A-Z: Books of the Bible: Isaiah


OT Prophecy (major prophets)


There are at least 2 Isaiahs: Isaiah of Jerusalem, active in the final years before the exile, warns of coming judgement; an unknown prophet after the exile proclaims hope and salvation.

Big ideas: Redemption, salvation; Dreams, visions, prophecy

Cultural References

The opening words of ch 40: 'Comfort ye my people, saith your God', is famous for its setting in Handel's 'Messiah'
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