Isaiah 1:1

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham,Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.


  1. vision (in ecstatic state)

  2. vision (in night)

  3. vision, oracle, prophecy (divine communication)

  4. vision (as title of book of prophecy)

Root word – chazah

to see, perceive, look, behold, prophesy, provide

  1. (Qal)

    1. to see, behold

    2. to see as a seer in the ecstatic state

    3. to see, perceive

      1. with the intelligence

      2. to see (by experience)

      3. to provide

Isaiah or Jesaiah or Jeshaiah = “Jehovah has saved”
Amoz = “strong”
Uzziah = “my strength is Jehovah”
Jotham = “Jehovah is perfect”
Ahaz = “he has grasped”
Hezekiah or Jehizkiah = “Jehovah has made strong”

What do you see?

What are you seeing concerning your Judah and Jerusalem?

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