v. 2), who dwell in the vicinity of the Nabathaeans in Arabia Deserta. You islands, and those who dwell on them. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/isaiah-42.html. From this doctrine we may learns. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/isaiah-42.html. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". John Trapp Complete Commentary. BibliographyCalvin, John. 4. Every heart is not formed for such exalted praise. Let them shout from the top of the mountains namely of Paran south of Sinai in Arabia Petrea Let them shout from the top of the mountains - namely, of Paran, south of Sinai, in Arabia Petrea (Vitringa). 1. Pietro della Valle, speaking of the people of Arabia Deserta, says: "There is a sort of Arabs of that country called Maedi, who with their herds, of buffaloes for the most part, sometimes live in the deserts, and sometimes in cities; from whence they have their name, which signifies wandering, going from place to place. Of all the prophets of Israel, it is Isaiah who saw the inclusion of the Gentiles in YHWH's future kingdom most clearly! Not the joy of the hypocrite, soon kindled, and soon extinguished; the powers of the soul are enlarged, and rendered fit for those endless raptures of joy and praise. • The first song (42:1-4) tells of the call of the Servant to https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/isaiah-42.html. (t) "atria", Montanus; "tentoria", Grotius. Ye that dwell eastward. Hence the "servant of Jehovah" must be that one Person who was the goal and culminating point to which, from the very first, the history of Israel was ever pressing on; that One who throws into the shade not only all that prophets did before, but all that had been ever done by Israel's priests of kings; that One who arose out of Israel, for Israel and the whole human race, and who stood in the same relation not only to the wider circle of the whole nation, but also to the inner circle of the best and noblest within it, as the heart to the body which it animates, or the head to the body over which it rules. "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". The Kedarenians led a nomadic, wandering life. Kedar was a son of Ishmael Genesis 25:13, the father of the Kedarenians or Cedrei, mentioned by Pliny (Nat. Behold my servant—for his law. The Kedarenians led a nomadic, wandering life. The inhabitants of those countries usually dwell in tents, and lead a nomadic and wandering life. Islam claims Isaiah 42 refers to Muhammad. It is from above, and animates all the powers of the soul. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/isaiah-42.html. 1999. 1832. 11. 2. 6. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. Isaiah 42:4 "He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles … Rocks may lie low and deep in the ground, but rise with artless grandeur and inimitable beauty, and their lofty heads divide the clouds. Josephus (Ant., IV, vii, 1) tells us that among the kings of the Midianites who fell before Moses was one Rekem, king of Rekem (akre, or rekeme), the city deriving its … But he employs the word towns, while he is speaking of a desert; and therefore it ought to be remarked, that desert denotes not only the vast wilderness which lay between Judea and Arabia, but the more distant countries which were commonly designated from that part which was adjoining to them, as some people give the name of “mountainous” to those plains which lie beyond the mountains; for the common people have their attention so much directed to what they see close at hand, that they suppose them to resemble other places that are more distant. But Jesus is firmer than they. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The Kedarenians led a nomadic, wandering life. Isaiah 42:1-11 compared to Bukhari Volume 3: Book 34, Number 335. Earth rolls the rapturous hosannas round. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". That they meant Jesus Christ, and none other. 4. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Hist. ), The hare, that trusteth to the swiftness of her legs, is at length overtaken and torn to pieces; when the coney, that flieth to the holes in the rocks, doth easily avoid the dogs that pursue her. These by the latter are esteemed ignoble and base; but both are considered as of low condition." "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". ii. Isaiah 42:11 Translation & Meaning. "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". Additionally, Matthew quotes Isaiah 42:1-5 and plainly says it is a prophecy fulfilled in Jesus (Matthew 12:16-21). A song of distinction. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing aloud, Let them shout for joy from the tops of the mountains.” Here Isaiah addresses those who live outside of … Lehre vom Knechte Gottes, 1864), admit that the individualizing commences as early as Isaiah 42:1.). The most fierce and savage people, cicurated and civilised by the gospel preached among them, as it is with us at this day, whose ancestors were most barbarous and brutish, as Cicero (a) testifieth. Used by Permission. Who is Kedar? The Targum interprets this of the resurrection of the dead, "the dead, when they shall go out of the house of their world, from the tops of the mountains shall lift up their voiceF21Ben Melech interprets the rocks and mountains of towers built on rocks and mountains, where men dwelt. I. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/isaiah-42.