Isaiah 8:17
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New International Version
I will wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.

King James Bible
And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will wait for Jehovah, who hideth his face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for him.

World English Bible
I will wait for Yahweh, who hides his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have waited for Jehovah, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob, And I have looked for Him.

Isaiah 8:17 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Among my disciples - בלמדי belimmudai. The Septuagint render it του μη μαθειν. Bishop Chandler, Defence of Christianity, p. 308, thinks they read מלמד, that it be not understood, and approves of this reading. - Abp. Secker.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will

Isaiah 25:9 And it shall be said in that day, See, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD...

Isaiah 26:8 Yes, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name...

Isaiah 33:2 O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for you: be you their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

Isaiah 64:4 For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen, O God, beside you...

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

Psalm 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Psalm 33:20 Our soul waits for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:34 Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt you to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Psalm 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in you.

Psalm 40:1 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 130:5 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope.

Lamentations 3:25,26 The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him...

Hosea 12:6 Therefore turn you to your God: keep mercy and judgment and wait on your God continually.

Micah 7:7 Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.

Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it...

1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

Hebrews 10:36-39 For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise...

hideth

Isaiah 54:8 In a little wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on you...

Isaiah 59:2 But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Isaiah 64:7 And there is none that calls on your name, that stirs up himself to take hold of you: for you have hid your face from us...

Deuteronomy 31:17,18 Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them...

Deuteronomy 32:20 And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very fraudulent generation...

Ezekiel 39:23,24 And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me...

Micah 3:4 Then shall they cry to the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time...

I will look

Isaiah 50:10 Who is among you that fears the LORD, that obeys the voice of his servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light?...

Luke 2:38 And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise to the Lord, and spoke of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.

Hebrews 9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many...

Library
Shiloah and Euphrates
Forasmuch as this people refuseth the waters of Shiloah that go softly ... the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many.' ISAIAH viii. 6, 7. The kingdom of Judah was threatened with a great danger in an alliance between Israel and Damascus. The cowardly King Ahaz, instead of listening to Isaiah's strong assurances and relying on the help of God, made what he thought a master-stroke of policy in invoking the help of the formidable Assyrian power. That ambitious military
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Prefatory Scripture Passages.
To the Law and to the Testimony; if they speak not according to this Word, it is because there is no light in them.-- Isa. viii. 20. Thus saith the Lord; Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.--Jer. vi. 16. That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive. But
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

The Universality of Actual Grace
The gratuity of grace does not conflict with its universality. Though God distributes His graces freely, He grants them to all men without exception, because He wills all to be saved. This divine "will to save" (voluntas Dei salvifica) may be regarded in relation either to the wayfaring state or to the status termini. Regarded from the first-mentioned point of view it is a merciful will (voluntas misericordiae) and is generally called first or antecedent will (voluntas prima s. antecedens)
Joseph Pohle—Grace, Actual and Habitual

Jesus' Temporary Residence at Capernaum.
^A Matt. IV. 13-16. ^a 13 And leaving Nazareth [This expression means that Jesus now ceased to make Nazareth his home. For description of Nazareth, see page 60], he came and dwelt in Capernaum [See page 119. Capernaum means city of Nahum, or village of consolation. Its modern name, "Tel-Hum," means hill of Nahum. The word "dwelt" means that Jesus made this town his headquarters. He owned no house there (Matt. viii. 20). He may have dwelt with some of his disciples--for instance, Simon Peter--Matt.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Luke 24:27
And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.

Hebrews 2:13
And again, "I will put my trust in him." And again he says, "Here am I, and the children God has given me."

Deuteronomy 31:17
And in that day I will become angry with them and forsake them; I will hide my face from them, and they will be destroyed. Many disasters and calamities will come on them, and in that day they will ask, 'Have not these disasters come on us because our God is not with us?'

Job 13:24
Why do you hide your face and consider me your enemy?

Psalm 33:20
We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.

Psalm 130:5
I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.

Isaiah 1:15
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood!

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