11 1 Christ born of the root of Jesse. 2 His virtues and kingdom. 6 The fruits of the Gospel. 10 The calling of the Gentiles.

But there shall come a [a]rod forth of the stock of Jesse, and a grass shall grow out of his roots.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 11:1 Because the captivity of Babylon was a figure of the spiritual captivity under sin, he showeth that our true deliverance must come by Christ: for as David came out of Jesse a man without dignity, so Christ should come of a poor carpenter’s house as out of a dead stock, Isa. 53:2.