I S A I A H.
In this chapter, I. More weight is added to the
burden of Babylon, enough to sink it like a mill-stone; I. It is
Israel's cause that is to be pleaded in this quarrel with Babylon,
ver. 1-3. 2. The king of
Babylon, for the time being, shall be remarkably brought down and
triumphed over, ver.
4-20. 3. The whole race of the Babylonians shall be cut
off and extirpated, ver.
21-23. II. A confirmation of the prophecy of the
destruction of Babylon, which was a thing at a distance, is here
given in the prophecy of the destruction of the Assyrian army that
invaded the land, which happened not long after, ver. 24-27. III. The success of Hezekiah
against the Philistines is here foretold, and the advantages which
his people would gain thereby, ver. 28-32.