Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 51:2

Context
NETBible

Look at Abraham, your father, and Sarah, who gave you birth. 1  When I summoned him, he was a lone individual, 2  but I blessed him 3  and gave him numerous descendants. 4 

XREF

Ge 12:1-3; Ge 13:14-17; Ge 15:1,2; Ge 15:4,5; Ge 18:11-13; Ge 22:17; Ge 24:1,35; Jos 24:3; Ne 9:7,8; Eze 33:24; Ro 4:1-5,16-24; Ga 3:9-14; Heb 11:8-12

NET © Notes

sn Although Abraham and Sarah are distant ancestors of the people the prophet is addressing, they are spoken of as the immediate parents.

tn Heb “one”; NLT “was alone”; TEV “was childless.”

tn “Bless” may here carry the sense of “endue with potency, reproductive power.” See Gen 1:28.

tn Heb “and I made him numerous.”



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