1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 Christ, being sent to the Jews, complaineth of them. 5 He is sent to the Gentiles with gracious promises. 13 God's love is perpetual to his Church. 18 The ample restoration of the Church. 24 The powerful deliverance out of captivity.
49:2 And he made my mouth, like a sharp sword, In the shadow of his hand, he concealed me,And made of me a polished arrow, In his quiver, he hid me;
49:3 And said to me, My Servant, thou art,Israel, in whom I will get myself glory.
49:5 Now, therefore, said YahwehFashioning me from birth, To be Servant to him, To restore Jacob unto him, And that, Israel, unto him, might be gathered, And I be honourable in the eyes of Yahweh, And, my God, be proved to have been my strength;
49:6 Yea he saidIt is too small a thing, for being my, Servant, That thou shouldest raise up the tribes of Jacob, And, the preserved of Israel, shouldst restore,So I will give thee to become a light of nations, That, my salvation, may reach as far as, the end of the earth.
49:7 ¶ Thus, saith Yahwehthe Redeemer of Israel, his Holy One, To him that is despised of the soul, To the abhorred of the nation, To the servant of rulers, Kings, shall see and arise, Princes, lo! they have bowed themselves down,Because of Yahweh, who is faithful, The Holy One of Israel, lo! he hath chosen thee.
49:8 Thus, saith YahwehIn a time of acceptance, have I answered thee, In a day of salvation, have I helped thee,That I may preserve thee, And give thee as the covenant of a people, To establish the land, To bring into possession the desolate heritages;
49:9 Saying To them who are bound, Go forth, To them who are in darkness, Shew yourselves,By the roads, shall they graze, And, on all bare places, shall be their pasture:
49:10 They shall neither hunger, nor thirst, Nor shall smite, them the glowing sand, or the glaring sun,For, he that hath compassion upon them, will lead them, And, unto springs of water, will he conduct them.
49:11 Then will I make of all my mountains, a road, And, my highways, shall be upraised.
49:12 Lo! these, from afar, shall come in,And lo! these, from the North and from the West, And, these, from the land of Sinim.
49:15 Can, a woman, forget, her sucking child, Past taking compassion on the son of her womb? Even these, may forget, Yet will, I, not forget, thee:
49:16 Lo! on the palms of my hands, have I portrayed thee,Thy walls, are before me continually.
49:17 In haste, are thy sons,They who have been tearing thee down and laying thee waste, out of thee, let them go forth!
49:18 ¶ Lift up, round about, thine eyes, and see, All those, have gathered themselves togetherhave come to thee! As I live, Declareth Yahweh,Surely, all thoseas an ornament, shalt thou put on, And bind them about thee for a girdle, as a bride.
49:19 Surely, as for thy wastes, and thy desolations, and thy land of ruins, Surely, now, shalt thou be too strait for thine inhabitants, And, far off, shall be they who have been swallowing thee up.
49:20 The children of whom thou wast bereaved, shall yet, say in thine ears,Too strait for me, is the place, Make room for me, that I may settle down.
49:21 Then shalt thou say in thy heart,Who hath borne me, these, Seeing, I, have been bereaved, and unfruitful, a captive and banished? These, therefore, who, hath brought them up? Lo! I, was left, alone, These, where were, they?
49:22 Thus, saith My Lord, YahwehLo! I will lift up, unto nations, my hand, Yea, unto peoples, will I raise high my banner,And they shall bring in thy sons in their bosom, And, thy daughters, on the shoulder, shall be borne;
49:23 And, kings, shall be, thy foster-fathers, And, their queens, thy nursing mothers, With face to the ground, shall they bow down to thee, The dust of thy feet, shall they lick,So shalt thou know that, I, am Yahweh, In that, they shall not be put to shame, Who were waiting for me.
49:24 ¶ Shall prey, be taken from a mighty one? Or, the captive of one in the right, be delivered?
49:25 Surely, thus, saith YahwehEven the captive of the mighty one, shall be taken away, And, the prey of the tyrant, be delivered; And, thine opposers, I, will oppose, And, thy children, I, will save;
49:26 Then will I feed thy tormentors with their own flesh, And, as with new winewith their own blood, shall they be drunk,So shall all flesh, know, that, IYahweh, am thy Saviour, And, thy Redeemer, is the Mighty One of Jacob.