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Chapter 39 of  60

And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: (39:10)

That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, (39:11)

The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; (39:12)

The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up. (mat 4:12-16) (39:13) see

Commentary (39:14)

We see from the fulfillment of this prophecy, the great meaning intended by Isaiah. Christ was the Light of the world, and the people to whom He appeared were living in darkness (39:15)

That the "light", which was intended by Isaiah, was to be the Messiah is something that could hardly have been guessed. Seeing Jesus of Nazareth as that light required recognition of Him as the Son of God (39:16)

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