Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
He shall grow
He shall grow
A shoot will grow out of Jesse's root stock, a bud will sprout from his roots.
"I, the Lord, promise that a new time will certainly come when I will raise up for them a righteous branch, a descendant of David. He will rule over them with wisdom and understanding and will do what is just and right in the land.
"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'I will take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and plant it. I will pluck from the top one of its tender twigs; I myself will plant it on a high and lofty mountain.
Then say to him, 'The Lord who rules over all says, "Look -- here is the man whose name is Branch, who will sprout up from his place and build the temple of the Lord.
Isn't this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And aren't his sisters here with us?" And so they took offense at him.
And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.
Jesus said to him, "Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head."
For God achieved what the law could not do because it was weakened through the flesh. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,
who though he existed in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped,
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(just as many were horrified by the sight of you) he was so disfigured he no longer looked like a man;
He said to them, "Elijah does indeed come first, and restores all things. And why is it written that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be despised?
He was in the world, and the world was created by him, but the world did not recognize him.
They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
Then they shouted back, "Not this man, but Barabbas!" (Now Barabbas was a revolutionary.)
So Jesus came outside, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, "Look, here is the man!"
1 Peter 2:14
or to governors as those he commissions to punish wrongdoers and praise those who do good.
This will be a sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth and lying in a manger."
As he was praying, the appearance of his face was transformed, and his clothes became very bright, a brilliant white.
Surely you're not greater than our ancestor Jacob, are you? For he gave us this well and drank from it himself, along with his sons and his livestock."