Isaiah 63:1-11 CSB

The Lord's Day of Vengeance

1 Who is this coming from Edom in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah- this One who is splendid in His apparel, rising up proudlya in His great might? It is I, proclaiming vindication,b powerful to save.

References for Isaiah 63:1

    • a 63:1 - Syr, Vg read apparel, striding forward
    • b 63:1 - Or righteousness
      2 Why is Your clothing red, and Your garments like one who treads a winepress?
      3 I trampled the winepress alone, and no one from the nations was with Me. I trampled them in My anger and ground them underfoot in My fury; their blood spattered My garments, and all My clothes were stained.
      4 For I planned the day of vengeance,c and the year of My redemptiond came.

      References for Isaiah 63:4

        • c 63:4 - Lit For day of vengeance in My heart
        • d 63:4 - Or blood revenge
          5 I looked, but there was no one to help, and I was amazed that no one assisted; so My arm accomplished victory for Me, and My wrath assisted Me.
          6 I crushed nations in My anger; I made them drunk with My wrath and poured out their blood on the ground.

          Remembrance of Grace

          7 I will make known the Lord's faithful love [and] the Lord's praiseworthy acts, because of all the Lord has done for us- even the many good things [He has done] for the house of Israel and has done for them based on His compassions and the abundance of His faithful love.

          References for Isaiah 63:7

              8 He said, "They are indeed My people, children who will not be disloyal," and He became their Savior.
              9 In all their suffering, He suffered,e and the Angel of His Presence saved them. He redeemed them because of His love and compassion; He lifted them up and carried them all the days of the past.

              References for Isaiah 63:9

                • e 63:9 - Alt Hb tradition reads did not suffer
                  10 But they rebelled, and grieved His Holy Spirit. So He became their enemy [and] fought against them.
                  11 Then Hef remembered the days of the past, [the days] of Moses [and] his people. Where is He who brought them up out of the sea with the shepherdsg of His flock? Where is He who put His Holy Spirit among the flock?

                  References for Isaiah 63:11

                    • f 63:11 - Or he, or they
                    • g 63:11 - LXX, Tg, Syr read shepherd