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/isaiah-42.html. I have heard a clergyman, a magistrate, a justice of the quorum, spend an hour in showing from these words. Cedar, or the Jews in exile in the desert Arabia, Psalm cxix. It is a research tool for publications in various languages produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses. It is a song on redeeming love. So, in this, the LORD commands all peoples to put their focus on Jesus. 1870. A city that gives name to Arabia Petræa. WHAT KIND OF A SONG IT IS WHICH THE SAINTS ARE CALLED TO SING. 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. They were yet to partake of the benefits of his coming, and to have occasion of joy at his advent. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/isaiah-42.html. SHOW IN WHAT RESPECT CHRIST MAY BE COMPARED TO A ROCK. A new song. Elsewhere, Job’s friends offer comfort through a week of silent accompaniment (Job 2:11-13). They often changed their place, though it would seem that they usually dwelt in the neighborhood of Petra, or Sela. It cannot, in fact, denote any other than that Prophet who is more than a prophet, namely, Malachi's "Messenger of the covenant" (Isaiah 3:1). An unprejudiced commentator must admit that the "servant of Jehovah" is pointed out here, as He in whom and through whom Jehovah concludes a new covenant with His people, in the place of the old covenant that was broken - namely, the covenant promised in Isaiah 54:10; Isaiah 61:8; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Ezekiel 16:60. Isaiah 42:11 Context. It was called the wilderness, because but thinly inhabited. Isaiah 32:16 Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and … Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar does inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Without can not be used by it self, meaning that it has to be minimum one more condition included (all/at least one,etc) all: "fish", without: "bread", will search for verses that contains "fish" but NOT "bread" start: "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". Psalm 42: Psalms 42 and 43 are two psalms that should probably be taken as one for several reasons (42:5, 11 and 43:5), provide a threefold refrain for the poem; the theme is the same. 2. a description of His quiet style of ministry But it may denote in general those who inhabited the desolate and stony region of Arabia Petrea, or whose home was among the cliffs of the rocks. 1. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Isaiah 42:11". Kedar — The Arabians: who were an Heathen and barbarous people, and are put for all nations. Amongst those who suppose that the "servant of Jehovah" is either Israel, regarded in the light of its prophetic calling, or the prophets as a body, Umbreit at any rate is obliged to admit that this collective body is looked at here in the ideal unity of one single Messianic personality; and he adds, that "in the holy countenance of this prophet, which shines forth as the idea of future realization, we discern exactly the loved features of Him to whom all prophecy points, and who saw Himself therein." BibliographyBeza, Theodore. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Let the inhabitants of the rock sing - It is uncertain whether the word 'rock' here (Hebrew, סלע sela‛, Greek Πέτραν Petran, 'Petra' or 'rock') is to be regarded as a proper name, or to denote in a general sense those who dwell in the rocky part of Arabia. Christ is a Rock, in regard of that ineffable glory to which He is now exalted. They are inhabitants of the Rock, as all their supplies come from Christ. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Let them shout from the top of the mountains -, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, let them shout from the top of the mountains, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. So Kedar is here put in general for that class of men. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". 2. That sincere believers in Christ enjoy such a communion, is most obvious from the sacred Scriptures. let the inhabitants of the rock sing: or of Petra, which Jerom says was a city of Palestine. Sela, or Petra, was the name of the celebrated city that was the capital of Idumea (see the notes at Isaiah 16:1); and the connection here would rather lead us to suppose that this city was intended here, and that the inhabitants of the capital were called upon to join with the dwellers in the surrounding cities and villages in celebrating the goodness of God. Jesus Christ our Lord manifested in human nature. They often changed their place, though it would seem that they usually dwelt in the neighborhood of Petra, or Sela. A refreshing rock, like that in the wilderness; and that rock was Christ. It was the metropolis of Arabia Petraea, which whole country may be here meant, and the inhabitants of it, who had reason to sing for joy, when the Gospel was preached unto them; as it was by the Apostle Paul in Arabia, Galatians 1:17. let them shout from the top of the mountains; the wild, savage, and barbarous people that dwell there, but now become civilized, as well as evangelized, by the Gospel; or the messengers and ministers of the word, whose feet on those mountains were beautiful, bringing the good tidings of peace and salvation by Christ. Jesus described Himself as a servant in Matthew 20:25-28, Matthew 23:11, Mark 9:35, Mark 10:43-45. Philippi (Die bibl. It proceeds from a new heart, which is animated with new mercies. Hist. It will never become obsolete, but afford endless pleasure to the redeemed. It was the metropolis of Arabia Petraea, which whole country may be here meant, and the inhabitants of it, who had reason to sing for joy, when the Gospel was preached unto them; as it was by the Apostle Paul in Arabia, Galatians 1:17. let