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 open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
For the LORD hears the poor, and despises not his prisoners.
To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;
Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons;
Who executes justice for the oppressed: who gives food to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:
As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit in which 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 preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
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 you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they 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 lead them 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 your light has come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon you.
To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Then spoke Jesus 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 forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
1 Thessalonians 5:5
You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
They shall feed
Then shall the lambs feed in their pasture, and the waste places of the rich ones shall strangers eat.
Ho, everyone that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be ashamed:
The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live forever.
[A Psalm of David.] The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not lack.
And I will bring them out from the people, 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 inhabited places 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 from the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you have no life in you.
I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he 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 increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.