Shear-jashub (Shee´uhr-jay´shuhb; Heb., “a remnant will return”)

The eldest of Isaiah’s sons (Isa 7:3). By giving his child this unusual name, Isaiah made Shear-jashub a living symbol of the prophet’s early message concerning the Northern Kingdom (Isa 10:21-22). Only a remnant of it would survive.

Isa 7:3

3Then the Lord said to Isaiah, Go out to meet Ahaz, you and your son Shear-jashub, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool on the highway to the Fuller's Fi ... View more

Isa 10:21-22

21A remnant will return, the remnant of Jacob, to the mighty God.22For though your people Israel were like the sand of the sea, only a remnant of them will retu ... View more

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