Trivia:

Isaiah: Intolerance

  1. If I hadn't left a few faithful people in Judah, I'd have destroyed it like it was Sodom and Gomorrah. 1:9
  2. If you obey me, you'll have something to eat. But if you refuse and rebel against me, you'll be killed with a sword. 1:19-20
  3. I will avenge me of my enemies. 1:24
  4. I'll destoy the sinners and those who forsake me. 1:28
  5. "The idols he shall utterly abolish." 2:18
  6. "I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them. And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour." 3:4-5
  7. Jerusalem is ruined and Judah has fallen, because of what their people said and did against God. 3:8
  8. They declare their sin as Sodom did, they don't hide it. Woe to them. They deserve the evil they will receive. 3:9
  9. God will kill those who despise his word and fail to follow his laws. Their carcasses will be "torn in the midst of the streets." 5:24-25
  10. If you associate or gird yourself, God will break you in pieces. 8:9
  11. God will have no mercy on the widows and children of hypocrites. 9:17
  12. Some day God will have his "mighty ones ... destroy the whole land." 13:3-5
  13. On God's day he will kill sinners with great anger, wrath, and cruelty. Those who die will have their faces consumed by flames. 13:6-9
  14. If God can find you, he will "thrust you through," smash your children "to pieces" before your eyes, and rape your wife. He will have no mercy, but will even kill your little children. 13:15-18
  15. God will slaughter children "for the iniquity of their fathers." 14:21
  16. After God destroys Moab, the rivers will be red with blood. He will send lions to eat any survivors. 15:9
  17. The God of Peace will set brother against brother and kingdom against kingdom. Then he'll make the survivors seed the counsel of "wizards," and subject them to a "cruel lord." 19:2-4
  18. The Apocalypse of Isaiah: God will destroy the earth, burning everyone and every living thing alive (except maybe a few men). 24:1-6
  19. God will have no mercy on those who don't understand him. 27:11
  20. "Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me." 30:1
  21. "And the people shall ... be burned in the fire." 33:12
  22. God is furious at everyone and is ready to kill them all. Or as Isaiah so delicately puts it: "Their stink shall come up out of their carcasses, and the mountains shall be melted with their blood." 34:2-3
  23. God makes Egypt, Ethiopia, and Seba pay for Israel's sins. He says that he likes Israel better than any other country so he's willing to sacrifice other countries for the Israel's sake. 43:3-4
  24. No astrologer, stargazer, or prognosticator will be able to save those that God plans to burn to death. 47:13-14
  25. "The Lord ... will do his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans." 48:14
  26. "I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine." 49:26
  27. Nations that do not serve Israel will perish. 60:12
  28. "God's servants" will have it good; everyone else will suffer big time. 63:13-16
  29. "I will ... trample them in my fury; and their blood ... will stain all my raiment." (God's clothes will get stained with the blood of humans.) 63:2-6
  30. "Ye are they that forsake the LORD ... Therefore will I number you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter." 65:11-12
  31. Don't eat "swine flesh" (like ham or bacon) or other "abominable things" or God will have to kill you. 65:4, 66:17
  32. "God's servants" will eat, drink, and be merry; everyone else will be hungry, thirsty, and ashamed -- until God kills them, that is. 65:13-16
  33. God will "plead with all flesh" with fire and sword, "and the slain of the Lord shall be many." 66:15-16
  34. "They shall ... look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall t heir fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh." 66:24