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

  • BSP
    Jesus suffered and took a beating for our sins. We should show ourselves so grateful for the gift that has been given us and for the fact that Jesus willingly suffered physical and mental pain so that we could be redeemed from sin and death.
  • Lilian
    John 3.16 For God so loved the world that He gave his only Begotten Son Jesus Christ whosoever believes in him will not perish but have everlasting life. What a beautiful God we serve. Jesus took over and BARE THE SINS IF MANY. BY HIS BLOOD WE ARE REDEEMED AND PARDONED. BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED ONLY BELIEVE AND PRAISE AND WORSHIP JESUS FOR HE IS WORTHY AMEN
  • Edith
    Praise God for this new day with new revelation, restoration and His revival. His grace is always there for us. Thank Jesus for the finished work on the cross because we are called the heirs of the Kingdom of God because of His Blood. Thank you Jesus I will serve no foreign God.
  • Loretta
    If not for His sacrifice, His suffering, His life....where would we all be right now? The thought of existence is chilling for me.
    Thank You Jesus!! By Your stripes i am healed and forgiven!! Thank You thank You thank You Jesus!
  • BT
    AWESOME! Proof of GOD's love for us, HIS knowledge of everything about us, HIS power over everything that befalls us, and HIS blessed redemption promise to us has always been HIS plan and in HIS power. Praise JESUS!!
  • BT
    AWESOME! Proof of GOD's love for us, HIS knowledge of everything about us, HIS power over everything that befalls us, and HIS blessed redemption promise to us has always been HIS plan and in HIS power. Praise JESUS!!

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