King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Isaiah 1

The corruptions prevailing among the Jews. (1-9) Severe censures. (10-15) Exhortations to repentance. (16-20) The state of Judah is lamented; with gracious promises of the gospel times. (21-31)

Isaiah 2

The conversion of the Gentiles, Description of the sinfulness of Israel. (1-9) The awful punishment of unbelievers. (10-22)

Isaiah 3

The calamities about to come upon the land. (1-9) The wickedness of the people. (10-15) The distress of the proud, luxurious women of Zion. (16-26)

Isaiah 4

The havoc occasioned by war. (1) The times of the Messiah. (2-6)

Isaiah 5

The state and conduct of the Jewish nation. (1-7) The judgments which would come. (8-23) The executioners of these judgments. (24-30)

Isaiah 6

The vision which Isaiah beheld in the temple. (1-8) The Lord declares the blindness to come upon the Jewish nation, and the destruction which would follow. (9-13)

Isaiah 7

Ahaz threatened by Israel and Syria; and is assured their attack would be in vain. (1-9) God gives a sure sign by the promise of the long-expected Messiah. (10-16) The folly and sin of seeking relief from Assyria are reproved. (17-25)

Isaiah 8

Exhortations and warnings. (1-8) Comfort for those who fear God. (9-16) Afflictions to idolaters. (17-22)

Isaiah 9

The Son that should be born, and his kingdom. (1-7) The judgments to come upon Israel, and on the enemies of the kingdom of Christ. (8-21)

Isaiah 10

Woes against proud oppressors. (1-4) The Assyrian but an instrument in the hand of God for the punishment of his people. (5-19) The deliverance from him. (20-34)

Isaiah 11

The peaceful character of Christ’s kingdom and subjects. (1-9) The conversion of the Gentiles and Jews. (10-16)

Isaiah 12

This is a hymn of praise suited to the times of the Messiah.

Isaiah 13

The armies of God’s wrath. (1-5) The conquest of Babylon. (6-18) Its final desolation. (19-22)

Isaiah 14

The destruction of Babylon, and the death of its proud monarch. (1-23) Assurance of the destruction of Assyria. (24-27) The destruction of the Philistines. (28-32)

Isaiah 15

The Divine judgments about to come upon the Moabites.

Isaiah 16

Moab is exhorted to yield obedience. (1-5) The pride and the judgments of Moab. (6-14)

Isaiah 17

Syria and Israel threatened. (1-11) The woe of Israel’s enemies. (12-14)

Isaiah 18

God’s care for his people; and the increase of the church.

Isaiah 19

Judgments upon Egypt. (1-17) Its deliverance, and the conversion of the people. (18-25)

Isaiah 20

The invasion and conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia.

Isaiah 21

The taking of Babylon. (1-10) Of the Edomites. (11,12) Of the Arabs. (13-17)

Isaiah 22

The siege and taking of Jerusalem. (1-7) The wicked conduct of its inhabitants. (8-14) The displacing of Shebna, and the promotion of Eliakim, applied to the Messiah. (15-25)

Isaiah 23

The overthrow of Tyre. (1-14) It is established again. (15-18)

Isaiah 24

The desolation of the land. (1-12) A few shall be preserved. (13-15) God’s kingdom advanced by his judgments. (16-23)

Isaiah 25

A song of praise. (1-5) A declaration of the gospel blessings. (6-8) The destruction of the enemies of Christ’s church. (9-12)

Isaiah 26

The Divine mercies encourage to confidence in God. (1-4) His judgments. (5-11) His people exhorted to wait upon Him. (12-19) Deliverance promised. (20,21)

Isaiah 27

God’s care over his people. (1-5) A promise of their recall to Divine favour. (6-13)

Isaiah 28

The desolations of Samaria. (1-4) The prosperity of Judah; with reproofs for sinfulness and unbelief. (5-15) Christ is pointed out as the sure Foundation for all believers. (16-22) God’s dealings with his people. (23-29)

Isaiah 29

Judgements on Jerusalem and on its enemies. (1-8) The senselessness and hypocrisy of the Jews. (9-16) The conversion of the Gentiles, and future blessings for the Jews. (17-24)

Isaiah 30

The Jews reproved for seeking aid from Egypt. (1-7) Judgements in consequence of their contempt of God’s word. (8-18) God’s mercies to his church. (19-26) The ruin of the Assyrian army, and of all God’s enemies. (27-33)

Isaiah 31

The sin and folly of seeking help from Egypt. (1-5) God’s care for Jerusalem. (6-9)

Isaiah 32

Times of peace and happiness. (1-8) An interval of trouble, yet comfort and blessings in the end. (9-20)

Isaiah 33

God’s judgments against the enemies of his church. (1-14) The happiness of his people. (15-24)

Isaiah 34

God’s vengeance against the enemies of his church. (1-8) Their desolation. (9-17)

