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Literary structure (chiasmus, chiasm) of Book of Isaiah

Chiasmus and Concentric Structure of divided by 9


9-1

1 The wickednedd of Judah (1:1-20)
  2 The degenerate city (1:21-31)
    3 The future house of God (2:1-22)
      4 The daughters of Zion (3:1-26_4:1)
        5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion (4:2-6)
      6 The song of the unfruitiful vineyard (5:1-7)
    7 Social injustice denounced (5:8-25)
  8 Foreign invasion predicted (5:26-30)
9 A vision of God in the Temple (6:1-13)
Former halfRelationLatter half
1 The wickednedd of Judah (1:1-20)
see 5-1-1
see 5-1-19 A vision of God in the Temple (6:1-13)
see 5-1-1
2 The degenerate city (1:21-31)
see 5-1-1
see 5-1-18 Foreign invasion predicted (5:26-30)
see 5-1-1
3 The future house of God (2:1-22)
see 5-1-1
see 5-1-17 Social injustice denounced (5:8-25)
see 5-1-1
4 The daughters of Zion (3:1-26_4:1)
see 5-1-1
see 5-1-16 The song of the unfruitiful vineyard (5:1-7)
see 5-1-1

9-1-1

1 The wickednedd of Judah (1:1-20)
  2 The degenerate city (1:21-31)
    3 The future house of God (2:1-22)
  4 The daughters of Zion (3:1-26_4:1)
5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion (4:2-6)
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1 The wickednedd of Judah (1:1-20)
1:7 Your country is waste, your cities burnt with fire; Your land before your eyes strangers devour (a waste, like Sodom overthrown)-- (1:7)
Burnt with fire5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion (4:2-6)
4:4 When the Lord washes away the filth of the daughters of Zion, And purges Jerusalem's blood from her midst with a blast of searing judgment, (4:4)
2 The degenerate city (1:21-31)
1:21 How has she turned adulteress, the faithful city, so upright! Justice used to lodge within her, but now, murderers.(1:21)
Adulteress4 The daughters of Zion (3:1-26_4:1)
3:16 The LORD said: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with necks outstretched Ogling and mincing as they go, their anklets tinkling with every step, (3:16)

9-1-2

5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion (4:2-6)
  6 The song of the unfruitiful vineyard (5:1-7)
    7 Social injustice denounced (5:8-25)
  8 Foreign invasion predicted (5:26-30)
9 A vision of God in the Temple (6:1-13)
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5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion (4:2-6)
4:4 When the Lord washes away the filth of the daughters of Zion, And purges Jerusalem's blood from her midst with a blast of searing judgment, (4:4)
Burnt with fire9 A vision of God in the Temple (6:1-13)
6:13 If there be still a tenth part in it, then this in turn shall be laid waste; As with a terebinth or an oak whose trunk remains when its leaves have fallen. (Holy offspring is the trunk.)(6:13)
6 The song of the unfruitiful vineyard (5:1-7)
5:6 Yes, I will make it a ruin: it shall not be pruned or hoed, but overgrown with thorns and briers; I will command the clouds not to send rain upon it.(5:6)
Judgement of the LORD8 Foreign invasion predicted (5:26-30)
5:30 (They will roar over it, on that day, with a roaring like that of the sea.)(5:30)

9-2

10 The sign of Immanuel (7:1-25)
  11 With us is God (8:1-20)
    12 Waiting for the LORD (8:21-9:6)
      13 Judgment on arrogance and oppression (9:7-10:4)
        14 Arrogant Assyria also judged (10:5-19)
      15 The repentant remnant of Israel (10:20-34)
    16 The peaceful kingdom (11:1-16)
  17 Thanksgiving and praise (12:1-6)
18 Proclamation against Babylon (13:1-22)
Former halfRelationLatter half
10 The sign of Immanuel (7:1-25)
see 3-1
see 3-118 Proclamation against Babylon (13:1-22)
see 3-1
11 With us is God (8:1-20)
see 3-1
see 3-117 Thanksgiving and praise (12:1-6)
see 3-1
12 Waiting for the LORD (8:21-9:6)
see 3-1
see 3-116 The peaceful kingdom (11:1-16)
see 3-1
13 Judgment on arrogance and oppression (9:7-10:4)
see 3-1
see 3-115 The repentant remnant of Israel (10:20-34)
see 3-1

