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Isaiah 61 [Full Chapter]
[ The Year of the Lord’s Favor ] 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, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion— to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor. ...

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When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise that you will show me kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt,
[ Moses and the Glory of the Lord ] Moses said to the Lord, “You have been telling me, ‘Lead these people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. You have said, ‘I know you by name and you have found favor with me.’
“Lord,” he said, “if I have found favor in your eyes, then let the Lord go with us. Although this is a stiff-necked people, forgive our wickedness and our sin, and take us as your inheritance.”
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23 topical index results for “favor”

RACHEL » (Daughter of Laban and the favorite wife of Jacob)
SCEPTER (SCEPTRE) » A wand used by kings to signify favor or disfavor to those who desired an audience with them (Esther 5:2;8:4)
DAVID » King of Israel » Mephibosheth begs for the king's favor (2 Samuel 19:24-30)
DIPLOMACY » INSTANCES OF » The people of Tyre and Sidon, in securing the favor of Herod (Agrippa I) (Acts 12:20-22)
GOD » INSTANCES OF » In turning the heart of the king of Assyria to favor the Jews (Ezra 6:22)
ISRAEL, PROPHECIES CONCERNING » (For the history of the above kings see under each » Gedaliah's adminstration was favorable to the people (2 Kings 25:23,24; Jeremiah 40:7-12)
JAMES » An apostle » Addresses the gathering at Jerusalem in favor of liberty for the Gentile converts (Acts 15:13-21)
JOSHUA » Also called JEHOSHUA, and JEHOSHUAH, and OSHEA » Makes a favorable report (Numbers 14:6-10)
JOSHUA » Also called JEHOSHUA, and JEHOSHUAH, and OSHEA » His life miraculously preserved when he made a favorable report about the land (Numbers 14:10)
POLITICS » WOMEN IN » Mother of Zebedee's children, in seeking favor for her sons (Matthew 20:20-23)

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