Close Cross References & Expand User Comments

Cross Reference

Previous Chapter - Isaiah 40:1 Previous Verse - Isaiah 41:24 Next Verse - Isaiah 41:26 Next Chapter - Isaiah 42:1
{Isaiah 41:25} I have raised up 5782 z8689 [one] from the north, 6828 x4480 and he shall come: 857 z8799 from the rising 4217 x4480 of the sun 8121 shall he call 7121 z8799 upon my name: 8034 and he shall come 935 z8799 upon princes 5461 as x3644 [upon] morter, 2563 and as x3644 the potter 3335 z8802 treadeth 7429 z8799 clay. 2916
I have:
Jehovah here, by the mouth of the prophet, predicts the victories of Cyrus over the Chaldeans and their allies, at least 150 years before the event, as one instance of his foreknowledge and invincible power. Media lay north of Babylon, and Persia eastward; and Cyrus commanded the forces of both these nations; and, by his wonderful success, he trampled down mighty monarchs as mortar, and as the potter treads the clay.
raised:
"A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease." {Isa 21:2} + "That saith of Cyrus, [He is] my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid." {Isa 44:28} + "Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut; ... That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that [there is] none beside me. I [am] the LORD, and [there is] none else." {Isa 45:1-6} + "I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts." {Isa 45:13} + "Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: ... Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken [it], I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed [it], I will also do it." {Isa 46:10-11} + "Set ye up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come up as the rough caterpillers. ... And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant." {Jer 51:27-29}
shall he call:
"Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which [is] in Judah. ... Who [is there] among you of all his people? his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which [is] in Judah, and build the house of the LORD God of Israel, (he [is] the God,) which [is] in Jerusalem." {Ezr 1:2-3}
come upon:
"Who raised up the righteous [man] from the east, called him to his foot, 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." {Isa 41:2} + "I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets." {Isa 10:6} + "Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp them as the mire of the street, [and] did spread them abroad." {2Sm 22:43} + "Then [she that is] mine enemy shall see [it], and shame shall cover her which said unto me, Where is the LORD thy God? mine eyes shall behold her: now shall she be trodden down as the mire of the streets." {Mic 7:10} + "And they shall be as mighty [men], which tread down [their enemies] in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD [is] with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded." {Zch 10:5}

Cross Reference Bible Search


Chain Reference & Topical Research

Previous Chapter - Isaiah 40:1 Previous Verse - Isaiah 41:24 Top of Biblical Cross Reference Verses Information List Next Verse - Isaiah 41:26 Next Chapter - Isaiah 42:1

User Comments | Bibles | Cross Reference | Become a fan.