Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Isaiah 26:4 Parallel Verses [â See commentary â] Isaiah 26:4, NIV: "Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal." And that rock was Christ. Well, they consider b'yah in the text as meaning "with Yod-Hey" instead of referring to the Name Yah. Thoughts on today's verse: In daily life, we'll run into heavy weather at any moment. Isaiah 26:4-5. In this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all people a feast: In several places, the Bible speaks of what is often called the Marriage Supper of the Lamb. In the Word of the Lord for ever and ever, as the Targum again; that is, at all times, in every state and condition, in times of affliction, temptation, and darkness; for he will support under, and in his own time deliver out of every trouble, and cause all things to work to gether for good; and trust in him always, for everything, for all temporal blessings, and for all spiritual ones, and for eternal life and happiness; for he has them, has promised them, and will give them: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength; Christ is the Lord JEHOVAH, which is, and was, and is to come, self-existent, eternal, and immutable; and in him is strength, as well as righteousness for his people; and that for everything it is wanted for, to bear up under temptations and afflictions, to withstand every spiritual enemy, to exercise every grace, and discharge every duty: and this strength is everlasting; it always continues in him, and is always to be had from him; he is the "eternal" God, who is the refuge of his people, and his "arms" of power and might "underneath" them are "everlasting": the words may be rendered, "for in Jah" is "Jehovah, the Rock of ages"F17ביה יהוה צור עולמים "in Jah est Jehovah, rupes saeculorum". In 2 Kings 18:5, we are told, “He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him. In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: âWe have a strong city; God will appoint salvation for walls and bulwarks. 1999. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". We are not only consciously dependent upon Him, as conscious of our emptiness and of His fulness, but we depend upon Him, as being calmly and completely certain of Him and of His being and doing all that we need. In that day: The context from Isaiah 24 and 25 points to the day of the Messiahâs ultimate triumph, the day when the Messiah reigns over Israel, and over all the world. The Beth essentiae frequently stands before the predicate (Ges. Found only in Deuteronomy and as applied to God (see App-79); and here, and Isaiah 30:29, in the "former" portion; and Isaiah 44:8 in the "latter" portion. Isaiah urged everyone to trust in the Lord as a way of life, not just in a saving act of faith, because Yahweh, even Yahweh, is the very essence of what an everlasting rock should be (cf. Isaiah 26:4 NIV. By relying on God, are you making things easier for yourself? 1871-8. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/isaiah-26.html. Besides, it would have been vain to say that our peace is in the hand of God, and that he is our faithful guardian, if we had not been taught and instructed on this subject, and at the same time urged by exhortations. See note on Isaiah 12:2, and App-48. Isaiah 26:3 King James Version (KJV). 1905. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength: for he bringeth down them that dwell on high; Some of you dwell so much âon highâ that you do not believe the doctrine of original depravity; you are very good by nature, according to your own ideas. Everlasting strength, Heb. Lord Jehovah — Hebrew, Jah, Jehovah. Thus ought faith to rise above the world by continual advances; for neither the truth, nor the justice, nor the goodness of God, is temporary and fading, but God continues always to be like himself. A.). In verse 3 of Isaiah 26, we find a promise of what is described as âperfect peaceâ to those whoâve put their trust in God, and then in verse 4, we are called into that same trust and told the reason why God is worthy of that trust. “Trust ye in the Lord forever.” It is a commandment and a promise. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Bible Language â¦ And in this mountain The LORD of hosts will make for all people A feast of choice pieces, A feast of wines on the lees, Of fat things full of marrow, Of well-refined wines on the lees. All that build on the Rock of Ages build imperishable homes, which last as long as the Rock on which they are founded. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength: Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/isaiah-26.html. the Rock of ages; a sure refuge to all those that trust in him, through all generations; therefore you may safely trust in him, and that for ever. 4 Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock. The gates of this city shall be open. We read here, “Trust in the Lord forever.” This revolves both time and circumstances. Cancel. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Is everlasting strength - Hebrew as in the Margin, ‹The rock of ages;‘ a more poetic and beautiful expression than in our translation. Trust in the Lord for ever.] Isaiah 26:4 âTrust in the Lord forever,For in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock. 2. There is also little ground for the ingenuity of those who infer from this passage the divinity of Christ, as if the Prophet said, that “Jehovah is in Jah;” for the twofold name of God is given for the express purpose of magnifying his power. ge han hoped in the Lord fro the everlastinge worldis. Heavenly Father, thank You for Your never-failing goodness and Your promise of peace and righteousness.. in Christ Jesus my Lord. To be dependent on gives a different shade of signification from to depend on. Isaiah 26:4 Context. Isaiah 26:4-5 NIV Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal. It is the proper name of God the Redeemer in the most emphatic form. Isaiah 26:4 Context. 