Isaiah 40, comfort for God’s people.

The circle of the earth: The Hebrew word “khûg” has a double meaning. It means circle in two dimensional geometry, it means sphere in three dimensional geometry. Since we live in time and space, the correct translation should be:

He sits enthroned above the sphere of the earth.

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Isaiah 39, peace for our time.

History repeats itself

Yet we are called to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

The Dome of the Rock was originally a church. Now it is a shrine.

Inside is the stone on Mt Moriah, where Abraham offered up his son Isaac. It is also the spot Islam claims in the story of Isra, when Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad, peace be upon them, joined in prayer. https://lenbilen.com/2012/01/24/moses-jesus-and-muhammad-joined-in-prayer-where/

There is no temple for the Jews, only the wailing wall remains.

Jerusalem also has a Christian quarter with many churches.

For the Muslims is the famous Mosque on the bottom of the Temple Mount.

The farthest place of prostration is claimed by Muslim to be Jerusalem.

No, the Islam system never changes, conquest only.

The burden of Jerusalem, according to the prophet Zechariah:

Isaiah 36, historical passage, Sennacherib boasts against the LORD and threatens Jerusalem.

This prism chronicles the events during Sennacherib’s reign, but from the Assyrian perspective. It collaborates the Biblical record.

   Isaiah was the chief scribe, both during the reign of both Uzziah and Hezekiah.

 The texts  2 Kings 18:19 – 20:3 and Isaiah 36:4 – 38:3 are the same and Isaiah recorded them both.