For he grew up before him like a young plant,
    (A)and like a root out of dry ground;
(B)he had no form or majesty that we should look at him,
    and no beauty that we should desire him.
(C)He was despised and rejected[a] by men,
    a man of sorrows[b] and acquainted with[c] grief;[d]
and as one from whom men hide their faces[e]
    he was despised, and (D)we esteemed him not.

(E)Surely he has borne our griefs
    and carried our sorrows;
yet we esteemed him stricken,
    (F)smitten by God, and afflicted.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:3 Or forsaken
  2. Isaiah 53:3 Or pains; also verse 4
  3. Isaiah 53:3 Or and knowing
  4. Isaiah 53:3 Or sickness; also verse 4
  5. Isaiah 53:3 Or as one who hides his face from us

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