The Branch’s Righteous Reign

1 And a shoot will come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from its roots will bear fruit.
References for Isaiah 11:1
      2 And the spirit of Yahweh shall rest on him-- a spirit of wisdom and understanding, a spirit of counsel and might, a spirit of knowledge and the fear of Yahweh.
      3 And his {breath} [is] in the fear of Yahweh. And he shall judge not by his eyesight, and he shall rebuke not by {what he hears with} his ears.
      References for Isaiah 11:3
        • a 11:3 - Hebrew "smelling," perhaps metaphorically as "delight" as in Amos 5:14; perhaps this line was accidentally copied twice from the preceding line
        • b 11:3 - Literally "the rumors of"
          4 But he shall judge [the] poor with righteousness, and he shall decide for [the] needy of [the] earth with rectitude. And he shall strike [the] earth with the rod of his mouth, and he shall kill [the] wicked person with the breath of his lips.
          5 And righteousness shall be the belt around his waist, and faithfulness the belt around his loins.
          6 And a wolf shall {stay} with a lamb, and a leopard shall lie down with a kid, and a calf and a lion and a fatling together {as a small boy leads} them.
          References for Isaiah 11:6
            • c 11:6 - Literally "dwell as an alien"
            • d 11:6 - Literally "and a small boy leading"
              7 And a cow and a bear shall graze; their young shall lie down together. And a lion shall eat straw like the cattle.
              8 And {an infant} shall play over a serpent's hole, and {a toddler} shall put his hand on a viper's hole.
              References for Isaiah 11:8
                • e 11:8 - Literally "one nursing"
                • f 11:8 - Literally "one who is weaned"
                  9 They will not injure and they will not destroy on all of my {holy mountain}, for the earth will be full [of the] knowledge [of] Yahweh, as the waters cover the sea.
                  References for Isaiah 11:9
                    • g 11:9 - Literally "mountain of holiness"
                      10 And this shall happen on that day: [the] nations shall inquire of the root of Jesse, which shall be standing as a signal to [the] peoples, and his resting place shall be glorious.

                      The Regathered Remnant

                      11 And this shall happen on that day: The Lord will again [extend] his hand a second [time] to acquire the remnant of his people that is left, from Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, and the coastlands of the sea,
                      References for Isaiah 11:11
                          12 and he will raise a signal for the nations. And he will gather the outcasts of Israel, and he will gather the scattered ones of Judah together from the four {corners} of the earth.
                          References for Isaiah 11:12
                            • h 11:12 - Literally "wings"
                              13 And the jealousy of Ephraim shall depart, and the enemies of Judah shall be cut off. Ephraim shall not be jealous [of] Judah, and Judah shall not be an enemy [of] Ephraim.
                              14 But they shall {swoop} upon [the] Philistine shoulder, {westward}. Together they shall plunder [the] sons of [the] east. Edom and Moab {will be under their command}, and the sons of Ammon [will be] their subjugated people.
                              References for Isaiah 11:14
                                • i 11:14 - Literally "fly"
                                • j 11:14 - That is, the hill country west of Judah
                                • k 11:14 - Literally "sea"
                                • l 11:14 - Literally "the stretching of their hand"
                                  15 And Yahweh will divide the tongue of the sea of Egypt, and he will wave his hand over the river with his scorching wind; and he will strike it into seven streams, and he will {make it passable by foot}.
                                  References for Isaiah 11:15
                                    • m 11:15 - Or "utterly destroy"
                                    • n 11:15 - Probably the "gulf"
                                    • o 11:15 - That is, the Red Sea
                                    • p 11:15 - That is, the Euphrates River
                                    • q 11:15 - Literally "cause to walk with the sandal"
                                      16 So there shall be a highway from Assyria for the remnant of his people that remains, as there was for Israel {when} it went up from the land of Egypt.
                                      References for Isaiah 11:16
                                        • r 11:16 - Literally "in [the] day"