3 And they were calling to one another: 1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Compare Acts 9:3-11, which records the Apostle Paul"s conversion and call. A son has been given to us! Isaiah 9:6-7 King James Version (KJV). Ver. Footnotes. With it he touched my mouth and said, “See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for.” Read verse in New International Version Isaiah 6:7 Context. Hebrew. And he laid it upon my mouth,.... Because he had complained of the impurity of his lips, and that his mouth might take in by faith this comfortable doctrine of pardon, and it might be filled with praise and thankfulness; it denotes the ministration of the Gospel, as a means of the application of pardoning grace: and said, lo, this hath touched thy lips; this coal, as a symbol of the word; the particle "lo", or "behold", is prefixed to this declaration, as requiring attention to a matter of importance, and as expressing something wonderful, and declaring something sure and certain; all which the pardon of sin is, and which is spoken of without a figure in the next words: and thine iniquity is taken away: which was abominable in his sight; a burden to him, and the cause of his distress; even all his iniquity, and particularly the iniquity of his lips he had been mourning over, and confessing; this was taken away, as by the sacrifice of Christ, from the sight of God, so from his own conscience, by the application of pardon: and thy sin purged; or "atoned for", or "covered"F17תכפר "expiatur", Junius & Tremellius, Cocceius; "expiabitur", Montanus, Piscator; כפר "proprie tegere". And he laid it upon my mouth.] 2 Above him stood the seraphim. 3.) 7 Give the Lord no rest until he completes his work, until he makes Jerusalem the pride of the earth. Isaiah 55:6-7 King James Version (KJV). Isaiah 6:1 Although the word for “Lord” here is Adonai (“Sovereign or Master”), we see from vv. The NLT One Year Pray for America Bible, softcover, NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, black/onyx, NLT One Year Bible Slimline Edition, TuTone Leatherlike Gray/Pink, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling. See note on Exodus 29:33. He is a worthy defender who shelters me from conflict. Version Information. He came in heavenly deity. [1 Corinthians 15:10] So the good and faithful servant, Not I, but "Thy talent hath gained ten talents." Send me!” Read verse in … 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. Laid it â So as only to touch my lips, and not to burn them; which God could easily effect. John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. And such is the use of sacraments, to strengthen us in proportion to our ignorance; for we are not angels, that can behold the mysteries of God without any assistance, and therefore he raises us to himself by gradual advances. Isaiah 9:6-7 I. 5:14-16). 2 Above him stood the seraphim. that I saw the Lord. kaphar = to cover, and thus, here, atone. And he laid [it] upon my mouth Because he had complained of the impurity of his lips, and that his mouth might take in by faith this comfortable doctrine of pardon, and it might be filled with praise and thankfulness; it denotes the ministration of the Gospel, as a means of the application of pardoning grace: and said, lo, this hath touched thy lips; And here the cautiousness of the angel is to be noted. 7.Touched thy lips — Yet, though “mouth” alone was touched by the coal, the purifying power burned through the whole nature. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. To understand this, it should be remembered that “fire,” among the orientals, has been always regarded as an emblem of “purifying.” Thus the Sabeans, the followers or Zoroaster in Persia, worshipped “fire,” as the emblem of a pure divinity; see Malachi 3:2-3; compare Matthew 3:2. Every minister of the gospel, though conscious of personal unworthiness and unfitness, should yet go freely and cheerfully to his work, if he has evidence that he is called and commissioned by God. 2 Above him stood the seraphim. 6 In the year that s King Uzziah died I t saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train 1 of his robe filled the temple. Isaiah 7:1 Now in the days that Ahaz son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, was king of Judah, Rezin king of Aram marched up to wage war against Jerusalem. 6. Besides, we learn from this passage that the sacraments are never separated from the word. Isaiah 6 New King James Version (NKJV) Isaiah Called to Be a Prophet. heb. And thine iniquity is taken away - implying conscious unworthiness of acting as God's messenger. