This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet which he spoke: “ Lord, who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”
Who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “ Lord, who has believed our report?”
But King Hezekiah and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed about this and cried out to heaven.
For by their own sword they did not possess the land, And their own arm did not save them, But Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your presence, For You favored them.
Behold, the Lord God will come with might, With His arm ruling for Him. Behold, His reward is with Him And His recompense before Him.
“My righteousness is near, My salvation has gone forth, And My arms will judge the peoples; The coastlands will wait for Me, And for My arm they will wait expectantly.
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; Awake as in the days of old, the generations of long ago. Was it not You who cut Rahab in pieces, Who pierced the dragon?
You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you:
And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
And when they had crucified Him, they divided up His garments among themselves by casting lots.
But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their Law, ‘ They hated Me without a cause.’
While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.
So they said to one another, “ Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, to decide whose it shall be”; this was to fulfill the Scripture: “ They divided My outer garments among them, and for My clothing they cast lots.”
For these things came to pass to fulfill the Scripture, “ Not a bone of Him shall be broken.”
and he was returning and sitting in his chariot, and was reading the prophet Isaiah.
For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
And Isaiah is very bold and says, “ I was found by those who did not seek Me, I became manifest to those who did not ask for Me.”
but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing,
to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with flesh and blood,
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.