F ocusing specifically on Isaiah 41:13, it falls into number 4 listed above.According to Matthew Henry’s Commentary, Isaiah 41:10-20 was meant to be an encouragement to the people of Israel. Let the advocates of other doctrines than that of salvation through Christ, bring their arguments. The right hand of man symbolizes the spiritual side. Isaiah 41:13-14. Commentary on Isaiah 41:21-29 (Read Isaiah 41:21-29) There needs no more to show the folly of sin, than to bring to notice the reasons given in defence of it. Called "righteous," not so much on account of his own equity [HERODOTUS, 3.89], as because he fulfilled God's righteous will in restoring the Jews from their unjust captivity. Verse 13 is specifically “a promise that God will strengthen their hands (i.e. The comprehensive expression omnes inflammati in te (niphal, as in Isaiah 45:24) stands at the head; and then, in order that every kind may be included, the enemies are called by a different name every time. In verses 10 and 13, Jehovah calls out to his servants: “Do not be afraid, for I am with you. For a description of this, compare the notes at Isaiah 28:27-28. the righteous man--Cyrus; as Isaiah 44:28, Isaiah 45:1-4 Isaiah 45:13, 46:11, "from the East," prove. Let me read them again. Isaiah 41:13 "For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee." For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee. The three substantives bear much the same relation to one another as lis, rixa, bellum (milchâmâh, lit., throng equals war-tumult, like the epic κλόνος), hence adversarii, inim I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness. You must not miss those charming words, dear friends. Jehovah is such a friend to you, just as he was to the patriarch Abraham, as noted at Isaiah 41:8-13. Having teeth - Or, with double edges. will help them). We have nothing to fear, if we are totally obedient to God. Raised him up in righteousness. The strength that we have is a spiritual strength. Do not be anxious, for I am your God. The Hebrew word is applied to a sword, and means a two-edged sword Psalm 149:6. They are less than nothing, and worse than nothing. The instrument here referred to was serrated, or so made as to cut up the straw and separate the grain from the chaff. Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. הוּא is not introduced here to strengthen the subject, ego ille "I and no other," as in Isaiah 37:16, which see); but, as in Isaiah 43:10, Isaiah 43:13; Isaiah 56:4; Isaiah 48:12, it is a predicate of the substantive clause, ego sum is (ille), viz., 'Elōhı̄m; or even as in Psalm 102:28 (cf., Job 3:19 and Hebrews 13:8), ego sum idem (Hitzig). There is nothing in idols worthy of regard. He is our very present help in trouble. Some of you will want them, so do not miss them.