Isaiah 53:7

“He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lambe to the slaughter, and as a sheepe before her shearers is dumme, so he openeth not his mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He did not open His mouth; Like a lamb that is led to slaughter, And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, So He did not open His mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He was oppressed, yet when he was afflicted he opened not his mouth; as a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep that before its shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men were cruel to him, but he was gentle and quiet; as a lamb taken to its death, and as a sheep before those who take her wool makes no sound, so he said not a word.
- Basic English Bible

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, but he opened not his mouth; he was led as a lamb to the slaughter, and was as a sheep dumb before her shearers, and he opened not his mouth.
- Darby Bible

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth.
- Webster's Bible

He was oppressed, yet when he was afflicted he didn't open his mouth. As a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep that before its shearers is mute, so he didn't open his mouth.
- World English Bible

It hath been exacted, and he hath answered, And he openeth not his mouth, As a lamb to the slaughter he is brought, And as a sheep before its shearers is dumb, And he openeth not his mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He was oppressed, though he humbled himself and opened not his mouth; as a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep that before her shearers is dumb; yea, he opened not his mouth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 53:7


53:7 He opened not - He neither murmured against God, nor reviled men.


Discussion for Isaiah 53

  • Anne
    The coming of Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection is foretold here in Is. 53. He died for our salvation. Thanks be to God.
  • Minister william smith
    We should always remember that when we were yet sinners Christ died for us. We couldn't redeem our selves so GOD sent his only begotten son.Amen
  • Carole Cahaney
    A much needed reminder of God's unfailing love. It is very humbling and at the same time very encouraging to know His Holy Spirit continues to call us and fill us.
  • Leticia Anaya
    Thank you ...it was helpful...
  • Stephen
    These are the prophesies of prophet Isaiah about Jesus coming to earth to redeem and reconcile the world back to God through his suffering and his death on the cross. Thanks
  • Temo Laliqavoka
    it is the instruction form God to Jesus and Jesus kept his commandments

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