Professor John Goldingay, a noted specialist on Deutero and Trito Isaiah continues his breathtaking work of commentary, following his widely acclaimed volumes (with David Payne) of the International Critical Commentary on Isaiah 40–55.
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“Like other Old Testament prayers, in Exodus 32–34 (chapters whose themes vv. 7–10 have taken up) Moses himself urges Yhwh to be mindful, and there specifically to be mindful of past acts, the making of promises to Israel’s ancestors. Moses also urges Yhwh not to give up on the project begun with the exodus and Reed Sea victory (for instance, because Yhwh will look pathetic). This suggests that here, too, Yhwh is being mindful of the need not to abandon this project with Moses and Israel in those days of old.” (Page 397)
“ but the use of the participles suggests that these acts point to Yhwh’s ongoing character,” (Page 397)
“While for the most part we can safely read the chapters against the background of the Second Temple, we cannot read them on the basis of relating them to particular periods within these parameters.” (Page 7)
“It is not a commission to see that mourners are comforted, the broken are bound up, and the captives are freed. It is a series of promises concerning what Yhwh is doing.” (Pages 316–317)