9-2-1

10 The sign of Immanuel (7:1-25)
  11 With us is God (8:1-20)
    12 Waiting for the LORD (8:21-9:6)
  13 Judgment on arrogance and oppression (9:7-10:4)
14 Arrogant Assyria also judged (10:5-19)
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10 The sign of Immanuel (7:1-25)
7:18 On that day The LORD shall whistle for the fly that is in the farthest streams of Egypt, and for the bee in the land of Assyria. (7:18)
Assyria is called14 Arrogant Assyria also judged (10:5-19)
10:5 Woe to Assyria! My rod in anger, my staff in wrath. (10:5)
11 With us is God (8:1-20)
8:6 Because this people has rejected the waters of Shiloah that flow gently, And melts with fear before the loftiness of Rezin and Remaliah's son,(8:6)
Rezin13 Judgment on arrogance and oppression (9:7-10:4)
9:10 But the LORD raises up their foes against them and stirs up their enemies to action: (9:10)

9-2-2

14 Arrogant Assyria also judged (10:5-19)
  15 The repentant remnant of Israel (10:20-34)
    16 The peaceful kingdom (11:1-16)
  17 Thanksgiving and praise (12:1-6)
18 Proclamation against Babylon (13:1-22)
Former halfRelationLatter half
14 Arrogant Assyria also judged (10:5-19)
see 4-1-2
see 4-1-218 Proclamation against Babylon (13:1-22)
see 4-1-2
15 The repentant remnant of Israel (10:20-34)
see 4-1-2
see 4-1-217 Thanksgiving and praise (12:1-6)
see 4-1-2

9-3

19 Downfall of the king of Babylon (14:1-27)
  20 An oracle concerning Philistia (14:28-32)
    21 An oracle concerning Moab (15:1-16:14)
      22 An oracle concerning Damascus (17:1-11)
        23 An oracle concerning Ethiopia (17:12-18:7)
      24 An oracle concerning Egypt (19:1-15)
    25 Egypt, Assria and Israel blessed (19:16-25)
  26 Isaiah dramatizes the conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia (20:1-6)
27 An oracle concerning Babylon (21:1-10)
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19 Downfall of the king of Babylon (14:1-27)
14:4 you will take up this taunt-song against the king of Babylon: How the oppressor has reached his end! how the turmoil is stilled!(14:4)
Ruin of Babylon27 An oracle concerning Babylon (21:1-10)
21:9 Here he comes now: a single chariot, a pair of horses; He calls out and says, 'Fallen, fallen is Babylon, And all the images of her gods are smashed to the ground.'" (21:9)
20 An oracle concerning Philistia (14:28-32)
14:31 Howl, O gate; cry out, O city! Philistia, all of you melts away! For there comes a smoke from the north, without a straggler in the ranks. (14:31)
Invasion of Babylon26 Isaiah dramatizes the conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia (20:1-6)
20:4 so shall the king of Assyria lead away captives from Egypt, and exiles from Ethiopia, young and old, naked and barefoot, with buttocks uncovered (the shame of Egypt). (20:4)
21 An oracle concerning Moab (15:1-16:14)
16:12 When Moab grows weary on the high places, he shall enter his sanctuary to pray, but it shall avail him nothing.(16:12)
Foreigners worship the LORD25 Egypt, Assria and Israel blessed (19:16-25)
19:19 On that day there shall be an altar to the LORD in the land of Egypt, and a sacred pillar to the LORD near the boundary. (19:19)
22 An oracle concerning Damascus (17:1-11)
17:10 For you have forgotten God, your savior, and remembered not the Rock, your strength. Therefore, though you plant your pagan plants and set out your foreign vine slips,(17:10)
Idolatry24 An oracle concerning Egypt (19:1-15)
19:3 The courage of the Egyptians ebbs away within them, and I will bring to nought their counsel; They shall consult idols and charmers, ghosts and spirits. (19:3)

