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Isaiah 11 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Branch From Jesse

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:1 - A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:2 - The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:3 - and he will delight in the fear of the LORD. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what he hears with his ears;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:4 - but with righteousness he will judge the needy, with justice he will give decisions for the poor of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; with the breath of his lips he will slay the wicked.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:5 - Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling[fn] together; and a little child will lead them.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:7 - The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:8 - The infant will play near the cobra’s den, and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s nest.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:9 - They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:10 - In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting place will be glorious.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnant of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush,[fn] from Elam, from Babylonia,[fn] from Hamath and from the islands of the Mediterranean.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:12 - He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; he will assemble the scattered people of Judah from the four quarters of the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:13 - Ephraim’s jealousy will vanish, and Judah’s enemies[fn] will be destroyed; Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah, nor Judah hostile toward Ephraim.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:14 - They will swoop down on the slopes of Philistia to the west; together they will plunder the people to the east. They will subdue Edom and Moab, and the Ammonites will be subject to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:15 - The LORD will dry up the gulf of the Egyptian sea; with a scorching wind he will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River. He will break it up into seven streams so that anyone can cross over in sandals.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:16 - There will be a highway for the remnant of his people that is left from Assyria, as there was for Israel when they came up from Egypt.
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew; Septuagint lion will feed
That is, the upper Nile region
Hebrew Shinar
Or hostility
NIV

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