1 Who has believed our message, and to whom has the arm of Yahweh been revealed?
2 For he went up like [a] shoot before him, and like [a] root from dry ground. He had no form and no majesty that we should see him, and no appearance that we should take pleasure in him.
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      3 [He was] despised and rejected [by] men, a man of suffering, and acquainted with sickness, and like {one from whom others hide their faces}, [he was] despised, and we did not hold him in high regard.
      References for Isaiah 53:3
        • e 53:3 - Or "knowledgeable of"
        • f 53:3 - Literally "hiding of face from him"
          4 However, he was the one who lifted up our sicknesses, and he carried our pain, yet we ourselves assumed him stricken, struck down [by] God and afflicted.
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              5 But he [was] pierced because of our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace [was] upon him, and by his wounds {we were healed}.
              References for Isaiah 53:5
                • h 53:5 - Or "And"
                • i 53:5 - Or "wounded"
                • j 53:5 - Or "of"
                • k 53:5 - Or "healing"
                • l 53:5 - Hebrew "wound"
                • m 53:5 - Literally "it was healed for us"
                  6 All of us have wandered about like sheep; we each have turned to his own way; and Yahweh let fall on him the iniquity of us all.
                  7 He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was brought like [a] lamb to [the] slaughter, and like a sheep is dumb before its shearers, so he did not open his mouth.
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                      8 He was taken by restraint of justice, and who concerned himself with his generation? For he was cut off from the land of [the] living; he [received a] blow because of the transgression of my people.
                      9 He made his grave with [the] wicked, and with [the] rich in his death, although he had done no violence, and [there was] no deceit in his mouth.
                      References for Isaiah 53:9
                        • p 53:9 - Or "gave"
                          10 Yet Yahweh was pleased to crush him; he {made him sick}. If she places his life a guilt offering, he will see offspring. He will prolong days, and the will of Yahweh will succeed in his hand.
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                              11 From the trouble of his life he will see; he will be satisfied. In his knowledge, [the] righteous [one], my servant, shall declare many righteous, and he is the one who will bear their iniquities.
                              References for Isaiah 53:11
                                • v 53:11 - Or "soul"
                                • w 53:11 - Dead Sea Scrolls add "light"
                                • x 53:11 - Or "right"
                                  12 Therefore, I will divide to him [a portion] among the many, and with [the] strong ones he will divide bounty, {because} he poured his life out to death and was counted with [the] transgressors; and he was the one who bore the sin of many and will intercede for the transgressors.
                                  References for Isaiah 53:12
                                    • y 53:12 - Or "great"
                                    • z 53:12 - Literally "Instead of that"
                                    • { 53:12 - Or "yet"