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Isaiah 41:2 DBY

2 Who raised up from the east him whom righteousness calleth to its foot? He gave the nations before him, and caused him to have dominion over kings; he gave them as dust to his sword, as driven stubble to his bow.

Study tools for Isaiah 41:2

  • a 41:1 - Leummim: see Ps. 2.1.
  • b 41:4 - Or 'I, THE SAME,' it is really a name of God; see ch. 37.16; Deut. 32.39.
  • c 41:9 - Or 'from among its nobles.'
  • d 41:10 - Or 'bewildered:' it is strictly, 'to look on one another with amazement,' or as seeking help.
  • e 41:10 - Others, 'choose,' comparing it with ch. 44.14.
  • f 41:14 - Or 'handful,' 'few men,' as Deut. 33.6.
  • g 41:18 - See ch. 49.9.
  • h 41:19 - Shitta, in the plural Shittim.
  • i 41:19 - Lit. 'oil-tree.'
  • j 41:19 - Or perhaps 'plane tree;' or 'evergreen oak.'
  • k 41:22 - Lit. 'set the heart on.'
  • l 41:23 - Or 'examine:' see Note d, ver. 10.
  • m 41:24 - Poal; as ch. 5.12.
  • n 41:25 - Or 'rulers:' see Note, Ezra 9.2.