He was oppressed(A) and afflicted,
    yet he did not open his mouth;(B)
he was led like a lamb(C) to the slaughter,(D)
    and as a sheep before its shearers is silent,
    so he did not open his mouth.

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19 I had been like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter;(A) I did not realize that they had plotted(B) against me, saying,

“Let us destroy the tree and its fruit;
    let us cut him off from the land of the living,(C)
    that his name be remembered(D) no more.”

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Yet you know me, Lord;
    you see me and test(A) my thoughts about you.
Drag them off like sheep(B) to be butchered!
    Set them apart for the day of slaughter!(C)

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36 As it is written:

“For your sake we face death all day long;
    we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 8:36 Psalm 44:22