Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

New American Standard Bible

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
Because the Lord has anointed me
To bring good news to the afflicted;
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
To proclaim liberty to captives
And freedom to prisoners;

King James Version

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Holman Bible

The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me,
because the Lord has anointed Me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives
and freedom to the prisoners;

International Standard Version

"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed and to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners;

A Conservative Version

The Spirit of lord LORD is upon me, because LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, {and recovering of sight to the blind (LXX/NT)}, and

American Standard Version

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Amplified

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
Because the Lord has anointed and commissioned me
To bring good news to the humble and afflicted;
He has sent me to bind up [the wounds of] the brokenhearted,
To proclaim release [from confinement and condemnation] to the [physical and spiritual] captives
And freedom to prisoners,

Darby Translation

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me, because Jehovah hath anointed me to announce glad tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Julia Smith Translation

The spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah anointed me to announce good news to the afflicted, he sent me to bind up to the broken of heart, to call freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to the bound.

King James 2000

The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] Spirit of the Lord Yahweh [is] upon me, because Yahweh has anointed me, he has sent me to bring good news [to the] oppressed, to bind up {the brokenhearted}, to {proclaim} release to [the] captives and liberation to those who are bound,

Modern King James verseion

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is on Me; because Jehovah has anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The spirit of the LORD God is with me, for the LORD hath anointed me, and sent me to preach good tidings unto the poor: that I might bind up the wounded hearts, that I might preach deliverance to the captive, and open the prison to them that are bound;

NET Bible

The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,

New Heart English Bible

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;

The Emphasized Bible

The spirit of My Lord Yahweh, is upon me, - Because Yahweh Hath anointed me to tell good tidings to the oppressed, lath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, To proclaim To captives, liberty, To them who are bound, the opening of the prison;

Webster

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to publish good tidings to the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

World English Bible

The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh 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 release to those who are bound;

Youngs Literal Translation

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is on me, Because Jehovah did anoint me To proclaim tidings to the humble, He sent me to bind the broken of heart, To proclaim to captives liberty, And to bound ones an opening of bands.

Themes

Anointing » Figurative » Of Christ's kingly and priestly office

Anointing » God the father anointing jesus Christ

Anointing of the holy ghost » That Christ should receive » Foretold

sacred Anointing » Illustrative of the anointing » Of Christ with the holy ghost

sacred Anointing » Persons who received » Prophets

Captivity » Figurative

Christ » Spirit of » Liberating

Jesus The Prophet » Anointed with the holy ghost

Comfort » Who shall be comforted

Consolation under Affliction » To those who mourn for sin

Covenant » The lord making a covenant with israel

Emancipation » Of hebrew servants

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Consecrating

Feast of jubilee » Illustrative of the gospel

Freedom/liberty » Who the lord liberates

Good » Tidings » Spiritual

Gospel » Prophecies relating to

The gospel » Foretold

Healing » Who the lord heals

The high priest » Typified Christ in » His appointment

Holy spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » Christ baptized with

Holy spirit » Baptism of » Christ baptised with

Holy spirit » God the father anointing jesus Christ with the holy spirit

Jesus Christ » Prophet » Anointed with the holy spirit

Liberty » The mission of Christ to proclaim

Christian Liberty » Foretold

Christian Liberty » Proclaimed by Christ

Meekness » The gospel to be preached to those who possess

Names » Of the holy spirit » Spirit of lord God

Prisoners » Figurative

Prisons » Illustrative of » Bondage to sin and satan

Prophecies respecting Christ » His being anointed with the spirit

Prophecies respecting Christ » His entering on his public ministry

Spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » Christ baptized with

Spirit » Upon Christ » Christ baptized with

Spirit of Christ » Liberating

Spiritual » Liberty » The mission of Christ to proclaim

Symbols and similitudes » Of the holy spirit » Consecrating

good Tidings » Spiritual

Titles and names of the holy ghost » Spirit of the lord God

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

of the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

is upon me because the Lord

Usage: 0

משׁח 
Mashach 
Usage: 72

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 24

unto the meek
עניו ענו 
`anav 
Usage: 21

he hath sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

me to bind up
חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

דּרור 
D@rowr 
Usage: 8

to the captives
שׁבה 
Shabah 
Usage: 47

and the opening of the prison
פּקח־קוח 
P@qach-qowach 
opening of the prison
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 61:1

Images Isaiah 61:1

Prayers for Isaiah 61:1

Context Readings

The Year Of Yahweh's Favor

1 The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again; 2 To give knowledge that the year of the Lord's good pleasure has come, and the day of punishment from our God; to give comfort to all who are sad;


Cross References

Luke 7:22

And answering them he said, Go back and give news to John of what you have seen, and the things which have come to your ears; the blind now see, those who had no power in their legs are walking, lepers are made clean, those who had no hearing now have their ears open, dead men come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Isaiah 42:1

See my servant, whom I am supporting, my loved one, in whom I take delight: I have put my spirit on him; he will give the knowledge of the true God to the nations.

