|Overview - Isaiah 28|
|1||The prophet threatens Ephraim for their pride and drunkenness.|
|5||The residue shall be advanced in the kingdom of Christ.|
|7||He rebukes their error;|
|9||their untowardness to learn;|
|14||and their security.|
|16||Christ the sure foundation is promised.|
|17||Their security shall be tried.|
|23||They are incited to the consideration of God's discreet providence.|
Isaiah 28:1 (King James Version)
Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!
- M. 3279. B.C. 725. the crown.
- This chapter begins a new subject, chiefly relating to the devastations of Israel and Judah by the Assyrian kings. The ancient Samaria being beautifully situated on the top of a round hill, and surrounded immediately with a rich valley, and then a circle of other hills around it, suggested the idea of a chaplet, or wreath of flowers.
- 3 ; Hosea 5:5 ; 6:10
- 7 ; Isaiah 5:11 Isaiah 5:22 Proverbs 23:29 ; Hosea 4:11 ; 7:5 Amos 2:8 Amos 2:12 ; 6:6
- 4 ; Isaiah 7:8 Isaiah 7:9 8:4 2 Kings 14:25-27 ; 15:29 18:10-12 2 Chronicles 28:6 ; 2 Chronicles 30:6 2 Chronicles 30:7
- Amos 6:1
- Hebrew broken.