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Isaiah 44

Chapter 44

44:2  Thus saith the LORD that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, which will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, my servant; and thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen.

Jesurun

i.e. upright. Symbolical name of Israel. Deuteronomy 32:15 ; Deuteronomy 33:5 Deuteronomy 33:26

44:6  Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.

redeemed

Heb. "goel," Redemp. (Kinsman type). (See Scofield "Isaiah 59:20") .

44:22  I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

redeemed

Heb. "goel," Redemp. (Kinsman type). (See Scofield "Isaiah 59:20") .

44:23  Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.

redeemed

Heb. goel, Redemp. (Kinsman type). (See Scofield "Isaiah 59:20")

44:28  That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.

Cyrus

Cf. 1 Kings 13:2 where Josiah was mentioned by name three hundred years before his birth.

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