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.
Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.
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.
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.
Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands,
And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.
Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee.
Now gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops: he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;
And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,
Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.
And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.
And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.
And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
Then he took unto him the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.
And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas:
Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?
The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.
And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.