Isaiah 1:1-6 DBY

1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amos, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
2 Hear, [ye] heavens, and give ear, [thou] earth! for Jehovah hath spoken: I have nourished and brought up children; and they have rebelled a against me.

References for Isaiah 1:2

    • a 1:2 - Often 'transgressed,' as ch. 66.24: but has the force of 'rebellion.' It is transgression against authority to which one is rightfully subject. See 1Kings 12.19.
      3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; Israel doth not know, my people hath no intelligence.
      4 Ah sinful nation, b a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that corrupt themselves! They have forsaken Jehovah; they have despised the Holy One of Israel; they are turned away c backward.

      References for Isaiah 1:4

        • b 1:4 - Goi: the nations in contrast with God's people, used of Israel when disowned, as Ps. 43.1.
        • c 1:4 - Lit. 'are estranged.'
          5 Why should ye be smitten any more? ye will revolt more and more: d the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

          References for Isaiah 1:5

            • d 1:5 - Lit. 'add (or 'increase' revolt:' see ch. 31.6.
              6 From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in him; wounds, and weals, and open sores: they have not been dressed, nor bound up, nor mollified with oil.