The Prophet Isaiah
A prophet (8
Century BC) to Israel; called be a prophet by God at a time when great destruction wasplanned for the sinful nation of Israel.Isaiah 6:1, 6:8-13:
Isa 6:1. In the year that king Uzziah died I saw the Lordsitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and his trainfilled the temple....Isa 6:8. And I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whomshall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, Heream I; send me.Isa 6:9. And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear yeindeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, butperceive not.Isa 6:10. Make the heart of this people fat, and make theirears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with theireyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with theirheart, and turn again, and be healed.Isa 6:11. Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered,Until cities be waste without inhabitant, and houseswithout man, and the land become utterly waste,Isa 6:12. and Jehovah have removed men far away, and theforsaken places be many in the midst of the land.Isa 6:13. And if there be yet a tenth in it, it also shall in turnbe eaten up: as a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stockremaineth, when they are felled; so the holy seed is thestock thereof.
Take away from this:
Isaiah is commissioned not to save but to oversee the destruction of Israel
The only remainder of Israel will be the holy seed; the kernel of GodMoving forwards, Isaiah was given a prophesy about what would happen post destruction; all historicalevidence demonstrates that the promised utter destruction did take place.Isaiah 11:1-
Isa 11:1. And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stockof Jesse, and a branch out of his roots shall bear fruit.Isa 11:2. And the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest upon him, thespirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counseland might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear ofJehovah.Isa 11:3. And his delight shall be in the fear of Jehovah; andhe shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neitherdecide after the hearing of his ears;Isa 11:4. but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, anddecide with equity for the meek of the earth; and heshall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth; and withthe breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.Isa 11:5. And righteousness shall be the girdle of his waist,and faithfulness the girdle of his loins.Isa 11:6. And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and theleopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and theyoung lion and the fatling together; and a little childshall lead them.Isa 11:7. And the cow and the bear shall feed; their youngones shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat strawlike the ox.Isa 11:8. And the sucking child shall play on the hole of theasp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on theadder's den.Isa 11:9. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holymountain; for the earth shall be full of the knowledge ofJehovah, as the waters cover the sea.Isa 11:10. And it shall come to pass in that day, that the rootof Jesse, that standeth for an ensign of the peoples, untohim shall the nations seek; and his resting-place shall beglorious.Isa 11:11. And it shall come to pass in that day, that theLord will set his hand again the second time to recoverthe remnant of his people, that shall remain, fromAssyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and fromCush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and fromHamath, and from the islands of the sea.Isa 11:12. And he will set up an ensign for the nations, andwill assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather togetherthe dispersed of Judah from the four corners of theearth.Isa 11:13. The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and theythat vex Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envyJudah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.Isa 11:14. And they shall fly down upon the shoulder of thePhilistines on the west; together shall they despoil thechildren of the east: they shall put forth their hand uponEdom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obeythem.