7160 servants of the Lord

7160 servants of the Lord

A description of individuals, groups, and the nation of Israel. Isaiah portrays a unique servant whom the NT identifies as Jesus Christ.

Individuals as servants of the Lord

The patriarchs as servants of the Lord Ex 32:13 See also Ge 18:3; Ge 32:10; Dt 9:27; 1Ch 16:13; Ps 105:6

Moses as the servant of the Lord Ex 14:31 See also Nu 12:7-8; Dt 34:5; Jos 1:1-2; Ne 1:7-8; Mal 4:4

Other leaders as servants of the Lord Nu 14:24; Jos 5:14; Jos 24:29; Jdg 2:8; Jdg 15:18

David as the servant of the Lord Ps 89:20 See also 1Sa 23:11; 2Sa 7:5 pp 1Ch 17:4; 1Ki 14:8

Other kings as servants of the Lord 1Ki 3:7-9; 2Ch 32:16

Individual prophets as servants of the Lord 1Ki 14:18; 1Ki 18:36; 2Ki 14:25; Isa 20:3

Paul as the servant of the Lord Ac 27:23 See also Ro 1:1; Eph 3:1

Other individual believers as servants of the Lord 1Sa 1:11; Job 1:8; Job 2:3; Job 42:7-8; Hag 2:23; Lk 1:38,48; Lk 2:29; Jas 1:1; 2Pe 1:1; Jude 1; Rev 1:1

Pagan kings as servants of the Lord Jer 25:9 See also Isa 45:1; Jer 43:10

Groups of servants of the Lord

The people of Israel as the Lord’s servants Isa 41:8-9 See also Lev 25:42,55; Ne 1:6,10; Isa 43:10; Jer 30:10-11 pp Jer 46:27-28; Lk 1:54

Failure of the people of Israel to serve the Lord Isa 42:19 See also Jdg 10:6; 1Sa 12:10; Ne 9:35; Mal 3:14

Priests as the Lord’s servants Ex 28:1,41; Lev 7:35; Nu 18:7; Heb 8:5

Levites as the Lord’s servants Dt 18:7; 1Ch 23:28-31; Ezr 6:18; Eze 44:11

Prophets as the Lord’s servants Jer 7:25 See also Jer 29:19; Jer 44:4; Eze 38:17; Da 9:6; Am 3:7; Zec 1:6; Mt 21:34-36 pp Mk 12:2-5 pp Lk 20:10-12; Rev 10:7

Other nations as the Lord’s servants Ps 72:11 See also Isa 56:6; Zep 3:9

The Lord’s servants recognised as such by pagans

Da 3:26 See also Da 6:16,20; Ac 16:17

The unique servant of the Lord

Isaiah’s vision of this servant Isa 42:1-4 See also Isa 49:1-6; Isa 50:4-9; Isa 52:13-53:12

Jesus Christ’s life identifies him as the Lord’s servant Mt 12:17-21 See also Mt 8:16-17; Mt 20:28 pp Mk 10:45; Mt 26:28 pp Mk 14:24; Mt 27:12-14 pp Mk 15:2-5; Mk 9:12; Jn 1:29; Jn 12:38

NT leaders proclaim Jesus Christ as the Lord’s servant Ac 8:30-35 See also Ac 3:13,26; Ro 10:16; Ro 15:21; Php 2:6-8; 1Pe 2:21-25

The Lord’s service

An exclusive service Dt 6:13 See also Dt 10:12,20; Jos 22:5; Jos 24:14-24; Mt 6:24 pp Lk 16:13

Serving the Lord as he requires Col 3:23-24 See also Ps 2:11; Lk 1:74; Lk 12:35-36; Ro 7:6; Eph 6:7; 2Ti 2:24; 1Pe 2:16

The Lord’s care for his servants

Ps 35:27 See also Isa 54:17; Isa 65:13-15; Da 3:28

The reward of the Lord’s servants

Rev 22:3-5 See also Lk 12:37-38; Lk 19:17; Jn 12:26; Jn 15:14-15

See also

2230Messiah, coming of
2327Christ as servant
5500reward, God’s people
5520servants
7446slavery
7510Gentiles
7768priests, OT function
7939ministry
8344servanthood in believers

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