Seventy Elders Anointed

16 The Lord answered Moses, “Bring Me 70 men from Israel known to you as elders and officers of the people. Take them to the tent of meeting and have them stand there with you. 17 Then I will come down and speak with you there. I will take some of the Spirit who is on you and put the Spirit on them.(A) They will help you bear the burden of the people, so that you do not have to bear it by yourself.(B)

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13 So Samuel took the horn of oil, anointed him(A) in the presence of his brothers, and the Spirit of the Lord took control of David from that day forward.(B) Then Samuel set out and went to Ramah.

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The heavens were made by the word of the Lord,(A)
and all the stars, by the breath of His mouth.(B)

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Where can I go to escape Your Spirit?
Where can I flee from Your presence?(A)

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The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him(A)
a Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
a Spirit of counsel and strength,
a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.

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The grass withers, the flowers fade
when the breath[a] of the Lord blows on them;[b]
indeed, the people are grass.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 40:7 Or wind, or Spirit
  2. Isaiah 40:7 Lit it

21 “As for Me, this is My covenant with them,”(A) says the Lord: “My Spirit who is on you, and My words that I have put in your mouth,(B) will not depart from your mouth, or from the mouth of your children, or from the mouth of your children’s children, from now on and forever,” says the Lord.

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18 The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me[a]
to proclaim freedom[b] to the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,
19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.[c](A)[d]

20 He then rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down.(B) And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fixed on Him. 21 He began by saying to them, “Today as you listen, this Scripture has been fulfilled.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 4:18 Other mss add to heal the brokenhearted,
  2. Luke 4:18 Or release, or forgiveness
  3. Luke 4:19 The time of messianic grace
  4. Luke 4:19 Is 61:1-2

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