In the first THREE samples for Isaiah chapter 36, the Lord makes a connection to the 36th Christian book, with the king of Assyria trying to be like God.
ISAIAH 36:1 …king of Assyria came up against all the defenced cities of Judah…
ZEPHANIAH 1:14 The great day of the LORD…
16 A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities.
ISAIAH 36:21 But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king’s commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
ZEPHANIAH 1:7 Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord GOD:
ISAIAH 36:14 Thus saith the king, Let not Hezekiah deceive you: for he shall not be able to deliver you.
ZEPHANIAH 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD’s wrath;
In the next sample for Isaiah chapter 36, the Lord makes a connection to the 36th Jewish book with speaking in the Syrian language.
ISAIAH 36:11 …Speak, I pray thee, unto thy servants in the Syrian language; for we understand it: and speak not to us in the Jews, language…
EZRA 4:7 …and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.
The phrase “Syrian tongue” appears NO where else in the Bible (KJV).
The phrase “Syrian language” only appears ONE other time in the entire Bible (KJV).
In this sample for Isaiah chapter 36, the Lord makes a few connections to the 36th Jewish book with:
- Trusting in God
- Not trusting in a king or in horsemen
7 But if thou say to me, We trust in the LORD our God: is it not he… whose alters Hezekiah hath taken away…
8 Now therefore give pledges, I pray thee, to my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them.
EZRA 8:22 For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him…