Isaiah 25:7-8

7 On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that enfolds all peoples, the sheet that covers all nations;
8 he will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove his people’s disgrace from all the earth. The LORD has spoken.

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Isaiah 25:7-8 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter contains a thanksgiving, or a triumphant song, upon the destruction of antichrist, and the antichristian states, for benefits and blessings bestowed upon the church, and for the setting up of the glorious kingdom of Christ in the Jerusalem state. It begins with a form of praise, and the reason of it in general, Isa 25:1 the particular instances of wonderful things are, the ruin of a certain city described, Isa 25:2 which will issue in the fear and glory of God, Isa 25:3 the great appearance of the Lord for his poor people, in being strength, refuge, and a shadow to them, Isa 25:4,5 a rich feast made for them, Isa 25:6 the removal of the veil from all people, Isa 25:7 the abolition of death, and every affliction, Isa 25:8 the personal appearance of Christ unto salvation, Isa 25:9 the protection of the church, and the certain and utter destruction of her enemies, under the name of Moab, Isa 25:10-12

Cross References 6

  • 1. 2 Corinthians 3:15-16; Ephesians 4:18
  • 2. S Job 4:9
  • 3. Isaiah 26:19; Hosea 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:54-55*
  • 4. Isaiah 15:3; Isaiah 30:19; Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 51:11; Isaiah 65:19; Jeremiah 31:16; Revelation 7:17; Revelation 21:4
  • 5. S Genesis 30:23; S Psalms 119:39; Matthew 5:11; 1 Peter 4:14; Revelation 7:14
  • 6. S Isaiah 7:7
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