There are other striking verbal parallels between chs. (F)3 But whoever sacrifices a bull(G)    is like one who kills a person,and whoever offers a lamb    is like one who breaks a dog’s neck;whoever makes a grain offering    is like one who presents pig’s(H) blood,and whoever burns memorial incense(I)    is like one who worships an idol.They have chosen their own ways,(J)    and they delight in their abominations;(K)4 so I also will choose harsh treatment for them    and will bring on them what they dread. 24 And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations. He that burns incense, puts contempt upon the incense of Christ's intercession, and is as if he blessed an idol. To the honour of that free grace which thus distinguishes them, let the redeemed of the Lord, with humility, and not without holy trembling, sing triumphant songs. Red Letter. (1-4) The increase of the church, when Jew and Gentile shall be gathered to the Redeemer. New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Book List. KJV Isaiah 66 1 Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? Isaiah 66:1-24—Navigate by chapter and verse in the King James Version of the Bible. and where is the place of my rest? 1 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? They that sanctify themselves, &c. — “Behold,” says Vitringa, “the reason of the great severity above mentioned, namely, a base and abominable departure from God, represented under a certain kind of idolatry and detestable superstition, of all others the … 5 Hear the word of the Lord, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the Lord be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed. 17 They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the Lord. 6 A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the LORD that rendereth recompence to his enemies. (R)6 Hear that uproar from the city,    hear that noise from the temple!It is the sound(S) of the Lord    repaying(T) his enemies all they deserve. (BN) They will proclaim my glory among the nations. 20 And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the LORD out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the LORD, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD. The word of God, especially his promises, and ordinances, are the consolations of the church. He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; … or shall a nation be born at once? 12 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees. 20 And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the Lord out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the Lord, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the Lord. 6, 7.--"All our righteousnesses are as filthy rags, and we all do fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away." Isaiah 66 King James Version << Isaiah 65 | Isaiah 66 | Jeremiah 1 >> The LORD's Judgments and Zion's Future Hope. These expressions are figurative, and express the plentiful and gracious helps for bringing God's elect home to Christ. 14 And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies. 2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word. for as … “Heaven is my throne,(A)    and the earth is my footstool. 2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the Lord: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word. For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things haue beene, saith the Lord: but to this … Isaiah 66 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. God has a heaven and an earth of his own making, and temples of man's making; but he overlooks them, that he may look with favour to him who is poor in spirit and serious, self-abasing and self-denying; whose heart truly sorrows for sin: such a heart is a living temple for God. Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? 12 For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees. and where is the place of my rest? (BR) 21 And I will select some of them also to be priests(BS) and Levites,” says the Lord. The true happiness of all Christians is increased by every convert brought to Christ. 18 “And I, because of what they have planned and done,(BD) am about to come[a] and gather the people of all nations(BE) and languages, and they will come and see my glory.(BF). For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but... Read verse in King James Version 2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word. and exclude you because of my name, have said. Isaiah 66:24 Context. and where is the place of my rest? S Ps 22:29; S Isa 19:21; S 44:5; Rev 15:4. Listen to the Bible. Who has ever seen(W) things like this?Can a country be born in a day(X)    or a nation be brought forth in a moment?Yet no sooner is Zion in labor    than she gives birth to her children. Isaiah 66 1 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? Not only are the direct breaches of the command uncleanness, and men originally and actually unclean, but even our holy actions, our commanded duties. May God grant, for Christ's sake, that our portion may be with those who fear and love his name, who cleave to his truths, and persevere in every good work, looking to receive from the Lord Jesus Christ the gracious invitation, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. (V)8 Who has ever heard of such things? All shall be welcome; and nothing shall be wanting for their assistance and encouragement. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. 13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem. “These are the ones I look on with favor: those who are humble and contrite in spirit. 19 “I will set a sign(BG) among them, and I will send some of those who survive(BH) to the nations—to Tarshish,(BI) to the Libyans[b] and Lydians(BJ) (famous as archers), to Tubal(BK) and Greece,(BL) and to the distant islands(BM) that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory. Compare the following verses: 40 - 66. Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? 66 Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? 6 A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the Lord that rendereth recompence to his enemies. 7 “Before she goes into labor,(U)    she gives birth;before the pains come upon her,    she delivers a son. Men shall be deceived by the vain confidences with which they deceive themselves. and where is the place of my rest? 1 - 39 and chs. 3 He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! saith thy God. For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but... Read verse in King James Version or shall a nation be born at once? (15-24)1-4 The Jews gloried much in their temple. Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. Isaiah 66 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? 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