Isaiah 2:4 DBY

4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall reprove many peoples; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Study tools for Isaiah 2:4

  • a 2:2 - See Heb. 1.2. A Hebrew expression implying the end of the period of law, when Messiah was to be introduced. It introduces the days of Messiah. It occurs Gen. 49.1; Num. 24.14; Deut. 4.30; 31.29; Jer. 23.20; 30.24; 48.47; 49.39; Ezek. 38.16; Dan. 2.28; 10.14; Hos. 3.5; Mic. 4.1.
  • b 2:3 - See Ps. 7.8.
  • c 2:6 - Lit. 'clasp hands.'
  • d 2:8 - Lit. 'nonentities,' 1Chron. 16.26.
  • e 2:9 - Adam; an ordinary man, one of the people.
  • f 2:9 - Ish: as chs. 5.15; 31.8. In these passages 'mean man' is Adam. Compare Ps. 49.2; 62.9.
  • g 2:11 - As Note n ver. 9.
  • h 2:16 - Or 'sights.'
  • i 2:19 - Lit. 'dust,' as ver. 10.
  • j 2:22 - The Adam, 'mankind,' as ch. 6.12, 'men.'