Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
41:1 silence . . . together draw near. All nations are called upon to acknowledge the Lord’s sovereignty and discern His hand in history.
coastlands . . . peoples. See notes 24:13, 16; 40:15.
their strength. The prophet exhorts the nations to accept the strength mediated by faith (40:31).