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. By the hand of the minister he presents to us his body, that it may be actually enjoyed by the godly, who rise by faith to fellowship with him. Isaiah 9:6-7 The Coming King For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. (v.6) 1.) So Paul, "Yet not I, but the grace of God in me." He was accompanied by Pekah son of Remaliah the king of Israel, but he could not overpower the city. He is a watchful father who showers me with compassion. Isaiah desired purity, and his prayer also was answered. Isaiah 6:7 7 And he b touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.” Read more Share Copy There is no reason to believe that the coal possessed any virtue, as superstitious persons imagine that in the magical arts there is some hidden power. 6 In the year that King Uzziah g died, h I saw the Lord, i high and exalted, j seated on a throne; k and the train of his robe l filled the temple. Isaiah 6:7-13 With it he touched my mouth and said, “See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for.” Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? II. The “lips” were touched because they were the organ through which the purified nature would express itself. Impediment in speech. He is marvelous in how He came. 1–2 to the church, we see Jesus as the Light that shines upon us (John 8:12; 2 Cor. for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts. Each had u six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. The Passion Translation® New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs is translated from Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic texts by Dr. Brian Simmons.. Dr. Brian Simmons is known as a passionate lover of God. 3.) And said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips. 6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 6:7. caused it to touch - jer 1:9 da 10:16; iniquity: isa 43:25 53:5,10 mt 9:2 heb 9:13,14 1jn 1:7 2:1,2; the gospel in isaiah … Isaiah 6:7. God"s purging agent touched Isaiah"s mouth, and the angelic messenger assured the prophet that he had been completely cleansed of his uncleanness. Hence we may infer, that in the sacraments the reality is given to us along with the sign; for when the Lord holds out a sacrament, he does not feed our eyes with an empty and unmeaning figure, but joins the truth with it, so as to testify that by means of them he acts upon us efficaciously. This was, no doubt, done in vision; but by the aid of the outward sign God assisted the Prophetâs understanding. The Jews expected pardon in no other mode than by sacrifice; and the offering on their altar pointed to the great sacrifice which was to be made on the cross for the sins of human beings. He laid it upon my mouth slightly, so as only to touch my lips, and not to burn them; which God could easily effect. Isaiah’s Vision of the Lord. Take no rest, all you who pray to the Lord. It was a slight, momentary touch, sufficient merely to be a “sign or token” that he was cleansed. The “lips” were touched because they were the organ through which the purified nature would express itself. And this ought to be the more carefully observed, because there are few persons in the present day who understand the true use of sacraments, and because many godly and learned men are engaged in frequent disputes respecting them. 6 In the year that s King Uzziah died I t saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train 1 of his robe filled the temple. Isaiah 6:6-7 Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from the altar. 7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, … 6 O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen on your walls; they will pray day and night, continually. 3 And one called to another and said: u “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; This is expressly stated by the angel himself, who claims nothing as his own, but bringing forward the sacred pledge which he had received from God, laid it as a sacrament on the lips of the Prophet; not that he could not be cleansed without the coal, but because the visible sign was useful for the confirmation and proof of the fact. 6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. A child has been born for us! He is a wise counselor who solves my confusion. He shows that the confirmation which was obtained by the sign was not without effect, but that the blessing signified by it was at the same time bestowed, so that Isaiah knew that he had not been deceived. 