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Passage Lookup: Isaiah 42

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Isaiah 42:1
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"Here is my servant,(a) whom I uphold, my chosen one(b) in whom I delight;(c) I will put my Spirit(d) on him, and he will bring justice(e) to the nations.(f)
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Isaiah 42:2
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He will not shout or cry out,(g) or raise his voice in the streets.
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Isaiah 42:3
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A bruised reed(h) he will not break,(i) and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.(j) In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;(k)
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Isaiah 42:4
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he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice(l) on earth. In his teaching(m) the islands(n) will put their hope."(o)
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Isaiah 42:5
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This is what God the Lord says— the Creator of the heavens,(p) who stretches them out, who spreads out the earth(q) with all that springs from it,(r) who gives breath(s) to its people, and life to those who walk on it:
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Isaiah 42:6
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"I, the Lord , have called(t) you in righteousness;(u) I will take hold of your hand.(v) I will keep(w) you and will make you to be a covenant(x) for the people and a light(y) for the Gentiles,(z)
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Isaiah 42:7
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to open eyes that are blind,(aa) to free(ab) captives from prison(ac) and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness.(ad)
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Isaiah 42:8
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"I am the Lord ;(ae) that is my name!(af) I will not yield my glory to another(ag) or my praise to idols.(ah)
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Isaiah 42:9
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See, the former things(ai) have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce(aj) them to you."
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Isaiah 42:10
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Sing(ak) to the Lord a new song,(al) his praise(am) from the ends of the earth,(an) you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it,(ao) you islands,(ap) and all who live in them.
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Isaiah 42:11
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Let the wilderness(aq) and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar(ar) lives rejoice. Let the people of Sela(as) sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops.(at)
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Isaiah 42:12
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Let them give glory(au) to the Lord and proclaim his praise(av) in the islands.(aw)
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Isaiah 42:13
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The Lord will march out like a champion,(ax) like a warrior(ay) he will stir up his zeal;(az) with a shout(ba) he will raise the battle cry and will triumph over his enemies.(bb)
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Isaiah 42:14
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"For a long time I have kept silent,(bc) I have been quiet and held myself back.(bd) But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out, I gasp and pant.(be)
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Isaiah 42:15
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I will lay waste(bf) the mountains(bg) and hills and dry up all their vegetation; I will turn rivers into islands and dry up(bh) the pools.
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Isaiah 42:16
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I will lead(bi) the blind(bj) by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light(bk) before them and make the rough places smooth.(bl) These are the things I will do; I will not forsake(bm) them.
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Isaiah 42:17
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But those who trust in idols, who say to images, ‘You are our gods,'(bn) will be turned back in utter shame.(bo)
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Isaiah 42:18
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"Hear, you deaf;(bp) look, you blind, and see!
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Isaiah 42:19
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Who is blind(bq) but my servant,(br) and deaf like the messenger(bs) I send? Who is blind like the one in covenant(bt) with me, blind like the servant of the Lord ?
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Isaiah 42:20
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You have seen many things, but you pay no attention; your ears are open, but you do not listen."(bu)
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Isaiah 42:21
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It pleased the Lord for the sake(bv) of his righteousness to make his law(bw) great and glorious.
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Isaiah 42:22
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But this is a people plundered(bx) and looted, all of them trapped in pits(by) or hidden away in prisons.(bz) They have become plunder, with no one to rescue them;(ca) they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back."
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Isaiah 42:23
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Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention(cb) in time to come?
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Isaiah 42:24
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Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers?(cc) Was it not the Lord ,(cd) against whom we have sinned? For they would not follow(ce) his ways; they did not obey his law.(cf)
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Isaiah 42:25
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So he poured out on them his burning anger,(cg) the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames,(ch) yet they did not understand;(ci) it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.(cj)
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