1832. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". Dependence and reliance are both metaphors. The stem of this plant is less than an inch through; yet it grows and thrives and holds its own against the fierce smitings and pressures of breakers which no masses of rock, however hard, could long withstand. 1905-1909. Isaiah 26:4 Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH [is] everlasting strength: Ver. In other words, trust is reliance. Isaiah 26:4 - Trust in Yahweh forever; for in Yah, Yahweh, is an everlasting Rock. 1. Today's bible verse: Isaiah 26:4 "Trust you in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength." It implies an acquiescence or submission to the will of God, whatever it may be--trusting in Him, assured that He is doing, and will do, what is right. Faith is the outcome of reason. THE TRUST which corresponds to, and lays hold of the Rock. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/isaiah-26.html. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Within the text of the Book of Isaiah, Isaiah himself is referred to as "the prophet", but the exact relationship between the Book of Isaiah and any such historical Isaiah is complicated. Now viewing scripture range from the book of Isaiah chapter 26:3 through chapter 26:4... Isaiah Chapter 26. In that day, there will be a lot of joyful singing, such as this song that will be sung in the land of Judah. That great “for” of my text links together the two clauses. Et quia in aeternum non mutat aut nutat ergapios, lieet montes et colles nutent [Isaiah 54:10] The name of the Lord is a strong tower; [Proverbs 18:10] a munition of rocks; [Isaiah 33:16] rocks so deep no pioneer can undermine them; so thick, no cannon can pierce them; so high, no ladder can scale them. 1. (12-19) Deliverance promised. BibliographyCalvin, John. (Read Isaiah 26:1-4) "That day," seems to mean when the New Testament Babylon shall be levelled with the ground. 2012. In Isaiah 26 we see the prophet rehearsing a song of trust in the provision of God â he sings of how God will restore Israel, who will once again walk in righteousness and peace. A cry goes forth again, as if from heaven, exhorting Israel to continue in this mind. John Trapp Complete Commentary. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. The same diurnal motion brings day and night. He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty city low; he levels it â¦ "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". But then, there is this remark to be made--that we ought to engage in nothing that is unlawful and sinful; for we cannot trust God with that which is evil. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". 4. In the Lord Jehovah "In Jehovah" - In Jah Jehovah, Heb. We find here the same singular appellation which occurs in one of the Psalms, where we read of God as “riding in the Heavens by His name Jah.” So here the name appears as “Jah, Jehovah”--the former name being, as I suppose, the abbreviated form of the latter, and the purpose of employing both being to call attention emphatically to the name and what it means. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. Study Resources:: Text Commentaries:: Chuck Smith:: Isaiah â Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources. Open the gates, That the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in. Let sinners then be encouraged to join to the Lord. Peace is what people have yearned for down through the ages, and in this passage of scripture, the nation of Israel has just been given a glorious promise from God of His perfect peace - if only theirÂ minds are stayed on Him. Trust you in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength: ... Youâve understood the general meaning. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. That trust is reasonable. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/isaiah-26.html. For in the Lord Jehovah - ‹This is one of the four places where our translators have retained the original word Yahweh (compare Exodus 6:3; Psalm 133:1-3:18; the notes at Isaiah 12:2). 3 Thou wilt keep [him] in perfect peace, [whose] mind [is] stayed [on thee]: because he trusteth in thee.. 4 Trust ye in the LORD for ever: â¦ "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Yet he exhorts us not only to earnest hope, but to perseverance; and this discourse applies properly to believers, who have already learned what it is to trust in the Lord, and who need to be strengthened, because they are still weak, and may often fall, in consequence of the various motives to distrust with which they are called to struggle. Keep me looking to You, depending upon You and trusting in You every day of my life, for You are my everlasting Rock.. my God and my Father, my Saviour and King and I love You Lord, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN, Isaiah 26:4 Treasury of Scripture Knowing. The more the mind is brought under the illumination of the Spirit and the Word of God--the more we are in the habit of connecting time with eternity, taking a large and extended view of both--the more we consult the nature of Divine providence, as developed in the history of His ancient people, in every age of the world, and the manner of His dealings with them--the better we become acquainted with the nature and spirit of His own work, the work of religion in the human heart, and, certainly, the more confidence we shall be enabled to exercise in God. a. And first of all we may say, we ought to trust Him with everything. "The Lord Yahweh" - Hebrew, Yah, Yahweh. Let me remark, too, that we ought to trust God for everything, as well as with everything. (20,21) Verses 1-4 "That day," seems to mean when the New Testament Babylon shall be levelled with the ground. “Trust ye in the Lord forever: for in the Lord Jehovah is the Rock of Ages.” The word which is here rendered “trust” is an extremely graphic and significant one, and teaches us a great deal more of the meaning and essence of the act of faith than many more elaborate treatises would do. