Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.
They shall feed
To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark.
The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;
For the ears of the Lord are open to the poor, and he takes thought for his prisoners.
Those who were in the dark, in the black night, in chains of sorrow and iron;
Who gives their rights to those who are crushed down; and gives food to those who are in need of it: the Lord makes the prisoners free;
And as for you, because of the blood of your agreement, I have sent out your prisoners from the deep hole in which there is no water.
The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make well those who are broken-hearted; to say that the prisoners will be let go, and the blind will see, and to make the wounded free from their chains,
Who has made us free from the power of evil and given us a place in the kingdom of the Son of his love;
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a special people, a holy nation, priests and kings, a people given up completely to God, so that you may make clear the virtues of him who took you out of the dark into the light of heaven.
The people who went in the dark have seen a great light, and for those who were living in the land of the deepest night, the light is shining.
And I will take the blind by a way of which they had no knowledge, guiding them by roads strange to them: I will make the dark places light before them, and the rough places level. These things will I do and will not give them up.
Up! let your face be bright, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord is shining on you.
To give light to those in dark places, and in the shade of death, so that our feet may be guided into the way of peace.
Then again Jesus said to them, I am the light of the world; he who comes with me will not be walking in the dark but will have the light of life.
To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.
For you at one time were dark, but now are light in the Lord: let your behaviour be that of children of light
1 Thessalonians 5:5
For you are all sons of light and of the day: we are not of the night or of the dark.
They shall feed
Then the lambs will get food as in their grass-lands, and the fat cattle will be feasting in the waste places.
Ho! everyone in need, come to the waters, and he who has no strength, let him get food: come, get bread without money; wine and milk without price.
For this cause says the Lord God, My servants will have food, but you will be in need of food: my servants will have drink, but you will be dry: my servants will have joy, but you will be shamed:
The poor will have a feast of good things: those who make search for the Lord will give him praise: your heart will have life for ever.
The Lord takes care of me as his sheep; I will not be without any good thing.
And I will take them out from among the peoples, and get them together from the countries, and will take them into their land; and I will give them food on the mountains of Israel by the water-streams and wherever men are living in the country.
And it will come about in that day that the mountains will be dropping sweet wine, and the hills will be flowing with milk, and all the streams of Judah will be flowing with water; and a fountain will come out from the house of the Lord, watering the valley of acacia-trees.
Then Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, If you do not take the flesh of the Son of man for food, and if you do not take his blood for drink, you have no life in you.
I am the door: if any man goes in through me he will have salvation, and will go in and go out, and will get food.
He put him on the high places of the earth, his food was the increase of the field; honey he gave him out of the rock and oil out of the hard rock;
I will make rivers on the dry mountain-tops, and fountains in the valleys: I will make the waste land a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.