Isaiah 42:7

To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark.

Matthew 11:5

The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make well those who are broken-hearted; to say that the prisoners will be let go, and the blind will see, and to make the wounded free from their chains,

Psalm 45:7

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil: and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head, lifting you high over all other kings.

Isaiah 49:9

Saying to those who are in chains, Go free; to those who are in the dark, Come out into the light. They will get food by the way wherever they go, and have grass-lands on all the dry mountain-tops.

Psalm 147:3

He makes the broken-hearted well, and puts oil on their wounds.

Psalm 2:6

But I have put my king on my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 22:26

The poor will have a feast of good things: those who make search for the Lord will give him praise: your heart will have life for ever.

Isaiah 48:16

Come near to me, and give ear to this; from the start I did not keep it secret; from the time of its coming into existence I was there: and now the Lord God has sent me, and given me his spirit.

Isaiah 57:15

For this is the word of him who is high and lifted up, whose resting-place is eternal, whose name is Holy: my resting-place is in the high and holy place, and with him who is crushed and poor in spirit, to give life to the spirit of the poor, and to make strong the heart of the crushed.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks have been fixed for your people and your holy town, to let wrongdoing be complete and sin come to its full limit, and for the clearing away of evil-doing and the coming in of eternal righteousness: so that the vision and the word of the prophet may be stamped as true, and to put the holy oil on a most holy place.

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, having been given baptism, straight away went up from the water; and, the heavens opening, he saw the Spirit of God coming down on him as a dove;

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent says God's words; and God does not give him the Spirit by measure.

Acts 10:38

About Jesus of Nazareth, how God gave the Holy Spirit to him, with power: and how he went about doing good and making well all who were troubled by evil spirits, for God was with him.

Acts 10:38

About Jesus of Nazareth, how God gave the Holy Spirit to him, with power: and how he went about doing good and making well all who were troubled by evil spirits, for God was with him.

Psalm 149:4

For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation.

Isaiah 11:2-5

And the spirit of the Lord will be resting on him, the spirit of wisdom and good sense, the spirit of wise guiding and strength, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;

Isaiah 49:24-25

Will the goods of war be taken from the strong man, or the prisoners of the cruel one be let go?

Isaiah 52:9

Give sounds of joy, make melody together, waste places of Jerusalem: for the Lord has given comfort to his people, he has taken up the cause of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 59:21

And as for me, this is my agreement with them, says the Lord: my spirit which is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, will not go away from your mouth, or from the mouth of your seed, or from the mouth of your seed's seed, says the Lord, from now and for ever.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things my hand has made, and they are mine, says the Lord; but to this man only will I give attention, to him who is poor and broken in spirit, fearing my word.

Jeremiah 34:8

The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, after King Zedekiah had made an agreement with all the people in Jerusalem, to give news in public that servants were to be made free;

Hosea 6:1

Come, let us go back to the Lord; for he has given us wounds and he will make us well; he has given blows and he will give help.

Zechariah 9:11-12

And as for you, because of the blood of your agreement, I have sent out your prisoners from the deep hole in which there is no water.

Matthew 5:3-5

Happy are the poor in spirit: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

John 1:32-33

And John gave this witness, saying, I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove and resting on him.

John 1:41

Early in the morning he came across his brother and said to him, We have made discovery! It is the Messiah! (which is to say, the Christ).

John 8:32-36

And you will have knowledge of what is true, and that will make you free.

Acts 4:27

For, truly, in this town, against your holy servant, Jesus, who was marked out by you as Christ, Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, came together,

Acts 26:18

To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

Romans 6:16-22

Are you not conscious that you are the servants of him to whom you give yourselves to do his desire? if to sin, the end being death, or if to do the desire of God, the end being righteousness.

Romans 7:23-25

But I see another law in my body, working against the law of my mind, and making me the servant of the law of sin which is in my flesh.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

Gently guiding those who go against the teaching; if by chance God may give them a change of heart and true knowledge,

Hebrews 1:9

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil; and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head more than on the heads of those who are with you.

Psalm 25:9

He will be an upright guide to the poor in spirit: he will make his way clear to them.

Psalm 34:18

The Lord is near the broken-hearted; he is the saviour of those whose spirits are crushed down.

Psalm 51:17

The offerings of God are a broken spirit; a broken and sorrowing heart, O God, you will not put from you.

Psalm 69:32

The poor will see it and be glad: you who are lovers of God, let your hearts have life.

2 Corinthians 7:6

But God who gives comfort to the poor in spirit gave us comfort by the coming of Titus;

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