20 “In that day(A) I will summon my servant,(B) Eliakim(C) son of Hilkiah.

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“But you, Israel, my servant,(A)
    Jacob, whom I have chosen,(B)
    you descendants of Abraham(C) my friend,(D)
I took you from the ends of the earth,(E)
    from its farthest corners I called(F) you.
I said, ‘You are my servant’;(G)
    I have chosen(H) you and have not rejected you.

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The Servant of the Lord

42 “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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10 “You are my witnesses,(A)” declares the Lord,
    “and my servant(B) whom I have chosen,
so that you may know(C) and believe me
    and understand that I am he.
Before me no god(D) was formed,
    nor will there be one after me.(E)

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He said to me, “You are my servant,(A)
    Israel, in whom I will display my splendor.(B)

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And now the Lord says—
    he who formed me in the womb(A) to be his servant
to bring Jacob back to him
    and gather Israel(B) to himself,
for I am[a] honored(C) in the eyes of the Lord
    and my God has been my strength(D)
he says:
“It is too small a thing for you to be my servant(E)
    to restore the tribes of Jacob
    and bring back those of Israel I have kept.(F)
I will also make you a light(G) for the Gentiles,(H)
    that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.”(I)

This is what the Lord says—
    the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel(J)
to him who was despised(K) and abhorred by the nation,
    to the servant of rulers:
“Kings(L) will see you and stand up,
    princes will see and bow down,(M)
because of the Lord, who is faithful,(N)
    the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen(O) you.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 49:5 Or him, / but Israel would not be gathered; / yet I will be

10 Who among you fears(A) the Lord
    and obeys(B) the word of his servant?(C)
Let the one who walks in the dark,
    who has no light,(D)
trust(E) in the name of the Lord
    and rely on their God.

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The Suffering and Glory of the Servant

13 See, my servant(A) will act wisely[a];
    he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 52:13 Or will prosper

11 After he has suffered,(A)
    he will see the light(B) of life[a] and be satisfied[b];
by his knowledge[c] my righteous servant(C) will justify(D) many,
    and he will bear their iniquities.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:11 Dead Sea Scrolls (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text does not have the light of life.
  2. Isaiah 53:11 Or (with Masoretic Text) 11 He will see the fruit of his suffering / and will be satisfied
  3. Isaiah 53:11 Or by knowledge of him

25 From the time your ancestors left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again(A) I sent you my servants(B) the prophets.(C)

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23 “‘On that day,(A)’ declares the Lord Almighty, ‘I will take you, my servant(B) Zerubbabel(C) son of Shealtiel,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will make you like my signet ring,(D) for I have chosen you,’ declares the Lord Almighty.”

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14 So he said, “These are the two who are anointed(A) to[a] serve the Lord of all the earth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 4:14 Or two who bring oil and

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