Isaiah 49:2

Overview - Isaiah 49
Christ being sent to the Jews, complains of them.
He is sent to the Gentiles with gracious promises.
13 God's love is perpetual to his church.
18 The ample restoration of the church.
24 The powerful deliverance out of captivity.
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Isaiah 49:2  (King James Version)
And he hath made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand hath he hid me, and made me a polished shaft; in his quiver hath he hid me;

he hath made
11:4 Psalms 45:2-5 ; Hosea 6:5 ; Hebrews 4:12 ; Revelation 1:16 ; 2:12 19:15

in the
42:1 51:16 Psalms 91:1 ; Luke 23:46

made me
The polished shaft, says Bp. Lowth, denotes the same efficacious word which is before represented by the sharp sword. The doctrine of the gospel pierced the hearts of its hearers, "bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ."
50:4 61:1-3 Psalms 45:5 ; Jeremiah 1:18 ; Jeremiah 15:19 Jeremiah 15:20