"the Moabites shall say in their hearts:''. Pulpit Commentary. This is a verse by verse, phrase by phrase, occasionally even word by word 178 page commentary from a literal, pre-millennial perspective. the desolation of their country; and so the Targum. (e) Antiqu. l. 14. c. 1. sect. 4. CHAPTER 1. That the town lay on the east side of the Dead Sea, is apparent from several considerations. The country is here personified, … l. 13. c. 15. sect. Isaiah 15 Bible Commentary. 3 In their streetes they shall girde themselues with sackecloth: on the toppes of their houses, and in their streetes euery one shall howle, weeping abundantly. By Josephus (i) it is called Oronas and Oronae; it is taken by some to be the Avara of Ptolemy (k); it seems, by the Targum, that as Luhith was a very high place, this lay low, since it renders it. Many interpreters have referred this, however, to Zoar as an appellation of that city, denoting its flourishing condition. 15:5 My heart cries out for Moab Having taunted Babylon, Assyria, and the Philistines, Yeshayahu now turns to Yehuda’s southeastern neighbor, Moab. Dibon goes up to its temple, to its high places to weep; Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba. The prophet sympathizes with the sufferings of Moab, as a kindred people (Genesis 19:37), and perhaps as having, in the person of Ruth, furnished an ancestress to the Messiah (Matthew 1:5). 577-579). Isaiah 15:5: My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction. And the Lord shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian Sea.] The point of the description is that the fugitives when they reach Horonaim, are met with the cry of destruction, “All is over.”. The Septuagint renders it, Ἐν αὐτὴ en autē - 'The voice of Moab in her is heard to Zoar.' 4. Isaiah 15:5. 2. The word Horonaim is of the dual number, and signifies two Horons, the upper and the lower, as say Kimchi and Ben Melech; which is true of Bethhoron, if that was the same place with this, Joshua 16:3. (l) T. Hieros. The road to Luhith (according to the Onom. (d) Geograph. An heifer of three years old - That is, their fugitives flying unto Zoar shall lift up the voice like an heifer, for so Jeremiah in the parallel place explains it Jeremiah 48:34. On the miniature-like short sentences, see Isaiah 29:20; Isaiah 33:8-9; Isaiah 32:10; and on היה לא ("it is not in existence," or "it has become not," i.e., annihilated), vid., Ezekiel 21:32. Incidentally, this line in which the first person singular is used indicates that Isaiah himself is the author of this prophecy given in "time past" Isaiah 16:13). Unto Zoar - Zoar was a small town in the southern extremity of the Dead Sea, to which Lot fled when Sodom was overthrown Genesis 19:23. to which its name agrees, which signifies caverns; and mention is made of Bethhoron in the valley, along with Bethnimrah (l). l. 1. c. 1. sect. By the mounting up of Luhith - The "ascent" of Luhith. To destroy the capital of a kingdom is to strike the nation at its very heart. In all probability the ruins of Numere by the side of this wady are the Nimrim referred to here, and the waters of the brook the "waters of Nimrim" (me Nimrim). 5. Moab will wail over Nebo and over Medeba; On all their heads will be baldness, And every beard cut off. I am now punishing their sins, yet I will deliver them for my own mercy’s sake. Isaiah 62:5 For [as] a young man marrieth a virgin, [so] shall thy sons marry thee: and [as] the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, [so] shall thy God rejoice over thee.. Ver. They go up the hill to Luhith, weeping as they go; on the road to Horonaim they lament their destruction. The whole region there is mountainous. Isaiah 15:5. In the time of Eusebius and Jerome, it is described as having many inhabitants, and a Roman garrison. Raising loud cries of despair, they stand in front of Horonayim, which lay below, and was more exposed to the enemy. Read Isaiah 15 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. 