2 Yet I
will distress [tsuwq] Ariel ['Ari'el], and there
shall be heaviness [ta'aniyah] and sorrow ['aniyah]: and it shall be unto me as Ariel ['Ari'el]. KJV-Interlinear
2 Yet I will
distress Ariel, and there shall be moaning and lamentation, and she shall be to
me like an Ariel. ESV
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All who play games with their spiritual life, all who refuse to hear Gods commands and refuse to learn doctrine, all who have the presumptuousness that their own wisdom is better than what they can learn, then there is distress waiting just around the chronological corner for them. If the warnings are not enough to frighten you into a daily study, a fear that you will have control over, then one day you will be more than frightened and it will be beyond your control.
And here we have the warning against Jerusalem from Isaiah’s day, against Jerusalem in the final days of the Tribulation, and against you or anyone throughout history, who follows this same example of spiritual indifference, neglect, and dysfunction.
Again, the word Ariel refers to the alter, upon which the sacrifices were finally burned.
Just a quick review of the animal sacrifices. The animal was led to the alter, tied to it, its throat was cut so it bled to death. Then it was cut up into pieces. Each piece was examined to make sure that the animal was unblemished and without defect of any kind, both on the outside and the inside.
These things represented the qualification of Jesus as the unblemished perfect sacrificial candidate.
Then the animal parts were burned, representing the judgment of God against the sins of the world. The smoke rose heavenward and represent the pleasing and acceptable work that was the sacrifice and its purpose. Later the priests would eat some of the burned parts representing their acknowledgment of Gods work and their belief in it.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.
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