|Overview - Isaiah 50|
|1||Christ shews that the dereliction of the Jews is not to be imputed to him, by his ability to save;|
|5||by his obedience in that work;|
|7||and by his confidence in that assistance.|
|10||An exhortation to trust in God, and not in ourselves.|
Isaiah 50:1 (King James Version)
Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.
- the bill
- Deuteronomy 24:1-4 ; Jeremiah 3:1 Jeremiah 3:8 ; Hosea 2:2-4 ; Mark 10:4-12
- or which
- Exodus 21:7 ; Leviticus 25:39 ; Deuteronomy 32:30 ; 2 Kings 4:1 ; Nehemiah 5:5 ; Esther 7:4 ; Psalms 44:12
- Matthew 18:25
- Husbands often sent bills of divorcement to their wives on slight occasions; and fathers, oppressed with debt, sold their children till the year of release. But this, saith God, cannot be my case: I am not governed by any such motives, nor am I urged by any such necessity. Your captivity and afflictions are the fruits of your own folly and wickedness.
- for your iniquities
- 52:3 Isaiah 59:1 Isaiah 59:2 1 Kings 21:25 ; 2 Kings 17:17 ; Jeremiah 3:8 ; 4:18