38. In their streets they will … Researches," vol. The expression is a very difficult one, and it is impossible, perhaps, to determine what is the true sense. Further, Josephus, speaking of this place, calls it Ζοάρων τῆς Ἀραβίας Zoarōn tēs Arabias - 'Zoar of Arabia' (Bell. Isaiah 15:4 : Isaiah 15:6 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. The probability, therefore, is, that it was near the southern end of the sea, but on the eastern side. Eglath Shelishijah, Isaiah 15:5. commentary using A Commentary on the New Testament From the Talmud and Hebraica by John Lightfoot. Isaiah 15:5 Context. whose bones are broken, or however their strength, so that they are obliged to surrender; or a "broken cry", such as is made when there is a multitude of people together, and in great distress. (h) He describes the miserable dissipation and flight of the Moabites. of Isaiah 15:5: My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath Shelishiyah. Isaiah 15:5. Dr. Lightfoot (c) conjectures that "Eglath Shelishiah", translated an heifer of three years old, is the proper name of a place; and observes, that there was another place in this country called Eneglaim, Ezekiel 47:10 which being of the dual number, shows that there were two Egels, in reference to which this may be called the "third" Eglath; and so the words may be rendered, "his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, unto the third Eglath"; and he further conjectures, that this may be the Necla of Ptolemy (d), mentioned by him in Arabia Petraea, along with Zoara; and also to be the Agella of Josephus (e), reckoned with Zoara and Oronai, and other cities of Moab: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; which seems to have been a very high place, and the ascent to it very great; and as the Moabites went up it, whither they might go for safety, they should weep greatly, thinking of their houses and riches they had left to the plunder of the enemy, and the danger of their lives they were still in. (g) Antiqu. Commentary. 4. Horsley translates, "her nobility," or "rulers" (Ho 4:18). This book represents the vision (ḥazon) that Isaiah had about Judah and Jerusalem during the reigns of four kings who ruled between 767 and 686 B.C., so the vision was not the event of … Jud. l. 5. c. 17. p. 137. The expression "three years old," implies one at its full vigor (Ge 15:9), as yet not brought under the yoke; as Moab heretofore unsubdued, but now about to be broken. Ver. him, and signifies that their calamities were very great, that a And in mercy — By my mercy. So Jer 31:18; Ho 4:13. 15. ii. But the more correct rendering is, undoubtedly, that of our translation, referring to the fugitives who should attempt to make their escape from Moab when the calamities should come upon her. The place lay, probably, on a declivity from which one descended from Luhith. This place is thought by some to be the same with the Lysa of Ptolemy (f); Josephus (g) calls it Lyssa; Jerom (h) says in his time it was a village between Areopolis and Zoara, and went by the name of Luitha; it is mentioned in Jeremiah 48:5. for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction; of Moab, and the several cities of it; or "of breaking", of breaking down of walls and of houses. I.A.1. the cry (of destruction, Isaiah 15:5) is gone round …] We should expect the two places in the second half of the verse to mark the extreme limits of the country—the “Dan and Beersheba” of Moab. his … The particular trouble causing such extreme grief was the destruction of the two chief cities of Moab, Ar and Kit. 3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly. (c) See his Works, vol. (g) Meaning that it was a city that always lived in pleasure and never felt sorrow. What is noteworthy, however, is the prophet’s refusal to rejoice over Moab’s downfall. Gesenius renders it, 'To Eglath the third;' and supposes, in accordance with many interpreters, that it denotes a place called "Eglath," called the third in distinction from two other places of the same name; though he suggests that the common explanation, that it refers to a heifer of the age of three years, may be defended. The exact place is now unknown. A cry of destruction - Hebrew, 'Breaking.' His fugitives; literally, her fugitives. l. 5. c. 17. p. 137. In 15:5 Isaiah shows a feeling of sympathy for Moab, something unusual in a prophet for an outside people. The sense of mg. is that Moab (or Zoar) is a vigorous power hitherto unconquered, but now to be crushed into servitude.—Nimrim: probably not Bath-nimrah (Numbers 32:36 *), which is too far N., but the Wadi Numeirah, S. of Kir. 1. Kir in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! were fellow creatures, though enemies; which shows humanity in No wonder, Isaiah said, "My heart crieth out for Moab" (Isaiah 15:5). Bochart refers it to Isaiah, and supposes that he designed to say that "he" lifted his voice as an heifer. heifer, &c.—that is, raising their voices "like a heifer" (compare Jer 48:34, 36). A Prophecy Against Moab - A prophecy against Moab: Ar in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! Study the bible online using commentary on Isaiah 15 and more! John Trapp Complete Commentary. My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives. Proclamation Against Moab - The burden against Moab. Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. National Distress . The … Maurer translates, "Eglath" (in English Version, "a heifer") Shelishijah (that is, the third, to distinguish it from two others of the same name). Isaiah 11:15 And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make [men] go over dryshod. 4. R. Tuck . Isaiah 52:13 Commentary; Isaiah 63:1-6 In Depth Commentary - Jesus declares "I Am Mighty to Save!" All rights reserved. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, ... Isaiah 15:5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. General Introduction To The Book. It is evident, from Jeremiah 48:5, that it was a mountain, but where, is not clearly ascertained. the Moabites themselves, everyone expressing their concern for Isaiah 15:5 Context. Dibon goes up to its temple, to its high places to weep; Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba. In the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry; Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. iv. John Trapp Complete Commentary. This chapter is a prophecy of the destruction of the Moabites; two of their principal cities are mentioned as made desolate, Isaiah 15:1 the inhabitants in divers places are represented as weeping and mourning, and showing various signs of it, Isaiah 15:2 yea, not only the common people, but the armed soldiers also, Isaiah 15:4 nay, even the prophet himself, Isaiah 15:5 the … The word means "two holes." speaks of it as between Zoar and Areopolis (Rabbath Moab). 8, 4). My heart shall cry out for Moab.] A Prophecy Against Moab - A prophecy against Moab: Ar in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! My heart shall cry out for Moab They go up the hill to Luhith, weeping as they go; on the road to Horonaim they lament their destruction. l. 5. c. 17. Verse 5. Sheviith, fol. Until that age she was accustomed to go unbroken, and bore no yoke (Pliny, 8, 4, 5). So the crusaders, in the expedition of King Baldwin, 1100 a.d., after marching from Hebron, proceeded around the lake, and came, at length, to a place called "Segor," doubtless the Zoghar of Abulfeda. 648-651). See what over 145,000 … 2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off. But the Arabia of Josephus was on the east of the Dead Sea. Kir in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! Proud member Horonaim (here and in Jeremiah 48:3; Jeremiah 48:5; Jeremiah 48:34) is as little known as its companion. For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shalt thy sons marry thee.] I.A.1.A. stranger should be concerned for them, and such to whom they had As the previous prophecies describe, the upcoming destruction and desolation of Moab will be total. 4. Probably “the ascent of Luhith” (the name may indicate a staircase of boards) was the well-known approach (Jeremiah 48:5) to a Moabite sanctuary. No wonder, Isaiah said, "My heart crieth out for Moab" (Isaiah 15:5). My heart shall cry out for Moab — “Hitherto the prophet had set forth the lamentations of the Moabites, but, seeing these future evils, as it were, present to his own mind, he compassionates their griefs, and declares his own participation of their sorrows.” His fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, &c. — The meaning of this clause is thought to be, His fugitives shall cry, … 93. The expression, however, is a very obscure one. Jerome and the Vulgate render this 'her "bars,"' and it has been explained as meaning that the voice of the prophet, lamenting the calamity of Moab, could be heard as far as the "bars," or gates, of Zoar; or that the word "bars" means "princes, that is," protectors, a figure similar to "shields of the land" Psalm 47:10; Hosea 4:18. I. The Targum is, "the cry of the broken (or conquered) in battle;''. Ver. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Isaiah 15:5. The prophecy expresses much greater sympathy for Moab’s plight that for the other nations to be judged, … (h) De locis Hebraicis, fol. Dibon goes up to its temple, to its high places to weep; Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba. Bible > Bible Commentary; The Geneva Study Bible; Isaiah; Isaiah 15; The Geneva Study Bible << Isaiah 14 | Isaiah 15 | Isaiah 16 >> (Read all of Isaiah 15) 15:1 The a burden of Moab. Probably there were three places named Eglath, near together; the third would be intended here. His fugitives - Margin, 'Or to the borders thereof, even as an heifer' (בריחיה berı̂ychehā). (k) Geograph. Mighty to Save - related study; ISAIAH 53 COMMENTARY Bruce Hurt, MD June, 2018. Visio Isaiae filii Amoz, quam vidit super Iudam et Ierusalem in diebus Usiae, Iotham, Achaz, Ezechiae, regum Iuda. Weeping, they ran up to the mountain city to hide themselves there (bo, as in Psalm 24:3; in Jeremiah 48:5 it is written incorrectly בּכי). .