Parallel Verses

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;

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;

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,

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;

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 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;
2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor,
and the day of our God’s vengeance;
to comfort all who mourn,


Cross References

Luke 7:22

He replied to them, “Go and report to John the things you have seen and heard: The blind receive their sight, the lame walk, those with skin diseases are healed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor are told the good news.

Isaiah 42:1

“This is My Servant; I strengthen Him,
this is My Chosen One; I delight in Him.
I have put My Spirit on Him;
He will bring justice to the nations.

Isaiah 42:7

in order to open blind eyes,
to bring out prisoners from the dungeon,
and those sitting in darkness from the prison house.

Matthew 11:5

the blind see, the lame walk, those with skin diseases are healed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor are told the good news.

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me
to proclaim freedom to the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,

Psalm 45:7

You love righteousness and hate wickedness;
therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of joy
more than your companions.

Isaiah 49:9

saying to the prisoners: Come out,
and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.
They will feed along the pathways,
and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted
and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 2:6

“I have consecrated My King
on Zion, My holy mountain.”

Psalm 22:26

The humble will eat and be satisfied;
those who seek the Lord will praise Him.
May your hearts live forever!

Isaiah 48:16

Approach Me and listen to this.
From the beginning I have not spoken in secret;
from the time anything existed, I was there.”
And now the Lord God
has sent me and His Spirit.

Isaiah 57:15

For the High and Exalted One
who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this:
“I live in a high and holy place,
and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit,
to revive the spirit of the lowly
and revive the heart of the oppressed.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are decreed
about your people and your holy city—
to bring the rebellion to an end,
to put a stop to sin,
to wipe away iniquity,
to bring in everlasting righteousness,
to seal up vision and prophecy,
and to anoint the most holy place.

Matthew 3:16

After Jesus was baptized, He went up immediately from the water. The heavens suddenly opened for Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming down on Him.

John 3:34

For God sent Him, and He speaks God’s words, since He gives the Spirit without measure.

Acts 10:38

how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were under the tyranny of the Devil, because God was with Him.

Psalm 102:20

to hear a prisoner’s groaning,
to set free those condemned to die,

Psalm 149:4

For Yahweh takes pleasure in His people;
He adorns the humble with salvation.

Isaiah 11:2-5

The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him
a Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
a Spirit of counsel and strength,
a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.

Isaiah 49:24-25

Can the prey be taken from the mighty,
or the captives of the righteous be delivered?

Isaiah 52:9

Be joyful, rejoice together,
you ruins of Jerusalem!
For the Lord has comforted His people;
He has redeemed Jerusalem.

Isaiah 59:21

“As for Me, this is My covenant with them,” says the Lord: “My Spirit who is on you, and My words that I have put in your mouth, will not depart from your mouth, or from the mouth of your children, or from the mouth of your children’s children, from now on and forever,” says the Lord.

Isaiah 66:2

My hand made all these things,
and so they all came into being.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will look favorably on this kind of person:
one who is humble, submissive in spirit,
and trembles at My word.

Jeremiah 34:8

This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord after King Zedekiah made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim freedom to them,

Hosea 6:1

Come, let us return to the Lord.
For He has torn us,
and He will heal us;
He has wounded us,
and He will bind up our wounds.

Zechariah 9:11-12

As for you,
because of the blood of your covenant,
I will release your prisoners
from the waterless cistern.

Matthew 5:3-5

“The poor in spirit are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

John 1:32-33

And John testified, “I watched the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He rested on Him.

John 1:41

He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah!” (which means “Anointed One”),

John 8:32-36

You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Acts 4:27

“For, in fact, in this city both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, assembled together against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed,

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’

Romans 6:16-22

Don’t you know that if you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of that one you obey—either of sin leading to death or of obedience leading to righteousness?

Romans 7:23-25

But I see a different law in the parts of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and taking me prisoner to the law of sin in the parts of my body.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

instructing his opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance leading them to the knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness
and hated lawlessness;
this is why God, Your God,
has anointed You
with the oil of joy
rather than Your companions.

Psalm 25:9

He leads the humble in what is right
and teaches them His way.

Psalm 34:18

The Lord is near the brokenhearted;
He saves those crushed in spirit.

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.
God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.

Psalm 69:32

The humble will see it and rejoice.
You who seek God, take heart!

2 Corinthians 7:6

But God, who comforts the humble, comforted us by the arrival of Titus,

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