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Whohas believed ourmessage?
TowhomhastheLORD’s armbeenrevealed?
Forhegrewupbeforehimasatenderplant,
andasarootoutofdryground.
He has nogoodlooksormajesty.
Whenweseehim, thereisnobeautythatwe should desirehim.
Hewas despised
andrejectedbymen,
amanof suffering
andacquaintedwithdisease.
Hewas despised asonefromwhommenhidetheirface;
andwe didn’t respecthim.
 
Surelyhehasborneoursickness
andcarriedour suffering;
yet weconsideredhimplagued,
struckby God, andafflicted.
Buthewaspiercedforourtransgressions.
Hewascrushedforouriniquities.
Thepunishmentthat brought ourpeacewasonhim;
andbyhiswoundswearehealed.
Allwelikesheephavegoneastray.
Everyonehasturnedtohis own way;
andtheLORDhaslaidonhimtheiniquityofusall.
 
Hewasoppressed,
yetwhenhewasafflictedhe didn’t openhismouth.
Asalambthatisledtotheslaughter,
andasasheepthatbeforeitsshearersissilent,
sohe didn’t openhismouth.
Hewastakenawaybyoppressionand judgement.
Asforhisgeneration,
whoconsideredthathewascutoffoutofthe land oftheliving
andstrickenforthe disobedience ofmypeople?
Theymadehisgravewiththewicked,
andwitharichmaninhisdeath,
althoughhehaddonenoviolence,
norwasanydeceitinhismouth.
 
10 YetitpleasedtheLORDtobruisehim.
Hehas caused himto suffer.
Whenyoumakehissoulanofferingfor sin,
hewillseehisoffspring.
Hewill prolong hisdays
andtheLORD’s pleasurewillprosperinhishand.
11 Afterthe suffering ofhissoul,
hewillseethe lightSo read the Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint. Masoretic Text omits “the light”.andbesatisfied.
Myrighteousservantwilljustifymanybytheknowledgeofhimself;
andhewillbeartheiriniquities.
12 ThereforeIwillgivehimaportionwiththegreat.
Hewilldividetheplunderwiththestrong,
becausehepouredouthissoultodeath
andwascountedwiththetransgressors;
yetheborethesinsofmany
andmadeintercessionforthetransgressors.

53:11: So read the Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint. Masoretic Text omits “the light”.