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Isaian

[ahy-zey-uh n or, esp. British, ahy-zahy]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Isaiah or of the book of the Bible bearing his name.
Also I·sa·ian·ic [ahy-zey-an-ik or, esp. British, ahy-zahy-] /ˌaɪ zeɪˈæn ɪk or, esp. British, ˌaɪ zaɪ-/.

Origin of Isaian

First recorded in 1880–85; Isai(ah) + -an
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Historical Examples

  • The first argument, then, for the Isaian authorship of chapters xl.-lxvi.

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith

  • When we know that the only evidence for the Isaian authorship of chs.

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith

  • Deborah's prophetical utterances are not to be tried by the standard of the Isaian age.

    Judges and Ruth

    Robert A. Watson

  • We fear that Mr. Birks overstates what he calls the 'external evidence,' for the Isaian authorship of this portion.

  • In this there is nothing to make the Isaian authorship probable, or an exilic date impossible.

    The Expositor's Bible

    George Adam Smith


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