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/isaiah-26.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/kdo/isaiah-26.html. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. BibliographyGill, John. We have the same name of Rock applied to express the unchangeableness of God, as in Deuteronomy 32:4. In Isaiah, only here and Isaiah 12:2; Isaiah 38:11, Isaiah 38:11. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Commentary on Isaiah 25:1-5 (Read Isaiah 25:1-5 ) However this might show the deliverance of the Jews out of captivity, it looked further, to the praises that should be offered up to God for Christ's victories over our spiritual enemies, and the comforts he has provided for all believers. The idea is, that God is firm and unchangeable like an eternal rock; and that in him we may find protection and defense for everlasting ages (see Deuteronomy 32:4, et al. Is everlasting strength.] What does this verse really mean? 2. , he that trusts in the Lord has a refuge in this world, and in the world to come. Isaiah 26:2 Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in. "Trust in the LORD forever, For in GOD the LORD, we have an everlasting Rock. Isaiah 26:3 - 26:4. Isaiah 26:4 - Confidate in perpetuo nellâEterno, poiché lâEterno, sì lâEterno, è la roccia dei secoli. Version. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". 26:1-4 That day, seems to mean when the New Testament Babylon shall be levelled with the ground. So he took the letter, and in close communion with God read aloud that letter, trusting that the Lord would deliver him from all the threatenings which the letter contained. The original is יהוה ביה beyâhh yehovâh the first word, יה yâhh (compare Psalm 68:4), being merely an abridged form of Yahweh. The union of these two forms seems designed to express, in the highest sense possible, the majesty, glory, and holiness of God; to excite the highest possible reverence where language fails of completely conveying the idea. This passage and Isaiah 12:2; Exodus 6:3; Psalms 83:18, are the four places in which the English version retains the Yahweh of the original. The gates of this city shall be open. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. (5-11) His people exhorted to wait upon Him. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. NIV: New International Version . The Divine mercies encourage to confidence in God. Trust ye in the Lord for ever - The sense is, ‹Let your confidence in God on no occasion fail. The unchangeable promise and covenant of the Lord are the walls of the church of God. This was the spirit of Eli of old, who, though under great family trial, still said, “It is the Lord; let Him do what seemeth Him good.” This was the spirit of the patriarch Job, who under all his trials could say, “Though He slay me, yet will I trust in Him.”. 3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Augustus M. Toplady drew the inspiration for his hymn Rock of Ages from this verse. Maurer translates, 'For Yah (Hebrew #3050) (the eternal and unchangeable One, Exodus 3:14, "I AM THAT I AM") is Yahweh (Hebrew #3068), the rock of ages (cf. The prophet Isaiah wrote that God promised his people, âYou will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.â (Isaiah 26:3) But please understand this promised peace is not a universal promise to just anyone. 1854-1889. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/isaiah-26.html. 4. And so like Israel, we are called to trust in the Lord, our Righteousness, forever and ever - and the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in His wings. But my text, like an God’s commandments, carries a promise hidden in its bosom. Copyright StatementThe Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament is a derivative of a public domain electronic edition. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". It is not merely in these abstract qualities that the Christian is to trust, but in their exercise and development, for his own benefit and advantage. 1 In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks. Will Judah commit her security to the nations or to God?" The union of the two names expresses in the highest degree God's unchanging love and power (cf. Another state is also necessary-that is, living in a reconciled state with God. Does not this refer to the lasting streams from the rock in the desert? "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". (H. M.Villiers, M. III. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". b. 1685. I. (1-4) His judgments. Observe THE NAME OF JEHOVAH here given as the ground of invitation to our trust. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". The same annual revolution brings summer and winter. "The issue of trust is the key to the entire segment beginning at Isaiah 7:1 and concluding at Isaiah 39:8. Heb., The rock of ages, or, The old rock, so called of old, [Deuteronomy 32:4; Deuteronomy 32:18; Deuteronomy 32:31] and so found to be from the beginning. Notice, again, in the description of the duty set before us in the text, that it is to endure forever. