They were not bred up to the prophetic function; as the office was immediately from God, as well as the message they were to deliver to the people, so they had no previous education, in reference to such an office, for no man knew whom the God of Israel might please to call to announce his righteousness to the people. By their intercourse with God, they were his mediators with the people; and their persons, as well as their office, were considered as peculiarly sacred. "Here the two last lines explain the metaphor in the two preceding.". That his frequent use of images taken from royalty is a proof that this state was familiar to him, being much at court, as he must have been, had he been the brother of the king. Comfort for God’s People. 2. 42 “Here is my servant, l whom I uphold, my chosen one m in whom I delight; n. I will put my Spirit o on him, and he will bring justice p to the nations. Try it free for 30 days. For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit … They lived in a retired manner; and, when not sent on special errands, they employed their vacant time in the instruction of youth; as this is probably what we are to understand by the schools of the prophets, such as those over which Elijah, Elisha, and Samuel presided; though no doubt there were some of their disciples that were made partakers of the prophetic gift. S Isa 11:2; Eze 36:27; S Mk 1:8; S Ac 2:17, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print. De Rossi; in consequence of which I have been enabled in many cases to add double weight to the authorities by which the learned bishop was supported in the readings which he has either mentioned, or received into the text. The prophet has been pouring fierce scorn on idolaters. The prophets do not appear to have been called to a life of celibacy. This is what the LORD says— he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen. First 30-days on us! His various readings I have re-collated with Dr. Kennicott, and B. 14.--"But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not," &c. It is a common evil of those who hear the gospel, that they are not delivered up to the mould and frame of religion that is holden out in it, but rather bring religion into a mould of their own invention. Ezekiel 39:29 Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit on the house of Israel, said the Lord GOD. Several of them were taken out of the walks of common life. Morning Prayer was read in Christ Church at 9 o'clock by the Rev. Isaiah 44:1-5 NIV “But now listen, Jacob, my servant, Israel, whom I have chosen. I have also consulted some excellent Hebrew MSS. FIRST BISHOP OF CONNECTICUT, HELD HIS FIRST ORDINATION AT MIDDLETOWN, AUGUST 3, 1785. Version of this prophet I have extracted several curious translations of select parts, which I have no doubt will meet with every reader's approbation. Isaiah 11:2 New International Version (NIV) 2 ... Isaiah 44:3. I will even make a way in the wilderness... Isaiah 48:21 And they thirsted not when he led them through the deserts: he caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them... Isaiah 49:10 They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that has mercy on them shall lead them... Psalm 78:15,16 He split the rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink as out of the great depths... Psalm 107:35 He turns the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into springs. It was the special commendation of the Romans, that they obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine into which they were delivered, (Rom. Our minds may be drawn out toward Him; we may meditate upon His works, His mercies, His blessings; but this is not, in the fullest sense, communing with Him. Isaiah 44:3 Chapter 44 opens with a beautiful promise, spoken by God through the prophet: Here is pictured the refreshment of spirit that God gives to those who are thirsty, those who recognize the dryness of their lives and who come to him for supply. The Holy Communion was celebrated in St. John's Church, the service beginning …Various—The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, "But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C. James iii. Isaiah appears to have had two sons, who were typical in their names; one, Shear-jashub, "a remnant shall return," Isaiah 7:3; and the other Maher-shalal-hash-baz, "haste to the spoil; quick to the prey;" Isaiah 8:3; and it is remarkable, that his wife is called a prophetess. Try it free for 30 days. He is supposed to have been of the tribe of Judah, and of the royal family of David. Indeed there is no other Rock; I know not one.” a. I … 1885 THE RT. vi. W. E. Vibbert, D.D., Rector of St. James's Church, Fair Haven, and the Rev. --ISAIAH xliv. in my own library from six to eight hundred years old, which have afforded me additional help in estimating the worth and importance of the various readings in the above Collections of Kenicott and De Rossi, as far as they are employed in the illustration of this prophet. But all these traditions stand on very slender authority, and are worthy of very little regard. ... Isa 44:3 - For I will pour out water to quench your thirst ... NIV New International Version. In the notes on this book I have consulted throughout the commentary of Rabbi David Kimchi, and have made much use of Bishop Lowth, as the reader will perceive. Isaiah 44:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 44:3, NIV: "For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants." NIV 4 They will spring up like grass in a meadow, like poplar trees by flowing streams. On the ninth day of June, 1885, the Diocesan Convention met in Hartford. Isaiah 43:3: For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I give Egypt for your ransom, CushThat is, the upper Nile region and Seba in your stead. ... Isa 44:3 - ‘For I will pour out water on the thirsty land ... NIV New International Version. Isaiah 44:3. 