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A Messianic Kingdom Part Two: Isaiah Journal 70

“Isaiah 32:1-8 describes the messianic King and his followers. The flow of the Septuagint in┬áIsaiah 32 is smooth. The verses connect well one with another, as they keep the focus upon the King of verse 1. The king, though no longer directly mentioned, interacts with the sick and the weak of later verses. The Masoretic, on the other hand, takes a step into stiff formality. The “king who reigns in righteousness” is almost forgotten in the later verses. Unlike the Septuagint, the Masoretic passage appears to be more about a certain prophesied period of time, rather than a person. The poignant prophesy of the Septuagint dissolves into a mechanical abstraction in the Masoretic.” … Continue readingA Messianic Kingdom Part Two: Isaiah Journal 70