75:3
Thou art
60:14,15; Jeremiah 31:33; 32:38; Zechariah 8:8; 13:9; Hebrews 8:10

Verse 17
Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, which hast drunk at the hand of the LORD the cup of his fury; thou hast drunken the dregs of the cup of trembling, and wrung them out.
awake
9; 52:1; 60:1,2; Judges 5:12; 1 Corinthians 15:34; Ephesians 5:14
which hast
Deuteronomy 28:28,34; Job 21:20; Psalms 11:6; 60:3; 75:8,10; Jeremiah 25:15-17,27; Ezekiel 23:31-34; Zechariah 12:2; Revelation 14:10; 18:6

Verse 18
There is none to guide her among all the sons whom she hath brought forth; neither is there any that taketh her by the hand of all the sons that she hath brought up.
none
3:4-8; 49:21; Psalms 88:18; 142:4; Matthew 9:36; 15:14
that taketh
41:13; 45:1; Job 8:20; *marg:; Jeremiah 31:32; Mark 8:23; Acts 9:8; 13:11; Hebrews 8:9

Verse 19
These two things are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort thee?
two things
47:9; Ezekiel 14:21
are come
Heb. happened. who shall.
Job 2:11; Psalms 69:20; Jeremiah 9:17-21; Lamentations 1:9,12,17; Amos 7:2
destruction
Heb. breaking. by whom.
22:4; 61:2; Job 42:11; Ecclesiastes 4:1; Lamentations 1:16; Amos 7:2; 2 Corinthians 7:6,7,13; 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17

Verse 20
Thy sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as a wild bull in a net: they are full of the fury of the LORD, the rebuke of thy God.
sons
40:30; Jeremiah 14:18; Lamentations 1:15,19; 2:11,12; 4:2; 5:13
a wild
8:21; Ezekiel 12:13; 17:20; Revelation 16:9-11
full
17,21; 9:19-21; Psalms 88:15,16; Lamentations 3:15,16; Revelation 14:10
but
29:9; 49:26; Ezekiel 39:19

Verse 22
Thus saith thy Lord the LORD, and thy God that pleadeth the cause of his people, Behold, I have taken out of thine hand the cup of trembling, even the dregs of the cup of my fury; thou shalt no more drink it again:
pleadeth
1 Samuel 25:39; Psalms 35:1; Proverbs 22:23; Jeremiah 50:34; 51:36; Joel 3:2; Micah 7:9
I have
17; 54:7-9; 62:8; Ezekiel 39:29

Verse 23
But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.
I will
49:25,26; Proverbs 11:8; 21:18; Jeremiah 25:17-29; Zechariah 12:2; Revelation 17:6-8,18
Bow
Joshua 10:24; Psalms 65:11,12; Revelation 11:2; 13:16,17


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 51". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=isa&chapter=051>.  

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