Isaiah Chapter 40


Solomon's reign, looks forward to Christ's rule in the Millennium.

Isaiah 40:1-28

Genesis 49:10

Numbers 14:21

Deuteronomy 28:1-2

2 Samuel 7:12-16

2 Samuel 23:3-4

1 Kings 8:20

1 Chronicles 17:11

Psalms 2:1-12

Psalms 8:6

Psalms 67:4

Psalms 72:1-19 (P,M)

Psalms 96:10

Psalms 110:1-7

Psalms 118:26

Psalms 132:17

Isaiah 1:25-27

Isaiah 2:2-4

Isaiah 4:3-6

Isaiah 9:6-7

Isaiah 11:3-10

Isaiah 12:3-6

Isaiah 24:23

Isaiah 25:6-8

Isaiah 30:15-26

Isaiah 32:1-18

Isaiah 33:17-22

Isaiah 35:1-10

Isaiah 35:1-2

Isaiah 41:17-20

Isaiah 42:1

Isaiah 44:3

Isaiah 49:1-26

Isaiah 51:11

Isaiah 51:3

Isaiah 54:1-17

Isaiah 55:12-13

Isaiah 58:8-12

Isaiah 60:19-21

Isaiah 61:1-8

Isaiah 65:18-25

Jeremiah 3:17

Jeremiah 23:5-8

Jeremiah 30:3-9

Jeremiah 31:1-40

Ezekiel 20:33-38

Ezekiel 21:27 (G)

Ezekiel 28:25-26

Ezekiel 34:23-31

Ezekiel 36:27-28

Ezekiel 40:1-49

Ezekiel 41:1-26

Ezekiel 42:1-20

Ezekiel 43:1-27

Ezekiel 44:1-31

Ezekiel 45:1-25

Ezekiel 46:1-24

Ezekiel 47:1-23

Ezekiel 48:1-35

Daniel 2:44-45

Daniel 7:14,27-28

Hosea 3:4-5

Hosea 6:1-4

Hosea 14:4-7

Joel 2:21-27

Joel 3:18-21

Amos 9:8-15

Obadiah 1:17

Micah 4:1-13

Micah 5:4-5

Habakkuk 2:14

Zephaniah 3:8-20

Haggai 2:6-9,20-23

Zechariah 1:16-17

Zechariah 2:10-12

Zechariah 8:1-23

Note touch of longevity in vs.4 " multitude of days".

Zechariah 9:10

See connection to vs.8 in Psalm 72.

Zechariah 14:1-11

Malachi 4:1-3

Matthew 13:41-43

Matthew 25:31-46

1 Corinthians 15:23-28

Ephesians 1:10

2 Peter 1:19

Revelation 7:17

Revelation 20:1-6

Revelation 21:9-27

Revelation 22:1-5

Death Swallowed up in Victory

Also Jehovah wiping away tears and bringing in comforts and blessings, not hungering or thirsting etc.

Isaiah 40:1,2

Deuteronomy 28:1-14

Isaiah 25:8 (P)

God wiping away tears from off all faces, see also Rev 21:4.

Isaiah 30:19

Isaiah 35:3,4,10

Isaiah 49:10

Isaiah 51:11

Isaiah 54:11-13

Isaiah 60:19,20

Isaiah 61:3

Isaiah 65:18,19

Isaiah 66:12-14

Jeremiah 12:15

Jeremiah 24:7

Jeremiah 30:17

Ezekiel 11:19,20

Ezekiel 34:11-16

Ezekiel 36:24-27

Romans 11:22-36

1 Corinthians 15:54

Revelation 7:17

Revelation 21:4

He shall wipe away every tear from their eyes,compare Isaiah 25:8.


Good news to a young man of a glorious Jerusalem and temple in the future.

Isaiah 40:1,2

Jeremiah 31:38-40

Ezekiel 40:

Chs. 40 to 48.

Zechariah 2:4,5 (P)

Revelation 21:15

Heavenly Jerusalem.