—No city has been identified as bearing this name. A Prophecy Against Moab - A prophecy against Moab: Ar in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! A Vision. Moabites were kin to Israel; but not even one's closest of kin can intervene against the judgment of God. Every head is shaved and every beard cut off. pp. Isaiah 15:5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall flee] unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction. his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar; a city where Lot fled to, when he came out of Sodom, to which it is thought the allusion is, see Genesis 19:20 the meaning seems to be, that those that escaped out of the above cities, when taken and destroyed, should flee hither for safety: the words may be supplied thus, "his fugitives" shall cry out "unto Zoar"; that is, those that flee from other places shall cry so loud as they go along, that their cry shall be heard unto Zoar, Jeremiah 48:34. an heifer of three years old; which is not to be understood of Zoar in particular, or of the country of Moab in general, comparable to such an heifer for fatness, strength, beauty, and lasciviousness; but of the cry of the fugitives, that should be very loud and clamorous, like the lowing of an ox, or an heifer in its full strength, which is heard a great way; see 1 Samuel 6:9. Isaiah 16:9, 11). Isaiah 14 Isaiah 16 Isaiah 15:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 5 My heart cries out for Moab; His fugitives are as far as Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah, For they go up the ascent of Luhith weeping; Surely on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress over their ruin. They flee as far as Zoar (SE tip of Dead Sea). cry of destruction—a cry appropriate to the destruction which visits their country. But the more obvious interpretation is that given above, and is that which occurs in Jeremiah. Conquerors can dictate peace when the chief city lies at their mercy. Isaiah 15:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 15:5, NIV: "My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath Shelishiyah.They go up the hill to Luhith, weeping as they go; on the road to Horonaim they lament their destruction." In the time of the crusaders, it is mentioned as a place pleasantly situated, with many palm trees. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. This translation (saith one who preferreth the Vulgate, ‘The young man shall dwell with the virgin’), … Isaiah, A Brief Commentary Related Media. difference between the true and false prophet, particularly Isaiah 15:5 "My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall flee] unto Zoar, a heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction." Eusebius (Onomast.) (f) Geograph. The throne shall be established — The kingdom of Judah. Isaiah 15:3. & l. 14. c. 1. sect. From the farthest south the scene would suddenly be transferred to the extreme north of the territory of Moab, if Nimrim were the Nimra (Beth-Nimra, Talm. That is, by drying up, or driving away the waters, he shall open … Study the bible online using commentary on 8. Read Isaiah 15 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). If this refers to Moab, therefore, it may mean that hitherto it was vigorous, unsubdued, and active; but that now, like the heifer, it was to be broken and brought under the yoke by chastisement. Salem Media Group. David Guzik commentary on Isaiah 5 describes the vineyard of the Lord, and also giving some “Woes” to the unrighteous and corrupt. See the various senses which it may bear, examined in Rosenmuller and Gesenius in loc. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste And destroyed, Because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste And destroyed, He has gone up to the temple and Dibon, To the high places to weep. Incidentally, this line in which the first person singular is used indicates that Isaiah himself is the author of this prophecy given in "time past" Isaiah 16:13). … Eusebius supposes it was a place between Areopolis and Zoar (see Reland's "Palestine," pp. The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. In a few co-ordinate clauses the prophet now sets before us the several scenes of mourning and desolation. Kir in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! 