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New International Version 1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, 3 and provide for those ...


Isaiah 61:1. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me — To qualify me for effecting what is foretold and promised in the foregoing chapter. As Christ has applied this passage to himself, (see Luke 4:16,) and assured us that it was fulfilled in him, we may, with the utmost reason, conclude that he is here introduced by the prophet in his own person, and not that the prophet speaks of himself, as ...


To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting. So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be - What is the meaning of Isaiah 61:3?


Isaiah 61:4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations. Isaiah 61:5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.


Study Isaiah 61 using Wesley’s Explanatory Notes to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning.


Heavenly Father, my understanding is so limited of all You are and the untold mysteries that surround the triune Godhead and the incarnate Word of God, and yet You loved me so much that You came in the Person of the Lord Jesus Christ to die for my sins.. so that I might receive the good tidings of great joy which have been given to for people.. so that by grace through faith in Him I have been ...


What Does Isaiah 61:5 Mean? Fr. Charles Grondin • ... (Isaiah 61:4-7) The context of this passage is that Israel had been in exile from the Promised Land. Chapter 61 of Isaiah prophesied that the people will return to Israel and they will once again be a great nation. The prophet tells them that the nation of Israel shall be so prosperous and ...


Bible > Commentaries > Isaiah 61:7 ... "Come to the light," probably meaning undo the bands. But qōăch is not a Hebrew word; for the qı̄chōth of the Mishna (the loops through which the strings of a purse are drawn, for the purpose of lacing it up) cannot be adduced as a comparison. Parchon, AE, and A, take peqachqōăch as one word ...


CHAPTER 61. Isaiah 61:1-11.MESSIAH'S OFFICES: RESTORATION OF ISRAEL. Messiah announces His twofold commission to bring gospel mercy at His first coming, and judgments on unbelievers and comfort to Zion at His second coming ( Isaiah 61:1-9); the language can be applied to Isaiah, comforting by his prophecies the exiles in Babylon, only in a subordinate sense.


Introduction. It was a portion of this passage that Jesus read in the Synagogue (in Luke 4) and reported fulfilled in their hearing. Thus, no matter what the actual historical application might have been for the speaker (the prophet, or the remnant, or the compiler), the ultimate and fullest meaning is that the Holy Spirit anointed Jesus to declare the Good News.