17) that they who were once servants, or slaves of sin, had now. And whoever will... Isaiah 32:2 And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place... Isaiah 35:6,7 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out... Isaiah 43:19,20 Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? Prophetical; 2.Historical. The Holy Communion was celebrated in St. John's Church, the service beginning, The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, James iii. I will pour water — My Spirit, as it is expounded in the latter part of the verse, frequently compared to water in the Scriptures; upon him that is thirsty — That is destitute of it, and that sincerely and earnestly desires it; and my blessing upon thine offspring — All the blessings of my covenant, especially those of a spiritual nature. We know that our blessed Lord called not his disciples from the higher walks or offices of life; but out of fishermen, tax-gatherers, and tent-makers, he formed evangelists and apostles. New International Version (NIV). Copy Options. They take a tree and saw it up: one log serves for a fire to cook their food, and with compass and pencil and plane they carve the figure of a man, and then they bow down to it and say, 'Deliver me, for thou art my god!' 20. But these are not enough; we need also to pour out our hearts to Him. Isaiah 35:6-7. then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. New King James Version (NKJV) Proverbs 1:23 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit to you, I will make known my words to you. They will spring up like grass in a meadow, like poplar trees by flowing streams. For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. says your God. Isaiah 43:20 New International Version (NIV) 20 ... Isaiah 44:3. KJV 3 For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: NIV 3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. NKJV 3 For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, And floods on the dry ground; I will pour My Spirit on your descendants, And My blessing on your offspring; NIV 3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. Elisha was a ploughman at Abel-meholah (1 Kings 19:16) when called to the prophetic function. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Isaiah 44 - "But now listen, O Jacob, My servant, And Israel, whom I have chosen: Copy Options. 3 For I will pour water(A) on the thirsty land,    and streams on the dry ground;(B)I will pour out my Spirit(C) on your offspring,    and my blessing(D) on your descendants.(E). FIRST BISHOP OF CONNECTICUT, HELD HIS FIRST ORDINATION AT MIDDLETOWN, AUGUST 3, 1785. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Isaiah 44:3: Acts 5:3 Isaiah 44:2 : Isaiah 44:4 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Ipsi eis exeant, says St. Augustine, philosophi ipsi sapientes, ipsi theologi, ipsi prophetae, ipsi doctores probitatis ac pietatis; "They were to the people the philosophers, the wise men, the divines, the prophets, and the teachers of truth and godliness." W. E. Vibbert, D.D., Rector of St. James's Church, Fair Haven, and the Rev. REV. And let him that is thirsty come. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Isaiah 44:3. NIV 3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. The prophets appear to have gone in mean clothing; either sack-cloth, hair-cloth, or coats of skin appear to have been their ordinary clothing. And who can proclaim as I do? that her hard service v has been completed, w. that her sin has been paid for, x that she has received from the Lord ’s hand . Today's Verse: Isaiah 44:3 Sunday, November 10, 2019 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on … 14.--"But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not," &c. It is a common evil of those who hear the gospel, that they are not delivered up to the mould and frame of religion that is holden out in it, but rather bring religion into a mould of their own invention. Revelation 21:6 And he said to me, It is done. 40 Comfort, comfort t my people, . Of Isaiah, the writer of this book, very little is known. Though I have followed Bishop Lowth chiefly, yet I have consulted the best commentators within my reach, in order to remove doubts and clear up difficult passages, but have studied to be as brief as possible, that the sacred text might not be encumbered either with the multitude or length of the notes, nor the reader's time occupied with any thing not essentially necessary; besides, I wish to bring my work to as speedy a close as possible. Bishop Lowth could avail himself only of the collections of Dr. Kennicott - the sheets of Isaiah in the doctor's edition of the Hebrew Bible, as they passed through the press, were sent by him to the Bishop; but the Collections of De Rossi, more numerous and more accurate than those of Dr. Kennicott, were not published till six years after the doctor had published his Bible, and about one year before this most learned and pious prelate went to his reward. It was the special commendation of the Romans, that they obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine into which they were delivered, (Rom. From the ancient English MS. For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water; in the haunt of jackals, where they lie down, the grass shall become reeds and rushes.