11:2; Eph. And he laid [it] upon my mouth Because he had complained of the impurity of his lips, and that his mouth might take in by faith this comfortable doctrine of pardon, and it might be filled with praise and thankfulness; it denotes the ministration of the Gospel, as a means of the application of pardoning grace: and said, lo, this hath touched thy lips; All of us are the work of your hand." "That prophet, like Moses (Exodus 4:10), had felt only or chiefly the want of power ("Alas!I cannot speak), and power was given him. Pardon and purity are the conditions alike of the prophetâs work and of the completeness of his own spiritual life. iniquity — conscious unworthiness of acting as God‘s messenger. Isaiah 6:6-7. He puts the tongs into the hand of a seraph, that by means of it he may take a coal from the altar and apply it to the Prophetâs mouth. Not to burn him, for all this was visional, but to expiate and purify his lips by the "spirit of judgment and of burning"; [Isaiah 4:4] to fire him up to a holy contention in godliness, and to fit him yet further for his office, as the apostles were for theirs by cloven tongues of fire [Acts 2:3-4]. First of all, we ought to believe that the truth must never be separated from the signs, though it ought to be distinguished from them. they will pray day and night, continually. And he laid it upon my mouth - Margin, ‹And he caused it to touch my mouth.‘ This is the more correct rendering. He bestows it, therefore, on the godly, who raise their thoughts to him by faith; for he cannot deceive. This son would be born in a time of darkness, but he will bring the light of a new day to the hearts of men. And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. 2.) We are the clay, and you are our potter. Isaiah 62:5 Isaiah uses a homonym that can mean “builders or sons.” Isaiah 62:6 Or “rememberers”; that is, those who intercede continually to remind God of his promises. Isaiah 9:6-7 TPT. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Each had u six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips.] 5:27.Applying vv. The amount of the whole is, that there is nothing to prevent Isaiah, who has been perfectly cleansed, and is free from all pollution, from appearing as Godâs representative. So 'tongues of fire' rested on the disciples (Acts 2:3-4) when they were being set apart to speak in various languages of Jesus. Isaiah 9:4 The words chains, yoke, and rod all represent oppression and bondage. The great doctrine is presented that it is only by sacrifice that sin can be pardoned; and the Messiah, the sacrifice himself, is exhibited as issuing the commission to Isaiah to go and declare his message to people. This confession was followed by the forgiveness of his sins, of which he received an attestation through a heavenly sacrament, and which was conveyed to him through the medium of a seraphic absolution. Isaiah 6:7. We might call this Isaiah"s conversion experience. Isaiah’s Vision of the Lord. Forerius. The marvelous counselor! And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged. We perceive and feel a sign, such as the bread which is put into our hands by the minister in the Lordâs Supper; and because we ought to seek Christ in heaven, our thoughts ought to be carried thither. He saith not, I have touched, but, lo, this coal hath touched thy lips. December 26, 2017 admin. (7) And he laid it upon my mouth.âSo Jehovah âtouched the mouthâ of Isaiahâs great successor (Jeremiah 1:9); but not in that case with a âcoal from the altar.â That prophet, like Moses (Exodus 4:10), had felt only or chiefly the want of power (âAlas! All defects were attributed to some sin, (John ix. Isaiah’s Cleansing and Call. 3 and 5 that it was “the Lord God, Commander of hosts.” Long before Jesus was born, Isaiah saw his glory (John 12:41). 4 And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke. Isaiah’s Commission. Isaiah 60:1 Or “break forth with the light of (a new) day.” See Eph. n There will be no end, John Trapp Complete Commentary. How accurately did Isaiah prophesy about you phonies when he said: ‘These people honor me with their words while their hearts run far away from me! Lo â This is a sign that I have pardoned and purged the uncleanness of thy lips. 7.And applying it to my mouth. 2.) Worksheets for Worship (Single Story Pack) - Isaiah 64:8"But now, Lord, you are our father. This sunrise pictures God’s restored favor and blessing coming upon the people. purged = covered. Take no rest, all you who pray to the Lord.7 Give the Lord no rest until he completes his work, until he makes Jerusalem the pride of the earth. Isaiah 64:8 (CEB)Includes 3 worksheets based on Isaiah 64:8.Preschool, Kindergarten-2nd Grade, 3rd-5th GradeThese scripture-based purged — literally, “covered,” that is, expiated, not by any physical effect of fire to cleanse from sin, but in relation to the altar sacrifices, of which Messiah, who here commissions Isaiah, was in His death to be the antitype: it is implied hereby that it is only by sacrifice sin can be pardoned. as Job's friends maintained. Faith alone opens for us the gate of the kingdom of God; and therefore, whoever wishes to eat the flesh of Christ must be carried by faith to heaven beyond human conception. To the sign words are used to make a perfect sacrament. ", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Isaiah 9:6 The “child” speaks of Christ’s humanity, and the “son” points to his eternal deity. 