SUMMARY OF THE BOOK OF ISAIAH



BIBLICAL PERIOD #7 THE DIVIDED KINGDOM
FOCUS Prophecies of Judgment Historical Interlude Prophecues of Consolation
THE COVENANT THE SINAI COVENANT
SCRIPTURE 1:1right arrow, to 13:1right arrow, to 24:1right arrow, to 28:1right arrow, to 36:1right arrow, to 40:1right arrow, to 42:1right arrow, to 63:1right arrow, to66:24
DIVISION Prophecies of coming judgment Prophecies, tribulation and triumph Judah's salvation Hezekiah and Babylon The Book of the Consolation of Israel
Against Judah Against the Nations The Day of the Lord Of judgment and blessing Cyrus Israel's future Redeemer Prophecy of the Suffering Servant Judgment on the Nations and Israel
TOPIC Isaiah's Covenant Lawsuit the Messianic Hope
LOCATION Northern Kingdom of Israel and Southern Kingdom of Judah
TIME 740-680 BC


TIME LINE (BC)WORLD EMPIRES

———————————Assyrian————————————Babylonian——————————Persian————Greek——

740 BC 722 BC 700 BC 640-09 BC 605 BC 587/6 BC 539 BC 336-23 BC
Call of Isaiah Assyrian conquest of Israel. Exile of the 10 tribes to Egypt, Syria, and Western India Assyrian Army withdraws from Judah after 2 attempts at conquest. King Josiah killed at Mediggo (609) Babylon defeats Assyrians at Battle of Carchemish Babylon destroys Jerusalem, Judah taken into exile Cyrus and the Persians defeat Babylon. Edict of Cyrus allows Jews to return to the Promised Land Alexander the Great. Conquest of Persian Empire