Isaiah Idioms - Why Does Isaiah Use Such Strange Expressions?

Why Does Isaiah Use Such Strange Expressions?

Most languages on earth use unique idioms and cultural expressions in both spoken and written speech. English is no exception; King James, who ordered an English translation of the Bible, expected that "the translation use old familiar...
Search Isaiah discusses why Isaiah isn't plain and simple.

Why Isn’t Isaiah Plain and Simple?

Above is pictured the first part of an essay the translators prefixed to the King James Version of their 1611 Bible. In this they defended their work against "criticisms they expected to be brought...
Why Would Jesus Call Isaiah’s Words Great?

7 Reasons Why Christ Called Isaiah’s Words Great

The LDS Bible Dictionary describes a major theme of the Book of Isaiah: "God requires righteousness of His people, and until they obey Him they will be smitten and scattered by their enemies. But in...
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What Secrets Do the Dead Sea Scrolls Reveal?

Qumran.is a streambed (wadi) in the Judaean Desert of the West Bank near the northwest shore of the Dead Sea.It was in eleven caves this area that many scrolls were located, including the Great Isaiah Scroll (shown above with...
Where are the Lost Verses of Isaiah?

Where are the Lost Verses of Isaiah?

In his book “Great Are the Words of Isaiah,” (p. 191), Monte Nyman listed a significant addition to Isaiah found on the Plates of Brass: “As Nephi commented on Isaiah 49 in 1 Nephi 22, he quoted or paraphrased three verses...
Hebrew Bible displaying the parallelism in the book of Isaiah

Why Are Parallelisms Sometimes Difficult to Recognize?

In his book, Isaiah: Prophet Seer and Poet, Victor Ludlow answers this question. However, if you don't understand parallelism as a Semitic writing form, you may want to read one of these posts first: Isaiah’s...
Are there archaeological finds that disprove the Bible - the Dead Sea scrolls?

Do Archaeological Finds Disprove the Bible?

We have found evidences that seemingly contradict Biblical truth but, as you move along in the study of that archaeological pit, they find out, “Oh, wait, wait. It is true.” In other words, they’ll...
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What Can I Use To Study Isaiah?

Ann Madsen and Shon Hopkin answer this question in their Opening Isaiah—a Harmony: Reading List for Studying Isaiah There are thousands of books and articles exploring the writings of Isaiah. This list is simply intended to...

What is Chiasmus Anyway?

Chiasmus it a literary style in which words or concepts are repeated to the reader or hearer, then presented again in reverse order, in order to make a larger point. "The chiasm of scriptural...
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Was Isaiah Married? Did he have a family?

Isaiah was married and had at least two sons (see Isaiah 7:3; 8:1–3). In Isaiah 8:3 he refers to his wife as "the prophetess." The expression “prophetess” is used here only to designate the prophet’s wife, not...