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Interpretation, the one applicable to our 'Saviour, the other to King Hezekiah. The Government shall be upon his Shoulder, that is, he shall reign in the Throne of David, as the Metaphor signifies, and as the Prophet more fully ex
lains himself in the following Versé, which cannot be iterally true of our Saviour, whose Kingdom was not of this World, as David's was, but in a second and sublimer
who can give Eternity to his Children or Followers; in (4) Grotius.
Ver, 7. Of the increase of his government and peace, there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it; and to stablish: it with judgment and with justice, from henceforth even for ever: the zeal of the Lord of
when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, according .
on the Memory of that great Critick (a), who has done (a) Grosius.
more toward the understanding of Scripture than all the
- Commentators from St. jerom to Monsieur. Le Clerk. The
Zeal of the Lord of Hosts will perform this, the ardent Love
God bears to his peculiar People will cause him to perform