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 the prisoners out of the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison.
The Spirit of the LORD is on me; because he has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and an opening of the eyes to those who are bound;
For the LORD hears the needy, and doesn't despise his captive people.
to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;
Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,
who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners.
As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,
who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and transferred us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.
I will bring the blind by a way that they do not know. I will lead them in paths that they do not know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.
"Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.
to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death; to guide our feet into the way of peace."
Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life."
to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, to prevent the light shining from the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,
1 Thessalonians 5:5
You are all children of light, and children of the day. We do not belong to the night, nor to darkness,
They shall feed
Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, and strangers will eat the ruins of the rich.
"Come, everyone who thirsts, to the waters. Come, he who has no money, buy, and eat. Yes, 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 disappointed;
The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise the LORD who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.
The LORD is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
I will bring them out from the peoples, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them into their own land; and I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, by the watercourses, and in all the inhabited places of the country.
It will happen in that day, that the mountains will drop down sweet wine, the hills will flow with milk, all the brooks of Judah will flow with waters, and a fountain will come forth from the house of the LORD, and will water the valley of Shittim.
Jesus therefore said to them, "Truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life in yourselves.
I am the door. If anyone enters in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture.
He made him ride on the high places of the earth. He ate the increase of the field. He caused him to suck honey out of the rock, oil out of the flinty rock;
I will open rivers on the bare heights, and springs in the midst of the valleys. I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.