Isaiah 49:14-16 Reflections For Living | A place to quiet the soul and delve deeper into God This is a web site to withdraw to, to quiet the soul, to look for and to find God in the midst of the busyness and the noise of daily living – it’s a place to grow, to be encouraged, challenged, comforted and … yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Used by permission. And so it is with particular believers, when they do not enjoy the presence of God as formerly, either in private or in public ordinances; have not had a promise for a long time; nor are favoured with the discoveries of the love of God, or with any visit from him; then they are apt to say they are forsaken by the Lord, though they cannot give up their interest in him, and therefore call him "my Lord". 1. Isaiah 49 - "Listen, O coastlands, to Me, And take heed, you peoples from afar! Her cities have been ransacked and her sons and daughters have been carried off into captivity by her enemies. He 11:37). Isaiah 49:14 - 49:16. The Church hath her vicissitudes of joy and sorrow; mercies and crosses are interwoven; God checkereth his providences white and black; he speckleth his work. (t) He objects what the faithful might say in their long affliction and answers to comfort them with a most proper comparison and full of consolation. Isaiah 49:14-16. Isa. John Trapp Complete Commentary. They shall not hunger nor thirst, and the mirage and sun shall not blind them: for He that hath mercy on them shall lead them, and guide them by bubbling water-springs. The L ord called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. . Behold these, they come from afar; and, behold, these from the north and from the sea; and these from the land of the Sinese." Can a woman forget her sucking child? Scripture - Isaiah 49. ), Τζίνιτζα (Kosmas), says the Sinologist Neumann, did not obtain currency for the first time from the founder of the great dynasty of Tsin; but long before this, Tsin was the name of a feudal kingdom of some importance in Shen-si, one of the western provinces of the Sinese land, and Fei-tse, the first feudal king of Tsin, began to reign as early as 897 b.c." Commentary, Isaiah 49:1-7, Amy Oden, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2014. The Phoenician Sinim (Ges. They are called my mountains and my highways (differently from Isaiah 14:25), because they are His creation; and therefore He is also able to change them, and now really does change them for the good of His people, who are returning to the land of their forefathers out of every quarter of the globe. And I make all my mountains ways, and my roads are exalted. Surely they may forget, Yet I will not forget you. Prayer: Father, may I consider it a privilege to work for You, Your Son, and the Spirit. "The Politics (and Perils) of Exceptionalism," Timothy F. … He will punish their enemies, for God is the Savior and Redeemer of His people (Isa 49:22-26). 13 Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted. 14 But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me.. 15 Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.’ There is … New King James Version (NKJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, NKJV, Vines Expository Bible, Comfort Print: A Guided Journey Through the Scriptures with Pastor Jerry Vines. If any of them does not wish their insights to be shared in this way, they can let me know, and I will delete their contribution to this commentary. 49. "As always, it's important here to state the big story at work in Isaiah in order to grasp the power of Isaiah's proclamation in chapter 49." Listen to me, O coastlands, pay attention, you peoples from far away! Isa. Isaiah 49:13-18. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me. Psalters - 278, 241, 103, 399. 49-57). The Servant is God's agent to do God's work in the world. I have not yet seen Sionnet's work, which has appeared since, viz., Essai sur les Juifs de la Chine et sur l'influence, qu'ils ont eue sur la litrature de ce vaste empire, avant l're chrtienne; but I have read the Mission of Enquiry to the Jews in China in the Jewish Intelligence, May 1851, where a facsimile of their thorah is given. Now viewing scripture range from the book of Isaiah chapter 49:14 through chapter 49:16... Isaiah Chapter 49. Man, whom he came to save, put contempt upon him. {as Zechariah 1:8} The Lord hath forsaken me. “Thou art my servant, O Israel”: That the Lord’s use of the name Israel refers here to Messiah (42:1; 49:5-7; 52:13; 53:11), is explaining through the intimate relationship that exists between the nation and her King. "They shall feed by the ways, and there is pasture for them upon all field-hills. For all the saints. SPECIAL TOPIC: MY SERVANT; This passage is known as the second Servant Song. 47, Anm. Can a mother forget her little child and not have love for her own son? 14 But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. 1 Coasts and islands, listen to me, pay attention, distant peoples. The people returning home are represented as a flock. "The name Θῖναι (Strabo), Σῖναι (Ptol. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Isaiah 49:14. Or worse, if we said it out loud, it would break the spell for other people who are barely able to believe as it is. 1 a Listen, O isles, unto me; and b hearken, ye people, from far; The Lord hath c called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.. 