Isaiah 42:1-6 DBY

1 Behold my servant whom I uphold, mine elect [in whom] my soul delighteth! I will put my Spirit upon him; he shall bring forth judgment to the nations.
2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard a in the street.

References for Isaiah 42:2

    • Ƴ 42:2 - Or 'lift up his voice, nor cause it to be heard.'
      3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to b truth.

      References for Isaiah 42:3

        • ƴ 42:3 - Or 'for the truth.'
          4 He shall not faint nor be in haste, c till he have set justice d in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.

          References for Isaiah 42:4

            • Ƶ 42:4 - Or 'be crushed,' in allusion to 'bruised' of the preceding verse; just as 'faint' is from the same root as 'smoking' or 'dimly burning [flax].' There is an evident correspondence between the words.
            • ƶ 42:4 - Or 'just judgment.'
              5 Thus saith God, Jehovah, he that created the heavens and stretched them out, he that spread forth the earth and its productions, he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
              6 I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will take hold of thy hand; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations,