Isaiah 53
1Who has believed what we have heard? # Or believed our report
And who has the arm of the Lord # Is 30:30; 40:10; 48:14; 51:9; 52:10; Lk 1:51; Ac 13:17 been revealed to? # Jn 12:38; Rm 10:16
2He grew up before Him like a young plant # Is 11:1
and like a root out of dry ground.
He didn’t have an impressive form
or majesty that we should look at Him,
no appearance that we should desire Him. # Is 52:14
3He was despised and rejected by men, # Ps 22:6; Is 49:7; Lk 18:31-33
a man of suffering who knew what sickness was. # Mk 8:31; Jn 1:10-11; Heb 4:15
He was like someone people turned away from; # Lit And like a hiding of faces from Him
He was despised, and we didn’t value Him.
4Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses,
and He carried our pains; # Mt 8:17; 1Pt 2:21
but we in turn regarded Him stricken,
struck down by God, # Ps 69:26 and afflicted.
5But He was pierced because of our transgressions, # Is 53:8; Rm 4:25; 1Co 15:3; Heb 9:28
crushed because of our iniquities; # Is 1:4
punishment # Jr 2:30; Zph 3:2; Heb 5:8 for our peace was on Him,
and we are healed by His wounds. # 1Pt 2:24-25
6We all went astray like sheep; # Mt 18:12
we all have turned to our own way;
and the Lord has punished Him
for # Or has placed on Him ; lit with the iniquity # Is 13:11 of us all. # 2Co 5:21; Col 2:14
7He was oppressed and afflicted,
yet He did not open His mouth.
Like a lamb led to the slaughter
and like a sheep silent before her shearers,
He did not open His mouth. # Jr 11:19; Mt 26:63; 27:12-14; Lk 23:9; Jn 19:9; Ac 8:32-33; 1Pt 2:23
8He was taken away because of oppression and judgment;
and who considered His fate? # Or and as for His generation, who considered Him ?
For He was cut off from the land of the living;
He was struck because of my people’s rebellion.
9They # DSS; MT reads He made His grave with the wicked
and with a rich man at His death, # Mt 27:57-60
although He had done no violence
and had not spoken deceitfully. # Heb 4:15; 1Pt 2:22; 1Jn 3:5
10Yet the Lord was pleased # Is 44:28; 55:11 to crush Him severely. # Or Him; He made Him sick. # Dt 29:22; Is 17:11
When # Or If You make Him a restitution offering, # Lv 5:1-19
He will see His seed, He will prolong His days,
and by His hand, the Lord’s pleasure will be accomplished. # Is 46:10
11He will see it # DSS, LXX read see light out of His anguish,
and He will be satisfied with His knowledge.
My righteous # 1Jn 2:1 Servant # Is 42:1 will justify many, # Ac 13:39; Rm 5:18-19
and He will carry their iniquities.
12Therefore I will give Him # Or Him with the many as a portion,
and He will receive # Or receive with the mighty as spoil,
because He submitted Himself to death, # Mt 26:42; Jn 10:14-18; Php 2:6-8
and was counted among the rebels; # Lk 22:37
yet He bore the sin of many # Heb 9:28
and interceded for the rebels. # Lk 23:34; Rm 8:34; Heb 7:25

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