That you may be stimulated to this duty, consider its advantages. [2 Samuel 3:31] Lyra and others by "chambers" here understand the graves, {compare Revelation 6:11 John 16:33} those chambers of rest, and beds of down, to the bodies of the saints until the last day. 1859. Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee; hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be past. The message is eternal, that faith is a private and personal matter. 12. peace--God's favor, including all blessings, temporal and spiritual, opposed to their previous trials ( Psalms 138:8 ). Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee; hide thyself as it were for a little moment until the indignation shall be overpast. We might do this through prayer, meditation, journaling, listening to music, or quiet contemplation and reflection. Isaiah 26:20 (RHE) What Does Proverbs 26:20 Mean? Sin Is The Cause, 24:4-6. He alludes to the common practice of men, who when there are storms or dangers abroad, betake themselves into their own houses or chambers for safety; or, as some think, to that history, Exodus 9:19,20, or to that command of not going out of their houses, Exodus 12:22, or to the like charge given to Rahab, as the condition of her preservation, Jos 2. My people, go to your rooms, and shut the doors behind you. Author: Isaiah 1:1 identifies the author of the book of Isaiah as the Prophet Isaiah. Shut the doors behind you. Isaiah was the 8th-century BC Israelite prophet after whom the Book of Isaiah is named.. His people also need the preparation of silent and solitary prayer (Matthew 6:6; Psalms 27:5; Psalms 31:21). Come, my people, enter your rooms, and shut your doors behind you. Isaiah 26 NIV 19 But your dead will live, Lord; their bodies will rise— let those who dwell in the dust wake up and shout for joy— your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead. . Oh that they would abandon their sins, and turn to the Lord, that he may have mercy upon them. Come , my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast . We must enter into the ark, and like Noah expect the Lord to shut us in. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Go into your houses, my people, and shut the door behind you. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/isaiah-26.html. Come, my people.] "My people." Isaiah 26:20 Context. . of Come, my people, go home and shut yourselves in. Yeshayah 26:20 (OJB) BibliographyWesley, John. Retail: $44.99. Isaiah 26:20 Come H3212 , my people, H5971 enter H935 thou into thy chambers, H2315 and shut H5462 thy doors H1817 about thee: hide H2247 thyself as it were for a little H4592 moment, H7281 until the indignation H2195 be overpast H5674 . Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. Isaiah 26:20 (MSG) Isaiah 26:20, ESV: "Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the fury has passed by." Pestilence among the cattle followed. The same Saviour who died to save, lives to bless, saying, "Lo, I am with you always," &c. The same Holy Spirit sanctifies and comforts. Isaiah 26:20 (HNV) They who will not see shall be made to "see" to their cost ( Isaiah 5:12 ). We are thus reminded that God’s wrath against the Church will not last always, but that, like storms and tempests, it will come to an end, and on this account believers endure it more patiently. While that storm raged, they were exhorted to be calm and serene. Hide yourselves for a little while until God's anger is over. earth--literally, "the land (Judea) is not made security," that is, is not become a place of security from our enemies. Let sinners then be encouraged to join to the Lord. Though our Redeemer and Master has a right to command, yet He more frequently employs the language of invitation. Here wisdom begins. Isaiah Chapter 20 Questions. Scorners and the secure will shortly feel, what now they will not believe, that it is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. . Hitherto the saints are exhorted to retire till the storm be over, the enemy gone, the destroying angel passed over, {as Exodus 12:12} possessing their souls in patience. 2. 20. 1983-1999. And v. 20 is not a Biblical justification for lockdowns at home. Thus we shall be safe and happy in the midst of tribulations. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/isaiah-26.html. Isaiah 26:20 Come H3212 , my people, H5971 enter H935 thou into thy chambers, H2315 and shut H5462 thy doors H1817 about thee: hide H2247 thyself as it were for a little H4592 moment, H7281 until the indignation H2195 be overpast H5674 . If Covid 19 was apart of God's plan shouldn't more Christians be okay with staying indoors and waiting? Nubecula est, cito transibit, as Athanasius said when persecuted by Julian, This storm will soon blow over, this indignation doth not transire, but pertransire, pass, but pass apace. Isaiah gives a similar injunction in this passage, that the godly, when they see that they are attacked by various storms which they are unable to resist, should shut themselves up in a “chamber,” or some place of retirement. Come, my people, enter your chambers, And shut your doors behind you; Hide yourself, as it were, for a little moment, Until the indignation is past. The cause opposed to God and his kingdom will sink at last. Isaiah 26: 20. Zion, looking for deliverance, seemingly in vain, but really about to be gloriously saved ( Micah 4:9 Micah 4:10-13 , 5:1-3 , John 16:21 John 16:22 ). prayer--literally, "a whispered prayer," Margin, "a secret sighing" to God for help (compare Jeremiah 13:17 , Deuteronomy 8:16 ). Isaiah’s overall theme receives its clearest statement in chapter 12: “Behold, God is my salvation, / I will trust and not be afraid” (Isaiah 12:2). Wars and commotions would rage as a tempest around Babylon, and bring its overthrow. Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. Thus God lovingly bespeaketh his, as leading them by the hand to a hiding place of his providing. We may think of many sacred localities to which we may repair in the time of national or individual sorrow. (Read Isaiah 26:20,21) When dangers threaten, it is good to retire and lie hid; when we commend ourselves to God to hide us, he will hide us either under heaven or in heaven. Isaiah dressed as the poorest and most destitute would dress. Come, My people, enter thou into thy chederim, and shut thy delatot behind thee; hide thyself for a little rega (moment, while), until the za’am (wrath, indignation [of G-d]) has passed. Chapters 24-27 are a literary unit positioned at the conclusion of a series of judgment oracles against the surrounding nations found in Isaiah 13-23. 8. way of thy judgments--We have waited for Thy proceeding to punish the enemy ( Isaiah 26:9 Isaiah 26:10 ) [MAURER]. It has now a wider range. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Come, my people, into your secret places, and let your doors be shut: keep yourself safe for a short time, till his wrath is over. Isaiah 26:20 (JUB) Here in Isaiah 24-27 we see a collection of prophecies that are heavily eschatological, though lacking the symbolic figures you see in Daniel and Revelation (also called "The Apocalypse"). Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. 11. Isaiah 26:20, KJV: "Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors … 1874-1909. (20,21). The rage of the enemy is not yet over. This passage is a word in season to God's people now. Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the fury has passed by. 4:9). Take cover, for in a little while the fury will be over. 20. Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". (12-19) Deliverance promised. You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. walls--( Isaiah 60:18 , Jeremiah 3:23 , Zechariah 2:5 ). Hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead. My people, go to your rooms, and shut the doors behind you. Isaiah 26:20 You Keep Him in Perfect Peace. It may include—. . Enter your chambers by divine invitation, shutting the outer world out for a while. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/isaiah-26.html. It means commander in chief. For a little moment; whereby he intimates that all their afflictions, how long and tedious soever they may seem, are but short and momentary, in comparison of that happiness which is reserved for them. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/isaiah-26.html. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". To enter their closets, hold communion with Him, trust themselves to His keeping. There we may humble ourselves, mourn our own faults and those of others, and seek God's favour. Isaiah 26:20 (RSVA) It opened in storm, and a fine ship, the London, perished. Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. It emphasizes that God will punish wickedness and sin. The address is to the captive Jews in Babylon. What Does Proverbs 26:20 Mean? Self-sacrifice and self-restraint for Christ's sake will not last long. The saints are calmly and confidently to await the issue ( Exodus 14:13 Exodus 14:14 ). "E.W. Isaiah 26:20 say “Go home, my people, and lock your doors! This includes a large portion of the people of this land. Trust in the Lord for that peace, that portion, which will be for ever. Ashdod was one of the 5 largest Philistine cities, all located southwest of Jerusalem. Verses 20-21 When dangers threaten, it is good to retire and lie hid; when we commend ourselves to God to hide us, he will hide us either under heaven or in heaven. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. "For a little moment." 20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. 2 Open the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in. Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. But there is hardly any truth more frequently repeated in Scripture, than God's determined purpose to punish the workers of iniquity. They--The "other lords" or tyrants ( Isaiah 26:13 ). These words are either to be connected with the preceding verse Isaiah 26:19, and considered as a part of the song; and then the design of them is, to let the people of God know that there would be times of great trouble and distress, previous to that glorious one before mentioned; whether it is to be understood of a spiritual resurrection, the conversion of Jews and Gentiles in the latter day, which the judgments on antichrist will antecede, Revelation 19:2 or of the first resurrection, upon the coming of Christ, Daniel 12:1 and therefore should expect such a time of trouble, and concern themselves for shelter and security: or else, the song being finished, as is generally thought; in the last verse Isaiah 26:19, these words begin a new subject, and should a new chapter, in which it is foretold what punishment would be inflicted on a wicked world; and therefore, to comfort the Lord's people that should dwell among them, and to let them know what provision was made for their retreat and safety, and where they might be secure during the storm, these words are delivered out; in which the Lord addresses his people in a very kind and tender manner, claiming an interest in them, and expressing great affection for them, and concern for their welfare: "my people", whom I have loved with an everlasting love, chosen to be a special people above all people, made a covenant with them in my Son, and redeemed them by his blood, and called them by my Spirit and grace; "come", away from the wicked, be separate from them, have no fellowship with them; much the same with that in Revelation 18:4 and referring to the same time, "come out of her, my people", &c. or "come" to me, who have been the dwelling place of my people in all generations, a strong habitation, to which they may continually resort, Psalm 90:1 or "come" along with me, I will lead you to a place where you may be safe; as he did Noah and his family into the ark, to which there may be an allusion, Genesis 7:1. enter thou into thy chambers; alluding to persons abroad in the fields, who, when they perceive a storm coming, make haste home, and get into their houses, and into the more retired and safer parts of them, till it is over; or to the Israelites, who kept within the doors, while the destroying angel passed through the land of Egypt; or to Rahab and her family being within her house, when Jericho was destroyed: these "chambers" may be taken literally for places of prayer and devotion; prayer being very proper to have recourse unto in times of trouble, and which as it should be performed by single persons privately, Matthew 6:6 which text is a comment on this; and perhaps respect may be had to the manner of the performance of it by societies, in times of great persecution; so it is the safety of God's people; and there is nothing better for them, in times of trouble, than to commit themselves to God in prayer, and to his divine protection: and it may be that God himself, and the perfections of his nature, are here meant by "chambers"; his name is a strong tower, whither the righteous run and are safe, Proverbs 18:10 and every perfection in him is as a chamber in this tower, where the saints betaking themselves may securely lodge, till the trouble is over; as the everlasting love of God, which changes not, and therefore the sons of Jacob are not consumed; the faithfulness of God, in his covenant and promises, which never fails; and his power, in which they are kept, as in a garrison, 1 Peter 1:5 and these chambers may not be unfitly applied to Christ and to his blood and righteousness, who is a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the storm, a strong hold for prisoners of hope; in whose person are rest, peace, and safety in the midst of trouble; whose righteousness secures from condemnation and wrath; and not good works, as the Targum, which it says will protect in a time of distress; but the righteousness of Christ will, as also his precious blood; which was typified by the blood of the passover lamb, sprinkled on the door posts of the Israelites, whereby they were preserved by the destroying angel; and was signified by the scarlet thread in Rahab's window, the token by which her house was known, and so all in it saved. But while the storm raged, the people of God were to be calm and tranquil; were to enter into their places of retirement, and avoid the commotions of war. 4. Who captured Ashdod? 156-164. The purpose of retirement. Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. 