Isaiah 45:6

6 That 1men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is 2no one besides Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other,

Isaiah 45:6 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 45:6

That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the
That all the inhabitants of the world, from east to west, which takes in the habitable part of the world, that from north to south not being entirely so; that all within this compass, by hearing what great things God did by Cyrus, and for his people, might know, own, and acknowledge, that there is none besides me: I am the Lord, and there is none else;
or, "besides me there is nothing" F12; all creatures are nonentities in comparison of God; and he fills up all places, and everything lives, and moves, and has its being in him; and there is no God, the Lord, the eternal Jehovah, but the one true God, Father, Son, and Spirit.


F12 (dwe Nyaw) "quod nihilum absque me", Forerius.

Isaiah 45:6 In-Context

4 "For the sake of Jacob My servant, And Israel My chosen one, I have also called you by your name; I have given you a title of honor Though you have not known Me.
5 "I am the LORD , and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though you have not known Me;
6 That men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is no one besides Me. I am the LORD , and there is no other,
7 The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.
8 "Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD , have created it.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 102:15; Malachi 1:11
  • 2. Isaiah 45:5

Footnotes 1

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