Tag: Septuagint Isaiah 56:9-57:21

Condemnation Versus Blessing: Devotional 2.73

Consistently in Isaiah, “Israel” appears as a heterogenous group. God in Septuagint Isaiah does not give promises of salvation as a blanket statement to the nation of Israel as a whole. Rather, he gives his promises to┬áhis people. Sometimes he calls these people “Israel,” or “Zion.” But chapters 56-57 indicate in plain speech that God does not welcome into his assembly everyone found to be of Israelite descent. … Continue readingCondemnation Versus Blessing: Devotional 2.73