9-3-1

19 Downfall of the king of Babylon (14:1-27)
  20 An oracle concerning Philistia (14:28-32)
    21 An oracle concerning Moab (15:1-16:14)
  22 An oracle concerning Damascus (17:1-11)
23 An oracle concerning Ethiopia (17:12-18:7)
Former halfRelationLatter half
19 Downfall of the king of Babylon (14:1-27)
see 5-2-1
see 5-2-123 An oracle concerning Ethiopia (17:12-18:7)
see 5-2-1
20 An oracle concerning Philistia (14:28-32)
see 5-2-1
see 5-2-122 An oracle concerning Damascus (17:1-11)
see 5-2-1

9-3-2

23 An oracle concerning Ethiopia (17:12-18:7)
  24 An oracle concerning Egypt (19:1-15)
    25 Egypt, Assria and Israel blessed (19:16-25)
  26 Isaiah dramatizes the conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia (20:1-6)
27 An oracle concerning Babylon (21:1-10)
Former halfRelationLatter half
23 An oracle concerning Ethiopia (17:12-18:7)
see 5-2
see 5-227 An oracle concerning Babylon (21:1-10)
see 5-2
24 An oracle concerning Egypt (19:1-15)
see 5-2
see 5-226 Isaiah dramatizes the conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia (20:1-6)
see 5-2

9-4

28 An oracle concerning Edom (21:11-17)
  29 A warning of destruction of Jerusalem (22:1-14)
    30 Denunciation of self-seeking officials (22:15-25)
      31 An oracle concerning Tyre (23:1-18)
        32 Impending judgment on the Earth (24:1-13)
      33 The songs from the end of the earth (24:14-23)
    34 Praise for deliverance from oppression (25:1-12)
  35 Judah's song of victory (26:1-21)
36 A vineyard of the LORD (27:1-13)
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28 An oracle concerning Edom (21:11-17)
21:12 The watchman replies, "Morning has come, and again night. If you will ask, ask; come back again." (21:12)
On that day36 A vineyard of the LORD (27:1-13)
27:12 On that day, The LORD shall beat out the grain between the Euphrates and the Wadi of Egypt, and you shall be gleaned one by one, O sons of Israel.(27:12)
29 A warning of destruction of Jerusalem (22:1-14)
22:2 O city full of noise and chaos, O wanton town! Your slain are not slain with the sword, nor killed in battle. (22:2)
Dead35 Judah's song of victory (26:1-21)
26:14 Dead they are, they have no life, shades that cannot rise; For you have punished and destroyed them, and wiped out all memory of them. (26:14)
30 Denunciation of self-seeking officials (22:15-25)
22:18 And roll you up and toss you like a ball into an open land To perish there, you and the chariots you glory in, you disgrace to your master's house! (22:18)
Breaking pride34 Praise for deliverance from oppression (25:1-12)
25:11 He will stretch forth his hands in Moab as a swimmer extends his hands to swim; He will bring low their pride as his hands sweep over them. (25:11)
31 An oracle concerning Tyre (23:1-18)
23:9 The LORD of hosts has planned it, to disgrace all pride of majesty, to degrade all the earths honored men. (23:9)
Being ashamed33 The songs from the end of the earth (24:14-23)
24:23 Then the moon will blush and the sun grow pale, For the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, glorious in the sight of his elders.(24:23)

9-4-1

28 An oracle concerning Edom (21:11-17)
  29 A warning of destruction of Jerusalem (22:1-14)
    30 Denunciation of self-seeking officials (22:15-25)
  31 An oracle concerning Tyre (23:1-18)
32 Impending judgment on the Earth (24:1-13)
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28 An oracle concerning Edom (21:11-17)
21:13 Oracle on Arabia: In the thicket in the nomad country spend the night, O caravans of Dedanites.(21:13)
Yrb32 Impending judgment on the Earth (24:1-13)
24:11 In the streets they cry out for lack of wine; all joy has disappeared and cheer has left the land. (24:11)
29 A warning of destruction of Jerusalem (22:1-14)
22:4 At this I say: Turn away from me, let me weep bitterly; Do not try to comfort me for the ruin of the daughter of my people. (22:4)
Ruin of the daughter31 An oracle concerning Tyre (23:1-18)
23:12 You shall exult no more, he says, you who are now oppressed, virgin daughter Sidon. Arise, pass over to the Kittim, even there you shall find no rest. (23:12)

