"Who is this coming from the city of Bozrah in Edom? Who is this so splendidly dressed in red, marching along in power and strength?" 1 It is the Lord, powerful to save, coming to announce his victory.
References for Isaiah 63:1
63.1-6 Is 34.5-17; Jr 49.7-22; Ez 25.12-14; 35.1-15; Am 1.11, 12;
; Ml 1.2-5.
"Why is his clothing so red, like that of someone who tramples grapes to make wine?"
The Lord answers, "I have trampled the nations like grapes, and no one came to help me. I trampled them in my anger, and their blood has stained all my clothing. 2
References for Isaiah 63:3
63.3 a Rev 14.20; 19.15; b Rev 19.13.
I decided that the time to save my people had come; it was time to punish their enemies.
I was amazed when I looked and saw that there was no one to help me. But my anger made me strong, and I won the victory myself. 3
References for Isaiah 63:5
63.5 Is 59.16.
In my anger I trampled whole nations and shattered them. I poured out their lifeblood on the ground."