Isaiah chapter 1
1:1-4. Isaiah complains of Judah for her rebellion.
1:5-9. He laments her judgments.
1:10-15. He upbraids their whole service.
1:16-20. He exhorts to repentance, with promises and threatenings.
1:21-24. Bewailing their wickedness, he denounces God's judgments.
1:25-27. He promises grace;
1:28-31. and threatens destruction to the wicked.
Isaiah chapter 2
2:1-5. Isaiah prophesies the coming of Christ's kingdom.
2:6-9. Wickedness is the cause of God's forsaking.
2:10-22. He exhorts to fear, because of the powerful effects of God's majesty.
Isaiah chapter 3
3:1-9. The great calamities which come by sin.
3:10-11. The different reward of the righteous and wicked.
3:12-15. The oppression and covetousness of the rulers.
3:16-24. The judgments which shall be for the pride of the women.
3:25-26. The general desolation.
Isaiah chapter 4
4:1-6. In the extremity of evils, Christ's kingdom shall be a sanctuary.
Isaiah chapter 5
5:1-7. Under the parable of a vineyard, God excuses his severe judgment.
5:8-10. His judgments upon covetousness;
5:11-12. upon lasciviousness;
5:13-19. upon impiety;
5:20-25. and upon injustice.
5:26-30. The executioners of God's judgments.
Isaiah chapter 6
6:1-4. Isaiah, in a vision of the Lord in his glory,
6:5-7. being terrified, has apprehensions removed.
6:8-12. He offers himself, and is sent to shew the obstinacy of the people unto their desolation.
6:13. A remnant shall be saved.
Isaiah chapter 7
7:1-9. Ahaz, being troubled with fear of Rezin and Pekah, is comforted by Isaiah.
7:10-16. Ahaz, having liberty to choose a sign, and refusing it, hath for a sign, Christ promised.
7:17-25. His judgment is prophesied to come by Assyria.
Isaiah chapter 8
8:1-4. In Maher-shalal-hash-baz, he prophesies that Syria and Israel shall be subdued by Assyria.
8:5-8. Judah likewise for their infidelity.
8:9-10. God's judgments shall be irresistible.
8:11-18. Comfort shall be to them that fear God.
8:19-22. Great afflictions to idolaters.
Isaiah chapter 9
9:1-7. What joy shall be in the midst of afflictions, by the birth and kingdom of Christ.
9:8-12. The judgments upon Israel for their pride,
9:13-17. for their hypocrisy,
9:18-21. and for their impenitency.
Isaiah chapter 10
10:1-4. The woe of tyrants.
10:5-19. Assyria, the rod of hypocrites, for his pride shall be broken.
10:20-23. A remnant of Israel shall be saved.
10:24-34. Judah is comforted with promise of deliverance from Assyria.
Isaiah chapter 11
11:1-9. The peaceable kingdom of the Branch out of the root of Jesse.
11:10-16. The victorious restoration of Israel, and vocation of the Gentiles.
Isaiah chapter 12
12:1-6. A joyful thanksgiving of the faithful for the mercies of God.
Isaiah chapter 13
13:1-5. God musters the armies of his wrath.
13:6-18. He threatens to destroy Babylon by the Medes.
13:19-22. The desolation of Babylon.
Isaiah chapter 14
14:1-2. God's merciful restoration of Israel.
14:3-23. Their triumphant exultation over Babel.
14:24-28. God's purpose against Assyria.
14:29-32. Palestina is threatened.
Isaiah chapter 15
15:1-9. The lamentable state of Moab.
Isaiah chapter 16
16:1-5. Moab is exhorted to yield obedience to the throne of David.
16:6-8. Moab is threatened for her pride.
16:9-11. The prophet bewails her.
16:12-14. The judgment of Moab.
Isaiah chapter 17
17:1-5. Syria and Israel are threatened.
17:6-8. A remnant shall forsake idolatry.
17:9-11. The rest shall be plagued for their impiety.
17:12-14. The woe of Israel's enemies.
Isaiah chapter 18
18:1-6. God, in care of his people, will destroy the Ethiopians.
18:7. An accession thereby shall be made to the church.
Isaiah chapter 19
19:1-10. The confusion of Egypt.
19:11-17. The foolishness of their princes.
19:18-22. The calling of Egypt into the church.
19:23-25. The covenant of Egypt, Assyria, and Israel.
Isaiah chapter 20
20:1-6. A type prefiguring the shameful captivity of Egypt and Ethiopia.
Isaiah chapter 21
21:1-10. The prophet, bewailing the captivity of his people, sees in a vision the fall of Babylon by the Medes and Persians.
21:11-12. Edom, scorning the prophet, is moved to repentance.
21:13-17. The set time of Arabia's calamity.
Isaiah chapter 22
22:1-7. The prophet laments the invasion of Jewry.
22:8-14. He reproves their human wisdom and worldly joy.
22:15-19. He prophesies Shebna's deprivation,
22:20-25. and the substitution of Eliakim, prefiguring the kingdom of Christ.
