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Isaiah 12:2 God is My Salvation- the Lord Jehovah is My Strength

posted Mar 03, 2017 09:22:48 by Kathryn Blose

(13-65) Isaiah 12. A Millennial Hymn

This brief chapter is a hymn of praise for the great millennial era when the Lord will reign “in the midst” of His people (Isaiah 12:6).

(13-66) Isaiah 12:2. “God Is My Salvation … the Lord Jehovah Is My Strength”

A literal translation of this verse reveals the sacred names and name-titles of Deity as they are used scripturally.

“‘Behold El is my salvation,

I shall trust and not be afraid;

For my strength and my song is Yah, Yehovah,

And he has become my salvation.’

“‘El’ is the singular of Elohim. It seldom occurs in the Bible in singular. In the English Bible both singular and plural are rendered by the word ‘God.’ ‘Yah’ is a contracted form of Jehovah or Yehovah, which in the Bible is usually rendered in English as ‘LORD.’ In the King James Version here, to avoid LORD LORD, they have rendered it as LORD JEHOVAH. This is one of the few times the name is written out fully as Jehovah in the King James translation. [See] The short form Yah occurs in Hebrew also in Exodus 15:2and Psalms 118:14.” (Ellis T. Rasmussen, An Introduction to the Old Testament and Its Teachings, 2:46.)
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David.Clark said Mar 03, 2017 09:35:34
Great information... thank you !
Formerly known as Alabama LDS
HeatherHerrmann said Mar 05, 2017 08:05:51
Thanks for posting Kathryn!
Through the strength of the Lord I can do all things.
Mary-Turton said Mar 05, 2017 08:30:20
Thanks so much, Kathryn...I love this!
Moses 7:18

18 And the Lord called his people Zion, because they were of one heart and one mind, and dwelt in righteousness; and there was no poor among them.
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