John the Baptist

All the prophets leading up to John the baptist. See references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Matthew 11:13,14 (P)

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist forerunner of Christ. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Mark 1:4-8 (P)

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist to make ready for the Lord a prepared people. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Luke 1:17 (P)

JND v11, pp143

JND Collected writings.

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the son of Zacharias as Christ's forerunner saying "prepare ye the way of the Lord". See most links in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Luke 3:3-6 (P,M)

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

Christ speaking of John the Baptist as the greatest of all the prophets in the O.T. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Luke 7:24-28 (P)

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist. One crying in the wilderness. See references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

John 1:23,24 (P,M)

Zachariah's prophecy, benedictus, after his mouth was opened.

Isaiah 40:3

See Luke 1:76.

Isaiah 40:5-8

See Luke 1:77.

Genesis 22:16

See Luke 1:73.

Leviticus 26:42

See Luke 1:72.

Psalms 18:17

See Luke 1:74.

Psalms 18:2

See Luke 1:69

Psalms 44:7

See Luke1:71.

Psalms 106:48

See Luke 1:68.

Isaiah 9:1-2

See Luke 1:79.

Isaiah 60:1-3

See Luke 1:78.

Jeremiah 26:5

See Luke 1:70.

Jeremiah 32:39

See Luke 1:75.

Zechariah 10:3

see Luke 1:68

Malachi 4:2

See Luke 1:78.

Luke 1:68-79 (P)

Many other links in the O.T. Tried to bring out the key ones.

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist preparing the way for the Messiah. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Matthew 3:1-4,11,12 (P)

May look forward to John the Baptist, like Mal.3:1 but probably more a future bearing of the two witnesses in Rev.11:3 who are like, or are actually Moses and Elijah.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Malachi 3:1

Malachi 4:4-6 (P)

Matthew 17:10-13

Mark 9:4,11-13

Luke 1:17

Luke 9:30,31

Revelation 11:3-12

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist as forerunner of Christ. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Isaiah 40:3-5

Malachi 3:1 (P,M)

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist preparing the way for Christ.

Isaiah 40:3-5 (P,M)

Malachi 3:1

Also may have a future bearing.

Malachi 4:4-6

Matthew 3:1-4,11,12

Matthew 11:13,14

Mark 1:4-8

Luke 1:17

Luke 3:3-6

Luke 7:24-28

John 1:23,24

JND v11, pp132

JND Collected writings. Note comments from Chs. 40-50 of Isaiah ect.


7th BOWL: Every island fled and mountains were not found. No doubt the earthquake was so severe islands disappeared and mountains were all levelled, but all these disruptions could possibly make way for a new millenial earth. See references below.

Isaiah 40:4,5

Jeremiah 4:23-27

Revelation 6:14

Revelation 16:20 (P)


Many peoples (nations) going up to the mountain of Jehovah (Zion).

Isaiah 40:9

Isaiah 1:25-28

Isaiah 2:3 (P)

Jeremiah 3:17

Ezekiel 45:25

Micah 4:2

Zephaniah 2:11

Zechariah 8:22

Zechariah 14:16

Malachi 1:11

12 Tribes of Israel

The 144,000 seen as having the name of the Father on their foreheads. They sing a new song before the 4 living creatures and elders. They as virgins follow the Lamb wheresoever it goes. See links in Rev. 14 1-5, and others below, (different from Rev.7?)

Isaiah 40:9

Psalms 33:1-3

New song like Rev. 14:3

Psalms 40:3

New song like Rev.14:3.

Psalms 96:1

New song like Rev.14:3.

Psalms 144:9

New song like Rev.14:3.

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Isreal shall not speak lies. See Rev.14:5.

Revelation 3:15

Christ's voice as voice of many waters, Rev.14:2.

Revelation 5:9

They sing a new song, see Rev.14:3.

Revelation 14:1-5 (P)

Also note chart of 12 tribes in Gen.49.

