Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 1:24


Therefore, the sovereign Lord who commands armies, 1  the powerful ruler of Israel, 2  says this: “Ah, I will seek vengeance 3  against my adversaries, I will take revenge against my enemies. 4 


De 28:63; De 32:43; Pr 1:25,26; Isa 30:29; Isa 49:26; Isa 60:16; Jer 50:34; Eze 5:13; Eze 16:42; Eze 21:17; Heb 10:13; Re 18:8

NET © Notes

tn Heb “the master, the Lord who commands armies [traditionally, the Lord of hosts].” On the title “the Lord who commands armies,” see the note at v. 9.

tn Heb “the powerful [one] of Israel.”

tn Heb “console myself” (i.e., by getting revenge); NRSV “pour out my wrath on.”

sn The Lord here identifies with the oppressed and comes as their defender and vindicator.

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