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Isaiah 53 (WEBP)

[1] Who has believed our message? To whom has Yahweh’s arm been revealed?
[2] For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no good looks or majesty. When we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
[3] He was despised and rejected by men, a man of suffering and acquainted with disease. He was despised as one from whom men hide their face; and we didn’t respect him.
[4] Surely he has borne our sickness and carried our suffering; yet we considered him plagued, struck by God, and afflicted.
[5] But he was pierced for our transgressions. He was crushed for our iniquities. The punishment that brought our peace was on him; and by his wounds we are healed.
[6] All we like sheep have gone astray. Everyone has turned to his own way; and Yahweh has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
[7] He was oppressed, yet when he was afflicted he didn’t open his mouth. As a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he didn’t open his mouth.
[8] He was taken away by oppression and judgment. As for his generation, who considered that he was cut off out of the land of the living and stricken for the disobedience of my people?
[9] They made his grave with the wicked, and with a rich man in his death, although he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth.
[10] Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring. He will prolong his days and Yahweh’s pleasure will prosper in his hand.
[11] After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light and be satisfied. My righteous servant will justify many by the knowledge of himself; and he will bear their iniquities.
[12] Therefore I will give him a portion with the great. He will divide the plunder with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was counted with the transgressors; yet he bore the sins of many and made intercession for the transgressors.

Isaiah 53:11 So read the Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint. Masoretic Text omits “the light”.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

King James w/Strong’s #s

Isaiah 53 (KJVS)

[1] Who hath believed () our report ? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed ()?
[2] For he shall grow up () before him as a tender plant , and as a root out of a dry ground : he hath no form nor comeliness ; and when we shall see () him, [there is] no beauty that we should desire () him.
[3] He is despised () and rejected of men ; a man of sorrows , and acquainted () with grief : and we hid as it were () [our] faces from him; he was despised (), and we esteemed () him not.
[4] Surely he hath borne () our griefs , and carried () our sorrows : yet we did esteem () him stricken (), smitten () of God , and afflicted ().
[5] But he [was] wounded () for our transgressions , [he was] bruised () for our iniquities : the chastisement of our peace [was] upon him; and with his stripes we are healed ().
[6] All we like sheep have gone astray (); we have turned () every one to his own way ; and the LORD hath laid () on him the iniquity of us all.
[7] He was oppressed (), and he was afflicted (), yet he opened () not his mouth : he is brought () as a lamb to the slaughter , and as a sheep before her shearers () is dumb (), so he openeth () not his mouth .
[8] He was taken () from prison and from judgment : and who shall declare () his generation ? for he was cut off () out of the land of the living : for the transgression of my people was he stricken .
[9] And he made () his grave with the wicked , and with the rich in his death ; because he had done () no violence , neither [was any] deceit in his mouth .
[10] Yet it pleased () the LORD to bruise () him; he hath put [him] to grief (): when thou shalt make () his soul an offering for sin , he shall see () [his] seed , he shall prolong () [his] days , and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper () in his hand .
[11] He shall see () of the travail of his soul , [and] shall be satisfied (): by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify () many ; for he shall bear () their iniquities .
[12] Therefore will I divide () him [a portion] with the great , and he shall divide () the spoil with the strong ; because he hath poured out () his soul unto death : and he was numbered () with the transgressors (); and he bare () the sin of many , and made intercession () for the transgressors ().

Young’s Literal Translation

Isaiah 53 (YLT)

[1] Who hath given credence to that which we heard? And the arm of Jehovah, On whom hath it been revealed?
[2] Yea, he cometh up as a tender plant before Him, And as a root out of a dry land, He hath no form, nor honour, when we observe him, Nor appearance, when we desire him.
[3] He is despised, and left of men, A man of pains, and acquainted with sickness, And as one hiding the face from us, He is despised, and we esteemed him not.
[4] Surely our sicknesses he hath borne, And our pains-he hath carried them, And we-we have esteemed him plagued, Smitten of God, and afflicted.
[5] And he is pierced for our transgressions, Bruised for our iniquities, The chastisement of our peace is on him, And by his bruise there is healing to us.
[6] All of us like sheep have wandered, Each to his own way we have turned, And Jehovah hath caused to meet on him, The punishment of us all.
[7] It hath been exacted, and he hath answered, And he openeth not his mouth, As a lamb to the slaughter he is brought, And as a sheep before its shearers is dumb, And he openeth not his mouth.
[8] By restraint and by judgment he hath been taken, And of his generation who doth meditate, That he hath been cut off from the land of the living? By the transgression of My people he is plagued,
[9] And it appointeth with the wicked his grave, And with the rich are his high places, Because he hath done no violence, Nor is deceit in his mouth.
[10] And Jehovah hath delighted to bruise him, He hath made him sick, If his soul doth make an offering for guilt, He seeth seed-he prolongeth days, And the pleasure of Jehovah in his hand doth prosper.
[11] Of the labour of his soul he seeth-he is satisfied, Through his knowledge give righteousness Doth the righteous one, My servant, to many, And their iniquities he doth bear.
[12] Therefore I give a portion to him among the many, And with the mighty he apportioneth spoil, Because that he exposed to death his soul, And with transgressors he was numbered, And he the sin of many hath borne, And for transgressors he intercedeth.