Wherefore the word of Jehovah came unto Isaiah, saying, Verse 4. Cannot hope for thy truth - They are shut out from all the means by which thy truth is brought to the mind, and the offers of salvation are presented. ", Would you like to choose another language for your user interface? William Woofenden And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city.Verse 6. ["Figs" from correspondence, signify the natural good of man conjoined with the spiritual good, or the good of the natural or external man derived from the good of the spiritual or internal man, and thus from the Lord. Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of Jehovah ?Verse 22. Jehovah calls Himself "THE ALIVE" and "THE LIVInG" in Isaiah 38:18, 19; Jeremiah 5:2; 12:16; 16:14, 15. And Hezekiah wept exceedingly.4. It will spring up and live. Isaiah 38:18-19. Apocalypse Explained 186.19. he has both spoken unto me, and He Himself has done it: I will go humbly all my years on account of the bitterness of my soul.16: O Lord, by these [Your words] men live, and in all these is the life of my spirit: so will You recover me, and make me to live.17. * Behind your back you cast all my sins: figurative language to express the divine forgiveness of sins, as if God no longer saw or cared about them. And this shall be the sign unto you from Jehovah, that Jehovah will do this word which He has spoken:8. Neither we nor the world will get rid of any evil by removing ourselves from life’s problems. (Isaiah 38:18.) The ideas entertained by the Author on the state of knowledge among the ancient saints regarding a future world, cannot but be regarded as especially unfortunate. document.write(sStoryLink1 + "

"); This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The living, the living, he shall praise You, as I do this day: the father to the sons shall make known Your truth.Verse 19. References from Swedenborg's drafts, indexes & diaries: if(aStoryLink[1]) I shall no longer behold man with the inhabitants of the world!12. $("#prev_next_category2").html(sPrevNextCategory); The entire time of the duration of the Jewish church was represented by "the degrees [on the sun-dial] of Ahaz"; the beginning thereof by the "first degree", which is when the sun is in its rising, and the end thereof by the "last degree" in the setting. You can search/browse their whole library at the New Church Vineyard website. Hezekiah was a good king, and represents the love of right-doing. My age is departed, and is removed from me like a shepherd's tent: I have cut off, like a weaver, my life: He will cut me off from the loom: from day even unto night will You consume me.Verse 11. if(aPrevNextVerseExplanation[2] != '') And Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, came unto him, and said unto him, Thus says Jehovah, Give charge concerning your house; for you art dying, and shalt not live.2. Isaiah 38:18 Translation & Meaning. But this is to be further illustrated. Read Jesaja 38:18 - 'Esperanto Biblé' translation - CXar ne SXeol Vin gloros, ne la morto Vin lauxdos; La irantaj en la terinternon ne esperos Vian verecon. (Psalm 27:13) Apocalypse Explained 304.As to the meaning of "Jah", in relation to Jehovah or the Lord, see Chapter 12:2, the Exposition.13. I quieted myself until morning; as a lion did He break all my bones: from day even unto night will You consume me.Verse 13. { Arcana Coelestia 9163.14. This chapter gives an account of Hezekiah's sickness, recovery, and thanksgiving on that account. "The degrees [of the sun-dial] of Ahaz " signify the time until the advent of the Lord, and the shadow" denotes the progression of time from the rising to the setting: by its being "drawn backward ten degrees", is signified the prolongation of the time as yet by several years, for "ten" signify several or more; and by the "sun" which should go back, is signified the advent of the Lord. Hezekiah wept exceedingly, - I have seen your tears. We have both the natural and the spiritual planes of life. Ultimate truths in order are the truths of the literal sense of the Word, in which are the truths of the internal sense, upon which they are supported as columns upon their bases. For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee That is, they that are in the grave, and under the power of death, they cannot celebrate the praises of God with their bodily organs; their souls may praise him in heaven, but they in their bodies cannot till the resurrection morn, or as long as they are under the dominion of the grave; so the Targum. O Jehovah, I am oppressed; be You surety for me.Verse 14. That in this passage "death" denotes damnation, and "life" salvation, is manifest. Go, and say unto Hezekiah, Thus says Jehovah, the God of David your father, I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears: behold, I will add unto your days fifteen years.6. Jehovah calls Himself "THE ALIVE" and "THE LIVInG" in Isaiah 38:18, 19; Jeremiah 5:2; 12:16; 16:14, 15. The writing of Hezekiah, the king of Judah, when he had been sick, and had recovered from his sickness:Verses 7, 8. It is put by metonymy here for those who are in the grave, that is, for the dead. Isaiah 38:18 For the grave H7585 cannot praise H3034 thee, death H4194 can not celebrate H1984 thee: they that go down H3381 into the pit H953 cannot hope H7663 for thy truth. Isaiah 38:18, NASB: "'For Sheol cannot thank You, Death cannot praise You; Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness." ["Figs" from correspondence, signify the natural good of man conjoined with the spiritual good, or the good of the natural or external man derived from the good of the spiritual or internal man, and thus from the Lord. The advent of the Lord took place when the Jewish church was at an end, that is, when there was not any Good and Truth therein remaining; this is understood by "when iniquity was consummated", and also by "the fulness of time" in which the Lord was to come. var sStoryLink1 = aStoryLink[1].trim(); (John 1:1-4, 14)Because the Lord alone is Life, it follows that from Him alone is Life, wherefore He says, "Because I live, you shall live also." Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of Jebovah ? Behold, I will bring back the shadow of the degrees, by which the sun is gone down on the sun-dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. But in the spiritual sense, according to correspondences, we apprehend that the idea involved in "turning the face to the wall" is to pray from the letter of the Word, and with "the face turned to it" signifies with the interiors of the mind imbued with its spirit and its life; for the "wall", both of the king's house, of the temple, and of Jerusalem, signifies the literal sense of the Word. 1. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Popularity relative to other verses in Isaiah chapter 38 using average monthly Google searches. He received it. He had restored worship of the Lord, he had successfully resisted the Philistines—who represent faith alone—he had built a conduit, assuring an abundant water supply which his enemies could not pollute—a picture of the fact that restored, worship at Jerusalem had given the people an assured supply of the Lord's truth—and he had even defied the Assyrians, who were miraculously driven away. $("#prev_next_verse_explanation2").html(aPrevNextVerseExplanation[2]); The word 'praise' here refers evidently to the public and solemn celebration of the goodness of God.