Isaiah 26 Isaiah 48
In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a
strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls
and bulwarks. Open ye the gates, that
the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in.
Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and
are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the LORD,
and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.
For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel;
The LORD of hosts is his name.
Searching the entire KJV for all occurrences of the set (Truth, Righteous* near City) yields an Inner
Wheel KeyLink between Isaiah 26 (Spoke 4, Cycle 2) and Isaiah 48 (Spoke 4, Cycle 3):
|KeyLink: God's City of Truth and Righteousness|
|Isaiah 26Isaiah 48|
The theme of God's City is strong on Spoke 4. It manifests clearly in the final chapters of Ezekiel
with many links to
The Name Ezekiel means "The Lord strengthens". It is from the root Chazak (Strenthen, S# H2388).
As is typical, the prophets name is used by God in the prophecy itself. This is seen, for example in Ezekiel