Old Testament

Week 18: Isaiah, Part 1

Introduction and Isaiah 1–6

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1 March 2018

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Additional reading

  • The Great Isaiah Scroll, one of the first of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered in 1947, is the oldest existing copy of Isaiah. Read more about it and see images of this magnificent text at the website of the Shrine of the Book museum.
  • Parallelisms in the Book of Isaiah.” An animated presentation for web browsers with seven examples of parallel poetry found in the Book of Isaiah.
  • The Ascension of Isaiah, an apocryphal Christian work dated between the late 1st and late 2nd century ʙ.ᴄ., is the source of the tradition that Isaiah died a martyr by being sawn in two by wicked King Manesseh of Judah. (See Ascension of Isaiah 5:1–14; cf. Hebrews 11:37.)

Maps

Old Testament Map #66 The Assyrian Empire under Tiglath-Pileser III

#66 The Assyrian Empire under Tiglath-Pileser III (2 Kings 15)

Old Testament Map #68 Tiglath-Pileser III’s Campaign and Areas Transformed into Assyrian Provinces

#68 Tiglath-Pileser III’s Campaign and Areas Transformed into Assyrian Provinces (734–732 ʙ.ᴄ.) (2 Kings 15; 1 Chronicles 5)

Old Testament Map #70 Assyrian Districts after the Fall of Samaria

#70 Assyrian Districts after the Fall of Samaria (721 ʙ.ᴄ.)