Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of suffering, and acquainted with disease. He was despised as one from whom men hide their face; and we didn't respect him.

New American Standard Bible

He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

"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.

A Conservative Version

He was despised, and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And as him from whom men hide their face he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

American Standard Version

He was despised, and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and as one from whom men hide their face he was despised; and we esteemed him not.

Amplified

He was despised and rejected and forsaken by men, a Man of sorrows and pains, and acquainted with grief and sickness; and like One from Whom men hide their faces He was despised, and we did not appreciate His worth or have any esteem for Him.

Bible in Basic English

Men made sport of him, turning away from him; he was a man of sorrows, marked by disease; and like one from whom men's faces are turned away, he was looked down on, and we put no value on him.

Darby Translation

He is despised and left alone of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and like one from whom men hide their faces; despised, and we esteemed him not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

He was despised and forsaken of men; a man of griefs and knowing affliction: and as hiding the faces from him; he was despised and we regarded him not

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He was] despised and rejected [by] men, a man of suffering, and acquainted with sickness, and like {one from whom others hide their faces}, [he was] despised, and we did not hold him in high regard.

Modern King James verseion

He is despised and rejected of men; a Man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as it were a hiding of faces from Him, He being despised, and we esteemed Him not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He was despised and cast out of men's company; and one that had suffered sorrow, and had experience of infirmity. And we were as one that had hid his face from him.

NET Bible

He was despised and rejected by people, one who experienced pain and was acquainted with illness; people hid their faces from him; he was despised, and we considered him insignificant.

New Heart English Bible

He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and familiar with illness; and as one from whom men hide their face. He was despised, and we did not value him.

The Emphasized Bible

Despised was he, and forsaken of men, Man of pains and familiar with sickness, - Yea, like one from whom the face is hidden, Despised, and we esteemed him not.

Webster

He is despised and rejected by 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

He is despised, and left of men, A man of pains, and acquainted with sickness, And as one hiding the face from us, He is despised, and we esteemed him not.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is despised
בּזה 
Bazah 
Usage: 42

and rejected
חדל 
Chadel 
Usage: 3

of men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of sorrows
מכאבה מכאוב מכאב 
Mak'ob 
Usage: 16

with grief
חלי 
Choliy 
Usage: 24

and we hid as it were
מסתּר 
Macter 
hid as it were
Usage: 1

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

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Context Readings

The Lord's Suffering Servant

2 For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. When we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him. 3 He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of suffering, and acquainted with disease. He was despised as one from whom men hide their face; and we didn't respect him. 4 Surely he has borne our sickness, and carried our suffering; yet we considered him plagued, struck by God, and afflicted.



Cross References

Isaiah 49:7

Thus says Yahweh, the Redeemer of Israel, [and] his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers: "Kings shall see and arise; princes, and they shall worship; because of Yahweh who is faithful, [even] the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you."

Isaiah 53:10

Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he has borne our sickness, and carried our suffering; yet we considered him plagued, struck by God, and afflicted.

John 1:10-11

He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world didn't recognize him.

Psalm 22:6-8

But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people.

Isaiah 50:6

I gave my back to the strikers, and my cheeks to those who plucked off the hair; I didn't hide my face from shame and spitting.

Zechariah 11:8

I cut off the three shepherds in one month; for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.

Zechariah 11:12-13

I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.

Matthew 26:67

Then they spit in his face and beat him with their fists, and some slapped him,

Mark 9:12

He said to them, "Elijah indeed comes first, and restores all things. How is it written about the Son of Man, that he should suffer many things and be despised?

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. You have grown fat. You have grown thick. You have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.

Psalm 69:10-12

When I wept and I fasted, that was to my reproach.

Psalm 69:19-20

You know my reproach, my shame, and my dishonor. My adversaries are all before you.

Psalm 69:29

But I am in pain and distress. Let your salvation, God, protect me.

Micah 5:1

Now you shall gather yourself in troops, daughter of troops. He has laid siege against us. They will strike the judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

Matthew 26:37-38

He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and severely troubled.

Matthew 27:9-10

Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying, "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him upon whom a price had been set, whom some of the children of Israel priced,

Matthew 27:39-44

Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads,

Matthew 27:63

saying, "Sir, we remember what that deceiver said while he was still alive: 'After three days I will rise again.'

Mark 14:34

He said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here, and watch."

Mark 15:19

They struck his head with a reed, and spat on him, and bowing their knees, did homage to him.

Luke 8:53

They were ridiculing him, knowing that she was dead.

Luke 9:22

saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up."

Luke 16:14

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, also heard all these things, and they scoffed at him.

Luke 18:31-33

He took the twelve aside, and said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all the things that are written through the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be completed.

Luke 19:41

When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it,

Luke 23:18-25

But they all cried out together, saying, "Away with this man! Release to us Barabbas!" --

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered him, "Don't we say well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?"

John 11:35

Jesus wept.

Acts 3:13-15

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Servant Jesus, whom you delivered up, and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had determined to release him.

Hebrews 2:15-18

and might deliver all of them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

Hebrews 4:15

For we don't have a high priest who can't be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.

Hebrews 5:7

He, in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and petitions with strong crying and tears to him who was able to save him from death, and having been heard for his godly fear,

Hebrews 12:2-3

looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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