2. p. 502. My heart shall cry out for Moab These seem to be the words of the prophet, pitying them as they were fellow creatures, though enemies; which shows humanity in him, and signifies that their calamities were very great, that a stranger should be concerned for them, and such to whom they had been troublesome; so Jarchi understands it, who observes the difference … The name, which in Hebrew means “two caverns,” is, perhaps, descriptive of the nature of the sanctuary. Moabites were kin to Israel; but not even one's closest of kin can intervene against the judgment of God. 1. been troublesome; so Jarchi understands it, who observes the - My heart shall cry out for Moab (comp. Abulfeda writes the name Zoghar, and speaks of it as existing in his day. between Isaiah and Balaam; but others, as Kimchi, interpret it of For the waters of Nimrim are waste places from this time forth: for the grass is dried up, the vegetation wasteth away, the green is gone." (f) The prophet speaks this in the person of the Moabites: or as one who felt the great judgment of God that God would come on them. Eglaim is probably the village Αἰγαλείμ mentioned by Eusebius as lying 8 … The city of Zoar was near to Sodom, so as to be exposed to the danger of being overthrown in the same manner that Sodom was, Zoar being exempted from destruction by the angel at the solicitation of Lot Genesis 19:21. Horonaim—a town of Moab not far from Zoar (Jer 48:5). Read 8. These seem to be the words of the prophet, pitying them as they But the palm trees have disappeared, and the site of the city can be only a matter of conjecture (see Robinson's "Bib. In the way of Horonaim - This was, doubtless, a town of Moab, but where it was situated is uncertain. Because in the night b Ar of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence; (a) See Geneva (b) The chief city … Isaiah 15:8. The region abounds to this day with caves, which are used for dwellings (Seetzen). Lot ascended from it to the mountain where his daughters bore each of them a son, who became the ancestors of the Moabites and the Ammonites. . Hear, O heavens, … But the name itself, which is derived from the vicinity of fresh water (Arab. Isaiah 1:1-31. Eglath Shelishijah, Isaiah 15:5. and more! Illustrate from the recent German siege of Paris. Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) ... Isaiah 15:4 : Isaiah 15:6 >> Cross-references and similar verses for Isaiah 15:5: My heart. between Ar-Moab and Zoar, and therefore in the centre of Moabitis proper) led up a height, and the road to Horonayim (according to Jeremiah 48:5) down a slope. יעערוּ is softened from יערערוּ (possibly to increase the resemblance to an echo), like כּוכב from כּבכּב. Every head is shaved and every beard cut off. fugitives—fleeing from Moab, wander as far as to Zoar, on the extreme boundary south of the Dead Sea. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. It means "the two poles," being near caves. COMMENTARY ON THE PROPHET ISAIAH. The Targum of Isaiah refers to the pronouncement as the “cup of cursing” given to Moab to drink. Let others do as they will, saith the prophet here, I can do no less … The Septuagint renders it very well, κραυγὴν συντριμμοῦ ἐξαναγεροῦσιν - an unaccustomed expression of intense and ever renewed cries at the threatening danger of utter destruction, and with the hope of procuring relief and assistance (sheber, as in Isaiah 1:28; Isaiah 30:26). By the mounting up of Luhith . Every head is shaved and every beard cut off. The Assyrian Era (With Other Prophecies), Isaiah 1-39 I.A. In the third year, says he, the heifer was most vigorous, and hence, was used for an offering Genesis 15:9. 4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shalbe heard euen vnto Iahaz: therefore the armed souldiers of Moab shall crie out, his life shall be grieuous vnto him. The waters that flowed fresh from the spring had been filled up with rubbish by the enemy, and would now probably lie waste for ever (a similar expression to that in Isaiah 17:2). Moab {Forerunner Commentary} Moab {Nave's Topical Bible} Way {Nave's Topical Bible} Weeping {Nave's Topical Bible} Zoar {Nave's Topical Bible} Years {Torrey's Topical Textbook} Destruction {Forerunner Commentary} Old {Forerunner Commentary} Cry {Forerunner Commentary} Other topical entries containing Isaiah 15:5: Horonaim {Nave's Topical Bible} Luhith {Nave's Topical … Isaiah 16:9 Jeremiah 8:18 Jeremiah 8:19 Jeremiah 9:10 Jeremiah 9:18 Jeremiah 9:19 Jeremiah 13:17 Jeremiah 17:16 Jeremiah 48:31 Luke 19:41 Romans 9:1 . 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