2 And he hath made my mouth like a sharp a sword; in the shadow of his hand hath he hid me, and made me a polished shaft; in his quiver hath he hid me;. Jehovah also makes all the mountains into roads for those who are returning home, and the paths of the desert are lifted up, as it were, into well-made roads (yerumūn, Ges. In the preceding context we have the infinitely tender and beautiful words: ‘Zion hath said, The Lord hath forsaken me. Isaiah 49:16 Context. To this he submitted for our salvation. Yahweh called me when I was in the womb, before my birth he had pronounced my name. Isaiah 49:13-14. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. • The first song (42:1-4) tells of the call of the Biblical Commentary Isaiah 49:8-16a EXEGESIS: THE WIDER CONTEXT: THE SERVANT SONGS Chapters 42-53 of the book of Isaiah contain four Servant Songs. Promise: “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” —Ps 147:3 Praise: Tom and Barb organize a “Giving Tree” at their parish every Advent, so that the poor, needy and elderly will have a blessed Christmas present. Isaiah 50:4-9. Isaiah 49:14-16: But Zion said, "The Lord has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me." Exodus 3:10–12; Isaiah 49:14–16; John 10:25–30 10 n Come , I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people , the children of Israel , out of Egypt . Yet even if that should be, I will not forget you. Commentary on Isaiah 49:7-12 (Read Isaiah 49:7-12) The Father is the Lord, the Redeemer, and Holy One of Israel, as sending the Son to be the Redeemer. But Zion said, The LORD has forsaken me, and my Lord has forgotten me. UNFORGETTABLE. GOD'S TATOO-ISAIAH 49:16 COMME TARY Edited by Glenn Pease Editor's note: I have compiled comments from many sources, and I quote many authors. Arias Montanus was among the first to suggest that the Sinim are the Sinese (Chinese); and since the question has been so thoroughly discussed by Gesenius (in his Commentary and Thesaursu), most of the commentators, and also such Orientalists as Langles (in his Recherches asiatiques), Movers (in his Phoenicians), Lassen (in his Indische Alterthumskunde, i.-856-7), have decided in favour of this opinion. 4). And will have mercy upon his afflicted. 12 May 1996 - HOW AND WHY DO WE HONOR MOTHER? The immigration took place from Persia (cf., ‛Elâm, Isaiah 11:11), at the latest, under the Han dynasty (205 b.c.-220 a.d.), and certainly before the Christian era. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. It is quite possible, therefore, that the prophet, whether he were Isaiah or any other, may have heard of the land of the Sinese in the far east, and this is all that we need assume; not that Sinese merchants visited the market of the world on the Euphrates (Movers and Lassen), but only that information concerning the strange people who were so wealthy in rare productions, had reached the remote parts of the East through the medium of commerce, possibly from Ophir, and through the Phoenicians. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands Not upon his thick clouds, the clouds of heaven under him, always in view, as R. Saadiah Gaon, mentioned by Jarchi, Aben Ezra, and Kimchi: much better the Targum, Isaiah 49:14-16 Steve Hollaway Harbor Church February 27, 2010 Sometimes we feel that God has forgotten us. Isaiah 49:14-16 Seeing God Through the Life of Mothers is a sermon for Mother's Day about the way that we can see God through the impact of mothers. What is here assumed - namely, that there must have been a Chinese diaspora in the prophet's own time - is overthrown by what has been already observed in Isaiah 11:11; and we may also see that it is to purely by accident that the land of the Sinese is given as the farthest point to the east, from my communications concerning the Jews of China in the History of the Post-biblical Poetry of the Jews (1836, pp. But Zion said.] Ch. The LORD has called Me from the womb; From the matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name. One source describes Isaiah as having been sawn asunder with a wooden saw (cf. We think that if we said it out loud, we would reveal our lack of faith. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. He made me into a sharpened arrow and concealed me in his quiver. Isaiah 49:13 : Isaiah 49:15 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. 58-62, cf., p. 21). ... A Christian's Reflections … . But although the idea of Jehovah as the husband of Zion was undoubtedly present to the prophet’s mind (Isaiah 50:1, Isaiah 54:6) it does not emerge in this verse. May I put in a good day’s work for You today and every day. INTRODUCTION. Israel may feel God has forsaken her, but God can no more abandon the Jews than a mother can forget the baby at her breast (Isa 49:14-21). In the verse, “Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands” (Isaiah 49:16), there is an allusion to the ancient custom of puncturing ornamental figures and mementoes upon the hand, arm, and forehead, and coloring the punctures with indigo, cypress, etc. Text - Isaiah 49:14-16. 9 April 2017 - Pleading for Repentance 24 March 1991 - WE CAN'T GLORIFY JESUS ON THE OUTSIDE UNLESS WE GLORIFY HIM ON THE INSIDE. The person of the servant of Jehovah now falls into the background again, and the prophecy proceeds with a description of the return of the redeemed. 14 (A)But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me,And my Lord has forgotten me.”. 739-690 B.C.). 