Why does the prophet Isaiah talk about Jesus as having breasts?

Isaiah 66:11 - 13

For you will nurse and be satisfied

at her comforting breasts;

you will drink deeply

and delight in her overflowing abundance.”

For this is what the LORD says:

“I will extend peace to her like a river,

and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream;

you will nurse and be carried on her arm

and dandled on her knees.

As a mother comforts her child,

so will I comfort you;

and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

Update:

Eric K: Is Isaiah talking about some other savior then?

Update 2:

Inigo Montoya: Trust me, you will never nurse at my man breasts

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Probably because all males have breasts too. Woman's breasts are just...nicer.

  • 1 decade ago

    If you read further it is about his servants where the Lord mentions "As one whom his mother comforted So will I comfort you and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

    or

    Comfort Comfort ye my people

    speak ye peace thus saith the Lord

    comfort those who sit in darkness

    mourning 'neath their sorrows load

    speak ye to Jerusalem

    of the peace I have for her

    Tell her that her sins I cover

    For her warfare now is over

    For the heralds voice is crying

    in the desert far and near

    bidding all men to repentance

    For the kingdom now is near

    Oh that warning voice obey

    Now prepare for God a way

    Let the vallleys rise to meet Him

    and the hills bow down to greet Him

    Make ye straight what long was crooked

    Make the narrow places plain

    with a heart that is true and humble

    as befits his holy reign

    For the glory of the Lord

    Now on earth is shed abroad

    And all men will see the token

    That His word is never broken

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You have to read the Bible , or the words

    of our creator in its entirety, religion takes

    part of the Bible and dissects it into pieces

    to say what They want it to say

    It is a metaphor talking about the nations and land

    You have to understand the way people talked

    back then, not just another language but a different

    style also, and we do live in a very sick minded age

    now., satin really has his hold on this worlds thinking

    Thank God for the strong in the truth in Christ Jesus

    and may many more come to the truth , before this

    world as we know it ends

  • 1 decade ago

    That is not about Jesus, but about the nation of Israel and how they, like a nursing child, will receive spiritual nourishment back to Jerusalem out of Babylonian bondage. They would be restored to the true worship of God. This is a prophetic and symbolic description of the restoration of the nation of Israel, from which the messiah would come.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Your a tool... read the whole chapter. this is a bit just before your verses above.

    Isaiah 66:8 Who has ever heard of such things?

    Who has ever seen things like this?

    Can a country be born in a day

    or a nation be brought forth in a moment?

    Yet no sooner is Zion in labor

    than she gives birth to her children.

    Talking about Zion, the new city God has promised to us.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Like the 'everlasting arms' it is an expression of comfort and being nourished. The Jews have gone through great torment for many centuries. They need this comfort. When a child is hurt he runs to his mother for comfort. This is the picture conveyed here.

    http://www.armageddonangelsufos.com/

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Metaphor

    He also said Ah Jerusalem , you who stone the prophets

    How I would have loved to gather you as a mother hen with her chickens..

    God made man and woman in his image. In his image he made them.

    Sophia means wisdom and is female.

    El Shaddai is interpreted as the many breasted one.

    The word of God is called milk for babies and meat for the mature.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Isaiah was probably just a ranting crazy guy, who some people mistook for having important things to say.

    The story of Jesus was written in part to "fulfill" crazy rants from such "prophets."

    There's no reliable evidence for Jesus, Yahweh, Allah, Zeus, Thor, or any of the thousands of other gods that people have worshipped. There's also extensive evidence that they are all just myths, created to help soothe our fear of death, and perpetuated through religion to subjugate the underclass into obedience.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    He didn't. He was talking about being nursed by his mother. And that brings comfort to a baby.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    That's so Beautiful :) A Savoring eternal flow of water born from the womb of Mary, Jesus the Christ Child our Savior.

    Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done (Wow video !)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0joDQYnqwg

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    3 Ave Maria instrumental music + artwork beautiful images

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gOmcGtcn6c

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You have to read the Bilbo and it's allegories with the gift of the holy spirit. My holy spirit tells me you a troubled teen who is obsessed with breasts This will pass as you gravitate to to vaginal fantasies with experience.

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