Introduction to Isaiah

30 Mar 2020 Book of Isaiah

Name: Isaiah

Division: Old Testament

Category: Major Prophets

Purpose: The central messages of the book of Isaiah are the holiness of God and the coming of Messiah, who would come to provide peace, forgiveness, and salvation to all who would put their faith and hope in him. Isaiah foretells both the birth of Messiah, Jesus Christ, as well as his death as the final sacrifice for the sins of the world.

Book No in BIBLE: 23

In Old Testament: 23

In Major Prophets: 1

No. of Chapters: 66

No. of Verses: 1292

Author: Isaiah

Date Written: Approx. 700 BC

Place of Writing: Jerusalem

History Covered: 760 – 640 BC

Audience: To the people of Judah

Isaiah Statistics

Based on its weight of 66 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and Major Prophets. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in History: 183

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Key Verse

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. (53:5)

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