The Linkage Between Isaiah 7:14 and 9:6

Raymond de Hoop rdehoop at
Thu Mar 8 02:18:02 EST 2001

On 08-03-2001 02:49 Eduardo M. Acuna <eacuna at> wrote:

>>>> The direct address of Immanuel in 8:8 encourages the idea that he is not
>>>> just an anonymous child used in a functional way.
>>>> -snip-
>>> I would like to draw your attention to the fact that Immanuel is written
>>> in 8:8 and 7:14 as Immanu El (two words vs one word); that is, there is no
>>> name. The two words express that God with us is precisely what it says:
>>> God in personna will be among us. The Incarnation.
>> Incarnation? That is rather criptic with regard to Isaiah 7-9.
> I agree. Isaiah 7:9 links with Isaiah 8:8 as the commentator in the Tanakh
> (JPS. 1999 edition) shows in the footnote for Isaiah 7:9, in page 859.
> It is not criptic for Isaiah 7:14.


There is still nothing written about incarnation. So, what does incarnation
has to do with Isaiah 7, 8 or 9?


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