for a shadow in the day time from the heat: The figure used here is not unfrequently employed in the prophets; Isaiah 25:4; Isaiah 32:2. THE MOUNTAIN OF YAHWEH’S HOUSE. Isaiah 4:6 And there shall be a tabernacle Christ, who tabernacled in our nature, and is the minister of the true tabernacle, which God pitched, and not man; who will be spiritually present in the word and ordinances, where the shepherds pitch their tents; and who will be that to his people as shepherds' tents are to them, to which the allusion is: for a shadow in the day time from the heat : (5-13) Commentary on Isaiah 46:1-4 "The word 'tabernacled' (Greek for 'dwelt') among us" (Joh 2:21; Heb 8:2). I will strengthen you, though you have not acknowledged me, 6 so that from the rising of the sun. Instead of “burning,” the Dead Sea Scroll of Isaiah reads sá‘ar, meaning “gale,” “storm,” or “tempest.” Commentary. It will be a time of great devastation and many men will die leaving widows and orphans behind. Beginning with Isaiah 2:6 and continuing through all of chapter 3 is a prophecy of the judgment that will befall Israel at the end of the age. The idea in these verses is:(1) That God will be a defender of his people. In Isaiah 53:4-6, the prophet Isaiah, who lived about 700 years before the time of Jesus, prophesied that the Messiah would suffer for the sins of others: Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. Also to the Church, the spiritual "Zion" (Isa 32:18; 33:15-17; Heb 12:22).tabernacle—Christ's body (Joh 1:14). God "set forth" His Son "to be a propitiation (so as) to declare His (God's) righteousness, that God might be just, and (yet) the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus" (Ro 3:25, 26; compare see on … It means, that God would furnish to them a refuge that would be like the comfort derived from a tent in a burning desert. as shepherds' tents are to them, to which the allusion is: Grace in the soul is the glory of it; and those that have it are kept by the power of God. (2) That he will protect their families, and that his blessing will be upon their dwelling-places; compare the note at Isaiah 59:21. The gospel is the fruit of the Branch of the Lord; all the graces and comforts of the gospel spring from Christ. Those only that are holy shall be left, when the Son of man shall gather out of his kingdom every thing which offends. (4) God, through the promised Messiah, would be a refuge and defense.The sinner is exposed to the burning wrath of God, and to the storms of divine vengeance that shall beat forever on the naked soul in hell. To get what Isaiah 4:6 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. (1-2) The false gods are carried away on carriages. He endured the … dwell upon the earth, from which Christ will preserve his as the highest of the mountains; i. it will be exalted j above the hills, and all nations will stream to it. God’s solution wouldn’t come for centuries, but it would last forever. faithful ones, ( Revelation The redeemed Israel shall also be, by union with Him, a tabernacle for God's glory, which, unlike that in the wilderness, shall not be taken down (Isa 38:20). The "idea" here is, therefore, one that is very striking. Isaiah 4:6 And there shall be a tabernacle Christ, who tabernacled in our nature, and is the minister of the true tabernacle, which God pitched, and not man; who will be spiritually present in the word and ordinances, where the shepherds pitch their tents; and who will be that to his people as shepherds' tents are to them, to which the allusion is: for a shadow in the day time from the heat : It is called the fruit of the earth, because it sprang up in this world, and was suited for the present state. Such shall be God's wrath hereafter, from which the "escaped of Israel" shall be sheltered by Jesus Christ (Isa 26:20, 21; 32:2). In many ways it is Christianity 101. Verse Thoughts. until the indignation be over and past: as Christ is a refuge for Gill's Exposition of the Entire BibleAnd there shall be a tabernacle,.... Christ, who tabernacled in our nature, and is the minister of the true tabernacle, which God pitched, and not man; who will be spiritually present in the word and ordinances, where the shepherds pitch their tents; and who will be that to his people as shepherds' tents are to them, to which the allusion is: for a shadow in the day time from the heat: from the heat of a fiery law, which works wrath; from the flaming sword of justice, which calls for vengeance; from the wrath of God, which is poured forth like fire; from Satan's temptations, compared to fiery darts; and from the violence of persecution; for there will be no more after the last struggle of the beast, and the slaying of the witnesses: and for a place of refuge; until the indignation be over and past: as Christ is a refuge for sensible sinners to flee unto for safety, from avenging justice, and the wrath of God; so he is a place of security, and has his chambers of safety for saints, from all dangers, and from every enemy, Isaiah 26:20, and for a covert from storm and from rain; from the blast of the terrible ones, the antichristian powers, which will be as a storm against a wall, Isaiah 25:4 this will be the hour of temptation, which will come upon and try them that dwell upon the earth, from which Christ will preserve his faithful ones, Revelation 3:10. The redeemed Israel shall also be, by union with Him, a tabernacle for God's glory, which, unlike that in the wilderness, shall not be taken down (Isa 38:20). God will keep for himself a holy seed. Salem Media Group. