Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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;

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 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. 2 To proclaim the year of the good pleasure of Jehovah, And the day of vengeance of our God, To comfort all mourners.


Cross References

Luke 7:22

And Jesus answering said to them, 'Having gone on, report to John what ye saw and heard, that blind men do see again, lame do walk, lepers are cleansed, deaf do hear, dead are raised, poor have good news proclaimed;

Isaiah 42:1

Lo, My servant, I take hold on him, My chosen one -- My soul hath accepted, I have put My Spirit upon him, Judgment to nations he bringeth forth.

Isaiah 42:7

To open the eyes of the blind, To bring forth from prison the bound one, From the house of restraint those sitting in darkness.

Matthew 11:5

blind receive sight, and lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and deaf hear, dead are raised, and poor have good news proclaimed,

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because He did anoint me; To proclaim good news to the poor, Sent me to heal the broken of heart, To proclaim to captives deliverance, And to blind receiving of sight, To send away the bruised with deliverance,

Psalm 45:7

Thou hast loved righteousness and hatest wickedness, Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee, Oil of joy above thy companions.

Isaiah 49:9

To say to the bound, Go out, To those in darkness, Be uncovered. On the ways they feed, And in all high places is their pasture.

Psalm 147:3

Who is giving healing to the broken of heart, And is binding up their griefs.

Psalm 2:6

And I -- I have anointed My King, Upon Zion -- My holy hill.'

Psalm 22:26

The humble do eat and are satisfied, Praise Jehovah do those seeking Him, Your heart doth live for ever.

Isaiah 48:16

Come ye near unto me, hear this, Not from the beginning in secret spake I, From the time of its being, there am I, And now the Lord Jehovah hath sent me, and His Spirit.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus said the high and exalted One, Inhabiting eternity, and holy is His name: 'In the high and holy place I dwell, And with the bruised and humble of spirit, To revive the spirit of the humble, And to revive the heart of bruised ones,'

Daniel 9:24

'Seventy weeks are determined for thy people, and for thy holy city, to shut up the transgression, and to seal up sins, and to cover iniquity, and to bring in righteousness age-during, and to seal up vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Matthew 3:16

And having been baptized, Jesus went up immediately from the water, and lo, opened to him were the heavens, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him,

John 3:34

for he whom God sent, the sayings of God he speaketh; for not by measure doth God give the Spirit;

Acts 10:38

Jesus who is from Nazareth -- how God did anoint him with the Holy Spirit and power; who went through, doing good, and healing all those oppressed by the devil, because God was with him;

Psalm 102:20

To hear the groan of the prisoner, To loose sons of death,

Psalm 149:4

For Jehovah is pleased with His people, He beautifieth the humble with salvation.

Isaiah 11:2-5

Rested on him hath the Spirit of Jehovah, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and fear of Jehovah.

Isaiah 49:24-25

Is prey taken from the mighty? And the captive of the righteous delivered?

Isaiah 52:9

Break forth, sing together, O wastes of Jerusalem, For Jehovah hath comforted His people, He hath redeemed Jerusalem.

Isaiah 59:21

And I -- this is My covenant with them, said Jehovah, My Spirit that is on thee, And My words that I have put in thy mouth, Depart not from thy mouth, And from the mouth of thy seed, And from the mouth of thy seed's seed, said Jehovah, From henceforth unto the age!

Isaiah 66:2

And all these My hand hath made, And all these things are, An affirmation of Jehovah! And unto this one I look attentively, Unto the humble and bruised in spirit, And who is trembling at My word.

Jeremiah 34:8

The word that hath been unto Jeremiah from Jehovah, after the making by the king Zedekiah of a covenant with all the people who are in Jerusalem, to proclaim to them liberty,

Hosea 6:1

'Come, and we turn back unto Jehovah, For He hath torn, and He doth heal us, He doth smite, and He bindeth us up.

Zechariah 9:11-12

Also thou -- by the blood of thy covenant, I have sent thy prisoners out of the pit, There is no water in it.

Matthew 5:3-5

Happy the poor in spirit -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

John 1:32-33

And John testified, saying -- 'I have seen the Spirit coming down, as a dove, out of heaven, and it remained on him;

John 1:41

this one doth first find his own brother Simon, and saith to him, 'We have found the Messiah,' (which is, being interpreted, The Anointed,)

John 8:32-36

and the truth shall make you free.'

Acts 4:27

for gathered together of a truth against Thy holy child Jesus, whom Thou didst anoint, were both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with nations and peoples of Israel,

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of the Adversary unto God, for their receiving forgiveness of sins, and a lot among those having been sanctified, by faith that is toward me.

Romans 6:16-22

have ye not known that to whom ye present yourselves servants for obedience, servants ye are to him to whom ye obey, whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?

Romans 7:23-25

and I behold another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of the sin that is in my members.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in meekness instructing those opposing -- if perhaps God may give to them repentance to an acknowledging of the truth,

Hebrews 1:9

thou didst love righteousness, and didst hate lawlessness; because of this did He anoint thee -- God, thy God -- with oil of gladness above thy partners;'

Psalm 25:9

He causeth the humble to tread in judgment, And teacheth the humble His way.

Psalm 34:18

Near is Jehovah to the broken of heart, And the bruised of spirit He saveth.

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, A heart broken and bruised, O God, Thou dost not despise.

Psalm 69:32

The humble have seen -- they rejoice, Ye who seek God -- and your heart liveth.

2 Corinthians 7:6

but He who is comforting the cast-down -- God -- He did comfort us in the presence of Titus;

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