Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
40:2 warfare . . . iniquity. Isaiah refers to the exile of Israel and Judah of which he has spoken repeatedly. The suffering came on account of sin. See note 27:9.
double for all her sins. God has judged the punishment to be sufficient and is ready to forgive (43:25; 44:22; 48:9).