By: Angela Watkins
Biblical - parable - True - comparative - symbolic
guidance - strength - comfort - cheer
Parable - a heavenly message with an earthly story.
"W" - Isaiah 33:6
But -- I will sing of Your power;
Yes, -- I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning:
For You have been my defense
And refuge in the day of trouble.
To You, -- O my Strength, I will sing praises,
For God is my defense, ..... (Scripture reference used From The NKJV Study Bible, copyright 1997, 2007 by Thomas Nelson, Inc., used by permission)
And wisdom -- and knowledge shall be the -- stability of thy times, -- and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.
wisdom - The power of true and right discernment. -- A high degree of knowledge; learning. (The Book of Proverbs in The Old Testament)
knowledge - information or understanding acquired. ..... learning. .... practical ability and skill.
stability - being stable.
He shall dwell on high; -- his place of defence -- shall be the munition of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.
high - heights, or high places
O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: -- be thou their arm every morning, -- our salvation also in the time of trouble.
LORD - Elohim
arm - upper limb of the human body. -- equip. -- To supply with the necessary means.
And the king of Egypt said unto them, wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.
burdens - Exodus 1:11
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.
And Moses returned unto the LORD, -- and said, -- LORD, wherefore hast thou so evil entreated this people? Why is it that thou hast sent me?
For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, -- "Like" as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, -- when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, -- he will not be afraid of their voice, -- nor abase himself for the noise -- of them: -- so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, -- and for the hill thereof.
"Like" -- Hosea 11:10
They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar like a lion: when he shall roar, then the children shall tremble from the west.
noise - Or, multitude
hill - lower than a mountain. -- uphill and down. -- Cross-country.
As birds flying, -- so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; -- defending also he will deliver it; -- and passing over he will preserve it.
And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, -- all that make "sluices" and ponds for fish.
purposes - foundations
sluices - Any artifical channel for conducting water
for - of living things
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, -- the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharoah is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, -- I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
Where are they? -- where are thy wise men? -- and let them tell thee now, -- and let them know what the LORD of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt.
The princes of Zoan are become fools, -- the princes of Noph are deceived; -- they have also seduced Egypt, -- and even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: -- because thou hast rejected knowledge, -- I will also reject thee, (you may read the entire scripture in your spare time)
2 Kings 19:34,23,26
For I will defend this city to savf it, for mine own sake, and for my servant sake David's sake.
"By" thy messengers -- thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast saith, with the multitude of my chariots I am come up -- to the height of the mountains, -- to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down -- the tall cedar trees thereof; -- and the choice fir trees thereof; -- and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
"By" - tallness
the - the tallness
the - Or, the forest and his fruitful field
I have digged and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the rivers of "besieged" places.
Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as corn ........................... before it be grown up. (In your spare time you may want to read the entire scripture for yourself)
grass - green
corn - yellow.
Scripture reference used from:
KJV, The SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN., copyright 1891