Isaiah in context studies in honour of Arie van der Looij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday by Arie van der Kooij

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The present volume contains a collection of essays on the Book of Isaiah offered as a tribute to Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, which coincides with his retirement as Professor of Old Testament at Leiden University. The twenty-four contributions, written by leading scholars in the field of Old Testament studies, focus on the Book of Isaiah within the context of Hebrew and ancient Near-Eastern writings, particularly those from the Neo-Assyrian period, as well as on the book"s reception history , particularly in its Greek and Syriac translations. Together these studies offer a rich and original contribution to the study of the Book of Isaiah in its Hebrew, Aramaic, Assyrian, Greek, Syriac, and Dutch contexts.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Michael N. van der Meer, Percy van Keulen, Wido van Peursen, Bas ter Haar Romeny
SeriesSupplements to Vetus Testamentum -- v. 138
LC ClassificationsBS1515.52 .I585 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 468 p. ;
Number of Pages468
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Open LibraryOL24523877M
ISBN 109789004186576
LC Control Number2010015912

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Book of Isaiah, also spelled Isaias, one of the major prophetical writings of the Old Testament. The superscription identifies Isaiah as the son of Amoz and his book as “the vision of Isaiah concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.”.

Author and Time of Writing. According to chapter the Prophet Isaiah (Meaning, Jehovah is Salvation) was the son of the Amoz, who according to an old Jewish tradition was the brother of King Amaziah.

In any case Isaiah had a fairly free entry to the King's court in Jerusalem (Is. ; ; ). While the Isaiah in context 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.

Some scholars have described the book of Isaiah as a vision of. Isaiah Position in the Hebrew Bible. In the Hebrew Bible the book of Isaiah initiates a division called Author. Isaiah son of Amoz is often thought of as the greatest of the writing prophets.

Date. Most of the events referred to in chs. Background. Isaiah wrote during the stormy period marking. In the end-time context of the Book of Isaiah, God’s people have transgressed his law and word that are the terms of the Sinai Covenant and they now come under condemnation.

Only those who repent and renew the covenant with Israel’s God ultimately experience its blessings. 1 The vision of Isaiah. This is the title of the whole book. he saw = he saw in vision. Heb. chaza, to gaze on, as in 2. 1 ; 1. Not the same word as in 6. 1, 6; 6, 7; but Jehovah was the speaker.

Isaiah's voice and pen, but Jehovah's words (v. concerning Judah and Jerusalem. This is the subject of the book. Once Assyria's Tiglath-pileser came to the throne around BC, the freedom of this area gradually became threatened by Assyria.

After this Uzziah sinned and was presumptuous in the temple. He got leprosy and not buried where king’s were buried. Jotham took over as co-regent at first. The Book of Isaiah, as it now appears in our Old Testament, contains far more than can be attributed to the prophet.

As a whole, the book is a rather large collection of writings that were produced by a number of different authors, some of whom were separated by relatively long periods of time. For example, Old Testament scholars have long. The book of Isaiah is named for the prophet who composed the book.

His name means "The Lord is salvation.". The work of the great prophet was to turn the Jews to the Lord as the only hope of Isaiah in context book salvation.

Isaiah was married to a prophetess (), and they had at least two sons with prophetic names. The book of Isaiah is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracle, and even a Parable (chapter 5). The prophet Isaiah wrote it at approximately B.C.

(Chapterswritten later in his life approx. B.C.). Isaiah is the first book in the section called Major Prophets. Isaiah Images and Notes. The Book of Isaiah. Isaiah - In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. Nephi taught that the words of Isaiah “are plain unto all those that are filled with the spirit of prophecy” (2 Nephi ).But he also acknowledged that he had an advantage over his descendants, because he had lived in Jerusalem and had “beheld the things of the Jews” (2 Nephi ).Unlike the Book of Mormon, which places prophetic teachings in a context of historical events, the Old.

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Isaiah: The Book of Isaiah in context book, 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.

A CONCISE COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF ISAIAH Eugene Kimble, Ph.D. Introduction: Isaiah’s name means, “The LORD is salvation,” and in chap verse 10 Isaiah says of himself, “Behold, God is my salvation.” Edward J.

Young, in his fine three-volume commentary of Isaiah File Size: KB. The book of Isaiah consists of sixty six chapters, of which four sections of these chapters are thought to contain the authentic words of the prophet Isaiah (, and ), while the remainder of the book is composed of a collection of oracles from exilic and post-exilic times (Deutero-Isaiah).

Not only is the book of Isaiah crafted in light of empire, but current readers cannot help but approach Isaiah in light of imperial realities today.

As a neglected area of research, Isaiah and Imperial Context probes how empire can illumine Isaiah through essays that utilize archaeology, history, literary approaches, post-colonialism, and Author: Andrew T. Abernethy. Isaiah in context: studies in honour of Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday / The present volume contains a collection of essays on the Book of Isaiah offered as a tribute to Arie van der Kooij on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, which coincides with his retirement as Professor of Old Testament at Leiden University.

Isaiah the Younger. Even if some parts of the book are true representations of the words of Isaiah, certainly major parts of the book are not. This had already been suggested by 12th century Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra, who pointed out that the prophesies in chapters 40 to 66, and in chapters 34 were written in a language very different from the rest of the book, and make no mention of.

Author: Isaiah identifies the author of the book of Isaiah as the Prophet Isaiah. Date of Writing: The book of Isaiah was written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: The Prophet Isaiah was primarily called to prophesy to the Kingdom of Judah.

