If the heart is brought into the obedience of Christ, the knee will cheerfully obey his commands. [HORSLEY]. . And I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness— secret riches. not known me--( Isaiah 45:4 ). Isaiah 45:3 (NRSA) I will give you the wealth that is stored away and the hidden riches so you will know I am the Lord, the God of Israel, who calls you by name. We must not expect salvation without righteousness; together the Lord hath created them. . create--yatzar, to give "form" to previously existing matter. Cyrus provided for the returning Jews. It is not said, "from north to south," for that would not imply the habitable world, as, "from east to west" does ( Ezra 1:1 , &c.). The Lord we serve and trust, is God alone. Isaiah 45:3 (NKJV) "I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden wealth of secret places, So that you may know that it is I, The LORD , the God of Israel, who calls you by your name. Though God be his people's God and Saviour, yet sometimes he lays them under his frowns; but let them wait upon the Lord who hides his face. And I will give thee the hidden treasures and the well-guarded secrets that thou may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who gives thee thy name. thy name--so long before designate thee by name ( Isaiah 43:1 ). From the rising to the setting of the sun, that is, from east to west, the whole habitable world. Like Jesus Christ, Cyrus’ mission was to deliver and to judge. ashamed--opposed to the doom of the idolaters, who, in the hour of need, shall be "ashamed" not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited--Therefore, Judah, lying waste during the Babylonish captivity, shall be peopled again by the exiles. . and I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that it is I, Jehovah, who call thee by thy name, even the God of Israel.

. Not do something, but look to the Saviour ( Acts 16:30 Acts 16:31 ). . . girdle loins--that is, the girdle off the loins; and so enfeeble them. straight--( Isaiah 40:4 ), rather, "maketh mountains plain" [LOWTH], that is, clear out of thy way all opposing persons and things. The loose outer robe of the Orientals, when girt fast round the loins, was the emblem of strength and preparedness for action; ungirt, was indicative of feebleness ( Job 38:3 , 12:21 ); "weakeneth the strength of the mighty" (Margin), "looseth the girdle of the strong." The exact fulfilment of this must have shown Cyrus that Jehovah was the only true God, and that it was for the sake of Israel that he was prospered. . Numbers 21:9 : "If a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass he lived." Isaiah 45:3 (ESV) I will give you treasures hoarded in the dark, secret riches hidden away, so that you will know that I, ADONAI, calling you by your name, am the God of Isra'el. These seven verses should have been appended to previous chapter, and the new chapter should begin with Isaiah 45:8 , "Drop down," &c. [HORSLEY]. . Isaiah 45:3 (BBE) Isaiah 45:3 (YLT) I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden riches of secret places, That you may know that I, the Lord, Who call you by your name, Am the God of Israel. Let not oppressors oppose God's designs for his people.

They shall then all be converted to the Lord ( Isaiah 66:23 Isaiah 66:24 , Jeremiah 3:17 , Zechariah 8:20-23 ). Isaiah 45:3 (HNV) not . I said not . And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.

Isaiah 45:3 (GW) God is in thee--( Jeremiah 3:19 ). How do you deal with a sinning professed believer who is not a church member? I will give you the treasures of darkness and riches hidden in secret places, so that you may know that it is I, the Lord, the God of Israel, who call you by your name. I will give you the treasures of darkness and the hoards in secret places, that you may know that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, who call you by your name. . I am sending for you by name. Isaiah 45:3 (MSG) The Keri reads as in Isaiah 45:13 , "make straight" (Margin). . The revival of religion after the return from Babylon suggests to the prophet the diffusion of Messiah's Gospel, especially in days still future; hence the elevation of the language to a pitch above what is applicable to the state of religion after the return. Verses 5-10 There is no God beside Jehovah. 25. all . Let . A creature fragile and worthless as the fragment of an earthen vessel, among others equally so, and yet presuming to strive with his Maker!

labour--wealth acquired by labor ( Jeremiah 3:24 ). And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. Isaiah 45:3 (WEB) . The redemption of sinners by the Son of God, and the pouring out the Spirit, to give success to the gospel, are chiefly here intended. . Isaiah 45:3 (RHE) I will give you treasures that are hidden away in dark places. and I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that it is I, Yahweh, who call you by your name, even the God of Israel. I will give you treasures from dark, secret places; then you will know that I am the Lord and that the God of Israel has called you by name. . . Three things come to mind with this expression of the depths of God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge.. 1. (20-25). darkness--literally ( Genesis 1:1-3 ), emblematical also, prosperity to Cyrus, calamity to Babylon and the nations to be vanquished [GROTIUS] .

And I will give thee the treasures of darkness and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, who call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. They were also called “the hidden riches of …

Isaiah 45:3 (CJB) in righteousness--rather, "the truth promise), and it shall not return (that is, which shall not be revoked)" [LOWTH]. Beloved, I have spoken to you about discovering hidden riches in secret places, but don’t think of these things as necessarily being external. Especially in Israel's time of trial, God's interposition, in behalf of Zion hereafter, is expressly stated as about to be the answer to prayer ( Isaiah 62:6 Isaiah 62:7-10 Psalms 102:13-17 Psalms 102:19-21 ).