Isaiah 2:18

18 and the idols will totally disappear.

Isaiah 2:18 in Other Translations

18 And the idols he shall utterly abolish.
18 And the idols shall utterly pass away.
18 Idols will completely disappear.
18 And all those sticks and stones dressed up to look like gods will be gone for good.
18 The idols will vanish completely.

Isaiah 2:18 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 2:18

And the idols he shall utterly abolish.
] The images of saints worshipped by the Papists: after the destruction of antichrist, and when the spiritual reign of Christ takes place, there will be no idolatry or worshipping of images any more, see ( Zechariah 13:2 ) . The word (Mylyla) , used for "idols", signifies things that are not, for an idol is nothing in the world, ( 1 Corinthians 8:4 ) these the Lord "will cause to pass away", even all of them, they shall disappear.

Isaiah 2:18 In-Context

16 for every trading shipand every stately vessel.
17 The arrogance of man will be brought low and human pride humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
18 and the idols will totally disappear.
19 People will flee to caves in the rocks and to holes in the ground from the fearful presence of the LORDand the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to shake the earth.
20 In that day people will throw away to the moles and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S 1 Samuel 5:2; Ezekiel 36:25
  • 2. S Deuteronomy 9:21; Isaiah 21:9; Jeremiah 10:11; Micah 5:13
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