9-4-2

32 Impending judgment on the Earth (24:1-13)
  33 The songs from the end of the earth (24:14-23)
    34 Praise for deliverance from oppression (25:1-12)
  35 Judah's song of victory (26:1-21)
36 A vineyard of the LORD (27:1-13)
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32 Impending judgment on the Earth (24:1-13)
24:6 Therefore a curse devours the earth, and its inhabitants pay for their guilt; Therefore they who dwell on earth turn pale, and few men are left. (24:6)
Sin of the people36 A vineyard of the LORD (27:1-13)
27:9 This, then, shall be the expiation of Jacob's guilt, this the whole fruit of the removal of his sin: He shall pulverize all the stones of the altars like pieces of chalk; no sacred poles or incense altars shall stand. (27:9)
33 The songs from the end of the earth (24:14-23)
24:20 The earth will reel like a drunkard, and it will sway like a hut; Its rebellion will weigh it down, until it falls, never to rise again." (24:20)
Sin of the earth35 Judah's song of victory (26:1-21)
26:21 See, the LORD goes forth from his place, to punish the wickedness of the earths inhabitants; The earth will reveal the blood upon her, and no longer conceal her slain.(26:21)

9-5

37 Fall of Samaria (28:1-8)
  38 Judgment on corrupt rulers, priests, and prophets (28:9-13)
    39 A stone in Zion (28:14-22)
      40 Farmer's wisdom (28:23-29)
        41 The siege of Jerusalem (29:1-8)
      42 Drunken rulers (29:9-14)
    43 Hope for the future (29:15-24)
  44 The futility of reliance on Egypt (30:1-5)
45 A rebellious people (30:6-18)
Former halfRelationLatter half
37 Fall of Samaria (28:1-8)
see 1-1
see 1-145 A rebellious people (30:6-18)
see 1-1
38 Judgment on corrupt rulers, priests, and prophets (28:9-13)
see 1-1
see 1-144 The futility of reliance on Egypt (30:1-5)
see 1-1
39 A stone in Zion (28:14-22)
see 1-1
see 1-143 Hope for the future (29:15-24)
see 1-1
40 Farmer's wisdom (28:23-29)
see 1-1
see 1-142 Drunken rulers (29:9-14)
see 1-1

9-5-1

37 Fall of Samaria (28:1-8)
  38 Judgment on corrupt rulers, priests, and prophets (28:9-13)
    39 A stone in Zion (28:14-22)
  40 Farmer's wisdom (28:23-29)
41 The siege of Jerusalem (29:1-8)
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37 Fall of Samaria (28:1-8)
28:6 A spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, And strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate. (28:6)
Enemy to retreat41 The siege of Jerusalem (29:1-8)
29:7 Then like a dream, a vision in the night, Shall be the horde of all the nations who war against Ariel with all the earthworks of her besiegers. (29:7)
38 Judgment on corrupt rulers, priests, and prophets (28:9-13)
28:12 to whom he said: This is the resting place, give rest to the weary; Here is repose-- but they would not listen. (28:12)
Listening to the LORD40 Farmer's wisdom (28:23-29)
28:23 Give ear and hear my voice, pay attention and listen to what I say:(28:23)

9-5-2

41 The siege of Jerusalem (29:1-8)
  42 Drunken rulers (29:9-14)
    43 Hope for the future (29:15-24)
  44 The futility of reliance on Egypt (30:1-5)
45 A rebellious people (30:6-18)
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41 The siege of Jerusalem (29:1-8)
29:5 The horde of your arrogant shall be like fine dust, the horde of the tyrants like flying chaff. Then suddenly, in an instant, (29:5)
Sudden destruction45 A rebellious people (30:6-18)
30:13 This guilt of yours shall be like a descending rift Bulging out in a high wall whose crash comes suddenly, in an instant. (30:13)
42 Drunken rulers (29:9-14)
29:13 this people draws near with words only and honors me with their lips alone, though their hearts are far from me (29:13)
Rebellious children44 The futility of reliance on Egypt (30:1-5)
30:1 Woe to the rebellious children, says the LORD, Who carry out plans that are not mine, who weave webs that are not inspired by me, adding sin upon sin. (30:1)

