Tag: Septuagint Isaiah 40

God Rebukes Doubt: LXX Isaiah 2.3

I prefer to think of what I have called Division 1 (Isaiah 40:1-11) as a separate section entirely. Isaiah never meant it to “blend in” with the rest of the chapter. In this way, Division 2 would be local to Israel’s historical position of nearing the end of their captivity in Babylon. Division 1, a stand-alone section, looks to the then far future of the coming Messiah. Its weight and scope is eternal. … Continue readingGod Rebukes Doubt: LXX Isaiah 2.3