See also:Hebrew symbolical proper name, meaning "
See also:God (is) with us." When in 734–733 B.C .
See also:king of
See also:Judah, alarmed at the preparations made against him by the Syro-Ephraimitish
See also:alliance, was inclined to seek aid from Tiglath-pileser of
See also:Assyria, the
See also:prophet Isaiah endeavoured to allay his fear by telling him that the danger would pass away, and as a sign from Yahweh that this should be so, any
See also:young woman who should within the
See also:year bear a son, might
See also:call his name Immanuel in token of the divine
See also:protection accorded to Judah . For before the
See also:infant should come to even the immature intelligence of childhood the lands of the foe would be laid waste (Isaiah vii . 14-16) . For other interpretations, especially as regards the
See also:mother, see Ency . Bib. col . 2,62-3, and the commentaries . In the
See also:period the
See also:historical meaning of the passage was forgotten, and a new significance was given to it in accordance with the gradually developing eschatological
See also:doctrine . This new
See also:interpretation finds expression in Matt . I . 23, where the name is applied to Jesus as the
See also:Messiah . At the close of Isaiah viii .
8 for " of thy
See also:land, 0 Immanuel," we should probably read " of the land, for God is with us." The three passages quoted are the only instances where this word occurs in Scripture; it is frequent in
See also:hymns and devotional literature as a title of Jesus Christ .
EMMANUEL PHILIBERT (1528–1580)
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