Isaiah 53:1-9 NIV

1 Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?

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2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.

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3 He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.

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4 Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted.

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5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.

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6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

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7 He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.

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8 By oppressiona and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished.b

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    • Ä 53:8 - Or "From arrest"
    • Å 53:8 - Or "generation considered" / "that he was cut off from the land of the living," / "that he was punished for the transgression of my people?"
      9 He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth.