All rights reserved. 16. infant of days--that is, an infant who shall only complete a few days; short-lived. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. bosom--( Psalms 79:12 , Jeremiah 32:18 , Luke 6:38 ). The longevity of men in the first age of the world shall be enjoyed again. Isaiah 65 โ€“ The LORD Answers the Prayer of the Remnant A. According the Christian exegesis, this chapter refers to โ€ฆ I said, โ€œHere I am, here I am,โ€ to a nation that did not call on my name. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. However Isaiah 65:3 , refers to the "seed of Jacob," the believing Jews, hereafter about to possess their land ( Isaiah 65:19 Isaiah 65:22 ), are ultimately meant by "My chosen," as contrasted with the unbelieving Jews ("ye"). "In answer, God declares that others (Gentiles) would be taken into covenant with Him, while His ancient people would be rejected. "Everlasting joy . (Verse 8-10.) - will continue into this time, just as the Last Great Day follows the Feast of Tabernacles.From Isaiah 65:20, some speculate that this judgment will โ€ฆ The prevalent conditions of the Millennium - God's government, peace, prosperity, etc. . 1 I allowed Myself to be sought by those who did not ask; I allowed Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me, I said, "Here I am; here I am!" In answer, God declares that others (Gentiles) would be taken into covenant with Him, while His ancient people would be rejected. smoke--alluding to the smoke of their self-righteous sacrifices; the fire of God's wrath was kindled at the sight, and exhibited itself in the smoke that breathed forth from His nostrils; in Hebrew the nose is the seat of anger; and the nostrils distended in wrath, as it were, breathe forth smoke [ROSENMULLER] ( Psalms 18:8 ). These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. hundred years--that is "he that dieth an hundred years old shall die a mere child" [LOWTH]. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. C. Chapter 65 is possibly a response to Isaiah's corporate prayer for help and mercy which is recorded in 63:7-64:12. their--"Your" had preceded. You can also change some of your preferences. Chapter 65. This passage proves that the better age to come on earth, though much superior to the present will not be a perfect state; sin and death shall have place in it (compare Revelation 20:7 Revelation 20:8 ), but much less frequently than now. Login or Create an Account. Isaiah 65:1-25 . You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. There will be a rebuilt temple and restored temple service on the millennial earth (Ezekiel 40-48, Ezekiel 37:26-28, Amos 9:11, Ezekiel 20:39-44). (1-7) The LORD sees the shallow repentance of the remnant. They would be counted well because they are not universally bad. Isaiah 65:20. not good--that is, the very reverse of good, very bad ( Ezekiel 36:31 ). You can check these in your browser security settings. F7 Cheyne stated that it was, A gesture of prayer. . VITRINGA understands Gad to be the sun; Meni the moon, or Ashtaroth or Astarte ( 1 Kings 11:33 ). The Biblical Illustrator. it--the Holy Land. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. They shall live as long as the trees they "plant" (compare Isaiah 61:3 , end of verse; Psalms 92:12 ). Salem Media Group. Isaiah 60 casts a magnificent vision of Zionโ€™s future โ€” full of light, prosperity, and prestige. Isaiah 65: A Preterist Commentary: Summary and Highlights. 19. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. sweareth, &c.--God alone shall be appealed to as God ( Isaiah 19:18 , Deuteronomy 6:13 , Psalms 63:11 ). I am sought--Hebrew, "I have granted access unto Me to them," &c. (so Ezekiel 14:3 , "Should I be inquired of"; Ephesians 2:18 ). (Isaiah 65:2). Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. How could that be? C. Isa. In this case, God is saying that Israel was rejecting Him, as if they were somehow better than He was and did not need the correction He had for them. The sense thus is: I will repay their sin so abundantly that the hand will not be able to receive it; it will need the spacious fold on the bosom to contain it [ROSENMULLER]. Isaiah 65:7 "Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, which have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills: therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom." Behold me--( Isaiah 45:22 ). be accursed--"The sinner that dieth at an hundred years shall be deemed accursed," that is, his death at so early an age, which in those days the hundredth year will be regarded, just as if it were mere childhood, shall be deemed the effect of God's special visitation in wrath [ROSENMULLER]. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. God of truth--very God, as opposed to false gods; Hebrew, Amen: the very name of Messiah ( 2 Corinthians 1:20 , Revelation 3:14 ), faithful to His promises ( John 1:17 , 6:32 ). hands--inviting them earnestly ( Proverbs 1:24 ).