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. "Trust in the LORD forever, For in GOD the LORD, we have an everlasting Rock. BibliographyTrapp, John. (translation: World English Bible) ä¸æ ÄeÅ¡tina Nederlands français á¥áá áá£áá ááá Deutsch italiano æ¥æ¬èª íêµì´ português PyccÄ¸Ð¸Ð¹ Srpski, Ð¡ÑÐ¿ÑÐºÐ¸ Español svenska Tagalog There is no such thing in Scripture as an aimless revelation of the Divine character. The fact is, we ought to take everything to Him in the spirit of humble prayer and confidence, imploring His blessing upon it. Both picture resting one’s whole weight on some person or thing beyond one’s self, but dependence pictures the weight as hanging from and upheld by a fixed point above, and reliance pictures it as reposing on and upheld by a fixed point beneath; and each sets forth in graphic fashion the act of the soul which Old and New Testament alike regard as the condition of vital union with God. What is the secret of this marvellous resistance and endurance? Isaiah 45:17; Deuteronomy 32:15; 1 Samuel 2:2). When the Prophet speaks of the strength and power of God, he does not mean power which is unemployed, but power active and energetic, which is actually exerted on us, and which conducts to the end what he had begun. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/isaiah-26.html. Isaiah 26:1-21. The sages derive this idea from the Name (yah) found in Isaiah 26:4: Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock. The Bible says in Isaiah 26:3-4, â Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. a. Isaiah 26:3 . (Weekly Pulpit.). This passage, and Isaiah 12:2; Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83:18, are the four in which the English Version retains the Jehovah of the original. Closely connected with these two explanations is that which I may call dependence and expectation; so that we may say, in our hours of anxiety, “Jehovah-jireh, the Lord will provide.” All this is perfectly compatible with the energetic use of means for deliverance out of our trials. “In the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength,” or “the Rock of Ages.” The expression that is here employed, the singular reduplication of the name, which only occurs in one other place in Scripture, is no doubt intended to emphasise the idea that underlies the name. New York. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". 1870. 1840-57. ; 1 Samuel 2:2; 2 Samuel 22:32, 2 Samuel 22:47; 2 Samuel 23:3; Psalm 18:31; Psalm 19:14; Psalm 28:1; Psalm 42:9; Psalm 62:2, Psalm 62:6-7, , where God is called ‹a rock‘). - Old Ms. Bible. As to the words, some read in the second clause, “Trust in God, the strong Jehovah of ages;” but as צור (tzūr) is not always an adjective, but signifies strength, I reject that meaning as forced, besides that it has little relation to the subject, as will immediately appear. (translation: Riveduta Bibbia (1927)) We have a strong city: Since cities câ¦ The Biblical Illustrator. Let us not classify events, and consider some little and some great, some to be reposed on God and others not. He also reminded them that God will judge their enemies and preserve His people in the land that He promised to their forefather - to Abraham and his seed forever. The former acknowledges inferiority, takes a position of receptivity, and recognises that from another, who is conceived as being above us, there flow down upon us all good things, strengths, and graces that we may require. For in the Lord Jehovah — Original, Jah Jehovah. We must experience peace with God before we can experience the peace of God. He now exhorts the people to rest safely on God, and therefore, after the preceding doctrine, there is now room for exhortation. THE DUTY ITSELF. 1871-8. “Hang confidently on Jehovah for ever: for in Jah, Jehovah, is an everlasting rock.” The combination Jah Jehovah is only met with here and in Isaiah 12:2. BibliographyKeil, Carl Friedrich & Delitzsch, Franz. Reference to Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 32:4, Deuteronomy 32:18, Deuteronomy 32:30, same word as here). Used by Permission. It implies also an application to the Lord, with confidence that the application will not be in vain. Incongruous as the metaphor hanging on the rock may seem, It conveys to us the true idea of the trust which is peace and life. A little earlier in his prophecies to Israel, Isaiah called to their remembrance that God is their refuge and strength in every trial they face..Â andÂ their everlasting Rock in the storms of life. For in the Lord Jehovah.] But did you ever notice that in our use of the word “depend” we have two different expressions, which convey two different though kindred meanings? (J. Dixon, D. D.). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/isaiah-26.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/isaiah-26.html. ; Jehovah the Son is in Jehovah the Father, according to John 10:38 or "Jah Jehovah" is "the Rock of ages", so Vitringa; he is the "Rock" on which the church and every believer is built, against which "the gates of hell cannot prevail"; and he has been the Rock of his people in ages past, and will be in ages to come: or "of worlds"; this world, and that to come; and so it is explained in the TalmudF18T. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/isaiah-26.html. Delitzsch regards the two names as the proper name of God the Redeemer in the most emphatic form. