Isaiah 49

Chapter 49

49:6  And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

Gentiles

(See Scofield "Isaiah 42:6")

49:7  Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

the redeemer

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

49:8  Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

Verse Heading: Israel to preserved and restored

The Lord Jesus and the believing remnant of Israel are here joined. What is said is true of both.

49:12  Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.

Sinim

The word is supposed to refer to a people of the far East, perhaps the Chinese.

49:26  And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

redeemer

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

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