Parallel Verses

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;

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 qualified me to preach the Gospel of good tidings to the meek, the poor, and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up and heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the [physical and spiritual] captives and the opening of the prison and of the eyes to those who are bound,

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those 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;

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.

Verse Picture

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


Cross References

Luke 7:22

Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John the things which you have seen and heard: that the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.

Isaiah 42:1

"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights -- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.

Isaiah 42:7

to open the blind eyes, to bring the prisoners out of the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison.

Matthew 11:5

the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.

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 heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,

Psalm 45:7

You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.

Isaiah 49:9

saying to those who are bound, 'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 2:6

"Yet I have set my King on my holy hill of Zion."

Psalm 22:26

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

Isaiah 48:16

"Come near to me and hear this: "From the beginning I have not spoken in secret; from the time that it was, there am I." Now the Lord Yahweh has sent me, with his Spirit.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are decreed on your people and on your holy city, to finish disobedience, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.

Matthew 3:16

Jesus, when he was baptized, went up directly from the water: and behold, the heavens were opened to him. He saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming on him.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for God gives the Spirit without measure.

Acts 10:38

even Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

Psalm 102:20

to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;

Psalm 149:4

For Yahweh takes pleasure in his people. He crowns the humble with salvation.

Isaiah 11:2-5

The Spirit of Yahweh will rest on him: the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Yahweh.

Isaiah 49:24-25

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives be delivered?

Isaiah 52:9

Break forth into joy, sing together, you waste places of Jerusalem; for Yahweh has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says Yahweh. "My Spirit who is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, nor out of the mouth of your seed, nor out of the mouth of your seed's seed," says Yahweh, "from henceforth and forever."

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things has my hand made, and [so] all these things came to be," says Yahweh: "but to this man will I look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.

Jeremiah 34:8

The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty to them;

Hosea 6:1

"Come, and let us return to Yahweh; for he has torn us to pieces, and he will heal us; he has injured us, and he will bind up our wounds.

Zechariah 9:11-12

As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.

Matthew 5:3-5

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

John 1:32-33

John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.

John 1:41

He first found his own brother, Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is, being interpreted, Christ).

John 8:32-36

You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."

Acts 4:27

"For truly, in this city against your holy servant, Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Romans 6:16-22

Don't you know that to whom you present yourselves as servants to obedience, his servants you are whom you obey; whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?

Romans 7:23-25

but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows."

Psalm 25:9

He will guide the humble in justice. He will teach the humble his way.

Psalm 34:18

Yahweh is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen it, and are glad. You who seek after God, let your heart live.

2 Corinthians 7:6

Nevertheless, he who comforts the lowly, God, comforted us by the coming of Titus;

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