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/isaiah-26.html. I. The only difference between it and reason, in the narrow sense of the word, is that faith has got longer sight than reason, and can see into what is dark to it. Like Israel.. we too are reminded that righteousness and peace embrace each other.. and that the fruit of righteousness is God's perfect peace - peace with God and the peace of God. Trusting in the Lord. â Isaiah 26:3 is a great verse to memorize. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Isaiah 26:4". It simply means “to depend.” Charles Wesley, in his great hymn, has, with the Christian poet’s unerring instinct, laid his finger on the precise meaning of the word when he says--. "E.W. [Note: Oswalt, p472.]. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal. What does it mean It speaks--, II. People pit faith against reason, as if the two things were antagonists. How can this little, slender plant face the fury of the elements so successfully, and, in spite of storms and tempests, keep its hold, and perpetuate itself from century to century? "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". 1909-1922. The same form occurs in Isaiah 12:2. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, "The issue of trust is the key to the entire segment beginning at, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. On this combination, see note at Isaiah 12:2. 3. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". THE LORD. "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". 2 Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in. Without can not be used by it self, meaning that it has to be minimum one more condition included (all/at least one,etc) all: "fish", without: "bread", will search for verses that contains "fish" but NOT "bread" start: BibliographyConstable, Thomas. See App-92. Indeed, wherever there is the neglect of means, there is simple presumption. Isaiah 26:1 In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks. - Isaiah 26:4. Everlasting strength - עולמים צור tsur olamim, "the rock of ages; "or, according to Rab. Isaiah 26:4 (NIV) ~ Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal. II. 1865-1868. DD. (A. Maclaren, D. D.), Readers of Darwin will recall the description he gives of a marine plant which rises from a depth of one hundred and fifty to two hundred feet, and floats on the surface of the water in the midst of the great breakers of the Western Ocean. The grandest and profoundest truths of the Old and New Testament with regard to the Divine nature are always presented as the bases of exhortations to conduct and to emotion. Revelation 19:9 says, blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb! Bab. In the Lord Yahweh (is) everlasting strength - Hebrew, tsuwr (Hebrew #6697) `owlaamiym (Hebrew #5769), the rock of ages. So, in this hanging upon God, there is the consciousness of utter emptiness in myself and of my need of receiving all that I can have or want from His full hand. Hebrew Jah. In the previous verse of Scripture we can read of this amazing truth, âYou will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in â¦ Isaiah 26:4 You Keep Him in Perfect Peace 4 Trust in the LORD forever, e For in YAH, the LORD, is 1 everlasting strength. For in Jah Jehovah is the strength of ages. And as if from heaven comes the encouragement to Israel to trust in the Lord for ever, to permit it on no occasion to fail. We are called to trust in the Lord with all our heart and not to lean upon our own understanding, because the Lord our God is our everlasting Rock - He is our Fortress in times of trouble and He is our exceedingly great reward. An unchanging God ought to secure an unchanging trust. Isaiah 17:10; Isaiah 30:29; Isaiah 44:8; Exodus 33:21; Deuteronomy 32:4; 1 Samuel 2:2; 2 Samuel 22:2; 2 Samuel 22:32; Psalm 18:2; Psalm 19:14; Psalm 61:2; 1 Corinthians 10:4). (Yea, hope ye in the Lord, forever, in the Lord God, who shall be strong forever.) Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. And it was at Calvary that righteousness and peace kissed each other, in Christ - for without righteousness there can be no peace and without peace there is no righteousness. Menachot, fol. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/isaiah-26.html. 1. Trust ye in the Lord forever. What Does Isaiah 26:3 Mean? Trust in the LORD from this time forward, even in Yah, the LORD, an enduring protector! One of the four passages where the Authorized Version transliterates the word instead of translating it. Is your aim in seeking out Godâs will to be reliant on God? Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Isaiah 26:3,4 â Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "GOD'S PEACE" Intro: When Jesus was born, the angels heralded "Peace on earth." ; but see Houbigant, and the note on Isaiah 12:2; (note). And this doctrine has a wider application, for it bids us truly believe that we ought to contemplate the nature of God; for, as soon as we turn aside from beholding it, nothing is seen but what is fleeting, and then we immediately faint. Isaiah 26:4. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. 1765. "In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will [God] â¦ BibliographyWesley, John. Isaiah 26:4, ESV: "Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock." "Commentary on Isaiah 26:4". Isaiah 26:4 (WYC) Ye have hoped in the Lord, in everlasting worlds, in the Lord God, strong without end. The text tells us, “For in the Lord Jehovah there is everlasting strength”; or, “The Lord Jehovah is the Rock of Ages.” The encouragement, therefore, is based on the everlasting strength of God. "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". II. 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