Isaiah 7:11
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New International Version
"Ask the LORD your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights."

King James Bible
Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Darby Bible Translation
Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God; ask for it in the deep, or in the height above.

World English Bible
"Ask a sign of Yahweh your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above."

Young's Literal Translation
Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God, Make deep the request, or make it high upwards.'

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the depth "Go deep to the grave" - So Aquila, Symmachus, Theodotion, and the Vulgate.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a sign

Isaiah 37:30 And this shall be a sign to you, You shall eat this year such as grows of itself; and the second year that which springs of the same...

Isaiah 38:7,8,22 And this shall be a sign to you from the LORD, that the LORD will do this thing that he has spoken...

Judges 6:36-40 And Gideon said to God, If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said...

2 Kings 20:8-11 And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, What shall be the sign that the LORD will heal me...

Jeremiah 19:1,10 Thus said the LORD, Go and get a potter's earthen bottle, and take of the ancients of the people, and of the ancients of the priests...

Jeremiah 51:63,64 And it shall be, when you have made an end of reading this book, that you shall bind a stone to it...

Matthew 12:38-40 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from you...

Matthew 16:1-4 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven...

ask it either in the depth. or, make thy petition deep

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Immanuel
Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name IMMANUEL , God with us. T here is a signature of wisdom and power impressed upon the works of God, which evidently distinguishes them from the feeble imitations of men. Not only the splendour of the sun, but the glimmering light of the glow-worm proclaims His glory. The structure and growth of a blade of grass, are the effects of the same power which produced the fabric of the heavens and the earth. In His Word likewise He is
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

On Turning the First Page of the Review which Follows...
On turning the first page of the review which follows, follows, "by Rowland Williams, D.D. Vice-Principal and Professor of Hebrew, St. David's College, Lampeter; Vicar of Broad Chalke, Wilts,"--we are made sensible that we are in company of a writer considerably in advance of Dr. Temple, though altogether of the same school. In fact, if Dr. Williams had not been Vice-Principal of a Theological College, and a Doctor of Divinity, one would have supposed him to be a complete infidel,--who found it convenient
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Plan for the Coming of Jesus.
God's Darling, Psalms 8:5-8.--the plan for the new man--the Hebrew picture by itself--difference between God's plan and actual events--one purpose through breaking plans--the original plan--a starting point--getting inside. Fastening a Tether inside: the longest way around--the pedigree--the start. First Touches on the Canvas: the first touch, Genesis 3:15.--three groups of prediction--first group: to Abraham, Genesis 12:1-3; to Isaac, Genesis 26:1-5; to Jacob, Genesis 28:10-15; through Jacob,
S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus

Cross References
Luke 2:12
This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

Exodus 7:9
"When Pharaoh says to you, 'Perform a miracle,' then say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,' and it will become a snake."

2 Kings 19:29
"This will be the sign for you, Hezekiah: "This year you will eat what grows by itself, and the second year what springs from that. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Isaiah 7:10
Again the LORD spoke to Ahaz,

Isaiah 7:12
But Ahaz said, "I will not ask; I will not put the LORD to the test."

Isaiah 37:30
"This will be the sign for you, Hezekiah: "This year you will eat what grows by itself, and the second year what springs from that. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Isaiah 38:7
"'This is the LORD's sign to you that the LORD will do what he has promised:

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