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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 15

Isa 15.1-9 deals with the destruction of Moab, who sided with Syria and Israel against Judah and Assyria, and several of their main cities are mentioned here. In the birth-pains eschatologically, Russia will be against the second Jewish state that

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 14

Isa 14.1-32 tells us about the certainty of the deliverance from Babylon, Assyria and the Philistines, which prophetically alludes to the USA, Russia and the Palestinians. v 1…When Yehovah will have compassion on Jacob (comfort and hope for the righteous)

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 13

Isa 13.1-22 begins pronouncements and prophecies against the nations and this chapter will deal with the fall of Babylon (eschatologically the USA). The day of the Lord begins on Rosh Ha Shanah, year 6001 from creation and the Natzal (or

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 12

Isa 12.1-6 is a song praising Yehovah for his redemption and salvation. This is seen as a Sukkot and Messianic Kingdom passage because Messiah has come. v 1…Then you will say on that day (the day of the Lord or

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 11

Isa 11.1-16 is a prophecy about the Messiah and his kingdom being restored. v 1…Then a shoot (a young olive tree branching out of an older root-Zech 3.8; Rom 11.17, 15.12) will spring from the root of Jesse (Zech 4.12;

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 10

Isa 10.1-34 tells us that God is pronouncing judgment on the leaders of the Jewish people, and then upon the Assyrians, who are God’s instrument as the Lord of hosts, or Yehovah Tzavaot (armies). Keep in mind that Assyria is

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 9

Isa 9.1-21 tells us that there is comfort to God’s people against the calamities of Isa 8. This is because the Messiah is coming. On the other hand, there is also judgment coming on the enemies of Yehovah and his

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 8

Isa 8.1-22 tells us that in the historical view, in the middle of the war with Syria and Ephraim, Isaiah receives a prophecy about another sign to confirm the destruction of Syria/Aram and Ephraim b y Assyria (2 Kings 16.5-6;

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 7

Isaiah 7.1-25 will be presented with two views. First, we will look at the historical view and what happened at the time of Isaiah, and then we will look at the eschatological view, which will relate to the second year

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 6

Isa 6.1-13 is another eschatological chapter, but in the Peshat (literal, historical) it deals with the death of King Uzziah and the commission of Isaiah and the judgment on the Jewish people. However, in the Sowd or “secret, hidden” level

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 5

Isaiah 5.1-30 tells us through the “Parable (aggadah) of the Vineyard” about the coming judgment on Judah. The bottom line of “why” is because they rejected the Torah and despised the word of Yehovah-Isa 5.24). v 1…Let me sing now

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 4

Isa 4.1-6 is a very short chapter but it is full of eschatology, as we shall see. So, we will discuss the Peshat (literal, historical) level along with the Sowd (secret, hidden) eschatological level. In the Peshat, this chapter carries

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 3

Isa 3.1-26 tells us that Judah is threatened on account of their sin. This chapter is not only historical but it is a foreshadow of the first three and a half years of the birth-pains (tribulation). v 1…For behold the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 2

Isaiah 2.1-22 tells us about how the kingship (kingdom) of God is established (Zech 14.9). Remember, as we move through these prophecies they need to be seen from the six reference points we already mentioned in the Introduction, but we

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Isaiah-Chapter 1

Isa 1.1-31 tells us about several concepts going on. The Assyrians have attacked and Judah is on the brink of surrender, so it is during the reign of Hezekiah. So, that means the book is not in chronological order. Prophetically,

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Tanak Foundation-Concepts in Isaiah-Introduction

We begin a study into the book of Isaiah (Hebrew “Yeshayahu” or “Yehovah is salvation” and you can see right away the relationship to the name Yeshua) and he was an eighth century prophet. We agree with the traditional view

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Song of Songs-Chapter 8

Song 8.1-2 continues Israel’s response to Yehovah/Messiah/groom. v 1…Oh that you were like a brother to me (intimate and familiar with me) who nursed at my mother’s breast (came from the same womb and ancestral connection), when I find you

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Song of Songs-Chapter 7

Song 7.1-5 has the nations responding to Israel/kahal/bride. v 1…How beautiful are your feet in sandals (especially to celebrate the festivals-Deut 16.16), O princes daughter (Abraham’s offspring through Isaac and Jacob, of noble character-the Jewish people)! The curves of your

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Song of Songs-Chapter 6

Song 6.1 tells us the nations respond. v 1…Where has your beloved gone (left her alone and this alludes to the times in Jewish history where it seemed Israel/kahal/bride was left alone. This idea is so real that Christianity developed

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Song of Songs-Chapter 5

Song 5.1-16 tells us how Yehovah/Messiah/groom replies to his people (Israel/kahal/bride), and then Israel/kahal reminisces and has a word to the nations. The nations will respond to ask about her groom (Zech 8.23), and Israel/kahal responds. Song 5.1 Yehovah/Messiah/groom replies.

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