Isaiah 13:13

Hebrew Bible

11 I will punish the world for its evil and wicked people for their sin. I will put an end to the pride of the insolent, I will bring down the arrogance of tyrants. 12 I will make human beings more scarce than pure gold and people more scarce than gold from Ophir. 13 So I will shake the heavens, and the earth will shake loose from its foundation, because of the fury of the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, in the day he vents his raging anger. 14 Like a frightened gazelle or a sheep with no shepherd, each will turn toward home, each will run to his homeland. 15 Everyone who is caught will be stabbed; everyone who is seized will die by the sword.

Haggai 2:6

Hebrew Bible

4 Even so, take heart, Zerubbabel,” decrees the Lord. “Take heart, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest. And take heart all you citizens of the land,” decrees the Lord, “and begin to work. For I am with you,” decrees the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. 5 “Do not fear, because I made a promise to your ancestors when they left Egypt, and my Spirit even now testifies to you.” 6 Moreover, this is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has said: “In just a little while I will once again shake the sky and the earth, the sea and the dry ground. 7 I will also shake up all the nations, and they will offer their treasures; then I will fill this temple with glory.” So the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has said. 8 “The silver and gold will be mine,” decrees the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.

 Notes and References

"... Although Wildberger points to similarities between 2:2-4 on the one hand and both the Zion psalms and texts from Isaiah on the other hand to argue that Isaiah adapted Zion themes in composing this passage, the evidence indicates that 2:2-4 dates to the late 6th century. First of all, whereas both the Zion psalms (Psalms 2; 46; 48; 76) and the Isaiah texts (Isaiah 8:9-10; 29:1-4; 31:4-5) emphasize YHWH's defeat of the nations and the breaking of their weapons prior to peace and their acknowledgment of YHWH, Isaiah 2:2-4 portrays the nations as voluntarily submitting to YHWH, seeking torah, and refashioning their weapons into agricultural implements. Second, such peaceful submission to YHWH and pilgrimage to Zion by the nations does not appear in biblical texts until the exilic or early postexilic periods (Jeremiah 3:17-18; 16:19-21; Isaiah 60:1-7; Haggai 2:6-9; Zechariah 2:8-12; 8:20-23). Third, a number of explicitly postexilic texts (e.g., Joel 4:9-12 [3:9-12]; Zechariah 8:20-23) as well as some whose late dates are established in critical discussion (Micah 4:1-4; Isaiah 37:20-32 / 2 Kings 19:29-31) employ Isaiah 2:2-4 as a model in their composition. Otherwise, 51:4, 'torah' goes forth from me and my justice for a light to the peoples,' serves as a model for the composition of 2:2-4 as indicated by its similar vocabulary and syntactical construction as well as its perspective of sending torah to the nations who will then return the exiles to Zion and submit to YHWH in shame ..."

Sweeney, Marvin A. Isaiah 1-39: With an Introduction to Prophetic Literature (p. 93) Eerdmans, 1996

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