Servant song 3 Isaiah 50:6-10

ESV I gave my back to those who strike,    and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard;I hid not my face    from disgrace and spitting. 7 But the Lord God helps me;    therefore I have not been disgraced;therefore I have set my face like a flint,    and I know that I shall not be put to shame.8     He who vindicates me […]

Servant Song 2 Isaiah 49

And now the Lord says,    he who formed me from the womb to be his servant,to bring Jacob back to him;    and that Israel might be gathered to him—for I am honored in the eyes of the Lord,    and my God has become my strength—6 he says:“It is too light a thing that you should be my servant    to raise up the tribes of Jacob    and […]

The Isaiah Servant songs

The servant songs (also called the servant poems or the Songs of the Suffering Servant) are four songs in Isaiah Isaiah 42:1-4, Isaiah 49:1-6 Isaiah 50:4-7 Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12 They are a about a servant of YHWH . God chooses and calls the servant to lead the nations but is despised and abhorred. Some see 61:1-3 as a fifth […]