9-6

46 God's promise to Zion (30:19-26)
  47 Judgment on Assyria (30:27-33)
    48 Alliance with Egypt is futile (31:1-9)
      49 Complacent women warned of disaster (32:1-20)
        50 The land of the Majestic king (33:1-24)
      51 Judgment on the nations (34:1-17)
    52 The return of the redeemed to Zion (35:1-10)
  53 Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem (36:1-37:38)
54 Hizekiah's illness (38:1-39:8)
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46 God's promise to Zion (30:19-26)
30:26 The light of the moon will be like that of the sun and the light of the sun will be seven times greater (like the light of seven days). On the day the LORD binds up the wounds of his people, he will heal the bruises left by his blows. (30:26)
The people are healed54 Hizekiah's illness (38:1-39:8)
38:9 The song of Hezekiah, king of Judah, after he had been sick and had recovered from his illness: (38:9)
47 Judgment on Assyria (30:27-33)
30:31 When the LORD speaks, Assyria will be shattered, as he strikes with the rod; (30:31)
Ruin of foreigners53 Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem (36:1-37:38)
defeat of Sennacherib
48 Alliance with Egypt is futile (31:1-9)
31:5 Like hovering birds, so the LORD of hosts shall shield Jerusalem, To protect and deliver, to spare and rescue it. (31:5)
Salvation by the LORD52 The return of the redeemed to Zion (35:1-10)
35:4 Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication; With divine recompense he comes to save you. (35:4)
49 Complacent women warned of disaster (32:1-20)
32:13 And the soil of my people, overgrown whth thorns and briers; For all the joyful houses, the wanton city. (32:13)
Thorns and briers51 Judgment on the nations (34:1-17)
34:13 Her castles shall be overgrown with thorns, her fortresses with thistles and briers. She shall become an abode for jackals and a haunt for ostriches. (34:13)

9-6-1

46 God's promise to Zion (30:19-26)
  47 Judgment on Assyria (30:27-33)
    48 Alliance with Egypt is futile (31:1-9)
  49 Complacent women warned of disaster (32:1-20)
50 The land of the Majestic king (33:1-24)
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46 God's promise to Zion (30:19-26)
30:19 He will be gracious to you when you cry out (30:19)
Mercy of the LORD50 The land of the Majestic king (33:1-24)
33:2 O LORD, have pity on us, for you we wait. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of trouble! (33:2)
47 Judgment on Assyria (30:27-33)
30:30 The LORD will make his glorious voice heard, and let it be seen how his arm descends In raging fury and flame of consuming fire, in driving storm and hail. (30:30)
Hail49 Complacent women warned of disaster (32:1-20)
32:19 Down it comes, as trees come down in the forest! The city will be utterly laid low. Hill and tower will become wasteland forever for wild asses to frolic in, and flocks to pasture, (32:19)

9-6-2

50 The land of the Majestic king (33:1-24)
  51 Judgment on the nations (34:1-17)
    52 The return of the redeemed to Zion (35:1-10)
  53 Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem (36:1-37:38)
54 Hizekiah's illness (38:1-39:8)
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50 The land of the Majestic king (33:1-24)
33:1 Woe, O destroyer never destroyed, O traitor never betrayed! When you finish destroying, you will be destroyed; when wearied with betraying, you will be betrayed. (33:1)
Destroyer54 Hizekiah's illness (38:1-39:8)
39:6 Behold, the days shall come when all that is in your house, and everything that your fathers have stored up until this day, shall be carried off to Babylon; nothing shall be left, says the LORD.(39:6)
51 Judgment on the nations (34:1-17)
34:2 The LORD is angry with all the nations and is wrathful against all their host; he has doomed them and given them over to slaughter. (34:2)
Judgement by the LORD53 Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem (36:1-37:38)
37:36 The angel of the LORD went forth and struck down one hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. Early the next morning, there they were, all the corpses of the dead.(37:36)

