Isaiah 46:11

Overview - Isaiah 46
The idols of Babylon could not save themselves.
God saves his people to the end.
Idols are not comparable to God for power,
12 or present salvation.
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Isaiah 46:11  (King James Version)
Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.
 


Calling
13:2-4 21:7-9 Isaiah 41:2 Isaiah 41:25 45:1-6 Jeremiah 50:29 ; 51:20-29

a ravenous bird
Or, "an eagle," a very proper emblem for Cyrus, says Bp. Lowth, as in other respects, so particularly because the ensign of Cyrus was a golden eagle, [aetos chrusous,] the very word {ayit,} which the prophet uses here, expressed as near as may be in Greek letters.
Ezekiel 39:4

the man
44:28 45:13 Isaiah 48:14 Isaiah 48:15 Ezra 1:2 ; Psalms 76:10 ; Acts 4:28

that executeth my counsel
Hebrew of my counsel.
Psalms 119:24 ; *marg:

I have spoken
14:24-27 38:15 Numbers 23:19 ; Job 23:13 ; Jeremiah 50:45 ; Acts 5:39 ; Ephesians 1:11
Ephesians 3:11
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