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Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .
a king. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 17:14 , Deuteronomy 17:16 ). App-92 .
in = for, in the interest of.
And. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton in verses: Isaiah 32:2-5 , emphasizing every detail.
man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .
wind. Hebrew. ruach . App-9 .
rivers of water. Hebrew. palgei-mayim. Channels for irrigation in a garden. See notes on Proverbs 21:1 .Psalms 1:3 .
weary = thirsty.
The heart also = And the heart: preserving the Figure of speech Polysyndeton (Isaiah 32:2 ).
vile . . . villany. Note the Figure of speech, Paronomasia ( App-6 ). Hebrew. nabal nebalah.
iniquity. Hebrew. 'aven . App-6
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah . App-4
soul. Hebrew. nephesh . App-13
instruments also of the churl. Note the Figure of speech Paronomasia . Hebrew. vekelay kelayv. English chattels of the churl.
evil. Hebrew. ra'a' . App-44 .
deviseth = counselleth.
wicked. Hebrew. rasha . App-44 .
devices = plans.
poor = wretched. Hebrew. anah . See note on Proverbs 6:11 .
needy = helpless, weak in will and wealth. Hebrew. ebyon . See note on Proverbs 6:11 .
liberal = noble: freehearted, freehanded.
ye women. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), "women" being put for the whole nation, now reduced by sin to utter weakness; or, a special message, as in Isaiah 3:16-26 .
hear my voice. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 4:33 , Deuteronomy 4:36 ), App-92 .
careless = confident. Hebrew. batah . App-69 . Used here of self-confidence, in irony.
pleasant fields =fields of desire. Figure of speech. Enallage . App-6
forsaken = neglected.
left. See note on "forsake", Isaiah 1:4 .
forever. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Whole), Put for a prolonged period. Note the limitation by the word "until" in the next verse.
spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 . Compare Joel 2:28 . Ezekiel 36:25-27 .
poured. Hebrew. 'arah. Occurs in Isaiah 3:17 ; Isaiah 22:6 , and here in the "former" portion; and in Isaiah 53:12 , the "latter" portion.
work = tillage. assurance = confidence. Hebrew. b a t ah ( App-69 ) Same word as careless (Isaiah 32:9 ), but not in irony.
hail, coming down. Note the Figure of speech Paronomasia , for emphasis. Hebrew. ubarad beredeth; Eng. hail hailing.
Blessed = O the happinesses of you, &c. The second of the three occurring in Isaiah. See note on Isaiah 30:18 . Compare Isaiah 56:2 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Isaiah 32". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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