Isaiah 5:19 STU XRF TSK ... Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (19) That say, Let him make speed.--We have here, as in Isaiah 28:10, and Jeremiah 17:15, the very words of the wealthy scoffers of Judah. Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) Scofield: Definitions: Interlinear: Library: Topical Studies: X-References: Commentaries: No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Isaiah 5:19. Biblical Commentary Isaiah 11:1-10 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: JUDGMENT ON ISRAEL AND ASSYRIA Isaiah prophesied the Assyrian invasion (8:1-15) and judgment on Israel (9:8 – 10:4). He believed that his evil course was building him up in fame and fortune; but financiering is the devil's forge, and his every act was a blow upon the anvil, shaping the dagger that should one day strike home to his heart and make him a suicide. Jeremiah 33:18 Neither shall the priests the Levites want a man before me to offer burnt offerings, and to kindle meat offerings, and to do sacrifice continually. Wait till you see their end. True, we next derive confirmation from works, but we must not begin at them; for this is the distinction between the elect and the reprobate, that the elect simply rely on the word, but do not disregard works, while ungodly men scorn and disdain the word, though God speak a hundred times; and yet they continually and eagerly call upon him for works. 17 Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat. That say, Let him make speed.] The counsel of the Holy One … - His threatened purpose to punish. John 6:30 this is an instance of their drawing iniquity and sin in the manner before complained of: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it! Let him make speed — In a tone of defiance they say, Let him come on. We find them in the speech of Zedekiah (1 Kings 22:24), in that of the mockers of 2 Peter 3:4. Study This. Now, every action of our lives is embryonic, and, according as it is right or wrong, it will surely bring forth sweet flowers of joy, or the poison fruits of sorrow. Toggle navigation. counsel — God‘s threatened purpose to punish. not that they believed him to be the Holy One of Israel, but because the prophet had made mention of this title, Isaiah 1:4 as he often does in this prophecy afterwards, and applies it to the Redeemer; therefore they use it: so the Jews put an "if" upon Christ being the King of Israel, Matthew 27:42 wherefore, in a daring, jeering, and ironic manner, urge that what is said to be in the purposes and decrees of God, or what was agreed upon between him and the Messiah, who said he was the son of God, in the council and covenant of grace and peace, as pretended, might speedily come to pass; all which expresses their blasphemy, impiety, and unbelief; and shows that they did not believe, but derided any counsel or decree of God, respecting spiritual and eternal salvation by the Messiah, especially by Jesus of Nazareth: or the conversion of the Gentiles, or the spread of the Gospel, and the enlargement of the kingdom and interest of Christ in the world, are meant, Kimchi, on the text, owns that these words belong to the Jews in the present day, and makes this confession, "it appears that our prophets said the truth for now we believe not.'. We doubt their truth. This was the plain language of their actions; they lived as if they were of this opinion. Isaiah 30:11.). Isaiah 5:24 - Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble And dry grass collapses into the flame, So their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; For they have rejected the law of the Lord of hosts And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel. That we may see it. We want to see what you have planned." Isaiah 25 celebrates divine faithfulness in soaring, lofty words, words too lofty for everyday reality. Language of defiance to God. Isa . The Targum interprets it, "his miracle"; the Jews were always for signs and miracles; they sought them of Jesus of Nazareth; they urged the doing of them; they were very solicitous and importunate, and in haste to have them done, that they might see and believe, as they pretended; and expressed themselves in almost the same words as here; "what sign shewest thou then, that we may see and believe thee? Isaiah 5:19 (TMBA) who say, "Let Him make speed and hasten His work, that we may see it; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it." Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural, Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular, To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly, Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular, An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property, Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural, Sacred, God, an angel, a saint, a sanctuary, Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc, Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperfect Cohortative - third person feminine singular, Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common plural, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT Prophets: Isaiah 5:19 Who say Let him make speed let (Isa Isi Is). $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. It is difficult to conceive more dreadful and high-handed iniquity than this. This chapter begins with representing, in a beautiful parable, the tender care of God for his people, and their unworthy returns for his goodness, 1-7.The parable or allegory is then dropped; and the prophet, in plain terms, reproves and threatens them for their wickedness; particularly for their covetousness, 8-10; intemperance, 11; and inattention to the warnings of Providence, 12. Now will I sing to my well-beloved a song of my beloved "Let me sing now a song," etc. If it seems to you that the passage from Isaiah has cropped up recently, you are correct. Every year how many such men are overtaken with sudden destruction, and swept for ever out of sight and remembrance! I. Third Woe — against obstinate perseverance in sin, as if they wished to provoke divine judgments.. iniquity — guilt, incurring punishment [Maurer].. cords, etc. Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 5:19. “Let these prophets and ministers cry, and bawl, and hold out terrors and threatenings; we will wait without any concern for what they tell us, and in the meantime we will enjoy our mirth.” In this way the Prophet relates the speeches of the ungodly, by which they expressed ridicule and contempt of the word. Isaiah 5:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 5:19, NIV: "to those who say, 'Let God hurry; let him hasten his work so we may see it.The plan of the Holy One of Israel-- let it approach, let it come into view, so we may know it.'" Commentary on Isaiah 10:5-19 (Read Isaiah 10:5-19) See what a change sin made. They are taken away in compassion, that they may not see the evil, nor share in it, nor be tempted by it. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Commentary for Isaiah 5:19. It. As the two verbs denoting haste are used both transitively and intransitively (vid., Judges 20:37, to hasten or make haste), we might render the passage “let His work make haste,” as Hitzig, Ewald, Umbreit, and Drechsler do; but we prefer the rendering adopted by Gesenius, Caspari, and Knobel, on the basis of Isaiah 60:22, and take the verb as transitive, and Jehovah as the subject. This was the plain language of their actions; they lived as if they were of this opinion. 13. are gone--The prophet sees the future as if it were before his eyes. God designs to correct his people for their hypocrisy, and bring them nearer to him; but is that Sennacherib's design? 16 But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness. Blaspheming God, and rushing on the bosses of his buckler, defying him to smite them. When they see among them their children, the work of my hands, they will keep my name holy; they will acknowledge the holiness of the Holy One of Jacob, and will stand in awe of the God of Israel. Isaiah 5:19. 19. 16 But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness. 19 They even mock the Holy One of Israel and say, "Hurry up and do something! Now, every action of our lives is embryonic, and, according as it is right or wrong, it will surely bring forth sweet flowers of joy, or the poison fruits of sorrow. : Let him: Isa 66:5 Jer 5:12,13 17:15 Eze 12:22,27 Am 5:18,19 2Pe 3:3,4)(let the: Isa 30:11 Jer 23:18,36; Isaiah 5 Resources - Multiple Sermons and Commentaries He intended to say that the utmost contempt is manifested when men, to whom the judgment of God has been declared, say that it would give them joy to see it, and treat it with ridicule as a silly alarm; which is denoted by these words full of contempt and of wicked confidence: Let him come, let him make speed. Should they consult the … I.A.1.A. The forms yâchishâh and taboâh are, with Psalms 20:4 and Job 11:17, probably the only examples of the expression of a wish in the third person, strengthened by the âh , which indicates a summons or appeal; for Ezekiel 23:20, which Gesenius cites (§48, 3), and Job 22:21, to which Knobel refers, have no connection with this, as in both passages the âh is the feminine termination, and not hortative (vid., Comm. Quick, show us what you can do. That we may see it — We are ready for him. The careless world disregards this. Yet they inspire hope. That say, Let Him make speed and hasten His work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it. Study the bible online using commentary on Isaiah 5 and more! Isaiah 5:19New King James Version (NKJV) 19 That say, “Let Him make speed andhasten His work, That we may see it; And let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, They were more wicked than the heathen Gentiles in this respect, that they despised the doctrine by which he had adopted them to be his peculiar people. The Holy One — They scornfully repeated the title usually given by the prophets to God. Let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come. Then he said: "It will come to pass in that day that the remnant This is the language of all sinners. In effect they say: “‘The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth.’ Ezekiel 12:22. "This expression, ηλυθε βουλη, is, I believe, something uncommon; but it is exactly paralleled and explained by a passage in Isaiah, Isaiah 5:19. O Assyrian, &c. — We have here the fourth section of the fifth sermon, which reaches to the end of this chapter, and which is two-fold; containing, 1st, A proposition in this verse; and, 2d, The unfolding of it in the following verses. That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it! The fourth woe: "Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who give out darkness for light, and light for darkness; who give out bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter." “Who say, Let Him hasten, accelerate His work, that we may see; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may experience it.” Isaiah 5:19: to those who say, "Let God hurry; let him hasten his work so we may see it. Introduction. Adam Clarke Commentary. Let him — God, in whose name thou and other prophets are always threatening us. He believed that his evil course was building him up in fame and fortune; but financiering is the devil's forge, and his every act was a blow upon the anvil, shaping the dagger that should one day strike home to his heart and make him a suicide. Isaiah 5:19 Context. Many a man has gone on in sin, practising secret fraud and villanies, yet trusted and honoured, till at length, in some unsuspected hour, he is detected, and, denounced by the world, he falls from his high estate as if a cannon-ball had struck him—for there is no cannon that can strike more fatally than outraged public sentiment—and flies over the mountains, or across the sea, to escape the odium of his life. Jeremiah 17:15 Behold, they say unto me, Where is the word of the LORD? The king of Assyria, in his pride, thought to act by his own will. The pea contains the vine, and the flower, and the pod, in embryo, and, I am sure, when I plant it, that it will produce them and nothing else. In that day the LORD of hosts will be a crown of glory, and a diadem of beauty, to the remnant of his people, and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate. Read Isaiah 5 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Either the punishment of their sins, threatened by the prophets; which, because not speedily and immediately executed, therefore they did not believe it ever would; and in a daring and insolent manner call upon God to inflict it: that we may see it, or feel it; for, as for words or threatenings, they regarded them not; thus deriding God and his judgments, and disbelieving both, like the mockers in the last days, described in 2 Peter 3:3 and, in contempt of him, do not so much as mention his name; though the Syriac version expresses the word "Lord", and the Arabic version "God": or rather the great work of redemption and salvation by the Messiah; for, as they did not believe Jesus to be the Messiah, so they ridiculed and despised salvation by him, mocking him as a Saviour, and calling upon him, in a sarcastic way, to hasten and do his work he pretended to come about; see Matthew 27:42 for to the Jews in Christ's time this prophecy belongs. on StudyLight.org Only then can we believe you, his prophet.”. Hymns of thanksgiving stand on either side of a prophetic description of a universal banquet hosted by God “on this mountain,” that is, on Mount Zion, where the temple stood. Let him rather show that what he has decreed is accomplished.” It is a great aggravation of their crime, that they wickedly dared to set aside the doctrine which was well known to them. Learn more Start my trial Back . Let him make speed - Let him come quick to punish. Not that any of the Israelites were so impudent as to use these expressions; but this was the plain language of their actions; they lived as if they were of this opinion; their presumption and security showed their desperate contempt of God, and of all his judgments. Few lament it as a public loss, and very few notice it as a public warning. The chapter begins with a communal … Continue reading "Commentary on Isaiah 25:1-9" Isaiah 5:2 - He dug it all around, removed its stones, And planted it with the choicest vine. Isaiah 5:19 Context. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Not only do they say, Let his work come, but, Let him hasten, Let him make speed; for when he delays, they conclude that everything which God does not execute as soon as he has spoken it is idle talk. They deny all knowledge which is matter of faith, and cannot be demonstrated to the senses, (19) That say, Let him make speed.—We have here, as in Isaiah 28:10, and Jeremiah 17:15, the very words of the wealthy scoffers of Judah. