The Linkage Between Isaiah 7:14 and 9:6

Jason Hare language_lover64801 at
Sat Mar 10 09:08:44 EST 2001

<<Moreover, it is said in Isaiah 7:14 itself that we are dealing with a
Everywhere we read something like "the name is/will be called", it is
followed by a name; even in Matthew 1:23! Why do you refuse to see it as a

Also, take into account the translation in the LXX.  It reads EMMANUEL, one
word.  I am completely sold, Raymond.  If CL, 1QIsa^a and LXX all read
against BHS and BHK, then go with the majority and better testiments.  Add
to that the fact that it reads <Hebr> WQR'T SMW... <endHebr> and the
accentuation issues (Methegh instead of Merchah in CL), and you have
overwhelming evidence that it is a name.  I think that is absolutely clear.
(And Matthew quoted it as a name, too.)


Jason A. Hare
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