3. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". Israel. 1983-1999. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/isaiah-46.html. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Ought we not to consider our personal interest in the subject? "Hearken unto me ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness: I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory. That rebuke is indeed sharp and severe, but was well deserved by those whose hearts were not soothed by any promise, or by any invitation, however gracious, which God addressed to them. BibliographyGill, John. 1859. . He therefore rebukes the whole nation, both to convict the reprobate and, at the same time, to chastise the elect and bring them back into the right path; but especially, as I have said, he attacks unbelievers, who professedly, as it were, rejected all hope of grace. Hearken unto me - This is designed to call the attention of the skeptical and unbelieving Jews to the important truth which he was delivering. To the Babylonians, You who are stout against God, and say or think that neither God nor any man can deliver my people out of your hands: or rather. BibliographyConstable, Thomas. So Kimchi gives the sense of the words, "the salvation I will give to them shall be glory to me,'. 13.I will bring near my righteousness. (Prof. J. Skinner, D. D.), Jehovah’s righteousness and Israel’s salvation. We might have remarked, on the question, how the righteousness is brought near, that, besides the freeness and urgency of Gospel offers, the Lord comes specially near at particular seasons, in the events and dealings of His providence. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/isaiah-46.html. Now, he does this in such a manner that unbelievers obtain no advantage at all from it; for the Prophet did not include wicked apostates, as if they should be partakers of the salvation which he promises, but he only says that God has at hand a method by which “his righteousness” shall be made manifest. a. Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted.] "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". Gods of Babylon. Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness: Stout-hearted - stubborn in resisting God (Psalms 76:5; Acts 7:51). This deliverance would glorify His name. 12.Hear me. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/isaiah-46.html. They have forsaken Yahweh. 1905-1909. Isaiah 49:1-57:21 Servant of the Lord-Suffering Precedes Glory. [Note: E.g, J. Martin, p1101.] I find it good to see the Lord's hand, in every word of the Lord's scripture. Isaiah 44:26-28; Romans 3:21-25; Romans 5:8; 1 Corinthians 1:30). All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. But here it evidently means those whose hearts were strong against God; who nerved themselves to resist and oppose his plans and government; who were stubborn and rebellious. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. This is a verse by verse, phrase by phrase, occasionally even word by word 178 page commentary from a literal, pre-millennial perspective. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. I bring — Tho' you are unrighteous, I will shew myself a righteous and faithful God, making good my promise of delivering you out of Babylon after seventy years. The glory of God is most illustriously displayed, when he rescues his people from destruction and restores them to liberty; for he wished that an indissoluble bond should connect the salvation of the Church with his righteousness. To the total overthrow of the empire of darkness. righteousness — answering to “salvation” in the parallel clause; therefore it means here, “my righteous deliverance”; righteous, because proving the truth of God‘s promises, and so contrived as to not compromise, but vindicate, His righteousness (Isaiah 42:21; Romans 3:26). "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". This lesson is a running commentary, verse by verse, through Is 46:1-13. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. The Biblical Illustrator. (Isaiah 49:1-13) Servant Song #2-The Unveiling of the Servant-God’s Servant-King will succeed in His mission of blessing Israel and bringing light to a lost world. I. God must first consult for His own righteous name before He can consult for His people’s complete safety; He must first right Himself before He can consistently and conclusively deliver them. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pmc/isaiah-46.html. (12) Ye stouthearted.—The word, like analogous terms in Ezekiel 2:4; Ezekiel 3:7, implies at once obduracy and ignorance. 1870. Earthly vanities at best are childish, and heavenly aims are the only ones worthy of men. 1. It is fitting for judgment to begin at the house of God, so the LORD has first spoken to Israel and Judah. WHAT MEANS ARE EMPLOYED FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THESE PURPOSES. (if peradventure these lines should fall under The eye of one of God's ancient believers) think, I beseech you, what a rich volume of promises is here brought into one view, for you; and how sure, if you know God's Christ, the whole is yea and amen in Jesus. Despite the rebellion of Israelites, God would accomplish his plan on schedule to install righteousness in his people at the time he saved and glorified Israel. 