Isaiah 11 NLT

1 Out of the stump of David’s familya will grow a shoot— yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root.

References for Isaiah 11:1

    • 11:1 - Hebrew the stump of the line of Jesse. Jesse was King David’s father.
      2 And the Spirit of the will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the .
      3 He will delight in obeying the . He will not judge by appearance nor make a decision based on hearsay.
      4 He will give justice to the poor and make fair decisions for the exploited. The earth will shake at the force of his word, and one breath from his mouth will destroy the wicked.
      5 He will wear righteousness like a belt and truth like an undergarment.
      6 In that day the wolf and the lamb will live together; the leopard will lie down with the baby goat. The calf and the yearling will be safe with the lion, and a little child will lead them all.
      7 The cow will graze near the bear. The cub and the calf will lie down together. The lion will eat hay like a cow.
      8 The baby will play safely near the hole of a cobra. Yes, a little child will put its hand in a nest of deadly snakes without harm.
      9 Nothing will hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain, for as the waters fill the sea, so the earth will be filled with people who know the .
      10 In that day the heir to David’s throneb will be a banner of salvation to all the world. The nations will rally to him, and the land where he lives will be a glorious place.c

      References for Isaiah 11:10

        • 11:10 - Hebrew the root of Jesse.
        • 11:10 - Greek version reads In that day the heir to David’s throne [literally the root of Jesse ] will come, / and he will rule over the Gentiles. / They will place their hopes on him. Compare Rom 15:12 .
          11 In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to bring back the remnant of his people— those who remain in Assyria and northern Egypt; in southern Egypt, Ethiopia,d and Elam; in Babylonia,e Hamath, and all the distant coastlands.

          References for Isaiah 11:11

            • 11:11 - Hebrew in Pathros, Cush.
            • 11:11 - Hebrew in Shinar.
              12 He will raise a flag among the nations and assemble the exiles of Israel. He will gather the scattered people of Judah from the ends of the earth.
              13 Then at last the jealousy between Israelf and Judah will end. They will not be rivals anymore.

              References for Isaiah 11:13

                • 11:13 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel.
                  14 They will join forces to swoop down on Philistia to the west. Together they will attack and plunder the nations to the east. They will occupy the lands of Edom and Moab, and Ammon will obey them.
                  15 The will make a dry path through the gulf of the Red Sea.g He will wave his hand over the Euphrates River,h sending a mighty wind to divide it into seven streams so it can easily be crossed on foot.

                  References for Isaiah 11:15

                    • 11:15 - Hebrew will destroy the tongue of the sea of Egypt.
                    • 11:15 - Hebrew the river.
                      16 He will make a highway for the remnant of his people, the remnant coming from Assyria, just as he did for Israel long ago when they returned from Egypt.