Isaiah 29:10 German Bible Alphabetical: the a And brought covered deep eyes For has He heads LORD of over poured prophets prophets sealed seers seers shut sleep spirit The you your OT Prophets: Isaiah 29:10 For Yahweh has poured out on you (Isa Isi Is) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools Add year to year; Let feasts come around. eyes; the prophets, &c.—rather, "hath closed your eyes, the prophets; and your heads (Margin; see also Isa 3:2), the seers, He hath covered." a knot on a reed stalk, then that part of such a reed which comes between two knots, then the reed stalk itself; root נב, to rise up, swell, or become convex without and concave within (Fl.). All rights reserved. He has closed the eyes of your prophets and visionaries." The Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep. Hath he covered - That is, he has covered their eyes; or they are all blind. Yet I will distress Ariel; There shall be heaviness and sorrow, And it shall be to Me as Ariel. there is no necessity to take it as standing for ba‛al 'ōbh. Jerusalem shall be as a captive, humbled to the dust. For the Lord hath poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep Gave them up to a stupid frame of spirit; to a reprobate mind, a mind void of judgment and sense; to judicial blindness and hardness of heart: this was remarkably fulfilled in the Jews, in the times of Christ and his apostles, who choosing darkness rather than the light of the Gospel, which shone around them, were righteously given up to such a temper of mind; and to nothing else can be imputed their obstinate rejection of the Messiah, against the most glaring light and evidence. and of your most intelligent rulers,) hath he covered. "Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city [where] David dwelt! Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. The Targum renders it, "the prophets, and the Scribes, and the teachers that teach the law.''. 10. It is possible that it would be better to trace 'ōbh back to this radical and primary meaning of what is hollow (and therefore has a dull sound), whether used in the sense of a leather-bag, or applied to a spirit of incantation, and the possessor of such a spirit.). The text for this lesson is Isaiah 29:13. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. and hath closed your eyes; that is, the eyes of their understandings, so that they could not see the characters of the Messiah, and the fulfilment of prophecies in Jesus of Nazareth; nor the danger they were in, nor the ruin that was coming upon their nation, nor even when it was come, still flattering themselves with safety and deliverance: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered; the eyes of them, as before; not only the common people were blinded, but even the Scribes and Pharisees, the elders of the people, their ecclesiastical rulers, who pretended to be seers, and to know more than others; even "for judgment", for the judicial blindness and hardness of these Christ "came, that they which see might be made blind", John 9:39. I will encamp against you all around, I will lay siege against you with a mound, And I will raise siegeworks against you. The word is emphasised with a keen irony, precisely because they did not see. Isaiah 29:10. For the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep.] Gave them up to a stupid frame of spirit; to a reprobate mind, a mind void of judgment and sense; to judicial blindness and hardness of heart: this was remarkably fulfilled in the Jews, in the times of Christ and his apostles, who choosing darkness rather than the light of the Gospel, which shone around them, were righteously given up to such a temper of mind; and to nothing else can be imputed their … The Targum renders it. Isaiah 29:10, CSB : "For the LORD has poured out on you an overwhelming urge to sleep; he has shut your eyes (the prophets) and covered your heads (the seers)." The spirit of deep, sleep - The word rendered 'deep sleep,' is the same as is used in Genesis 2:21, to denote the sleep that God brought on Adam; and in Genesis 15:12, to denote the deep sleep that fell on Abraham, and when a horror of great darkness fell upon him; and in 1 Samuel 26:12, to denote the deep sleep that came upon Saul when David approached and took away the spear and the cruise of water from his bolster. Here it means spiritual sluggishness, inactivity, stupidity, that prevailed everywhere among the people in regard to the things of religion. The meaning is, 'there is a constant repetition of the command, without ornament, imagery, or illustration; without an appeal to our understanding, or respect for our reason; it is simply one mandate after another, just as lessons are inculcated upon children.' They were as those who sleep, and are “covered,” their mantle wrapped round their head, as when men settle themselves to sleep. Covering the face was also preparatory to execution (Es 7:8). add ye year to year; let them kill sacrifices. " Isaiah 29:10 For the LORD has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers has he covered. The words may be rendered, "your heads, the seers, hath he covered" (t); and there may be an allusion to the covering of the head with a veil, an emblem of that veil of ignorance and infidelity which still remains upon the Jews. Her voice shall come from the earth as that of … The Orientals cover the head to sleep; thus "covered" is parallel to "closed your eyes" (Jud 4:19). So Cocceius. The words may be rendered, "your heads, the seers, hath he covered" F20; and there may be an allusion to the covering of the head with a veil, an emblem of that veil of ignorance and infidelity which still remains upon the Jews. For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered. Isaiah 29:10, NLT: "For the LORD has poured out on you a spirit of deep sleep. (t) "et capita vestra, videntes, operuit", Montanus. "...these people draw near to me with their mouths, and honour me with their lips, yet have removed their hearts far from me. He has closed the eyes of your prophets and visionaries." (Note: The 'akkuubh mentioned there is equivalent to anbûb, Arab. Ver. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Salem Media Group. By a judiciary hardness he hath rolled a stone upon your hearts, and given you up to a reprobate sense. The seers - Those that see visions, another name for the prophets (see the note at Isaiah 1:1). Vain Worship —Isaiah 29:13. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The Apostle Paul produces this passage, in proof of that blindness that had happened unto them in his time, ( Romans 11:7 Romans 11:8 ) : and hath closed your eyes; that is, the eyes of their understandings, so that they could not see the characters of the Messiah, and the fulfilment of prophecies in Jesus of Nazareth; nor the danger they were in, nor the ruin that was coming upon their nation, nor even when it was come, still flattering themselves with safety and deliverance: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered; the eyes of them, as before; not only the common people were blinded, but even the Scribes and Pharisees, the elders of the people, their ecclesiastical rulers, who pretended to be seers, and to know more than others; even "for judgment", for the judicial blindness and hardness of these Christ "came, that they which see might be made blind", ( John 9:39 ) .