2. They have respect--. [Note: E.g, J. Martin, p1101. 1. The images that are carried about are burdensome, a burden for the weary. He connects his “glory” with the “salvation” of believers, as Paul also uses the word “glory” to denote “mercy.” (Ephesians 1:6.) We learn our obligation and encouragement in the use of appointed means. In Isaiah 40-55 (Second Isaiah or Deutero-Isaiah), the prophet is preparing the people for the end of their exile and their return to Jerusalem. Explanation: https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/isaiah-46.html. II.C.3. DD. I. Some have interpreted the "stubborn-minded" in Isaiah 46:12-13 as the Babylonians, rather than the Israelites, but this is a minority view. God also reiterated his intention of delivering the Jews from captivity by the hand of Cyrus (Isaiah 46:11), and at the same time he delivered a pointed warning to the Jewish captives (not to all of them, but probably to the majority of them) already hardened in sin and rebellion (Isaiah 46:12-13). (1) It is very evident that the Lord's righteousness must mean, not a Divine attribute, but a Divine work, or effect or manifestation of some kind. God‘s honor and glory on earth are seen in, and by the church, and he designs that the church shall be the means of making his glory known among people. k 3 “Listen l to me, you descendants of Jacob, all the remnant m of the people of Israel, In this section the prophet mocks the deities of Babylon who will not only fail to save their people, but have to be rescued themselves. 1870. Go to. (Calmet). In the Gospel offer as a free gift, wholly of grace, not of works at all. Because it is that which God has, for the sinner’s justification, devised, provided, and stamped with the seal of His approabation and acceptance. As noted in earlier lessons, Isaiah 40-55 is addressed to the Judeans living in exile in Babylon as God prepares to bring them home to Jerusalem. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Septuagint: Listen to me, those ruining the heart, those far from righteousness. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". This makes still more plain what he meant by the word “righteousness,” that is, the assistance which the Lord promised to his people. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. 2. THE CONNECTION WHICH EXISTS BETWEEN THE USE OF DIVINELY APPOINTED MEANS AND THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE DIVINE PURPOSES. We are within the precincts of the Divine purposes, and the means of their accomplishment. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". To the exhibition of God’s glory in the development of His perfections. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/isaiah-46.html. Consequently, he means the same thing by the word “salvation” and the word “righteousness;” for the most remarkable instance of the “righteousness” of God is, when he preserves, guards, and delivers his people. Hence the work of salvation or righteousness has two aspects; along with the providential deliverance of which the agent is Cyrus, there is an inward and spiritual salvation which consists in bringing the nation to right thoughts about itself and God. A judicial dealing with His enemies, on the part of God, precedes and prepares the way for the deliverance or salvation of His people; and when He brings near the one, the other will not tarry. ", Paul in Romans 10:6-9 uses expressions very similar to some of those in this passage, the idea being that the way to please God is not a difficult thing to know. In the powerful striving and working of His Spirit. The Lord terms the work of His Son Jesus Christ--His obedience unto death--His whole endurance of the curse, and fulfilment of the precept of the law, His own, God’s righteousness. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. II. Isaiah 46:3). Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? BibliographyBarnes, Albert. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, "Those who are far from righteousness are those who are far from being right with God, and so are deep in their own sin and depravity. And let them know that the unbelief of man shall not make the word of God of no effect, Isaiah 46:12,13. This subject strongly inculcates holiness in the disciples of Christ. While this short, but interesting chapter, makes a general appeal to the Church at large, how blessedly doth it more immediately address the ancient believer! BibliographyCalvin, John. 1685. Meaning either the faithfulness of God, in fulfilling his promises; or the justice of God displayed, in redemption by Christ; or Christ himself, God's righteous One, and the Lord our righteousness; or rather the righteousness of Christ itself, which Jehovah the Father may call his, because he sent his Son to work it out, approved of it, accepted it, and imputes it to his people, and justifies them by it; and which was near to be wrought out by Christ, and revealed in the Gospel; and which is brought near and applied by the Spirit of God to a sensible sinner, to a sinner convinced of the insufficiency of his own righteousness, and of the suitableness and excellency of Christ's, and of his need of it; and which is near in Christ, and in the Gospel, for faith to come at, at any time; nor is it ever far off from the believer, to whom it is imputed, and on whom it is put: and my salvation