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; 4 he will not falter or be discouraged. Analysis. 2 He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. The only king who could reign forever is one who would live forever. Isaiah 42:1-4 – This Is My Servant Summary God introduces the divine servant, empowered with God's spirit to bring forth justice throughout the earth. and the wrath of God; so he is a place of security, and has his Such figures are, therefore, common in oriental writings, to denote protection and agreeable shelter from calamities; see the note at Isaiah 32:2. Complete Concise Chapter Contents. Through him God forgives sin; and united to him by faith, the soul is safe. 3:10 ) ( Isaiah 32:2 ) . A Universal Disaster, 24:1-3. I.E.1.A. You see the passage in Isaiah 53 that we will study, verses 4-6, present us with an ancient truth that God has been trying to teach mankind for thousands of years. Gospel truths and ordinances are the glory of the church. Every affliction serves believers as a furnace, to purify them from dross; and the convincing, enlightening, and powerful influences of the Holy Spirit, gradually root out their lusts, and render them holy as He is holy. The "idea" here is, therefore, one that is very striking. The principal idea here is, however, not a tabernacle as a symbol of the divine protection, or of divine worship, but of a place of refuge from a tempest; that is, that they should be "safe" under his protection. (See Isa 42:21). Benson CommentaryIsaiah 4:6. “And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.” Israel was looking for an immediate remedy to their physical and political problems. Readers of Isaiah have often designated four texts as "Servant Songs"--songs that describe God's "servant" and the work for which the servant is commissioned (see Introductory Issues). But then, he who has fled to the Messiah - the Lord Jesus - as the refuge of his soul, shall be safe. So it shall be to literal Jerusalem hereafter (Zec 2:5). The Old Testament lesson for this Sunday is from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. (3) They may expect his blessing on their religious assemblies. As a type of this blessed day, Jerusalem should again flourish as a branch, and be blessed with the fruits of the earth. And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain. Isaiah 46 – Dead Idols and the Living God A. (3) They may expect his blessing on their religious assemblies. God, which is poured forth like fire; from Satan's temptations, Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Christ, who tabernacled in our nature, and is the minister of the from the blast of the terrible ones, the antichristian powers, upon—The pillar of cloud stood over the tabernacle, as symbol of God's favor and presence (Ex 13:21, 22; Ps 91:1). It is a "shadow from the heat" and "refuge from the storm" of divine wrath against man's sins (Isa 25:4). God will protect his church, and all that belong to it. 3 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. While traversing the burning sands of a desert, exposed to the rays of a tropical sun, nothing could be more grateful than the cool shadow of a rock. Sin Is The Cause, 24:4-6. Your carriages were heavily loaded, A burden to the weary beast. enemy, ( Isaiah 26:20 people may know there is none besides me. But then, he who has fled to the Messiah - the Lord Jesus - as the refuge of his soul, shall be safe. upon all the glory—"upon the glorious whole"; namely, the Lord's people and sanctuary [Maurer]. refuge; And that is, that the Messiah would be the divine substitute in dying for the sins of mankind. Both on individual families ("every dwelling") and on the general sacred "assemblies" (Le 23:2). He shall have nothing to fear, and in his arms shall find defense and salvation. Such figures are, therefore, common in oriental writings, to denote protection and agreeable shelter from calamities; see the note at Isaiah 32:2. Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible. create—The "new creation" needs as much God's creative omnipotence, as the material creation (2Co 4:6; Eph 2:10). 