Christians are fond of using Isaiah 9:6 as a “proof text” for the messiahship and deity of Jesus. Context is important to reading scripture, especially prophecy.
What is the book of Isaiah, of whom does the prophet speak in it’s chapters?
Isa 1:1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Isa 1:2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the LORD hath spoken:
Only one person in the jewish scriptures is referred to as “mighty god” and his name is Hizkiyyahu or, Hezekiah (mighty god)
Hezekiah – Hizkiyyahu or Hizkiyyah – Among Hezekiah’s first acts was the repair of the Temple, which had been closed during the reign of Ahaz. He reorganized the services of the priests and Levites, purged the Temple and its vessels, and opened it with…
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