Isaiah chapter 23
23:1-14. The miserable overthrow of Tyre.
23:15-18. Her restoration and whoredoms.
Isaiah chapter 24
24:1-12. The doleful judgments of God upon the land.
24:13-15. A remnant shall joyfully praise him.
24:16-23. God in his judgments shall advance his kingdom.
Isaiah chapter 25
25:1-12. Continued.
Isaiah chapter 26
26:1-21. Continued.
Isaiah chapter 27
27:1-13. Continued.
Isaiah chapter 28
28:1-4. The prophet threatens Ephraim for their pride and drunkenness.
28:5-6. The residue shall be advanced in the kingdom of Christ.
28:7-8. He rebukes their error;
28:9-13. their untowardness to learn;
28:14-15. and their security.
28:16. Christ the sure foundation is promised.
28:17-22. Their security shall be tried.
28:23-29. They are incited to the consideration of God's discreet providence.
Isaiah chapter 29
29:1-6. God's heavy judgment upon Jerusalem.
29:7-8. The unsatiableness of her enemies.
29:9-12. The senselessness,
29:13-16. and deep hypocrisy of the Jews.
29:17-24. A promise of sanctification to the godly.
Isaiah chapter 30
30:1-7. The prophet threatens the people for their confidence in Egypt,
30:8-17. and contempt of God's word.
30:18-26. God's mercies towards his church.
30:27-33. God's wrath and the people's joy, in the destruction of Assyria.
Isaiah chapter 31
31:1-5. The prophet shews the folly and danger of trusting to Egypt, and forsaking God.
31:6-7. He exhorts to conversion.
31:8-9. He shews the fall of Assyria.
Isaiah chapter 32
32:1-8. The blessings of Christ's kingdom.
32:9-14. Desolation is foreshewn.
32:15-20. Restoration is promised to succeed.
Isaiah chapter 33
33:1-12. God's judgments against the enemies of the church.
33:13-24. The consternation of sinners, and privileges of the godly.
Isaiah chapter 34
34:1-10. The judgments wherewith God revenges his church.
34:11-15. The desolation of her enemies.
34:16-17. The certainty of the prophecy.
Isaiah chapter 35
35:1-2. The joyful flourishing of Christ's kingdom.
35:3-10. The weak are encouraged by the virtues and privileges of the Gospel.
Isaiah chapter 36
36:1. Sennacherib invades Judah.
36:2-21. Rabshakeh, sent by Sennacherib, by blasphemous persuasions solicits the people to revolt.
36:22. His words are told to Hezekiah.
Isaiah chapter 37
37:1-5. Hezekiah mourning, sends to Isaiah to pray for them.
37:6-7. Isaiah comforts them.
37:8-13. Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah.
37:14-20. Hezekiah's prayer.
37:21-35. Isaiah's prophecy of the pride and destruction of Sennacherib, and the good of Zion.
37:36. An angel slays the Assyrians.
37:37-38. Sennacherib is slain at Nineveh by his own sons.
Isaiah chapter 38
38:1-7. Hezekiah, having received a message of death, by prayer has his life lengthened.
38:8. The sun goes ten degrees backward, for a sign of that promise.
38:9-22. His song of thanksgiving.
Isaiah chapter 39
39:1-2. Merodach-baladan, sending to visit Hezekiah because of the wonder, has notice of his treasures.
39:3-8. Isaiah, understanding thereof, foretells the Babylonian captivity.
Isaiah chapter 40
40:1-2. The promulgation of the Gospel.
40:3-8. The preaching of John Baptist.
40:9-11. The preaching of the apostles.
40:12-17. The prophet, by the omnipotency of God,
40:18-25. and his incomparableness,
40:26-31. comforts the people.
Isaiah chapter 41
41:1-9. God expostulates with his people, about his mercies to the church;
41:10-20. about his promises;
41:21-29. and about the vanity of idols.
Isaiah chapter 42
42:1-4. The office of Christ, graced with meekness and constancy.
42:5-9. God's promise unto him.
42:10-12. An exhortation to praise God for his Gospel.
42:13-17. God will manifest himself, and check idolatry.
42:18-25. He reproves the people of incredulity.
Isaiah chapter 43
43:1-7. The Lord comforts the church with his promises.
43:8-13. He appeals to the people for witness of his omnipotency.
43:14-17. He foretells them the destruction of Babylon,
43:18-21. and his wonderful deliverance of his people.
43:22-28. He reproves the people as inexcusable.
Isaiah chapter 44
44:1-6. God comforts the church with his promises.
44:7-8. The vanity of idols,
44:9-20. and folly of idol makers.
44:21-28. He exhorts to praise God for his redemption and omnipotency.
Isaiah chapter 45
45:1-4. God calls Cyrus for his church's sake.
45:5-19. By his omnipotency he challenges obedience.
45:20-25. He convinces the idols of vanity by his saving power.
Isaiah chapter 46
46:1-2. The idols of Babylon could not save themselves.
46:3-4. God saves his people to the end.