9-7

55 God's people are comforted (40:1-11)
  56 Creation by God (40:12-31)
    57 Israel assured of God's help (41:1-26)
      58 The servant, a light to the nations (41:27-42:25)
        59 Israel's redemption (43:1-28)
      60 The absurdity of idol worship (44:1-28)
    61 Cyrus, God's instrument (45:1-17)
  62 Idols cannot save Babylon (45:18-46:13)
63 The humiliation of Babylon (47:1-15)
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55 God's people are comforted (40:1-11)
40:2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her service is at an end, her guilt is expiated; Indeed, she has received from the hand of the LORD double for all her sins.(40:2)
Salvation for Jerusalem / ruin of Babylon63 The humiliation of Babylon (47:1-15)
47:1 Come down, sit in the dust, O virgin daughter Babylon; Sit on the ground, dethroned, O daughter of the Chaldeans. No longer shall you be called dainty and delicate.(47:1)
56 Creation by God (40:12-31)
40:18 To whom can you liken God? With what equal can you confront him? (40:18)
Idolatry62 Idols cannot save Babylon (45:18-46:13)
46:5 Whom would you compare me with, as an equal, or match me against, as though we were alike? (46:5)
57 Israel assured of God's help (41:1-26)
41:2 Who has stirred up from the East the champion of justice, and summoned him to be his attendant? To him he delivers the nations and subdues the kings; With his sword he reduces them to dust, with his bow, to driven straw.(41:2)
Cyrus is called61 Cyrus, God's instrument (45:1-17)
45:1 Thus says the LORD to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, Subduing nations before him, and making kings run in his service, Opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred:(45:1)
58 The servant, a light to the nations (41:27-42:25)
42:1 Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, Upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations,(42:1)
Servant of the LORD60 The absurdity of idol worship (44:1-28)
44:1 Hear then, O Jacob, my servant, Israel, whom I have chosen. (44:1)

9-7-1

55 God's people are comforted (40:1-11)
  56 Creation by God (40:12-31)
    57 Israel assured of God's help (41:1-26)
  58 The servant, a light to the nations (41:27-42:25)
59 Israel's redemption (43:1-28)
Former halfRelationLatter half
55 God's people are comforted (40:1-11)
see 5-4
see 5-459 Israel's redemption (43:1-28)
see 5-4
56 Creation by God (40:12-31)
see 5-4
see 5-458 The servant, a light to the nations (41:27-42:25)
see 5-4

9-7-2

59 Israel's redemption (43:1-28)
  60 The absurdity of idol worship (44:1-28)
    61 Cyrus, God's instrument (45:1-17)
  62 Idols cannot save Babylon (45:18-46:13)
63 The humiliation of Babylon (47:1-15)
Former halfRelationLatter half
59 Israel's redemption (43:1-28)
see 5-4-2
see 5-4-263 The humiliation of Babylon (47:1-15)
see 5-4-2
60 The absurdity of idol worship (44:1-28)
see 5-4-2
see 5-4-262 Idols cannot save Babylon (45:18-46:13)
see 5-4-2

9-8

64 Fulfillment of the prophecy (48:1-11)
  65 God the redeemer (48:12-22)
    66 The servant's mission (49:1-6)
      67 Zion's children to be brought home (49:7-50:3)
        68 The sercant's humilitation and vindication (50:4-11)
      69 Return to Zion (51:1-52:12)
    70 The suffering servant (52:13-53:12)
  71 Everlasting mercy (54:1-17)
72 Thecovenant extended to all who obey (55:1-56:12)
Former halfRelationLatter half
64 Fulfillment of the prophecy (48:1-11)
see 3-3
see 3-372 Thecovenant extended to all who obey (55:1-56:12)
see 3-3
65 God the redeemer (48:12-22)
see 3-3
see 3-371 Everlasting mercy (54:1-17)
see 3-3
66 The servant's mission (49:1-6)
see 3-3
see 3-370 The suffering servant (52:13-53:12)
see 3-3
67 Zion's children to be brought home (49:7-50:3)
see 3-3
see 3-369 Return to Zion (51:1-52:12)
see 3-3

9-8-1

64 Fulfillment of the prophecy (48:1-11)
  65 God the redeemer (48:12-22)
    66 The servant's mission (49:1-6)
  67 Zion's children to be brought home (49:7-50:3)
68 The sercant's humilitation and vindication (50:4-11)
Former halfRelationLatter half
64 Fulfillment of the prophecy (48:1-11)
see 4-4-1
see 4-4-168 The sercant's humilitation and vindication (50:4-11)
see 4-4-1
65 God the redeemer (48:12-22)
see 4-4-1
see 4-4-167 Zion's children to be brought home (49:7-50:3)
see 4-4-1

