The great isaiah scroll pdf

He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? Early on, the servant of the great isaiah scroll pdf Lord is promised to prosper and “be very high”. Then, the Servant is vindicated by God, “because he bared his soul unto death”. On the other hand, it is argued that the “servant” in this song might be an individual.

Isaiah 53:9, “And he gave his grave to the wicked, and to the wealthy with his kinds of death, because he committed no violence, and there was no deceit in his mouth. The first book of the Talmud—Berachot 5a applies Isaiah 53 to the people of Israel and those who study Torah—”If the Holy One, blessed be He, is pleased with Israel or man, He crushes him with painful sufferings. Now, you might think that this is so even if he did not accept them with love. Even as the trespass-offering must be brought by consent, so also the sufferings must be endured with consent. And if he did accept them, what is his reward?

It has been taught: R. Yohai says: The Holy One, blessed be He, gave Israel three precious gifts, and all of them were given only through sufferings. These are: The Torah, the Land of Israel and the World To Come. Six things are a good sign for a sick person, namely, sneezing, perspiration, open bowels, seminal emission, sleep and a dream. Sneezing, as it is written: His sneezings flash forth light.

Perspiration, as it is written, In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread. Open bowels, as it is written: If lie that is bent down hasteneth to be loosed, he shall not go down dying to the pit. Seminal emission, as it is written: Seeing seed, he will prolong his days. Sleep, as it is written: I should have slept, then should I have been at rest. A dream, as it is written: Thou didst cause me to dream and make me to live.

He that is bent down shall speedily, etc. Midrash Rabbah—Genesis XX:10 five things which are a favourable omen for an invalid, viz. For what purpose then was it written? To teach how great is the reward of those who do deeds of kindness. Numbers Rabbah 13:2 applies Is 53:12 to Israel in exile—”There can be almost no doubt that the redactor of Numbers Rabbah had before him an ancient Midrash on Numbers, and perhaps on other books as well, which has not come down to us and which we do not know of today.