2 It shall happen in the latter days, that the mountain … which will be as a storm against a wall, ( Isaiah 25:4 ) this will An ardent love to Christ and souls, and zeal against sin, will carry men on with resolution in endeavours to turn away ungodliness from Jacob. (1-4) The privileges of his people. be the hour of temptation, which will come upon and try them that The Hebrew for defense in Isa 4:5, is "covering"; the lid of the ark or mercy seat was named from the same Hebrew word, caphar; the propitiatory; for it, being sprinkled with blood by the high priest once a year, on the day of atonement, covered the people typically from wrath. The flourishing state of Christ's kingdom. For a place of refuge - A place to which to flee in the midst of a storm, as a tent would be. A. There are few images more beautiful than this. The symbol of His presence shall ensure also safety. Isaiah 53:4-6 is used to show how 'The Godly Leader Endures through Hardships.' We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. So it shall be in the case of the Holy Jerusalem to come (Isa 65:17, 18).upon—The pillar of cloud stood over the tabernacle, as symbol of God's favor and presence (Ex 13:21, 22; Ps 91:1). So it was to Israel against the Egyptians at the Red Sea (Ex 14:19, 20). Context Summary. In eastern countries this idea would be very striking. the Lord, shall be a tabernacle, or a tent, to defend them from the violent heat of the sun, and other injuries of the weather, which was the use and benefit of tents. Beginning in Isaiah 3:16 the Lord had Isaiah speak against the vanity of Israel’s women. From all this burning wrath, and from this raging tempest, the Messiah is the only refuge. The Israelites had taken the covenantal promise and the language of separation and chosen to mean that the message of salvation and restoration was meant for no one but them. Heat and storms are violent in the East; so that a portable tent is a needful part of a traveller's outfit. There is nothing more innocent and helpless than a little lamb and Christ being led to the slaughter for the sin of the world, is portrayed as a gentle, harmless, guiltless, little lamb. "And it shall come to pass, [that he that is] left in Zion, and [he that] remaineth in Jerusalem, … Christ is called the Branch of the Lord, being planted by his power, and flourishing to his praise. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary5. Beware of "dwelling" (wallowing would be a better description) in sin. The symbol of His presence shall ensure also safety. First, let me explain what “to bind together like a cord” does not mean. The Hebrew for defense in Isa 4:5, is "covering"; the lid of the ark or mercy seat was named from the same Hebrew word, caphar; the propitiatory; for it, being sprinkled with blood by the high priest once a year, on the day of atonement, covered the people typically from wrath. We viewed him as one who was being punished for something he himself had done, as one who was struck down by God and brought low. In eastern countries this idea would be very striking. Isaiah 4:6, NLT: "It will be a shelter from daytime heat and a hiding place from storms and rain." Isaiah 24 gives a bird’s eye view of the end of the age. The Spirit herein acts as a Spirit of judgment, enlightening the mind, convincing the conscience; also as a Spirit of burning, quickening and strengthening the affections, and making men zealously affected in a good work. 26:21 ) : and for a covert from storm and from And even to your old age I am he The same he ever was, the eternal and unchangeable Jehovah; the same in his love and affections; in his sympathy and care; in his power and protection; in his promises, truth, and faithfulness to his people, in their last days, as at the first moment of their conversion; and therefore they are safe; see ( Psalms 102:27) ( … May it not mean, "Upon whatever the glory (the Shekinah spoken of in the previous clause) shall rest, there shall be a defense." The idea is, therefore, that God would furnish them a place of shelter, a hiding-place from the storm.In the daytime from the heat - The heat in those regions was often very intense, particularly in the vast plains of sand. Matthew Poole's Commentary There shall be a tabernacle; or, he, i.e. from the heat of a fiery law, which works wrath; from the flaming So it was to Israel against the Egyptians at the Red Sea (Ex 14:19, 20). And there shall be a tabernacle rain; and bestow on you a title of honor, though you do not acknowledge me. But there is nothing more dim-witted, empty-headed and gullible than sheep, and we who are the sheep of His pasture are likened to stupid, straying sheep. It is a "shadow from the heat" and "refuge from the storm" of divine wrath against man's sins (Isa 25:4). Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 2 This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: f. 2 In the last days g. the mountain h of the Lord ’s temple will be established . But only those who are weary will seek rest; only those who are convinced that a storm is approaching, will look for shelter. It does not mean to tie a cord around a bundle of sticks to keep them together. for there will be no more after the last struggle of the beast, Isaiah 46:4(KJV) Verse Thoughts It has always been a great comfort for believers to realise that we are fearfully and wonderfully made, and that the Lord knows us before we are born.. for He it is that formed us in our mother's womb. Isaiah 4:6. As a member of the human race the Saviour was the firstborn baby of the virgin Mary - a Child is born, for He shall SAVE His people from their sins.