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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
that thou might open the eyes of the blind, that thou might bring out the prisoners from the prison and those that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound;
For the LORD hears the destitute and does not despise his prisoners.
to hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death,
Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons,
He who does justice unto the oppressed; who gives bread to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have taken thy prisoners out of the pit in which there is no water.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those that are broken,
who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; those that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will cause them to walk in paths that they have not known; I will make darkness light before them and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them and not forsake them.
Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.
to give light to those that dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace.
Then Jesus spoke again unto them, saying, I AM the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life.
to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.
For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light;
1 Thessalonians 5:5
Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
They shall feed
Then the lambs shall be fed after their manner, and strangers shall eat the fat ones that are forsaken.
Ho, every one that thirsts, come ye to the waters, and he that has no money; come ye, buy, and eat; come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Therefore thus has the Lord GOD said, Behold, my slaves shall eat, but ye shall be hungry; behold, my slaves shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty; behold, my slaves shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed:
The poor shall eat and be satisfied: those that seek him shall praise the LORD; your heart shall live for ever.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
And I will bring them out from the peoples and gather them from the countries and will bring them to their own land and feed them upon the mountains of Israel by the rivers and in all the habitations of the country.
And it shall come to pass in that day that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD and shall water the valley of Shittim.
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, ye shall have no life in you.
I AM the door; whosoever enters in by me shall be saved and shall go in and out and find pasture.
He made him ride on the high places of the earth that he might eat the fruits of the field; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock and oil out of the strong flint,
I will open rivers in high places and fountains in the midst of the plains; I will turn the wilderness into pools of water and the dry land into springs of water.