2 He made my mouth like a sharp sword, he hid me in the shadow of his hand. The literary unit of Isaiah 40-66 focuses on God's restoration of His people through the work of "His Servant" (cf. ~ Isaiah 49:14-16 ESV #isaiah 49 #isaiah #isaiah 49:14-16 #hand of god Commentary / Devotional 16 See, I have tattooed your name upon my palm, and ever before me is a picture of Jerusalem’s walls in ruins. Isaiah 49:14 to Isaiah 50:3. Isaiah 49:3 "And said unto me, Thou [art] my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified." Nothing is wanting; even the shârâb (see Isaiah 35:7) and the sun do not hurt them, the former by deceiving and leading astray, the latter by wearying them with its oppressive heat: for He whose compassion has been excited by their long pining misery (Isaiah 41:17-20) is leading them, and bringing them along in comfort by bubbling springs of real and refreshing water (ינחל, as Petrarch once says of shepherds, Move la schira sua soavemente). Intro: Israel has been severely punished by the Lord for her sins and for her idolatry. We confess a truth that causes us to sing and be joyful, to break forth into joyous chorus. David Guzik commentary on Isaiah 49, a chapter full of Jesus Christ, declaring the mission of the Messiah, how He will bless Israel and the nations. 15 “Can(B) a woman forget her nursing child,[a]And not have compassion on the son of her womb?Surely they may forget,(C)Yet I will not forget you.16 See, (D)I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands;Your walls are continually before Me. the Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me: so the church might be tempted to conclude, during the persecutions under Rome Pagan, and the long reign of antichrist not yet at an end, and because of his oppressions and cruelties; and because of the low and declining state of the interest of Christ, as it now is; few being converted by the ministry of the word; great opposition made to the truths of the Gospel with success; the ordinances of it perverted or neglected; the presence of God in them very little enjoyed; great indifference and lukewarmness among professors of religion, and discord and dissensions in churches. By the roads that they take to their homes, they are able to obtain sufficient pasture, without being obliged to go a long way round in order to find a sufficient supply; and even upon bare sandy hills (Isaiah 41:18) there is pasture found for them. God will restore and exalt His chosen people. Isaiah was executed by Manasseh only a few years after he ascended the throne. 49--57)) ISAIAH 49. Although in Psalm 107:3 yâm (the sea) appears to stand for the south, as referring to the southern part of the Mediterranean, which washes the coast of Egypt, there is no ground at all in the present instance for regarding it as employed in any other than its usual sense, namely the west; mērâchōq (from far) is therefore either the south (cf., Isaiah 43:6) or the east, according to the interpretation that we give to 'erets Sı̄nı̄m, as signifying a land to the east or to the south. ), and through whose celebrated reign the name of his dynasty came to be employed in the western nations as the name of China generally, is met by Lassen with the simple fact that the name occurs at a much earlier period than this, and in many different forms, as the name of smaller states into which the empire was broken up after the reign of Wu-wang (1122-1115 b.c.). Isaiah 49:16. ” 11 But Moses said to God , o “ Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt ? The Consolation of Zion (i) Isaiah 49:14-21. All rights reserved. ” 12 He said , … Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling. But Egli replies: "The seer on the streams of Babel certainly could not have described any exiles as returning home from China, if he had not known that some of his countrymen were pining there in misery, and I most positively affirm that this was not the case." See full list of the Songs/Poems at the Introduction to Isa. 42, … In this chapter, God promises to turn the captivity of His people. Isaiah 10:17), the inhabitants of a fortified town in the neighbourhood of Area, which has now disappeared, but which was seen not only by Jerome, but also by Mariono Sanuto (de castro Arachas ad dimidiam leucam est oppidum Sin), cannot be thought of, for the simple reason that this Sin was too near, and was situated to the west of Babylon and to the north of Jerusalem; whilst Sin ( equals Pelusium) in Egypt, to which Ewald refers, did not give its name to either a tribe or a land. 15 Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? God Will Remember Zion - But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me, And my Lord has forgotten me.” “Can a woman forget her nursing child, And not have compassion on the son of her womb? (The beginning of Section B of Division VI (Isa. He is a pledge for all the blessings of the covenant; in him God was reconciling the world to himself. Ver. Handed down. Isaiah 49:14-16 Living Bible (TLB) 14 Yet they say, “My Lord deserted us; he has forgotten us.” 15 “Never! 14. The objection brought against the supposition, that the name of the Chinese was known to the nations of the west at so early a period as this, viz., that this could not have been the case till after the reign of the emperor Shi-hoang-ti, of the dynasty of Thsin, who restored the empire that had been broken up into seven smaller kingdoms (in the year 247 b.c. Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born” Isaiah 40:31 “But they that wait upon the Lord” Isaiah 41:10 “ Fear not, I am with you ” Jeremiah 29:11 “ For I know the plans I have for you ” Ezekiel 23:20 “ There she lusted after her lovers ” Ezekiel 25:17 “ And I will execute great vengeance upon them ” 14 April 2019 - Living Like Jesus 20 March 2016 - Palm Passion Sunday Betrayal But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. 49:14-16. 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