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Thus. Some codices, with two early printed editions, read "For thus". the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
Where . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis.
the bill = this bill.
divorcement. Found only here, and in Jeremiah 3:8 outside the Pentateuch. See Deuteronomy 24:1 , Deuteronomy 24:3 . See App-92 .
whom: or, wherewith.
put away. . . sold. Note the Introversion of these words in this verse.
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .
sold . . . put away. Note the Introversion.
Wherefore . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis.
when I came. Messiah speaks.
no man. See John 1:11 . Compare Jeremiah 5:1 .Acts 13:46 ; Acts 18:6 ; Acts 28:28 .
Is My hand shortened . . . ? Reference to Pentateuch (Numbers 11:23 ). Compare Isaiah 59:1 . See App-92 .
redeem. Hebrew. padah. See note on Exodus 13:13 .
I dry up the sea. Reference to Pentateuch (Exodus 14:21 ). App-92 .
rivers. Plural of majesty: i.e. the great river, the Jordan. Reference to Pentateuch (Joshua 4:7 , Joshua 4:18 ). App-92 . Compare Psalms 107:33 .
their fish stinketh. Reference to Pentateuch (Exodus 7:18 , Exodus 7:21 ).
that I should know, &c. He spake none other words than those given Him by the Father. Compare the seven times this was asserted by Messiah (John 7:16 ; John 8:28 , John 8:46 , John 8:47 ; John 12:49 ; John 14:10 , John 14:24 ; John 17:8 ).
wakeneth = [continually] wakeneth.
to hear as the learned = to hearken as do the instructed.
learned = taught.
not rebellious = not perverse or refractory.
I gave, &c. Fulfilled in Matthew 26:67 ; Matthew 27:26 .
set My face like a flint. Note the fulfilment. His death was not an event which happened. He "accomplished" it Himself (Luke 9:31 ), and, after saying this, "He steadfastly set His face", as above, "like a flint". He laid down His life Himself: but not till His hour (the right hour) had come (John 10:15-18 ).
who. ? Figure of speech Erotesis .
who is Mine adversary? = who can convict Me? Literally who owneth My sentence?
condemn Me = prove Me lawless.
Who, &c. These are the words of the prophet in view of Messiah's reception.
trust in = confide in. Hebrew. batah . App-69 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
that kindle a fire = that are incendiaries; not the ordinary word for lighting a fire. Only in Deuteronomy 32:2 (the first occurrence). Jeremiah 15:14 ; Jeremiah 17:4 . Jer 64:2 .
compass = gird. See note on Isaiah 8:9 .
sparks = fiery darts.
walk. This is Divine irony ( App-6 ).
your = your own.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Isaiah 50". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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