18. brought forth wind--MICHAELIS explains this of the disease empneumatosis. shall not live--namely, again. Until the indignation … - Not, as Lowth supposes, the indignation of God against his people, but the storm of his indignation against their enemies the Babylonians. In Isaiah 26 we see the prophet rehearsing a song of trust in the provision of God – he sings of how God will restore Israel, who will once again walk in righteousness and peace. Some of the ancients, by "chambers", understand the graves, and not amiss; especially if the words are to be considered in connection with the preceding, thus, since the dead saints will arise as sure as Christ is risen, and in like manner as he, and those that sleep in the dust of the earth will awake and sing, then do not be afraid of death and the grave; enter here, as into your bedchambers; where, being taken away from the evil to come, you will enter into peace, lie down and rest on your beds, in the utmost secrecy and safety, until the resurrection morn; while storms of divine wrath fall upon a wicked and ungodly world; see Isaiah 57:1. and shut thy doors about thee; a phrase expressive of safety and secrecy, and may be applied to the several things above mentioned: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast; not the indignation of Satan, or of wicked persecutors against the saints, but the indignation of God; and that not upon his own people, or on the Jewish nation, but on a wicked world; not in hell, for that will be everlasting, and never over, and much less be only for a little moment; but as it will be in time, and fall upon all the nations of the world, and especially the Romish antichrist, and the antichristian states; and refers chiefly to the seven vials of God's wrath, which will be poured forth upon them; which, when they begin, will soon be over; see Isaiah 34:2 and so will be the burning of the world, the last instance of God's indignation on earth, it will soon be at an end; and, in the meanwhile, the saints will be with Christ in the air; and those troubles, in which the people will be involved before happy times come, will be very short; as indeed all their afflictions are but for a moment, a little moment; the temptation that will come upon all the earth, to try the inhabitants of it, will be but an hour; and the slaying of the witnesses, and their lying slain, will be but three days and a half; this time of trouble will be shortened for the elect's sake, Matthew 24:21 compare with this Psalm 57:1. BibliographyGill, John. 18 We have been with child, we have been in pain, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen. The Prophets contain many prophecies about this period (for example, Joel 2) -- including many in Isaiah itself. They will not see the evil of sin; but they shall see. Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee. I.G.1.B. We have expected Thee." What does it mean? neither . Isaiah 26:20 (NKJV) . The Prophet, therefore, when the people are distressed and know not where to go, takes them, as it were, by the hand, and conducts them to some retired spot, where they may hide themselves in safety till the storms and tempests are abated. In times of danger and distress, when the judgments of God are in the earth, they are invited to repair to Christ. "Keep," literally, "guard as with a garrison." Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. II. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. The Jews, though confident of ultimate triumph, are not to be jubilant prematurely, but to wait till the retributive storm be overpast. Comes my people, enter thou into thy chambers - An exhortation to patience and resignation under oppression, with a confident expectation of deliverance by the power of God manifestly to be exerted in the destruction of the oppressor. A CONSOLATORY TRUTH IMPLIED. Here in Christ, God manifest in the flesh, is safety from every danger, a complete Refuge in every time of need. Isaiah 26:20 (LEB) When he bids them “hide” or “conceal” themselves, he means that it will be a very safe refuge for believers, if they are courageous and patiently wait for the Lord; for though we must boldly and valiantly maintain the contest, yet since the power of God is displayed in our weakness, (2 Corinthians 12:9,) there is nothing better for us than to take refuge, with all humility, under God’s wings, that they who tremble may be placed by him in perfect safety. What does “how beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news” mean in Isaiah 52:7? Isaiah 26:20-21 20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. Address of the returning people to the gates of Jerusalem (type of the heavenly city, Hebrews 12:22 ); ( Psalms 24:7 Psalms 24:9 , 118:19 ). Isaiah 26:20 (KJVA) We can never ascend to the knowledge of Him whom to know is life eternal, without knowing ourselves; and we can never know ourselves without retiring from the world, without stripping off whatever is artificial about us, without throwing off the veil which we wear before men, and devoting our sacred hours to serious consideration. While I do not personally think the coronavirus is necessarily a “special” or specific judgment for our generation/time, it does fit into the larger Biblical narrative. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. [Daniel 12:13] Augustine and Paraeus died a little before Hippo and Heidelberg were taken, so did Luther before the bloody wars of Germany. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:20". An image of anguish accompanied with expectation, to be followed by joy that will cause the anguish utterly to be forgotten. Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. Go home, my people, and lock your doors! For Mr Brightman a pursuivant was sent a day or two after he was buried. Ours must be the language of the Apostle (Joh ). Do it until the LORD's anger is over. (Calmet). Isaiah 26:20 (YLT) 8. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. BibliographyClarke, Adam. King James ... (KJV) Public Domain . Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". What did God tell Isaiah to do (In verse 2)? 3. Every perfection of the divine character, every office of Christ, every divine promise is a chamber of defence (Pro ). We need often to escape from it in order that we may see its true character, and renew our strength to resist it. 1840-57. 1909-1922. It is saying to hide yourself in your rooms and wait for the Lord's wrath. (2 Corinthians 4:17; Romans 8:18.). . Purpose of Writing: The Prophet Isaiah was primarily called to prophesy to the Kingdom of Judah. world fallen--The "world" at large, is in antithesis to "the earth," that is, Judea. What is sackcloth? "[23] This might be an indirect reference to that night of the Passover when God's children were told to enter their houses and not to go out of them until morning (Exodus 12:22). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/isaiah-26.html. Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter into your roomsAnd close your doors behind you;Hide for a little whileUntil indignation runs its course. Isaiah 26:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 26:20, NIV: "Go, my people, enter your rooms and shut the doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until his wrath has passed by." But sinners walk contrary to him. Hide yourselves for a little while until God's anger is over. . 2. So does Peter (2 Peter 3) and Jude. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/isaiah-26.html. Isaiah 26:20 (CEB) God comes out of His place to judge the nations, &c. 2. But MAURER explains "fallen," according to Arabic idiom, of the birth of a child, which is said to fall when being born; "inhabitants of the world (Israel, Isaiah 24:4 ; not the world in general) are not yet born"; that is, the country as yet lies desolate, and is not yet populated. For a little moment - Implying that the war would not rage long. Come, my people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the wrath is past. Hide for a little while until his fury has ended. It is commended to us both by precept and example (Gen ; Mat 14:23, &c.) But the retreat which the Scriptures commend is temporary, not total; not that of a monk to his cell, in which he passes his days in barren and unprofitable speculation, but that of men living in the world, who go out of it for a time in order that they may return to it better fitted for the duties which God has assigned them there. III. Isaiah 26:20 (GW) Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. Hide yourselves for a little while until God's anger is over. MAURER translates, "For JAH (the eternal unchangeable One, Exodus 3:14 ) is JEHOVAH, the rock of ages" (compare Isaiah 45:17 , Deuteronomy 32:15 , 1 Samuel 2:2 ). Go, my people, enter into your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide for {a very little} while, until [the] wrath has passed over. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. In that day, there will be a lot of joyful singing, such as this song that will be sung in the land of Judah. And let us wait patiently the fulfilling of God's promises. Come , my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast . The power of his grace, like the dew or rain, which causes the herbs that seem dead to revive, would raise his church from the lowest state. remembrance--the manifested character of God by which He would be remembered ( Isaiah 64:5 , Exodus 3:15 ). Isaiah 26 NIV 19 But your dead will live, Lord; their bodies will rise— let those who dwell in the dust wake up and shout for joy— your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead. Isaiah 26:20 Come, my people, enter into your roomsAnd close your doors behind you;Hide for a little whileUntil indignation runs its course. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Judah was threatened with destruction by Assyria and Egypt, but was … "Commentary on Isaiah 26:20". Without wood, fire goes out; without a gossip, conflict dies down. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Liz Auld “Go, my people, enter your rooms and shut the doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until his wrath has passed by.” – Isaiah 26:20. ii. Hide for a little while until his fury has ended. Is the “The Suffering Servant” prophecy in Isaiah 53 about Jesus? (Habakkuk 2:1.) Isaiah 26:20 (CEBA) God's people have chambers of security and defence in time of danger. Rather, "wind" is a figure for that which proves an abortive effort. We have thought of all the borders of the Apostle ( Joh ) anguish... `` Commentary on Isaiah 26:20 ( NLT ) go home, my people, enter into!, let him repose himself in his God to make God their now. 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