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Isaiah 5:19. Learn more. — In a tone of defiance they say, Let him come on. The Jews were often guilty of the like insolence, Jeremias xvii. Isaiah 5:18 : Isaiah 5:20 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. The chances are good that most preachers focused on the Gospel reading that day. Let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come - God's threatened purpose to punish. Isaiah 4 Isaiah 6 ", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, και ελθοι ἡ βουλ η του ἁγιου Ισραηλ, ἱνα γνωμεν, and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know, Ascending from the physical nature of man to the mind and character, we find the same laws prevail. There are such and such men who have pursued for years the most corrupt courses in their business, and yet they prosper, and are getting rich every day." The fact that the free-thinkers called God “the Holy One of Israel,” whereas they scoffed at His intended final and practical attestation of Himself as the Holy One, may be explained from Isaiah 30:11 : they took this name of God from the lips of the prophet himself, so that their scorn affected both God and His prophet at the same time. Thus Peter represents the ungodly as saying, “Since the world was created, the course of nature has been uniform; and, therefore, after so many ages, it is idle to Hasten his work, that we may see it; he only thinks to affright us with bugbears; but he either cannot or will not do us any harm: we do not fear him, let him do his worst; let him begin as soon as he pleaseth. — His work of direful providence and threatened judgment. The plan of the Holy One of Israel- let it approach, let it come into view, so we may know it." Jeremiah 5:12,13 They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine: …. The plan of the Holy One of Israel- let it approach, let it come into view, so we may know it." The Holy One of Israel; who by his holiness is engaged to punish us. Such is the constitution of this world, and the Bible assures us that the next world only carries it forward. That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may know it! “Who say, Let Him hasten, accelerate His work, that we may see; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may experience it.” They doubted whether the day of Jehovah would ever come (Ezekiel 12:22; Jeremiah 5:12-13), and went so far in their unbelief as to call out for what they could not and would not believe, and desired it to come that they might see it with their own eyes and experience it for themselves (Jeremiah 17:15; it is different in Amos 5:18 and Mal 2:17-3:1, where this desire does not arise from scorn and defiance, but from impatience and weakness of faith). And that they may not plead ignorance, the apostle addeth, [Isaiah 5:5] that they were "willingly ignorant"; they choked their natural light, and contradicted the testimony of their own consciences. They scornfully repeated the title usually given by the prophets unto God. 19.Who say, Let him make speed. Here and hereafter, "whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."—. let it come now. Let the counsel of the Holy One - Tryphiodorus has an expression something like this: -. So Lamech's boast of impunity (Genesis 4:23-24 : cf. Work, therefore, is taken specially for judgment; because by means of it we see that God is by no means unemployed, but performs his office. Let him show his hand in these threatened woes. Try it for 30 days FREE. 19. expect a day of judgment.” (2 Peter 3:4.). Here and hereafter, "whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."—Beecher. To work is added counsel, as if they had said, “Why does God deliberate so long, or say what he intends to do? Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed. — We are ready for him. They pretend that he will not punish sin; and hence, they plunge deeply into it, and defy him to punish them. Isaiah 8:19 - When they say to you, 'Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter,' should not a people consult their God? Isaiah 5:19 Context. When he does what he threatens, we will believe him. And let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel.] And when the judgment of God is declared, they say, “Where is it?” They cannot endure the mention of it, unless it be immediately made known by action. That say, Let him make speed, (and) hasten his work - vengeance (Isaiah 5:12). The Septuagint has expressed it in the very same words with Tryphiodorus: και ελθοι ἡ βουλ η του ἁγιου Ισραηλ, ἱνα γνωμεν ." Magna eorum hodieque seges est; such dust heaps are found in every corner. Isaiah 5:19. Isaiah 5:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 5:19, NIV: "to those who say, 'Let God hurry; let him hasten his work so we may see it.The plan of the Holy One of Israel-- let it approach, let it come into view, so we may know it.'" 15. the Holy One of Israel. — cart-rope - Rabbins say, “An evil inclination is at first like a fine hair-string, but the finishing like a cart-rope. And He built a tower in the middle of it And also hewed out a wine vat in it; Then He expected it to produce good grapes, But it produced only