9-8-2

68 The sercant's humilitation and vindication (50:4-11)
  69 Return to Zion (51:1-52:12)
    70 The suffering servant (52:13-53:12)
  71 Everlasting mercy (54:1-17)
72 Thecovenant extended to all who obey (55:1-56:12)
Former halfRelationLatter half
68 The sercant's humilitation and vindication (50:4-11)
50:10 Who among you fears the LORD, heeds his servant's voice, And walks in darkness without any light, Trusting in the name of the LORD and relying on his God?(50:10)
Listening to the LORD72 Thecovenant extended to all who obey (55:1-56:12)
55:3 Come to me heedfully, listen, that you may have life. I will renew with you the everlasting covenant, the benefits assured to David. (55:3)
69 Return to Zion (51:1-52:12)
52:9 Break out together in song, O ruins of Jerusalem! For the LORD comforts his people, he redeems Jerusalem. (52:9)
Redemption of the LORD71 Everlasting mercy (54:1-17)
54:8 In an outburst of wrath, for a moment I hid my face from you; But with enduring love I take pity on you, says the LORD, your redeemer. (54:8)

9-9

73 A promise of help and healing (57:1-58:14)
  74 Injustice and oppression to be punished (59:1-21)
    75 God the glory of Zion (60:1-22)
      76 The good news of deliverance (61:1-11)
        77 The vindication and salvation of Zion (62:1-12)
      78 Vengeance on Edom (63:1-6)
    79 God's mercy remembered (63:7-64:11)
  80 The righteousness of God's judgment (65:1-25)
81 The reign and indignation of God (66:1-24)
Former halfRelationLatter half
73 A promise of help and healing (57:1-58:14)
see 5-5-2
see 5-5-281 The reign and indignation of God (66:1-24)
see 5-5-2
74 Injustice and oppression to be punished (59:1-21)
see 5-5-2
see 5-5-280 The righteousness of God's judgment (65:1-25)
see 5-5-2
75 God the glory of Zion (60:1-22)
see 5-5-2
see 5-5-279 God's mercy remembered (63:7-64:11)
see 5-5-2
76 The good news of deliverance (61:1-11)
see 5-5-2
see 5-5-278 Vengeance on Edom (63:1-6)
see 5-5-2

9-9-1

73 A promise of help and healing (57:1-58:14)
  74 Injustice and oppression to be punished (59:1-21)
    75 God the glory of Zion (60:1-22)
  76 The good news of deliverance (61:1-11)
77 The vindication and salvation of Zion (62:1-12)
Former halfRelationLatter half
73 A promise of help and healing (57:1-58:14)
57:14 Build up, build up, prepare the way, remove the stumbling blocks from my people's path. (57:14)
Preparing the road77 The vindication and salvation of Zion (62:1-12)
62:10 Pass through, pass through the gates, prepare the way for the people; Build up, build up the highway, clear it of stones, raise up a standard over the nations.(62:10)
74 Injustice and oppression to be punished (59:1-21)
59:21 This is the covenant with them which I myself have made, says the LORD: My spirit which is upon you and my words that I have put into your mouth Shall never leave your mouth, nor the mouths of your children Nor the mouths of your childrens children from now on and forever, says the LORD.(59:21)
Being given the spirit of the LORD76 The good news of deliverance (61:1-11)
61:1 The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; He has sent me to bring glad tidings to the lowly, to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives and release to the prisoners,(61:1)

9-9-2

77 The vindication and salvation of Zion (62:1-12)
  78 Vengeance on Edom (63:1-6)
    79 God's mercy remembered (63:7-64:11)
  80 The righteousness of God's judgment (65:1-25)
81 The reign and indignation of God (66:1-24)
Former halfRelationLatter half
77 The vindication and salvation of Zion (62:1-12)
62:2 Nations shall behold your vindication, and all kings your glory; You shall be called by a new name pronounced by the mouth of the LORD.(62:2)
The glory of the LORD is shown to nations81 The reign and indignation of God (66:1-24)
66:18 I come to gather nations of every language; they shall come and see my glory.(66:18)
78 Vengeance on Edom (63:1-6)
63:4 For the day of vengeance was in my heart, my year for redeeming was at hand. (63:4)
The day of vengeance of the LORD will come80 The righteousness of God's judgment (65:1-25)
65:6 Lo, before me it stands written; I will not be quiet until I have paid in full (65:6)

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