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Second Isaiah and the Gods of Babylon

He is a proponent of the incomparability of God and the nothingness of alternative deities. He is a fierce advocate, a committed dreamer who brooks no rivals for the dream of Adonai bringing water in the desert. 331 more words

Second Isaiah

Isaiah 40:18-25 Hebrew, English, and Commentary

Israel’s God is incomparable. Statues and political personalities are nothings beside him. Vss. 18-25 are bracketed by the nearly identical question: “to whom will you compare God/me?” At issue is the nature of deity and the hope or hopelessness of the people. 762 more words

Second Isaiah