shall not tarry; either Christ, who is God's salvation, provided and appointed by him, who was to come as a Saviour, and should not tarry; nor did he tarry beyond the appointed time, Habakkuk 2:3 or the salvation itself wrought out by him; this work is done by Christ, and is published in the Gospel, and is brought nigh and applied by the Spirit of God in conversion, in due and proper time, and shortly will be fully enjoyed in heaven: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory: the Saviour himself was to come to Zion; near to Zion was salvation wrought out; here the Gospel of salvation was first published, and out of it the word of it was sent into all the world; and in Zion, the church of God, Christ the Saviour is to be met with; and his salvation is the safety of it, it is placed about it instead of walls and bulwarks; and all this is for the Israel of God, the spiritual Israel, chosen, redeemed, and called, and who shall be saved with an everlasting salvation; and who are the glory of God, have the glory of God, the grace of God in them, and the righteousness of God upon them, by which they are glorious; who enjoy the presence of the glorious God, and who is glorified in them, and by them; whose glory, even the glory of all his perfections, wisdom, grace, mercy, justice, holiness, truth, and faithfulness, is great in their salvation. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". This is not an address to the Chaldeans, as Kimchi and others think, who were merciless and cruel to the Jews, and far from doing that which was right unto them, but oppressed them, and would not let them go; but to the Jews themselves, at least to the wicked and profligate among them, who were always a stouthearted, stiffnecked, and a rebellious people; and even those who made more presences to religion were only self-righteous, and were far from true righteousness. I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory - rather, 'I will give salvation in Zion; to Israel (I will give) my glory' (Horsley, with 'Queen Elizabeth's Bible'). I will grant salvation to Zion, my splendor to Israel. (J. R. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. The other “servant songs” in Second Isaiah are often consulted for hints as to the servant’s identity (Isaiah 42:1-4; 49:1-6; 50:4-9). To whom? Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. 1840-57. 1871-8. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". THE PRACTICAL INFLUENCE OF THE DOCTRINE. 3. To the deliverance of mankind from the consequences of sin. the preciousness, amidst all the changes in us, and by us, to live upon an unchangeable God in Christ! We ought to observe the two epithets which he employs here, Hardened in heart and Far from righteousness By these expressions he means that poor distressed persons shut the door against God’s assistance on account of their obstinacy; because by murmuring or fretting they shake off the fear of God, and thus throw themselves into despair, so that they openly rage against God. (Comp. He addresses the Jews, who, though they were almost overwhelmed, yet were swelled with pride and insolence, and, having thrown off the fear of God, rose to more and more outrageous madness; as frequently happens to many persons in the present day, whom distresses and afflictions render more rebellious. Henderson was correct in the observation that, "There seems to be here a transition, momentarily, to a greater deliverance than that from Babylon; Jehovah here hints that he will effect a far greater deliverance and that it would originate in Zion for the glory of Israel. 5. "E.W. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/isaiah-46.html. “For the unbelief of men,” as Paul says, “cannot make void the truth of God; and, though men are liars, God will always be true.” (Romans 3:3.) v. 12-13 . 4. Only in the train of the righteousness of God can His salvation go forth. Improvement--. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/isaiah-46.html. The Fall of the Babylonian Gods Isaiah 46:1-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO. 12. 1. in Isaiah 14 the kingdom of Babylon is judged. “Ye stouthearted that are far from righteousness.” Ye that not only have no righteousness but are living at ease,--“stout-hearted,” careless, and indifferent, for the present, at least, about finding one--“I bring near My righteousness” to you. Biblical Commentary Isaiah 6:1-13 EXEGESIS: ISAIAH 1-5. That such a connection exists we may argue--. III. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". 2. 3. in Isaiah 47 the nation, personified as a queen, is judged . They stooped over, they have bowed down together; They could not rescue the burden, But have themselves gone into captivity. I will bring near my righteousness.] But now, the LORD speaks against the nations, beginning with Babylon.. A. Isaiah 46:12–13; Isaiah 51:5–6. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/isaiah-46.html. 1905. It — My work of saving you from the Babylonish captivity. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. It shall no longer be a reproach. That you may see how little weight there is in the objection to the doctrine of Christ’s righteousness as the ground of justification, observe that we read comparatively seldom in Scripture of the righteousness of Christ--generally of the righteousness of God. Because it was wrought out by God in the person of His eternal Son--Emmanuel, “God manifest in the flesh.”