The Year of the Lord’s Favor

61 The Spirit(A) of the Sovereign Lord(B) is on me,
    because the Lord has anointed(C) me
    to proclaim good news(D) to the poor.(E)
He has sent me to bind up(F) the brokenhearted,
    to proclaim freedom(G) for the captives(H)
    and release from darkness for the prisoners,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 61:1 Hebrew; Septuagint the blind

I have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days you will bear the sin of the people of Israel.

“After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your right side, and bear the sin(A) of the people of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.(B)

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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