Revelation 19:6

Voice of a great crowd having the voice of strong thunders and many waters.

JND v5, pp44-46

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp226-231

JND Collected writings. Notes on the Revelation.

JND v0, pp133

JND Notes and Jottings.

JBS v2, pp476

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Christ entering Jerusalem riding upon the colt, the foal of an ass. See many references in Dan. 9:25,especially comments in Matt 21:4-9 about Sir Robert Anderson's book and the chart of 70 wks. Main link is Zech 9:9.

Isaiah 40:9-10 (P)

His triumphal second coming to Zion, Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:25

Zechariah 9:9

Matthew 21:4-9 (P,M)

Mark 11:1-10

Luke 19:28-38

John 12:12-15

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

The glad tidings of the kingdom shall be preached to the whole world. See scripture link in Mark 13:10. See main references below in Psalm 94-100, Matt.5-7,144,000 in Rev.7:1-17 & 14:1-5,12,2 witnesses in Rev.11:1-13,and everlasting glad tidings in Rev.14

Isaiah 40:9

Psalms 94:2

Psalms 95:2,5

Psalms 96:1

Psalms 97:2

Psalms 98:2

Psalms 99:1

Psalms 100:2

Isaiah 42:6-7 (P)

Matthew 5:1-48

See also chs. 6&7. Note that the Lord presented the truth of the kingdom for His own people, and for our gain ,as well as teaching related to the glad tidings of the kingdom for the future day.

Matthew 24:14 (P,M)

See below the range of the glad tidings that will be presented in the coming time of tribulation to secure many for the future day.

Mark 13:10

Link with Matt. 24:14.

Romans 10:18

Report is gone out into all the earth.

Romans 11:26

All Isreal shall be saved.

Romans 11:27-29

The new covenant and glad tidings will be presented to Isreal in the future.

Revelation 7:1-8

144,000 sealed out of every tribe who may well be used to have part in the proclamation of the glad tidings of the kingdom.

Revelation 7:9-17

Possibly the result of the glad tidings of the kingdom.

Revelation 11:3-13

Testimony of the 2 witnesses.

Revelation 14:1-5,12

More details of the 144,000.

Revelation 14:6

The everlasting glad tidings proclaimed by the angel flying in mid-heaven.

JT v48, pp457


Glad tidings from Zion, Jerusalem. See also reference in Isaiah 2:3 also. Note correction in JND Collected writings vol. 2 pg.227 should be Isaiah 2:3 not 3:2.

Isaiah 40:9 (P)

Isaiah 2:3

Zechariah 1:16,17

Matthew 24:14

Glad tidings of the kingdom.

Revelation 14:1-7

Possibly glad tidings of the kingdom by the 144,000,(see also Rev.7:1-8 and the result in Rev.7:9-17)and the everlasting glad tidings by the angel.

JND v2, pp226

JND Collected writings,notes on the Revelation ch. 14.

The Coming Messiah

Coming of the Messiah and His reward with Him.

Isaiah 40:10 (P,M)

Isaiah 62:11

Revelation 22:12

The Coming Messiah

His reward with him.

Isaiah 40:10

Isaiah 62:11 (P)

Revelation 22:12

They that wait on Jehovah shall renew their strength, and mount up as eagles' wings.

Isaiah 40:31 (G)

Revelation 12:14

Woman given two wings of a great eagle to fly into the desert where she is nourished for a time, and times, and a half time (1260 days), from the serpent. See Isaiah 26:20 and other references.

Isaiah 40:31

Wings as eagles.

Isaiah 16:1-4 (P)

Isaiah 26:20

Jeremiah 30:7

He shall be saved out of it, which would include the hiding place of safety for the remnant.

Romans 11:26,27

All Isreal shall be saved, which would probably include the hiding place for the remnant for 3 1/2 yrs.

Revelation 12:14 (P)

Revelation 12:6

JND v5, pp39

JND Collected writings.