The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those that are broken,
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
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;
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all that were oppressed of the devil, for God was with him.
He who does justice unto the oppressed; who gives bread to the hungry. The LORD looses the prisoners:
that thou might open the eyes of the blind, that thou might bring out the prisoners from the prison and those that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go and tell John the things ye have seen and heard: how the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached;
For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for God does not give the Spirit by measure unto him.
to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
and I will put enmity between thee and the woman and between thy seed and her seed; that seed shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
and thy heart became tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, hearing his words against this place and against its inhabitants and didst humble thyself before me and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me, I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,
Yet I have set my king upon Zion, the mountain of my holiness.
Tzaddi The LORD is near unto those that are of a broken heart and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.
Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons,
And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD,
And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see in the midst of darkness, and of gross darkness.
And the eyes of those that see shall not be dim, and the ears of those that hear shall hearken.
Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will cause them to walk in paths that they have not known; I will make darkness light before them and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them and not forsake them.
I have awakened him in righteous ness, and I will make straight all his ways; he shall build my city, and he shall loose my captives, not for price nor for bribes, saith the LORD of the hosts.
that thou may say to the prisoners, Go forth; and unto those that are in darkness, Show yourselves. Upon the ways shall they be fed, and upon all the high places shall be their pastures.
Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?
The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the wise that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary; he wakes up early, early shall he awaken my ear, that I might hear, as the wise.
Shake thyself from the dust; arise and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
And this shall be my covenant with them, said the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words, which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from now on and for ever.
For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.
and the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry out because of all the abominations that are done in the midst of her.
Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city to finish the prevarication and to conclude the sin and to make reconciliation for iniquity and to bring in everlasting righteousness and seal the vision and the prophecy, and to anoint the Holy of Holies.
I will also leave in the midst of thee a poor and humble people, and they shall wait in the name of the LORD.
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have taken thy prisoners out of the pit in which there is no water.
And it was broken in that day; and so the poor of the flock that look unto me knew that it was the word of the LORD.
But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness be born, and in his wings he shall bring saving health; and ye shall go forth and jump like calves of the herd.
the people who sat in darkness saw great light, and to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up.
And when Jesus departed from there, two blind men followed him, crying out and saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us.
A bruised reed he shall not break, and a smoking flax he shall not quench until he sends forth judgment unto victory.
He first found his own brother Simon and said unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
And Jesus said, For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see might see and that those who see might be blinded.
I am come as a light into the world that whosoever believes in me should not abide in darkness.
For of a truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together (in this city),
For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light;
who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,
Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world that they might be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those that love him?
Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which is the truth in him and in you, because the darkness is past, and the true light now shines.