Isaiah 35

The flourishing state of Christ’s kingdom. (1-4) The privileges of his people. (5-10)

Isaiah 36

Isaiah 37

Isaiah 38

Hezekiah’s sickness and recovery. (1-8) His thanksgiving. (9-22)

Isaiah 39

Isaiah 40

The preaching of the gospel, and glad tidings of the coming of Christ. (1-11) The almighty power of God. (12-17) The folly of idolatry. (18-26) Against unbelief. (27-31)

Isaiah 41

God’s care of his people. (1-9) they are encouraged not to fear. (10-20) The vanity and folly of idolatry. (21-29)

Isaiah 42

The character and coming of Christ. (1-4) The blessings of his kingdom. (5-12) The prevalence of true religion. (13-17) Unbelief and blindness reproved. (18-25)

Isaiah 43

God’s unchangeable love for his people. (1-7) Apostates and idolaters addressed. (8-13) The deliverance from Babylon, and the conversion of the Gentiles. (14-21) Admonition to repent of sin. (22-28)

Isaiah 44

Here are promises of the influences of the Holy Spirit. (1-8) An exposure of the folly of idolatry. (9-20) Also the deliverance of God’s people. (21-28)

Isaiah 45

The deliverance of the Jews by Cyrus. (1-4) God calls for obedience to his almighty power. (5-10) The settlement of his people. (11-19) The conversion of the Gentiles. (20-25)

Isaiah 46

The idols could not save themselves, but God saves his people. (1-4) The folly of worshipping idols. (5-13)

Isaiah 47

God’s judgments on Babylon. (1-6) Carelessness and confidence shall not prevent the evil. (7-15)

Isaiah 48

The Jews reproved for their idolatry. (1-8) Yet deliverance is promised them. (9-15) Solemn warnings of judgment upon those who persisted in evil. (16-22)

Isaiah 49

The unbelief and rejection of the Jews. (1-6) Gracious promise to the Gentiles. (7-12) God’s love to the church. (13-17) Its increase. (18-23) And deliverance. (24-26)

Isaiah 50

The rejection of the Jews. (1-3) The sufferings and exaltation of the Messiah. (4-9) Consolation to the believer, and warning to the unbeliever. (10,11)

Isaiah 51

Exhortations to trust the Messiah. (1-3) The power of God, and the weakness of man. (4-8) Christ defends his people. (9-16) Their afflictions and deliverances. (17-23)

Isaiah 52

The welcome news of Christ’s kingdom. (1-12) The humiliation of the Messiah. (13-15)

Isaiah 53

The person. (1-3) sufferings. (4-9) humiliation, and exaltation of Christ, are minutely described; with the blessings to mankind from his death. (10-12)

Isaiah 54

The increase of the church by the conversion of the Jews and Gentiles. (1-5) Its certain deliverance. (6-10) Its triumphant state is described. (11-17)

Isaiah 55

An invitation to receive freely the blessings of the Saviour. (1-5) Gracious offers of pardon and peace. (6-13)

Isaiah 56

A charge to keep the Divine precepts. (1,2) Blessings promised. (3-8) Reproof to the careless watchmen, the teachers and rulers of the Jews. (9-12)

Isaiah 57

The blessed death of the righteous. (1,2) The abominable idolatries of the Jewish nation. (3-12) Promises to the humble and contrite. (13-21)

Isaiah 58

Hypocrisy reproved. (1,2) A counterfeit and a true fast, with promises to real godliness, and, (3-12) to the keeping the sabbath. (13,14)

Isaiah 59

Reproofs of sin and wickedness. (1-8) Confession of sin, and lamentation for the consequences. (9-15) Promises of deliverance. (16-21)

Isaiah 60

The glories of the church of God, when the fulness of the Gentiles shall come in. (1-8) and the Jews shall be converted and gathered from their dispersions. (9-14) and the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ. (15-22)

Isaiah 61

The Messiah, his character and office. (1-3) His promises of the future blessedness of the church. (4-9) The church praises God for these mercies. (10,11)

Isaiah 62

God’s care of his church and people. (1-5) The office of ministers in preaching the gospel. (6-9) Every hinderance shall be removed from the way of salvation. (10-12)

Isaiah 63

Christ’s victory over his enemies. (1-6) His mercy toward his church. (7-14) The prayer of the church. (15-19)

Isaiah 64

The church prays that God’s power may be manifested. (1-5) A confession of sin, and afflictions bewailed. (6-12)

Isaiah 65

The calling of the Gentiles, and the rejection of the Jews. (1-7) The Lord would preserve a remnant. (8-10) Judgments upon the wicked. (11-16) The future happy and flourishing state of the church. (17-25)

Isaiah 66

God looks at the heart, and vengeance is threatened for guilt. (1-4) The increase of the church, when Jew and Gentile shall be gathered to the Redeemer. (5-14) Every enemy of the church shall be destroyed, and the final ruin of ungodly men shall be seen. (15-24)