Isaiah 53:11

11 After he has suffered, he will see the light of life[a] and be satisfied[b] ; by his knowledge[c] my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 53:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
ESV
11 Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities.
NLT
11 When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish, he will be satisfied. And because of his experience, my righteous servant will make it possible for many to be counted righteous, for he will bear all their sins.
MSG
11 Out of that terrible travail of soul, he'll see that it's worth it and be glad he did it. Through what he experienced, my righteous one, my servant, will make many "righteous ones," as he himself carries the burden of their sins.
CSB
11 He will see [it] out of His anguish, and He will be satisfied with His knowledge. My righteous servant will justify many, and He will carry their iniquities.

Isaiah 53:11 In-Context

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.
10 Yet it was the LORD’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though the LORD makes his life an offering for sin, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will prosper in his hand.
11 After he has suffered, he will see the light of life and be satisfied ; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities.
12 Therefore I will give him a portion among the great,and he will divide the spoils with the strong,because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.

Cross References 5

  • 1. John 10:14-18
  • 2. S Job 33:30
  • 3. S Isaiah 20:3; Acts 7:52
  • 4. S Isaiah 6:7; John 1:29; Acts 10:43; S Romans 4:25; Romans 5:18-19
  • 5. S Exodus 28:38

Footnotes 3

  • [a]. Dead Sea Scrolls (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text does not have "the light of life."
  • [b]. Or (with Masoretic Text) 11"He will see the fruit of his suffering" / "and will be satisfied"
  • [c]. Or "by knowledge of him"
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