Understanding the Scriptures
|Bill (v. 1)||Legal document|
|Creditors (v. 1)||People you owe money to|
|Rebuke (v. 2)||Voice|
|Sackcloth (v. 3)||Black goatskin covering worn at a time of sadness|
|In season (v. 4)||At the right time|
|Smiters (v. 6)||People who beat other people|
|Confounded (v. 7)||Put to shame|
|Flint (v. 7)||A very hard stone that can spark when struck with steel|
|Justifieth me (v. 8)||Declares that I am right|
|Contend with me (v. 8)||Argue against me|
|Adversary (v. 8)||Enemy|
|Stay (v. 10)||Depend|
|Compass (v. 11)||Surround|
Isaiah 50:6—“I Gave … My Cheeks to Them That Plucked off the Hair”
If a person wanted to humiliate another person, he could pull the hair out of someone’s beard as a sign of disrespect.
Studying the Scriptures
Complete activity A or B as you study Isaiah 50.
What Do You Learn about Jesus Christ?
Give an Example
Describe the two kinds of people Isaiah spoke of in verses 10–11.
Think of a situation faced by people your age. Give an example of how each of the two kinds of people Isaiah described would act in that situation.