Isaiah 45:7 ESV

I form light and create darkness; I make well-being and create calamity; I am the LORD, who does all these things.

Why does Isaiah 45:7 say that God created evil?
Why does Isaiah 45:7 say that God created evil? Did God create evil? What is the interpretation of Isaiah 45:7?
Does God create evil? |
Is God really the one who created evil? To answer the question we must first look at how the word for evil, "rah," is used in the Bible, examine the context of the Isaiah 45:7 passage, and look at other passages on the same subject. Contextually, the verse is speaking of calamity and distress. God does not create evil in the moral sense but in the sense of disaster or calamity.
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