Surely he took up our pain
    and bore our suffering,(A)
yet we considered him punished by God,(B)
    stricken by him, and afflicted.(C)
But he was pierced(D) for our transgressions,(E)
    he was crushed(F) for our iniquities;
the punishment(G) that brought us peace(H) was on him,
    and by his wounds(I) we are healed.(J)
We all, like sheep, have gone astray,(K)
    each of us has turned to our own way;(L)
and the Lord has laid on him
    the iniquity(M) of us all.

He was oppressed(N) and afflicted,
    yet he did not open his mouth;(O)
he was led like a lamb(P) to the slaughter,(Q)
    and as a sheep before its shearers is silent,
    so he did not open his mouth.
By oppression[a] and judgment(R) he was taken away.
    Yet who of his generation protested?
For he was cut off from the land of the living;(S)
    for the transgression(T) of my people he was punished.[b]
He was assigned a grave with the wicked,(U)
    and with the rich(V) in his death,
though he had done no violence,(W)
    nor was any deceit in his mouth.(X)

10 Yet it was the Lord’s will(Y) to crush(Z) him and cause him to suffer,(AA)
    and though the Lord makes[c] his life an offering for sin,(AB)
he will see his offspring(AC) and prolong his days,
    and the will of the Lord will prosper(AD) in his hand.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:8 Or From arrest
  2. Isaiah 53:8 Or generation considered / that he was cut off from the land of the living, / that he was punished for the transgression of my people?
  3. Isaiah 53:10 Hebrew though you make

25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement,[a](A) through the shedding of his blood(B)—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 3:25 The Greek for sacrifice of atonement refers to the atonement cover on the ark of the covenant (see Lev. 16:15,16).

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