Judah was going through times of revival and times of rebellion. Judah was threatened with destruction by Assyria and Egypt, but was. The Book of Isaiah is set in Judah during the reigns of King Ahaz and King Hezekiah, around the eighth century BCE, and it's often accepted that this is the period when Proto-Isaiah (chapters ) was composed.

It's a period where Judah is seeing itself threatened by various outside powers: first, the northern kingdom of Israel's alliance with.

Christ and His Kingdom In Isaiah 9. Isaiah 9. One of the best ways to introduce the book of Isaiah is to use the first verse. In that first sentence some of the basic matters about the book are given.

"The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of. The connection with the context is; though a "scourge" shall visit Judea (Isaiah ), yet God's gracious purpose as to the elect remnant, and His kingdom of which "Zion" shall be the center, shall not fail, because its rests on Messiah (Matthew Matthew2 Timothy ).

Transmission and Interpretation of the Book of Isaiah in the Context of Intra- And Interreligious Debates (Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium) [P Gemeinhardt, F Wilk] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The volume contains the revised papers of an interdisciplinary conference held at the University of Goettingen in May As interesting as the historic context is Isaiah is not principally an historic book.

Isaiah is not concerned so much with the result of the politics so much as with the spiritual reality of the nation that inspires the politics. Ritual worship of God will not result in divine blessing if it is coupled with cruelty and injustice.

Chapters 40–55 in the Book of Isaiah are believed to be the work of a prophet who lived with the Hebrew exiles during the Babylonian captivity. Because this prophet's real name is unknown and his work has been preserved in the collection of writings that include the prophecies of the earlier Isaiah, he is usually designated as Deutero-Isaiah.

Isaiah is quoted more times in the New Testament than all other prophets combined. Another way we could dissect the text is to look at phrases: “In that day ” over and over again; We could focus on Messianic prophecies, the anticipation of the promised coming Savior.

IsaiahIsaiah ; In some ways, this book is insurmountable. The assumed author of the Book of Isaiah is the Prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz, who lived and worked in Jerusalem from about to B.C.E. All that is known about Isaiah is contained in this one Book of Isaiah; though it is not explicitly stated in Scripture, Isaiah suggests Isaiah as the author to “bind up the testimony of God.”.

Isaiah 49 is the forty-ninth chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Books of the rs are known as "Deutero-Isaiah" and date from the time of the Israelites' exile in chapter includes the second of the songs of the Book: Book of Isaiah.

The extensive use of Isaiah poses several problems: Plagiarism The Book of Mormon narrative says that the Jews who left Jerusalem for the New World had with them the scriptures written up until that point ( B.C.). That the Book of Mormon quotes from Isaiah is not a problem, except that Joseph Smith's translation reads nearly verbatim to the King James Translation.

Notes on the Book of Isaiah I. The Man. Isaiah prophesied during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah. Depending on the interpretation of chapter 6 (is it Isaiah’s call to the ministry?) the termini of his work would be to (death of Sennacherib—Isa. 1 Chron. (Now the rest of the acts of Uzziah first to last, the prophet Isaiah, the son of Amoz, has written.

Book of Isaiah Summary Vegan Cookie. You can break Isaiah down into roughly three parts. The first part (Proto-Isaiah) prophesies death and destruction, but keeps lightening it up with cheery prophecies of a good and holy kingdom at the end of time.

He always finds the sunny side. Sure, God might attack and annihilate people for wearing. The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.

A Rebellious Nation - Hear me, you heavens. Listen, earth. For the LORD has spoken: “I reared children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its master, the donkey its owner’s manger, but Israel does not know, my people.

In Isaiah, God’s word calls for a humble response of awe, humble trust, and reverent submission to the Lord and his kingdom. While the immediate context of Isaiah relates to the dangers posed by Assyria and Babylon as well as the dramatic shifts between exile and return, this prophetic book was always understood to have ongoing relevance.

Isaiah in Context Studies in Honour of Arie van der Kooij on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday Series: Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, Volume: ; Isaiah In The Book Of Chronicles Woe To Powers In Israel That Vie To Replace Yhwh’s Rule On Mount Zion.

Isaiah Chapters 28–31 From The Perspective Of Isaiah Chapters 24–27Author: Pancratius C. Beentjes. Isaiah | View whole chapter | See verse in context The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.

Isaiah | View whole chapter | See verse in context So the servants of king Hezekiah came to Isaiah. 2 Kings | View whole chapter | See verse in context And Isaiah said unto Hezekiah, Hear the word of the LORD.

Isaiah 6 New International Version (NIV) Isaiah’s Commission. 6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying.

3 And they were calling to one another. Isaiah as Prophet and Isaiah as Book in Their Ancient Near Eastern Context. Check out Iran in the Bible: The Forgotten Story | Presented by Our Daily Bread Films - Duration: Our Daily Bread 1, views. The Book of Isaiah as a whole (chapters 1‑66) constitutes the first of the three large collections of prophetic books in the received Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel.

The opening superscription to the book dates the Prophetic mission of Isaiah ben Amoz from the reigns of Kings Uzziah and Ahaz, in the mid‑eighth century B.C Author: Michael Fishbane.

But from chapter 40–55, Isaiah is speaking to those who are currently living in captivity. This transition is one of the reasons scholars aren’t sure how much the prophet Isaiah actually wrote.

But knowing how the context of Isaiah changes in chapter 40 helps us understand what it meant when it was written, and what it means for us today.

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