. And the prophet speaks this either to the Jews of his generation, or rather to that generation which was carried captive to Babylon, whose stout-heartedness is particularly noted and reproved, Zechariah 7:11,12. It appears from a comparison of many texts of Scripture, that when the word “righteousness” is connected, as in this passage, with “salvation,” it does not mean the Divine attribute of justice or rectitude, but the work of righteousness wrought out by the Lord Jesus Christ, and which it is the grand design of the Gospel to reveal and make offer of to sinners of mankind for their justification--their salvation. 1832. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". Or, In Israel, my magnificence - i.e., Now which of your idols can do thus for their worshippers? Prior to the judgment to befall his wayward people, YHWH, through his prophet, appealed to them to listen to him, apparently with a view to changing their ways. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". Isaiah 46:13 I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. 1. far from righteousness — (Isaiah 59:9; Habakkuk 2:4). A Call To Listen, 46:12-13. Oh! He that first called you from the womb of his grace, hath borne you to the present hour; and amidst all your growing infirmities, Jesus is your Jesus still. Friends may forsake you; your dearest and nearest relations you may be a burden to; yea, you may be a burden to yourself; but hear what Jesus saith, Even to your old age I am He; and even to hoary hairs will I carry you. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". b. R. S. Candlish, The Gospel of Forgiveness, p. 246. (Read Isaiah 46:5-13) Here the folly of those who made idols, and then prayed to them, is exposed. Commentary on Isaiah 13:1-5 (Read Isaiah 13:1-5) The threatenings of God's word press heavily upon the wicked, and are a sore burden, too heavy for them to bear. Isaiah 46:1. And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel. Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft. New York. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. II. I will place salvation in Zion; I will bring my people from Babylon to Zion, and there I will save them from all their enemies. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. Our question is, Why the obedience unto death of the Lord Jesus Christ is termed “the righteousness of God”? ", George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. On the principle of analogy. 1599-1645. near — antithetical to “far” (Isaiah 46:12; Isaiah 51:5; Isaiah 56:1; Isaiah 61:10, Isaiah 61:11; Romans 10:6-8). 1828. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". He again rebukes the Israelites, because they could not place confidence in God, or receive any consolation in adversity. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". And my salvation shall not tarry - The people shall be delivered from their bondage at the exact time which has been predicted. The service of sin always costs a great deal. "The word is nigh thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith which we preach." From Divine authority. But here we must consider what was the condition of the people to whom those things were spoken; for everything had been corrupted by unbelief, and there were very few who relied on the promises of God; and they who belonged to the number of the elect sometimes shewed that they were obstinate, so that they appeared to be infected by the same plague of impiety as the others. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". David Guzik commentary on Isaiah 46 describes how the idols of the nations are carried into captivity, while the living God can save His people. What are these two things—Jehovah's righteousness and Israel's salvation? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/isaiah-46.html. Isaiah 46:12 NIV Isaiah 46:12 NLT Isaiah 46:12 ESV Isaiah 46:12 NASB Isaiah 46:12 KJV Isaiah 46:12 Bible Apps Isaiah 46:12 Biblia Paralela Isaiah 46:12 Chinese Bible Isaiah 46:12 French Bible Isaiah 46:12 German Bible Alphabetical: are far from Listen me righteousness … The impurity of their motives taint all their prayers, sacrifices, offerings, and praises, thus God deeply detests and abhors them. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. 13. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". In contrast to the so-called gods of Babylon, how does the Lord describe Himself? Both the means and the end seem encircled with a halo of sanctity. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Ye stout-hearted; or, ye whose hearts are proud, or hard, or stubborn. Babylon’s Idols and the True God - Bel has bowed down, Nebo stoops over; Their idols have become loads for the animals and the cattle. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. 1865-1868. [Note: Young, 3:229.]. Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted - This is an address to the Babylonians, stubbornly bent on the practice of injustice towards the Israelites. 3. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Or Israel may be called his glory, because he gives glory to them; not only grace here, but glory hereafter, when their salvation wilt be complete, that is, completely enjoyed. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? How are they related to one another and connected with one another? BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/isaiah-46.html. That the means shall accomplish the end is the frequent subject of the Divine promise. In the believing appropriation of it which His Spirit enables you to make. By way of contrast, the LORD saves His people to the uttermost. 1599-1645. stout-hearted — stubborn in resisting God (Psalm 76:5; Acts 7:51). It may occur to some as an objection, What use in bringing near, and freely offering, a salvation to men wholly indifferent about it? DD. The Explore the Bible Lesson for Nov. 1 focuses on Isaiah 46:3-13. Let us be careful that the means we employ are those only of Divine appointment. "Commentary on Isaiah 46:13". God will save. There is no difficulty in seeing why it should be called Christ’s, because He wrought it out. 2012. 1999. (Isaiah 49:1 - 50:3) The Unveiling of the Servant with Promised Blessing to Both Israel and the Gentiles. 1909-1922. Many among them might be disposed to say that the fulfillment was delayed, and he therefore calls upon them to attend particularly to his solemn declarations. Some have interpreted the "stubborn-minded" in Isaiah 46:12-13 as the Babylonians, rather than the Israelites, but this is a minority view. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that she has served her term, that her penalty is paid, that she has received from the Lords hand double for all her sins (40:1-2). WHERE, HOW, AND TO WHAT PARTIES OR PERSONS THE LORD BRINGS THIS RIGHTEOUSNESS NEAR? My righteousness - answering to "salvation" in the parallel clause; therefore it means here, my righteous deliverance; righteous because proving the truth of God's promises, and so contrived as to not compromise, but vindicate, His righteousness (Isaiah 42:21; Romans 3:26). To the house of Jacob, expressed Isaiah 46:3, where he bespeaks them in the same words here used, hearken to me; and to whom alone he directeth his speech in this whole chapter; for though he speaketh of the Babylonians, yet he doth not speak to them; and to whom the prophet, for the most part, turneth his speech in all his prophecies, unless where there is something in the text or context which determineth it to some other person or people. May the Lord give grace and faith in lively exercise to every believer, to give God the credit of God, and to gather up the feet in the bed of death, as good old Jacob did when dying, that he may cry out, with him, I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord! https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/isaiah-46.html. Masoretic Text: Listen to me, stubborn ones of heart, the ones far from righteousness. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sbc/isaiah-46.html. Such as these are self-excluded at once from the “righteousness” and the “salvation” of Jehovah, which ultimately imply, and coincide with each other. In the free and earnest character of the offers and invitations of the Gospel. II. The reason for this great disparity between those gods and the LORD is clearly the truth that Yahweh is the one true God, sovereign over all creation. This chapter, except for the doxology in verse 4, is a series of four addresses by God to Babylon. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Questions about the servant’s identity, of course, are entirely appropriate, and … Continue reading "Commentary on Isaiah 52:13—53:12" Let us "remember" His "former" doings "of old," as a pledge that 'His counsel shall stand,' and that what He hath "spoken," He 'will also bring to pass.'. What are these two things--JEHOVAH’S RIGHTEOUSNESS AND ISRAEL’S SALVATION? "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". Isaiah 46:12-13: God says “…you who are far from righteousness, I am bringing my righteousness near, it is not far away; and my salvation will not be delayed.” I made the mistake of going to Sam’s Club again (I really need to stay away from that place. ), Remarks: What a glorious contrast to every other object of man's trust doth Yahweh present! "Commentary on Isaiah 46:12". "Those who are far from righteousness are those who are far from being right with God, and so are deep in their own sin and depravity." It is very evident that the Lord’s righteousness must mean, not a Divine attribute, but a Divine work, or effect or manifestation of some kind. " By far the vast majority of the generation of Jews that received this prophecy simply did not believe it; but regardless of that, God would, in his own good time, Deliver the Messiah into the arms of Mary; and the reign of the Son of God would indeed "Draw all men unto Him.". Cyrus shall restore my people to their own country. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". II.C.2.C.II. 3. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/isaiah-46.html. 1840-57. My venerable father! Isaiah 46:12 God inspires Isaiah to warn Israel that all their "righteousnesses are like filthy rags," since their sinful attitudes pollute their deeds. His righteous and true character would be manifested to them so plainly and clearly that they would be able no longer to doubt. Isaiah 62:11 ; Psalms 14:7 ; Luke 2:32 ) know that the Lord describe Himself have down... 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