Isaiah 63:6
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New Living Translation
I crushed the nations in my anger and made them stagger and fall to the ground, spilling their blood upon the earth."

King James Bible
And I will tread down the people in mine anger, and make them drunk in my fury, and I will bring down their strength to the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
And I have trodden down the peoples in mine anger, and made them drunk in my fury; and their blood have I brought down to the earth.

World English Bible
I trod down the peoples in my anger, and made them drunk in my wrath, and I poured out their lifeblood on the earth."

Young's Literal Translation
And I tread down peoples in mine anger, And I make them drunk in my fury, And I bring down to earth their strength.

Isaiah 63:6 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

63:6 Drunk - They go as it were to and fro, not knowing what to do with themselves. Bring down - Whatever it is wherein their strength lies, he will bring to the very dust, to nothing.

Isaiah 63:6 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Organic and Individual.
"Where is He that put His Holy Spirit among them?" --Isa. lxiii. 11. The subsequent activity of the Holy Spirit lies in the realm of grace. In nature the Spirit of God appears as creating, in grace as re-creating. We call it re-creation, because God's grace creates not something inherently new, but a new life in an old and degraded nature. But this must not be understood as tho grace restored only what sin had destroyed. For then the child of God, born anew and sanctified, must be as Adam was in
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Temporary Hardening.
"Lord, why hast Thou hardened our heart? "--Isa. lxiii. 17. That there is a hardening of heart which culminates in the sin against the Holy Spirit can not be denied. When dealing with spiritual things we must take account of it; for it is one of the most fearful instruments of the divine wrath. For, whether we say that Satan or David or the Lord tempted the king, it amounts to the same thing. The cause is always in man's sin; and in each of these three cases the destructive fatality whereby sin poisons
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Additional Note.
(Passage not easy to identify, p. 390, note 14.) Easy enough, by the LXX. See Isaiah lxiii. 3. kai ton ethnon ouk estin aner met' emou. The first verse, referring to Edom, leads our author to accentuate this point of Gentile ignorance.
Tertullian—The Five Books Against Marcion

The First Thing Suggested at the Very Outset Is...
The first thing suggested at the very outset is, as we have already said (sec. 17-19), that all our prayers to God ought only to be presented in the name of Christ, as there is no other name which can recommend them. In calling God our Father, we certainly plead the name of Christ. For with what confidence could any man call God his Father? Who would have the presumption to arrogate to himself the honour of a son of God were we not gratuitously adopted as his sons in Christ? He being the true Son,
John Calvin—Of Prayer--A Perpetual Exercise of Faith

Cross References
Isaiah 22:5
Oh, what a day of crushing defeat! What a day of confusion and terror brought by the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, upon the Valley of Vision! The walls of Jerusalem have been broken, and cries of death echo from the mountainsides.

Isaiah 29:9
Are you amazed and incredulous? Don't you believe it? Then go ahead and be blind. You are stupid, but not from wine! You stagger, but not from liquor!

Isaiah 34:2
For the LORD is enraged against the nations. His fury is against all their armies. He will completely destroy them, dooming them to slaughter.

Isaiah 34:7
Even men as strong as wild oxen will die--the young men alongside the veterans. The land will be soaked with blood and the soil enriched with fat.

Isaiah 51:17
Wake up, wake up, O Jerusalem! You have drunk the cup of the LORD's fury. You have drunk the cup of terror, tipping out its last drops.

Isaiah 51:21
But now listen to this, you afflicted ones who sit in a drunken stupor, though not from drinking wine.

Isaiah 65:12
now I will 'destine' you for the sword. All of you will bow down before the executioner. For when I called, you did not answer. When I spoke, you did not listen. You deliberately sinned--before my very eyes--and chose to do what you know I despise."

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