46:5-11. Idols are not comparable to God for power,
46:12-13. or present salvation.
Isaiah chapter 47
47:1-5. God's judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea,
47:6. for their unmercifulness,
47:7-9. pride,
47:10. and overboldness,
47:11-15. shall be irresistible.
Isaiah chapter 48
48:1-8. God, to convince the people of their foreknown obstinancy, revealed his prophecies.
48:9-11. He saves them for his own sake.
48:12-15. He exhorts them to obedience, because of his power and providence.
48:16-19. He laments their backwardness.
48:20-22. He powerfully delivers his people out of Babylon.
Isaiah chapter 49
49:1-4. Christ being sent to the Jews, complains of them.
49:5-12. He is sent to the Gentiles with gracious promises.
49:13-17. God's love is perpetual to his church.
49:18-23. The ample restoration of the church.
49:24-26. The powerful deliverance out of captivity.
Isaiah chapter 50
50:1-4. Christ shews that the dereliction of the Jews is not to be imputed to him, by his ability to save;
50:5-6. by his obedience in that work;
50:7-9. and by his confidence in that assistance.
50:10-11. An exhortation to trust in God, and not in ourselves.
Isaiah chapter 51
51:1-2. An exhortation, after the pattern of Abraham, to trust in Christ,
51:3. by reason of his comfortable promises,
51:4-6. of his righteous salvation,
51:7-8. and man's mortality.
51:9-16. Christ by his sanctified arm defends his from the fear of man.
51:17-20. He bewails the afflictions of Jerusalem,
51:21-23. and promises deliverance.
Isaiah chapter 52
52:1-6. Christ persuades the church to believe his free redemption,
52:7-8. to receive the ministers thereof,
52:9-10. to joy in the power thereof,
52:11-12. and to free themselves from bondage.
52:13-15. Christ's kingdom shall be exalted.
Isaiah chapter 53
53:1-3. The prophet, complaining of incredulity, excuses the scandal of the cross,
53:4-9. by the benefit of his passion,
53:10-12. and the good success thereof.
Isaiah chapter 54
54:1-3. The prophet, for the comfort of the Gentiles, prophesies the amplitude of their church;
54:4-5. their safety;
54:6-10. their certain deliverance out of affliction;
54:11-14. their fair edification;
54:15-17. and their sure preservation.
Isaiah chapter 55
55:1-5. The prophet, with the promises of Christ, calls to faith,
55:6-7. and to repentance.
55:8-13. The happy success of them that believe.
Isaiah chapter 56
56:1-2. The prophet exhorts to sanctification.
56:3-8. He promises it shall be general, without respect of persons.
56:9-12. He inveighs against blind watchmen.
Isaiah chapter 57
57:1-2. The blessed death of the righteous.
57:3-12. God reproves the Jews for their whorish idolatry.
57:13-21. He gives promises of mercy to the penitent.
Isaiah chapter 58
58:1-7. The prophet, being sent to reprove hypocrisy, shews the difference between a counterfeit fast and a true.
58:8-12. He declares what promises are due unto godliness,
58:13-14. and to the keeping of the sabbath.
Isaiah chapter 59
59:1-15. The calamities of the Jews not owing to want of saving power in God, but to their own enormous sins.
59:16-19. Salvation is only of God.
59:20-21. The covenant of the Redeemer.
Isaiah chapter 60
60:1-14. The glory of the church in the abundant access of the Gentiles,
60:15-22. and the great blessings after a short affliction.
Isaiah chapter 61
61:1-3. The office of Christ.
61:4-6. The forwardness;
61:7-11. and blessing of the faithful.
Isaiah chapter 62
62:1-5. The fervent desire of the prophet to confirm the church in God's promises.
62:6-9. The office of the ministers (unto which they are incited) in preaching the Gospel,
62:10-12. and preparing the people thereto.
Isaiah chapter 63
63:1. Christ shews who he is,
63:2-6. what his victory over his enemies,
63:7-9. and what his mercy toward his church.
63:10-14. In his just wrath he remembers his free mercy.
63:15-16. The church, in her prayer,
63:17-19. and complaint, professes her faith.
Isaiah chapter 64
64:1-3. The church prays for the illustration of God's power.
64:4-8. Celebrating God's mercy, it makes confession of their natural corruptions.
64:9-12. It complains of their afflictions.
Isaiah chapter 65
65:1-7. The calling of the Gentiles, and the rejection of the Jews, for their incredulity, idolatry, and hypocrisy.
65:8-10. A remnant shall be saved.
65:11-16. Judgments on the wicked, and blessings on the godly.
65:17-25. The blessed state of the new Jerusalem.
Isaiah chapter 66
66:1-4. The glorious God will be served in humble sincerity.
66:5-6. He comforts the humble by shewing the confusion of their enemies;
66:7-9. with the marvellous growth,
66:10-14. and the gracious benefits of the church.
66:15-17. God's severe judgments against the wicked.
66:18-23. The Gentiles shall have an holy church;
66:24. and see the damnation of the wicked.