7. Isaiah 6:6–7 6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a live coal which he had taken with the tongs from g the altar. 3 And one cried to another and said: Then flew one of the seraphim unto me — By God’s command; having a live coal in his hand — Both a token and an instrument of purification, as the next verse explains it; which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar — Of burnt-offering, which stood in the court of the priests, where the prophet appeared to himself to be during the vision. note, Isaiah 6:5.) I cannot speak), and power was given him. There is here a beautiful “union” of the truths respecting sacrifice. Isaiah’s Commission. Each had u six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. The angel does not here act the part of a dumb man, but, after having given the sign, immediately adds the doctrine, in order to show what was intended by it; for it would have been no sacrament, if doctrine had not been added, from which Isaiah could learn for what purpose the coal was applied to his mouth. Sacraments take not away sin, but only testify that iniquity is purged by Christ alone, who hath merited justification and sanctification. Isaiah 6 - NIV: In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. isaiah 6:7 he touched my mouth with it and said, "behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven. New Living Translation (NLT). (7) And he laid it upon my mouth.--So Jehovah "touched the mouth" of Isaiah's great successor (Jeremiah 1:9); but not in that case with a "coal from the altar. Isaiah 7:5 For Aram, along with Ephraim and the son of Remaliah, has plotted your ruin, saying: Lo, this hath touched thy lips. Thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.âThe clauses express the two elements of the great change which men, according to their varying systems, have called Conversion, the New Birth, Regeneration; but which is at all times a necessary stage in the perfecting of the saints of God. And yet it does not follow that the unbelief of men takes anything away from the truth of the sacrament, since God always presents to us a spiritual matter, but wicked men treat it with scorn; just as the grace of God is offered by the gospel, but all do not receive it, though they actually hear it, and are compelled to yield assent to the truth. Thine iniquity is taken away.] You are commissioned to bear that message, and your own consciousness of guilt should not be a hinderance. The responsibility of total dominion rests on his shoulders And he will be known as: The Wonderful One! He is majestic in who He is. The mouth was touched because it was the part to be used by the prophet when inaugurated. Isaiah’s Vision of the Lord. ; which is done meritoriously, only by the blood and sacrifice of Christ; and in a way of application by the Spirit of God, through a promise, and by the ministry of the word; which latter is here meant. All rights reserved. Isaiah 6:7 And he laid [it] upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged. “Is purged.” Is purified, is removed - תכפר tekupâr from כפר kâphar “to cover, to overlay;” then to make an atonement for, to expiate, to cover sin, to pardon it, to affect or to procure forgiveness; and then to purify in general, to make whole; compare the note at Isaiah 43:3. The Targum is, "and he disposed "it" in my mouth; and said, lo, I have put the words of my prophecy in thy mouth, and thine iniquities are removed, and thy sins are expiated, or forgiven.'. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. He came in earthly humanity. Isaiah 6. 2 Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. After a dramatic conversion to Christ, Brian knew that God was calling him to go to the unreached people of the world and present the … 6 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. Thine iniquity is taken away - That is, whatever obstacle there existed to your communicating the message of God to this people, arising from your own consciousness of unworthiness, is taken away. He was sitting on a lofty throne, and the train of his robe filled the Temple. 7. This does not mean, that the fire from the altar had any physical effect to purify him from sin, but that it was “emblematic” of such a purifying; and probably, also, the fact that it was taken from the altar of sacrifice, was to him an indication that he was pardoned through the “atonement,” or expiation there made. ; Isaiah 60:1 Here Isaiah begins a new section in his masterpiece. 1 It was in the year King Uzziah died # 6:1 King Uzziah died in 740 b.c. 7 Of the increase of His government and peace. k Wonderful, Counselor, l Mighty God, Everlasting Father, m Prince of Peace. Isaiah 6:1 Isaiah mentions this throne seven times (6:1; 9:7; 14:13; 16:5; 22:23; 47:1; 66:1). 6 O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen on your walls; they will pray day and night, continually. The mighty … Sin. And His name will be called.