Isaiah 42:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"A bruised reed He will not break And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice.

King James Version

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

Holman Bible

He will not break a bruised reed, and He will not put out a smoldering wick; He will faithfully bring justice.

International Standard Version

A crushed reed he will not break, and a fading candle he won't snuff out. He'll bring forth justice for the truth.

A Conservative Version

A bruised reed he will not break, and a dimly burning wick he will not quench, but he will bring forth justice in truth.

American Standard Version

A bruised reed will he not break, and a dimly burning wick will he not quench: he will bring forth justice in truth.

Amplified

A bruised reed He will not break, and a dimly burning wick He will not quench; He will bring forth justice in truth.

Bible in Basic English

He will not let a crushed stem be quite broken, and he will not let a feebly burning light be put out: he will go on sending out the true word to the peoples.

Darby Translation

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall not break a bruised reed, nor shall he quench the smoking flax; he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

Julia Smith Translation

A broken reed he shall not break, and bedimmed flax shall he not quench it: he shall bring forth judgment to truth.

King James 2000

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth justice unto truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will not break a broken reed, and he not will extinguish a dim wick. He will bring justice forth in faithfulness.

Modern King James verseion

A bruised reed He shall not break, and a smoking wick He shall not quench; He shall bring out judgment to truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: but faithfully and truly shall he give judgment.

NET Bible

A crushed reed he will not break, a dim wick he will not extinguish; he will faithfully make just decrees.

New Heart English Bible

He won't break a bruised reed. And he won't extinguish a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.

New simplified Bible

He will not break off a bent reed nor extinguish a flickering lamp. He will bring lasting justice to all.

The Emphasized Bible

Cane that is crushed, will he not break, And wick that is fading, will he not quench, - Faithfully, will he bring forth justice:

Webster

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment to truth.

World English Bible

He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

A bruised reed he breaketh not, And dim flax he quencheth not, To truth he bringeth forth judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רצץ 
Ratsats 
Usage: 19

קנה 
Qaneh 
Usage: 62

shall he not break
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

and the smoking
כּהה 
Keheh 
Usage: 9

פּשׁתּה 
Pishtah 
Usage: 4

shall he not quench
כּבה 
Kabah 
Usage: 24

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out , ....forth , bring , come , proceed , go , depart ,
Usage: 1068

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

Images Isaiah 42:3

Context Readings

The Mission Of Yahweh's Servant

2 "He will not cry out or raise His voice, Nor make His voice heard in the street. 3 "A bruised reed He will not break And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice. 4 "He will not be disheartened or crushed Until He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands will wait expectantly for His law."


Cross References

Psalm 96:13

Before the LORD, for He is coming, For He is coming to judge the earth He will judge the world in righteousness And the peoples in His faithfulness.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

Isaiah 50:4

The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of disciples, That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple.

Matthew 11:28

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

Psalm 72:2-4

May he judge Your people with righteousness And Your afflicted with justice.

Psalm 98:9

Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with equity.

Psalm 103:13-14

Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.

Isaiah 11:3-4

And He will delight in the fear of the LORD, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;

Isaiah 35:3-4

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Isaiah 40:29-31

He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

Isaiah 57:15-18

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Isaiah 66:2

"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Jeremiah 30:12-17

"For thus says the LORD, 'Your wound is incurable And your injury is serious.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Jeremiah 31:25

"For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes."

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the LORD Because I have sinned against Him, Until He pleads my case and executes justice for me He will bring me out to the light, And I will see His righteousness.

Matthew 18:10-14

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.

Luke 22:31-32

"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;

John 5:30

"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 20:19-21

So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be with you."

John 20:27

Then He said to Thomas, "Reach here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach here your hand and put it into My side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing."

Hebrews 2:17-18

Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.



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