Isaiah 25:3

3 Therefore, a strong people will honor You. A city of violent people[a] will fear You.

Isaiah 25:3 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 25:3

Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee
To whom the Lord is strength, as in the following verse ( Isaiah 25:4 ) ; who are strong in the Lord, in the power of his might, and in the grace that is in him; or such of the antichristian party as shall be awakened and convinced by the judgments of God on antichrist, and shall be converted, these shall give glory to the God of heaven, ( Revelation 11:13 ) : the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee;
or such who have belonged to the city or jurisdiction of Rome, and have been terrible to the people of God, yet now shall be frightened themselves, and shall fear the Lord, either with a servile fear, or some, at least, with a truly filial fear; see ( Revelation 11:13 ) ( 15:4 ) .

Isaiah 25:3 In-Context

1 Lord, You are my God; I will exalt You. I will praise Your name, for You have accomplished wonders, plans [formed] long ago, with perfect faithfulness.
2 For You have turned the city into a pile of rubble, a fortified city, into a ruin; the fortress of barbarians is no longer a city; it will never be rebuilt.
3 Therefore, a strong people will honor You. A city of violent people will fear You.
4 For You have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the humble person in his distress, a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat. When the breath of the violent is like rain [against] a wall,
5 like heat in a dry land, You subdue the uproar of barbarians. As the shade of a cloud [cools] the heat of the day, [so] He stills the song of the violent.

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