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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Isaiah


List of Literary Structures


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2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

5-1  5-2  5-3  5-4  5-5 

9-1  9-2  9-3  9-4  9-5  9-6  9-7  9-8  9-9 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-12-12-23-13-23-34-14-24-34-45-15-25-35-45-59-19-29-39-49-59-69-79-89-9
1 The wickednedd of Judah(1:1-20)
2 The degenerate city(1:21-31)
3 The future house of God(2:1-22)
4 The daughters of Zion(3:1-26_4:1)
5 The future glory of the survivors in Zion(4:2-6)
6 The song of the unfruitiful vineyard(5:1-7)
7 Soncial injustice denounced(5:8-25)
8 Foreign invasion predicted(5:26-30)
9 A vision of God in the Temple(6:1-13)
10 The sign of Immanuel(7:1-25)
11 With us is God(8:1-20)
12 Waiting for the LORD(8:21-9:6)
13 Judgment on arrogance and oppression(9:7-10:4)
14 Arrogant Assyria also judged(10:5-19)
15 The repentant remnant of Israel(10:20-34)
16 The peaceful kingdom(11:1-16)
17 Thanksgiving and praise(12:1-6)
18 Proclamation against Babylon(13:1-22)
19 Downfall of the king of Babylon(14:1-27)
20 An oracle concerning Philistia(14:28-32)
21 An oracle concerning Moab(15:1-16:14)
22 An oracle concerning Damascus(17:1-11)
23 An oracle concerning Ethiopia(17:12-18:7)
24 An oracle concerning Egypt(19:1-15)
25 Egypt, Assria and Israel blessed(19:16-25)
26 Isaiah dramatizes the conquest of Egypt and Ethiopia(20:1-6)
27 An oracle concerning Babylon(21:1-10)
28 An oracle concerning Edom(21:11-17)
29 A warning of destruction of Jerusalem(22:1-14)
30 Denunciation of self-seeking officials(22:15-25)
31 An oracle concerning Tyre(23:1-18)
32 Impending judgment on the Earth(24:1-13)
33 The songs from the end of the earth(24:14-23)
34 Praise for deliverance from oppression(25:1-12)
35 Judah's song of victory(26:1-21)
36 A vineyard of the LORD(27:1-13)
37 Fall of Samaria(28:1-8)
38 Judgment on corrupt rulers, priests, and prophets(28:9-13)
39 A stone in Zion(28:14-22)
40 Farmer's wisdom(28:23-29)
41 The siege of Jerusalem(29:1-8)
42 Drunken rulers(29:9-14)
43 Hope for the future(29:15-24)
44 The futility of reliance on Egypt(30:1-5)
45 A rebellious people(30:6-18)
46 God's promise to Zion(30:19-26)
47 Judgment on Assyria(30:27-33)
48 Alliance with Egypt is futile(31:1-9)
49 Complacent women warned of disaster(32:1-20)
50 The land of the Majestic king(33:1-24)
51 Judgment on the nations(34:1-17)
52 The return of the redeemed to Zion(35:1-10)
53 Sennacherib threatens Jerusalem(36:1-37:38)
54 Hizekiah's illness(38:1-39:8)
55 God's people are comforted(40:1-11)
56 Creation by God(40:12-31)
57 Israel assured of God's help(41:1-26)
58 The servant, a light to the nations(41:27-42:25)
59 Israel's redemption(43:1-28)
60 The absurdity of idol worship(44:1-28)
61 Cyrus, God's instrument(45:1-17)
62 Idols cannot save Babylon(45:18-46:13)
63 The humiliation of Babylon(47:1-15)
64 Fulfillment of the prophecy(48:1-11)
65 God the redeemer(48:12-22)
66 The servant's mission(49:1-6)
67 Zion's children to be brought home(49:7-50:3)
68 The sercant's humilitation and vindication(50:4-11)
69 Return to Zion(51:1-52:12)
70 The suffering servant(52:13-53:12)
71 Everlasting mercy(54:1-17)
72 Thecovenant extended to all who obey(55:1-56:12)
73 A promise of help and healing(57:1-58:14)
74 Injustice and oppression to be punished(59:1-21)
75 God the glory of Zion(60:1-22)
76 The good news of deliverance(61:1-11)
77 The vindication and salvation of Zion(62:1-12)
78 Vengeance on Edom(63:1-6)
79 God's mercy remembered(63:7-64:11)
80 The righteousness of God's judgment(65:1-25)
81 The reign and indignation of God(66:1-24)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version