Promises, Promises! Some Exegetical Reflections on Isaiah 58

H. G. M. Williamson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1999

Issue: Isaiah (Vol. 19, No 2, Spring, 1999)

An examination of the “if...then” announcements of Isaiah 58 helps us understand the close and complex relationship between condition and promise in prophetic speech. There is a logical (or theological) unity between promise and exhortation.

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