worthless ones. Jeremiah 17:15; 2 Peter 3:3-4). That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it! Work, is here put, by way of eminence, ( κατ ἐξοχὴν,) for judgment; for God appears to be doing nothing when he does not punish the crimes of the ungodly; but when he rises up to execute judgment, and inflicts punishment, his work is then seen, and becomes visible (as is commonly said) by action; because from the very fact we learn that the world is governed by his authority and power. Isaiah 5:19 shows very clearly that the prophet referred to the free-thinkers of his time, the persons who are called fools ( nabal ) and scorners ( lētz ) in the Psalms and Proverbs. Study Isaiah using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Isaiah 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us. Now, if the Holy Spirit, by means of this mark, holds up ungodly men to detestation, we ought to testify our faith and piety by the opposite sign, that is, by relying on the word of God, though the effect does not immediately appear; for it is the peculiar excellence of faith to hold us dependent on the mouth of God. That we may know it. Isaiah 5:19 shows very clearly that the prophet referred to the free-thinkers of his time, the persons who are called fools (nabal) and scorners (lētz) in the Psalms and Proverbs. That jeer when they should fear, jest at God’s judgments, and mock at his menaces, as if they were only bugbear terms, devised on purpose to frighten silly people, but that themselves had more wit than to regard them. 1 of 1. what dost thou work?" Isaiah 5: 19 Who say, "Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; and let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come to pass, that we may know it! The ungodly think that God does nothing, and cares not about the affairs of men; as Epicurus thought that God’s highest happiness consisted in his being free from all occupation. Counsel — The prophet’s predictions; evident from the words Holy One of Israel, which not they, but only the prophet, would use. In the meantime, they purposely, as it were, provoke God to exert his power immediately, if he has any. ... ( Isaiah 5:19, Isaiah 10:12). The Holy One - They scornfully … Isaiah 10:5. Such taunts are not peculiar to any age or country. Verba ludificantium Deum et prophetas, (a) These scoffers are here brought in deriding the very name whereby the holy prophets for more reverence sake commonly called the Lord, viz., "the Holy One of Israel." Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation, I send it against a godless nation And commission it against the people of My fury To capture booty and to seize plunder, And to trample them down like mud in the streets. Isaiah 5:19: to those who say, "Let God hurry; let him hasten his work so we may see it. 17 Then shall the lambes feed after their maner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eate. 17 Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat. Commentary on Isaiah 57:1,2 (Read Isaiah 57:1,2) The righteous are delivered from the sting of death, not from the stroke of it. on Job, at Job 11:17, note, and at Job 22:21). Isaiah 5:19 That say, Let him make speed, [and] hasten his work, that we may see [it]: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know [it]! Language of defiance to God. Besides this day, Isaiah 65:17-25 was an alternate lection for Easter Sunday last March. General Introduction To The Book. He also prophesied the demise of Assyria (10:5-19). There are such and such men who have pursued for years the most corrupt courses in their business, and yet they prosper, and are getting rich every day." 17 Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat. Wait till you see their end. People sometimes say, "Dishonesty is as good as honesty, for aught I see. We doubt their truth. The Assyrian Era (With Other Prophecies), Isaiah 1-39 I.A. Isaiah 5:19 NIV • Isaiah 5:19 NLT • Isaiah 5:19 ESV • Isaiah 5:19 NASB • Isaiah 5:19 KJV • Isaiah 5:19 Interlinear • Isaiah 5:19 Commentaries • Isaiah 5:19 Parallel Texts • Isaiah 5:19 Bible Apps • Isaiah 5:19 Parallel • Bible Hub In effect they say: “‘The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth.’, . (Comp. Read Isaiah commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Isaiah 4 Isaiah 6 ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. We would like to see him undertake it. work — vengeance (Isaiah 5:12). When he does what he threatens, we will believe him. Isaiah began some time after, and not long; but his prophecy is placed first, because it is the largest of them all, and has most in it of him to whom all the prophets bore witness; and indeed so much of Christ that he is justly styled the Evangelical Prophet, and, by some of the ancients, a fifth Evangelist. See notes on Isaiah 1:4 and Psalms 71:22. They plunge deep into sin; they mock at the threatenings of God; they defy him to do his utmost; they do not believe his declarations. 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