Happy Good Friday

Isaiah 53 NKJV
1 Who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the Lord (hwhy yeh-ho-vaw': "the existing One") been revealed? 2 For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, And as a root out of dry ground. He has no form or comeliness (rdh Hadar: ornament, splendour, honour) ; And when we see Him, There is no beauty that we should desire Him. 3 He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. 4 Surely He has borne (aXn Nasa': to lift, bear up, carry, take) our griefs And carried (lbo Cabal: to bear, bear a load, drag oneself along) our sorrows (bakm Mak'ob: pain, sorrow) ; Yet we esteemed Him stricken ([gn Naga`: to touch, reach, strike) , Smitten (hkn Nakah: to strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill) by God (~yhla 'elohiym: plurality of rulers, judges, divine ones, gods), and afflicted (hn[ `anah: to be occupied, be busied with). 5 But He was wounded (llx Chalal: to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate) for our transgressions ([Xp Pesha`: transgression, rebellion), He was bruised (akd Daka': to crush, be crushed, be contrite, be broken) for our iniquities (!w[ `avon: perversity, depravity, iniquity, guilt or punishment of iniquity); The chastisement (rowm Muwcar: discipline, chastening, correction) for our peace (~wlX Shalowm: completeness, soundness, welfare, peace) was upon Him, And by His stripes (hrwbbx Chabbuwrah: bruise, stripe, wound, blow) we are healed. 6 All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. 7 He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened not His mouth. 8 He was taken from prison and from judgment, And who will declare His generation? For He was cut off from the land of the living; For the transgressions of My people He was stricken. 9 And they made His grave with the wicked-- But with the rich at His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor was any deceit in His mouth. 10 Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him; He has put Him to grief. When You make His soul an offering for sin, He shall see His seed, He shall prolong His days, And the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hand. 11 He shall see the labor of His soul, and be satisfied. By His knowledge My righteous Servant shall justify many, For He shall bear their iniquities. 12 Therefore I will divide Him a portion with the great, And He shall divide the spoil with the strong, Because He poured out His soul unto death, And He was numbered with the transgressors, And He bore the sin of many, And made intercession ([gp Paga`: to encounter, meet, reach, entreat, make intercession) for the transgressors.


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