53 Who has believed our messageu
2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot,x
and like a rooty out of dry ground.
He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him,
nothing in his appearancez that we should desire him.
Like one from whom people hidec their faces
he was despised,d and we held him in low esteem.
and bore our suffering,e
yet we considered him punished by God,f
stricken by him, and afflicted.g
he was crushedj for our iniquities;
6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray,o
each of us has turned to our own way;p
and the Lord has laid on him
the iniquityq of us all.
7 He was oppressedr and afflicted,
yet he did not open his mouth;s
and as a sheep before its shearers is silent,
so he did not open his mouth.
Yet who of his generation protested?
For he was cut off from the land of the living;w
9 He was assigned a grave with the wicked,y
and with the richz in his death,
though he had done no violence,a
nor was any deceit in his mouth.b
he will see his offspringg and prolong his days,
and the will of the Lord will prosperh in his hand.
11 After he has suffered,i
and he will bear their iniquities.m
because he poured out his life unto death,p
and was numbered with the transgressors.q
and made intercessiont for the transgressors.
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