them shout from the top of the mountains; the wild, savage, and barbarous people that dwell there, but now become civilized, as well as evangelized, by the Gospel; or the messengers and ministers of the word, whose feet on those mountains were beautiful, bringing the good tidings of peace and salvation by Christ. If so, it is a call upon Arabia in general to rejoice in the mercy of God, and to give glory to him for providing a plan of redemption - an intimation that to the descendants of Ishmael the blessings of the gospel would be extended. So Kedar is here put in general for that class of men. The word here denotes the most uncultivated countries, intimating that even the most rude and barbarous people would have occasion to rejoin, and would be interested in the mercy of God. While the Prophet includes all the parts of the world, he mentions particularly those which were better known to the Jews; for on the west Judea had the sea, and on the east the desert and Arabia. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Let the wilderness.] R1640 It is as if he had said, that from the rising to the setting of the sun these praises shall be heard; for God shall be worshipped everywhere, though formerly he was worshipped in Judea alone; and thus the state of affairs shall be changed, and that praise shall be beard in the most distant parts of the earth. I. Isaiah 42:11-13. Kedar - in Arabia Deserta (Isaiah 21:16; Genesis 25:13). Isaiah 42:11 KJ21 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit. , or tents, the Kedarenes inhabited, who were Arabians, and dwelt in tents, which they pitched here and there, for the convenience of their flocks; and so the Targum, "the Arabians that inhabit the wilderness shall praise:'. But the Servant of Jehovah opens blind eyes; and therefore the deliverance which He brings is not only redemption from bodily captivity, but from spiritual bondage also. Communion with all the persons of Deity. The manifestation of Divine judgments. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". The Biblical Illustrator. A further point is that even if Isaiah was not directly accessible to the Arabs, it was accessible to the Jews who could have passed it on to the Arabs, especially those Jews who converted to Islam. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing aloud, Let them shout for joy from the tops of the mountains. Let them shout from the top of the mountains - They who had taken refuge there, or who had made their permanent abode there. 13. Isaiah 42:1-4. Isaiah 42:11 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 42:11, NIV: "Let the wilderness and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice.Let the people of Sela sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops." Trapp.). v. 2), who dwell in the vicinity of the Nabathaeans in Arabia Deserta. The mediator of this covenant with Israel cannot be Israel itself, not even the true Israel, as distinguished from the mass (where do we read anything of this kind? Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up [their voice], the villages [that] Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Isaiah 42:1-4 contrast with Isaiah 42:10-17; Isaiah 42:5-9 with Isaiah 42:18-21. The eastern part of the world, Arabia Deserta, and the inhabitants of the cities which were in it: the villages that Kedar doth inhabit; or the "courts"F20חצרים "atria", Montanus; "tentoria", Grotius. If so, it is a call upon Arabia in general to rejoice in the mercy of God, and to give glory to him for providing a plan of redemption - an intimation that to the descendants of Ishmael the blessings of the gospel would be extended. 5.) And the cities thereof - To us there seems to be something incongruous in speaking of the ‹cities‘ in a ‹wilderness.‘ But we are to remember that the Hebrews gave the name wilderness or desert to those regions that were mostly uncultivated, or sparsely inhabited. 1765. When he speaks of the tents of Kedar, the desert, and the rocks, he means Arabia; but it is a figure of speech by which a part is taken for the whole, for it includes the whole of the east. Contrasts appear, too, within the individual strophes; e. g., Isaiah 42:4 a. contrasts with4 b. Let them shout from the top of the mountains - They who had taken refuge there, or who had made their permanent abode there. "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". The feeble powers of nature, unassisted by Divine grace, cannot learn this new song. The Servant is God's agent to do God's work in the world. Isaiah 42:11 - Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it. Isaiah 42:11. isa 42:11. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. 42:2 "He will not cry out or raise His voice" This is either. They were places that were chiefly devoted to pasturage, and not cultivated by the plow, or regions of vast plains of sand and far-extended barrenness, with here and there an oasis on which a city might be built. (q) Meaning, the Arabians, under whom he comprehends all the people of the East. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/isaiah-42.html. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The wilderness — Those parts of the world which are now desolate and forsaken of God, and barren of all good fruits. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/isaiah-42.html. The foreign widow Ruth is comforted by the protection and access to water that the landowner Boaz provides (Ruth 2:13). Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. The name Kedar is often given to Arabia Deserta, and the word may in some instances denote Arabia in general. 