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41:2 Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his
him to care for, watch over, attend to the Creator's steps, His plan at
the time; called him to attend to the Creator's guidance),
gave the nations before him and made him rule over kings? he gave them
as the dust to his sword and as driven stubble to his bow.
could this be? could it today
be the remarkable Grigori Grabovoi? or was it ancient Cyrus
or maybe refers to both the past and the present?
41:4 Who has wrought and done it.(comprised
word 'elleh' is lost out of the text. It is supplied by an ancient manuscript
and by these translations, the Septuagint 'tauta', the Vulgate 'haec',
the Chaldee 'elin', which all have the same meaning, so now reading 'who
has performed and made these things', for who has wrought and done it'),
calling the generations from the beginning? I the Lord, the first and with
the last. I am he.
of this thing we call time.
41:6 They helped every one his neighbour and every one said to his
brother, Be of good courage.
41:7 So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith and he that smoothes
with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It is ready for the sodering
and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.
41:8 But you, Israel,
are my servant Jacob, whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham.my
was he the friend of the Creator?
41:9 You whom I have taken from the ends of the earth and called you
from the chief men thereof and said unto you, You are my servant, I have
chosen you and not cast you away.
41:10 Fear you not, for I am with you. Be not dismayed,
for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yea, I will help you.(Hebrews
13:5), yea, I will uphold you with the right hand of
41:13 For I the Lord your God will hold your right hand, saying unto
you, Fear not; I will help you.
Isaiah 41:14 Fear not, you worm Jacob and you
men of Israel. I will help you, says the Lord and thy redeemer, the Holy
One of Israel.
41:14 Fear not, you worm Jacob.(speaking
here of the tribe of Jacob).(re
word 'worm' as comprised from Barnes
Notes: poor and afflicted and as objects of contempt in view of
their enemies implying
that in themselves they were unable to defend or deliver themselves and
in this state of helplessness God offers to aid them and assures them that
they have nothing to fear, as God will make them be as a sharp instrument
and not a helpless worm; also Job 25:4-6).and
you men of Israel. I will help
you, says the Lord and thy redeemer,
the Holy One of Israel.
41:15 Behold, I will make you a new sharp threshing instrument having
teeth. You shall thresh the mountains and beat them small and shall make
the hills as chaff.
41:17 When the poor and needy seek water and there is none and their
tongue fails for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel.(who's
not forsake them.
on the poor amongst you:.John
41:18,19 I will open rivers in high places and fountains in the midst
of the valleys. I will make the wilderness a pool of water and the dry
land springs of water. I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah
tree and the myrtle and the oil tree. I will set in the desert the fir
tree and the pine and the box tree together;
41:20 That they may see and know and consider and understand together,
that the hand of the Lord has done this and the Holy One of Israel has
41:22 Let them bring them forth and show us what shall happen. Let
them show the former things, what they be, that we may consider them and
know the latter end of them or declare us things for to come.
41:23 Show the things that are to come hereafter, that we may know
that you are gods. Yea, do good or do evil.(don't
sit on your ass and do nothing), that we may be dismayed.(original
means 'to look', that is see and comprehend the
reasons for such contrasts, so we learn) and behold it
that both of us can evaluate it).
41:24 Behold, you are of nothing and your work of nought. An abomination
is he that chooses you.
41:25 I have raised up one from the north and he shall come. From the
rising of the sun shall he call upon my name. And he shall come upon princes
as upon morter and as the potter treads clay.
41:26 Who has declared from the beginning, that we may know? And beforetime,
that we may say, He is righteous? Yea, there is none that shows, yea, there
is none that declares, yea, there is none that hears your words.
41:27-29 The first shall say to Zion, Behold, behold them. And I will
give to Jerusalem one that bringeth good tidings. For I beheld, and there
was no man; even among them, and there was no counsellor, that, when I
asked of them, could answer a word. Behold, they are all vanity; their
works are nothing. Their molten images are wind and confusion.
42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul
delights; I have put my spirit upon him. He shall bring forth judgment
to the Gentiles.
12:18; Ephesians 3:6; Colossians
1:27; Acts 13:45-48.
42:2 He shall not cry, nor lift up.(lift
up as on a soapbox
or a stage, so
others could see the person speaking), nor cause his voice
to be heard in the street.
verse is: 'servant.-.grasp.or.hold.-.chosen.or.elect.-.soul.-.give.-.spirit.-.out.or.bring.or
Here's how I put it together:.Servants,
grasp that you are a chosen soul and give the spirit out.(the
judge the nation..In
other words, meditate on the
truth of judgment for the nation and be
an example of this in your life. It will bring peace. See what you
can do with the original.
be out in the street flogging
religion, shouting at people 'Do you know the Lord brother? here, read
all about it; take this with you'.
42:3 A bruised reed shall he not break and the smoking flax shall he
not quench. He shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
to be kind and humble
and to adhere
good for all and He was:.Matthew
42:5 Thus says God the Lord, he that created the heavens and stretched
them out, he that spread forth the earth.(*).and
that which comes out of it, he that gives breath unto the people upon it
spirit to them that walk therein.
42:6 I the Lord have called you in righteousness and will hold your
hand and will keep you and give you for a covenant of the people, for a
light of the Gentiles.
42:7 To open the blind eyes.(2Peter
1:4), to bring out the prisoners from the
prison and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
low consciousness of humanity keeping one locked in a syndrome
of selfishness away from the treasures of
a life lived
42:8 I am the
Lord; that is my name and my glory will I not give to another, neither
my praise to graven images.
42:9 Behold, the former things are come to pass and new things do I
declare. Before they spring forth I tell you of them.(how?).
42:13 The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man. He shall stir up jealousy
like a man of war. He shall cry, yea, roar. He shall prevail
against his enemies.
42:14 I have long time holden my peace. I have been still and refrained
myself. Now will I cry like a travailing.(original
'ready to bring forth birth').woman.
I will destroy and devour at once.
42:16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not. I will
lead them in paths that they have not known. I will make darkness light
before them and crooked things straight.(once
knowledge is gained toward good and
of life are learned, all things will straighten out for you and the
world, from the evils afflicting humanity, the evils of the dark side).
These things will I do unto them and not
42:17 They shall be turned back and be greatly ashamed, that trusted
images, that say to the molten
images, You are our gods..(*)
42:22 But this is a people robbed and spoiled.(how
and by who?). They are all of them
snared in holes and they are hid
in prison houses. They are for a prey and none delivers them.(as
George Carlin tells us about, no
one cares), for a spoil and none
in control don't want you to be free in any way).
42:25 Therefore he has poured upon him the fury of his anger and the
strength of battle and it has set him on fire round about, yet he knew
it burned him and laid it not to heart.