Isaiah 53 CSB

1 Who has believed what we have heard?a And who has the arm of the Lord been revealed to?b

References for Isaiah 53:1

    • a 53:1 - Or believed our report
    • b 53:1 - Jn 12:38; Rm 10:16
      2 He grew up before Him like a young plant and like a root out of dry ground. He had no form or splendor that we should look at Him, no appearance that we should desire Him.
      3 He was despised and rejected by men,c a man of suffering who knew what sickness was.d He was like one people turned away from;e He was despised, and we didn't value Him.

      References for Isaiah 53:3

        • c 53:3 - Jn 1:10-11
        • d 53:3 - Heb 4:15
        • e 53:3 - Lit And like a hiding of faces from Him
          4 Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses, and He carried our pains; but we in turn regarded Him stricken, struck down by God, and afflicted.
          5 But He was pierced because of our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; punishment for our peace was on Him, and we are healed by His wounds.
          6 We all went astray like sheep; we all have turned to our own way; and the Lord has punished Him forf the iniquity of us all.g

          References for Isaiah 53:6

            • f 53:6 - Lit with; or has placed on Him
            • g 53:6 - 1 Pt 2:24-25
              7 He was oppressed and afflicted, yet He did not open His mouth. Like a lamb led to the slaughter and like a sheep silent before her shearers, He did not open His mouth.h

              References for Isaiah 53:7

                • h 53:7 - Mt 26:63; 27:12-14; Ac 8:32-33
                  8 He was taken away because of oppression and judgment; and who considered His fate?i For He was cut off from the land of the living; He was struck because of My people's rebellion.

                  References for Isaiah 53:8

                    • i 53:8 - Or and as for His generation, who considered [Him]?
                      9 Theyj made His grave with the wicked, and with a rich man at His death,k although He had done no violence and had not spoken deceitfully.l

                      References for Isaiah 53:9

                        • j 53:9 - DSS; MT reads He
                        • k 53:9 - Mt 27:57-60
                        • l 53:9 - 1 Pt 2:22-23
                          10 Yet the Lord was pleased to crush Him, and He made Him sick. Whenm You make Him a restitution offering,n He will see [His] seed, He will prolong His days, and the will of the Lord will succeed by His hand.

                          References for Isaiah 53:10

                              11 He will see [it]o out of His anguish, and He will be satisfied with His knowledge. My righteous servant will justify many,p and He will carry their iniquities.q

                              References for Isaiah 53:11

                                • o 53:11 - DSS, LXX read see light
                                • p 53:11 - Rm 3:24,26; 4:25; 5:9,16,18
                                • q 53:11 - 1 Pt 2:24
                                  12 Therefore I will give Himr the many as a portion, and He will receives the mighty as spoil,t because He submitted Himself to death,u and was counted among the rebels;v yet He bore the sin of many and interceded for the rebels.w

                                  References for Isaiah 53:12