The Lord's Suffering Servant

1 (A)Who has believed our message?And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?

1 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?

1 Who has believed what we have heard?(a)And who has the arm of the Lord(A) been revealed to?(B)

1 "Who has believed our message, and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?

1 Who has believed [confidently trusted in, relied on, and adhered to] our message [of salvation]?(A)And to whom [if not us] has the arm and infinite power of the Lord been revealed?(B)

2 For He grew up before Him like a (B)tender (a)shoot,And like a root out of parched ground;He has (C)no stately form or majestyThat we should look upon Him,Nor appearance that we should (b)be attracted to Him.

2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

2 He grew up before Him like a young plant(C)and like a root out of dry ground.He didn’t have an impressive formor majesty that we should look at Him,no appearance that we should desire Him.(D)

2 For he grew up before him like a tender plant, and like a root out of a dry ground; he had no form and he had no majesty that we should look at him, and there is no attractiveness that we should desire him.

2 For He [the Servant of God] grew up before Him like a tender shoot (plant),And like a root out of dry ground;He has no stately form or majestic splendorThat we would look at Him,Nor [handsome] appearance that we would (a)be attracted to Him.

3 He was (D)despised and forsaken of men,A man of (c)sorrows and (E)acquainted with (d)grief;And like one from whom men hide their faceHe was (F)despised, and we did not (G)esteem Him.

3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

3 He was despised and rejected by men,(E)a man of suffering who knew what sickness was.(F)He was like someone people turned away from;(b)He was despised, and we didn’t value Him.

3 "He was despised and rejected by others, and a man of sorrows, intimately familiar with suffering; and like one from whom people hide their faces; and we despised him and did not value him.

3 He was despised and rejected by men,A Man of sorrows and pain and acquainted with grief;And like One from whom men hide their facesHe was despised, and we did not appreciate His worth or esteem Him.

4 Surely our (e)griefs He Himself (H)bore,And our (f)sorrows He carried;Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken,(g)Smitten of (I)God, and afflicted.

4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

4 Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses,and He carried our pains;(G)but we in turn regarded Him stricken,struck down by God,(H) and afflicted.

4 "Surely he has borne our sufferings and carried our sorrows; yet we considered him stricken, and struck down by God, and afflicted.

4 But [in fact] He has borne our griefs,And He has carried our sorrows and pains;Yet we [ignorantly] assumed that He was stricken,Struck down by God and degraded and humiliated [by Him].(C)

5 But He was (h)pierced through for (J)our transgressions,He was crushed for (K)our iniquities;The (L)chastening for our (i)well-being fell upon Him,And by (M)His scourging we are healed.

5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

5 But He was pierced because of our transgressions,(I)crushed because of our iniquities;(J)punishment(K) for our peace was on Him,and we are healed by His wounds.(L)

5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, and he was crushed for our iniquities, and the punishment that made us whole was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed.

5 But He was wounded for our transgressions,He was crushed for our wickedness [our sin, our injustice, our wrongdoing];The punishment [required] for our well-being fell on Him,And by His stripes (wounds) we are healed.

6 All of us like sheep have gone astray,Each of us has turned to his own way;But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us allTo (j)fall on Him.

6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

6 We all went astray like sheep;(M)we all have turned to our own way;and the Lord has punished Himfor(c) the iniquity(N) of us all.(O)

6 All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

6 All of us like sheep have gone astray,We have turned, each one, to his own way;But the Lord has caused the wickedness of us all [our sin, our injustice, our wrongdoing]To fall on Him [instead of us].(D)

7 He was oppressed and He was afflicted,Yet He did not (N)open His mouth;(O)Like a lamb that is led to slaughter,And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,So He did not open His mouth.

7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.

7 He was oppressed and afflicted,yet He did not open His mouth.Like a lamb led to the slaughterand like a sheep silent before her shearers,He did not open His mouth.(P)

7 He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he didn't open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.

7 He was oppressed and He was afflicted,Yet He did not open His mouth [to complain or defend Himself];Like a lamb that is led to the slaughter,And like a sheep that is silent before her shearers,So He did not open His mouth.

8 By oppression and judgment He was taken away;And as for His generation, who consideredThat He was cut off out of the land of the (k)living(P)For the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke was due?

8 He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.

8 He was taken away because of oppression and judgment;and who considered His fate?(d)For He was cut off from the land of the living;He was struck because of my people’s rebellion.

8 "From detention and judgment he was taken away and who can even think about his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living, he was stricken for the transgression of my people.

8 (b)After oppression and judgment He was taken away;And (c)as for His generation [His contemporaries], who [among them] concerned himself with the factThat He was cut off from the land of the living [by His death]For the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke [of death] was due?

9 His grave was assigned with wicked men,Yet He was with a (Q)rich man in His death,(R)Because He had (S)done no violence,Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.

9 And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.

9 They(e) made His grave with the wickedand with a rich man at His death,(Q)although He had done no violenceand had not spoken deceitfully.(R)

9 Then they made his grave with the wicked, and with rich people in his death, although he had committed no violence, nor was there any deceit in his mouth."

9 His grave was assigned with the wicked,But He was with a rich man in His death,Because He had done no violence,Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.(E)

10 But the Lord was pleasedTo (T)crush Him, (l)(U)putting Him to grief;If (m)He would render Himself as a guilt (V)offering,He will see (W)His (n)offspring,He will prolong His days,And the (o)good (X)pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.

10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.

10 Yet the Lord was pleased(S) to crush Him severely.(f)(T)When(g) You make Him a restitution offering,(U)He will see His seed, He will prolong His days,and by His hand, the Lord’s pleasure will be accomplished.(V)

10 "Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.

10 Yet the Lord was (d)willingTo crush Him, (e)causing Him to suffer;If (f)He would give Himself as a guilt offering [an atonement for sin],He shall see His [spiritual] offspring,He shall prolong His days,And the will (good pleasure) of the Lord shall succeed and prosper in His hand.

11 As a result of the (p)anguish of His soul,He will (Y)see (q)it and be satisfied;By His (Z)knowledge the Righteous One,My Servant, will justify the many,As He will (AA)bear their iniquities.

11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

11 He will see it(h) out of His anguish,and He will be satisfied with His knowledge.My righteous(W) Servant(X) will justify many,(Y)and He will carry their iniquities.

11 Out of the suffering of his soul he will see light and find satisfaction. And through his knowledge his servant, the righteous one, will make many righteous, and he will bear their iniquities.

11 As a result of the (g)anguish of His soul,He shall see it and be satisfied;By His knowledge [of what He has accomplished] the Righteous One,My Servant, shall justify the many [making them righteous—upright before God, in right standing with Him],For He shall bear [the responsibility for] their sins.

12 Therefore, I will allot Him a (AB)portion with the great,And He will divide the booty with the strong;Because He poured out (r)(AC)Himself to death,And was (AD)numbered with the transgressors;Yet He Himself (AE)bore the sin of many,And interceded for the transgressors.

12 Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.

12 Therefore I will give Him(i) the many as a portion,and He will receive(j) the mighty as spoil,because He submitted Himself to death,(Z)and was counted among the rebels;(AA)yet He bore the sin of many(AB)and interceded for the rebels.(AC)

12 Therefore I will allot him a portion with the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong; because he poured out his life to death, and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he carried the sins of many, and made intercession for their transgressions."

12 Therefore, I will divide and give Him a portion with the great [kings and rulers],And He shall divide the spoils with the mighty,Because He [willingly] poured out His life to death,And was counted among the transgressors;Yet He Himself bore and took away the sin of many,And interceded [with the Father] for the transgressors.(F)

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