11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". But we are to remember that the Hebrews gave the name wilderness or desert to those regions that were mostly uncultivated, or sparsely inhabited. 2. It is in what is today northwest Saudi Arabia, and it is the general name of the area in which Selah (Petra) was located. This is surely more than could be affirmed of any prophet, even of Isaiah or Jeremiah. "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". 1599-1645. cities — in a region not wholly waste, but mainly so, with an oasis here and there. They were places that were chiefly devoted to pasturage, and not cultivated by the plow, or regions of vast plains of sand and far-extended barrenness, with here and there an oasis on which a city might be built. To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. rock—Sela, that is, Petra, the metropolis of Idumea and the Nabathœan Ishmaelites. We are to remember also that large towns or cities for commercial purposes, or thorough fares, were often built in the few fertile or advantageous places which were found in the midst of desert wastes. We are to remember also that large towns or cities for commercial purposes, or thorough fares, were often built in the few fertile or advantageous places which were found in the midst of desert wastes. This excellent hymn of praise, sung by the united voices of saints and angels, strongly represents to all Christians, and every Church on earth, what grateful sense they ought to have of the Divine faithfulness in their protection, and of His righteous judgments in punishing the persecutors of truth and religion. Sela, or Petra, was the name of the celebrated city that was the capital of Idumea (see the notes at Isaiah 16:1); and the connection here would rather lead us to suppose that this city was intended here, and that the inhabitants of the capital were called upon to join with the dwellers in the surrounding cities and villages in celebrating the goodness of God. Let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains: George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. 42:11 Let the desert and its cities shout out,. Or, Of Petra, the chief city of Arabia Petraea. Let the wilderness - The most uncultivated countries, and the most rude and uncivilized people, shall confess and celebrate with thanksgiving the blessing of the knowledge of God graciously imparted to them. Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. The villages that Kedar doth inhabit - The Arabs, according to the Targum. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Isaiah 42:12 Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands. That he might be fully compared to a rock, as the foundation on which his Church was built, and on which all true believers rested for their salvation. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. The name Kedar is often given to Arabia Deserta, and the word may in some instances denote Arabia in general. the villages that Kedar doth inhabit; or the "courts" (t), or tents, the Kedarenes inhabited, who were Arabians, and dwelt in tents, which they pitched here and there, for the convenience of their flocks; and so the Targum, "the Arabians that inhabit the wilderness shall praise:''. They were yet to partake of the benefits of his coming, and to have occasion of joy at his advent. Vitringa supposes that the mountains of Paran are meant, which are situated on the north of Mount Sinai. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Earth rolls the rapturous hosannas round. Christ is a Rock, in regard of His omnipotent power. Shout to each other, sad the mountain-tops. Vitringa supposes that the mountains of Paran are meant, which are situated on the north of Mount Sinai. Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar does inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Mountains — Who are commonly more savage and ignorant than others. The idea in the verse is, that all the dwellers in Arabia would celebrate the goodness of God, and join in praising him for his mercy in giving a deliverer. Let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains: having mentioned cities and villages, he now adds those who dwell upon rocks and mountains, which are commonly more savage and ignorant than others, and therefore harder to be taught and reformed. Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. II. Jehovah like a giant. A song of victory. 1865-1868. 3. --- Petra. Their souls and all their nobler powers soar above the mean pursuits of this world. 11.Let the desert and it’s cities cry aloud. All the inhabitants of this Rock are born in the image of the Son of God; a new and peculiar race. 3. Let us bear in mind, that the servant of Jehovah appears here not only as one who is the medium of a covenant to the nation, and of light to the Gentiles, but as being himself the people's covenant and heathen's light, inasmuch as in his own person he is the band of a new fellowship between Israel and Jehovah, and becomes in his own person the light which illumines the dark heathen world. ACC -> Commentary on 42:11 BCC -> Commentary on 42:11 GEB -> Study Notes on 42:11 GSB -> Study Notes on 42:11 JFB -> Commentary on 42:11 MHC-COM -> Commentary on 42:11 MHC-CON -> Commentary on 42:11 TSK -> Entry for 42:11 WEN -> Notes on 42:11 NTB -> Arabians; Church; Gentiles; Kedar; Praise TCR -> Kedar TTT -> Missionary Work by Ministers BibliographyTrapp, John. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". ', Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. "Commentary on Isaiah 42:11". Johnston. iii. 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