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Addressees of Isaiah
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
(or “Little Apocalypse of Isaiah” or “Mini Apocalypse of Isaiah”). A title ascribed to Isa 24–27 by modern biblical scholarship due to its similarities with other apocalyptic literature. For information on this section of the book of Isaiah, and the debate surrounding it, see this article: Isaiah, Book of, Critical Issues.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Apocalypse of Isaiah
Apocalypse of Isaiah (or “Little Apocalypse of Isaiah” or “Mini Apocalypse of Isaiah”). A title ascribed to Isa 24–27 by modern biblical scholarship due to its similarities with other apocalyptic literature. For information on this section of the book of Isaiah, and the debate surrounding it, see this
Isaiah, Book of
Isaiah, Book of Records a narrative about the prophet Isaiah which is interspersed with his prophecies to the royal court of Judah (Isa 1–39); also contains poetic narrative about Yahweh’s judgments and His prophesied restoration of His people (Isa 40–66). Set within the eighth—sixth centuries bc. The
Isaiah, Book of, Critical Issues
Isaiah, Book of, Critical Issues Discusses various outlines for the book of Isaiah, the so-called “Apocalypse of Isaiah,” and the history of interpretation of the book of Isaiah.
Servant Songs
Servant Songs Songs about the office of the Suffering Servant of the Lord in the book of Isaiah. Found in Isa 42:1–4 (with Isa 42:5–9); Isa 49:1–6 (with Isa 49:7–12); Isa 50:4–9 (with Isa 50:10–11); Isa 52:13–53:12; and possibly Isa 61:1–3.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Isaiah, Book of
ISAIAH, BOOK OF. The sixty-six chapters of the book of Isaiah form a whole in the canon of the Hebrew Bible and in all of the versions, but internal indications of diversity have led critical scholarship to distinguish three major works of literature in the book. First Isaiah (chaps. 1–39), Second Isaiah
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Isaiah, Book of
ISAIAH, BOOK OFPreviewAuthorDateBackgroundLiterary UnityTheological TeachingContentAuthor The prophet Isaiah, whose name means “the Lord saves,” lived and ministered in Jerusalem. Because of his repeated contact with the kings of Judah, some scholars believed that Isaiah was related to
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Isaiah, Book Of
Isaiah (i-zay´uh), book of, the first book of what is sometimes called the Latter Prophets, a subcollection in the Nevi’im (Prophets) section of the Tanakh (Jewish Bible). It is the first book of the Major Prophets of the Christian ot. The book is named after Isaiah son of Amoz, who is also called Isaiah
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Isaiah, Book of (Writing)
ISAIAH, BOOK OF. In the Heb. Bible Isaiah is the first of the Latter Prophets (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the Twelve).Historical SettingThe book of Isaiah is centered in one of the most troublous and tragic periods of Jewish history. In Isaiah’s day the kingdom of Judah was under five kings both good
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Isaiah
Isaiah (Heb. yĕšaʿyāhû, yĕšaʿyâ), BOOK OFThe first and longest book of the Hebrew prophets. Essentially a hopeful book, Isaiah addresses questions of justice, righteousness, and power—its use, abuse, and limits, as well as courage, patience, and hope.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Isaiah, Book of (Writing)
Isaiah, Book of. †The first book of the Latter Prophets, which contains the utterances of the prophet Isaiah.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Isaiah, Book Of
ISAIAH, BOOK OF The first among the latter prophets in the Hebrew canon, named for the prophet Isaiah. The book is renowned for its brilliant literary style and imagery as well as its profound spiritual insights. Of the prophets, Isaiah offers the most significant teaching on the Messiah. He is also
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Isaiah
Isaiah. The Hebrew prophet of the 8th cent. bc He exercised influence at the court of the kings of Judah, and took a prominent part esp. in foreign politics. Called to the prophetic office in the year of King Uzziah’s death (c. 740; Is. 6:1), he continued his prophetic work till the Assyrian invasion
Isaiah, Book of
Isaiah, Book of. Traditionally the whole Book is ascribed to *Isaiah (q.v.), but critics are now generally agreed that everything after ch. 36, as well as considerable portions of the earlier chapters, have no real claim to be his.The Book falls naturally into three divisions.(1) Chs. 1–35. The sections