It is to Israel and Juda that He will bring salvation ( Jeremiah 23:6 ), triumphing over their enemies by force of arms (cf. Even in the latter part of Isaias there are passages (e.g.
61:5-8) in which other nations are regarded as sharing in the kingdom rather as servants than as heirs, while the function of the Messiah is to lift up Jerusalem to its glory and lay the foundations of an Israelitic theocracy.
(Or Messias .) The Greek form Messias is a transliteration of the Hebrew, Messiah , "the anointed".
He is described as a king of the line of Jacob ( Numbers ), of Juda ( Genesis : "The sceptre shall not pass from Juda until he comes to whom it belongs"), and of David ( 2 Samuel -16 ).
It is sufficiently established that this last passage refers at least typically to the Messiah.
president married his fifth cousin, once removed, Eleanor Roosevelt.
The two met as children but become close at a party at the White House hosted by the president at the time, and shared relative, Teddy Roosevelt. The author of the eerie “The Island of Dr Moreau”—a science fiction novel about a doctor who creates human-like beings out of animals—did some dangerous mixing of genes in his own life and married his first cousin, Isabel Mary Wells.
The nations wait on His teaching; He is the light of the Gentiles (42:6).
He establishes His Kingdom not by manifestation of material power, but by meekness and suffering, by obedience to the command of God in laying down His life for the salvation of many.
"If he shall lay down his life for sin, he shall see a posterity and prolong his days" (); "Therefore will I distribute to him very many, and he shall divide the spoils of the strong, because he hath delivered his soul unto death, and was reputed with the wicked" ().
His Kingdom shall consist of the multitude redeemed by His vicarious satisfaction, a satisfaction confined to no race or time but offered for the redemption of all alike.
The inspiration for the “Winnie the Pooh” character Christopher Robin is the author’s real son, Christopher Robin Milne.
Milne married his first cousin Lesley de Selincourt, but has said the two never met in childhood.
But in this part of Isaias also occurs the splendid conception of the Messiah as the Servant of Jahveh.