more from Isaiah

Single Idea 7608

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / E. Cosmology / 1. Cosmology]

Full Idea

The world is also established, that it cannot be moved.

Gist of Idea

The world is established, and cannot be moved


Isaiah (23: Book of Isaiah [c.680 BCE], 93.1)

Book Reference

'The Bible', ed/tr. the Church [Collins 1950], p.299

A Reaction

This verse caused big trouble for Galileo. The only reason I can think of for Isaiah to write this is that occasionally people were prone to panic, and worry that the Earth might suddenly and abruptly be moved.