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

  • 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!!
  • Bryankearley
    It is not a job nor should ever be a burden to serve Jesus but a joy unspeakable and full of Glory to serve and even die for Him
  • Steve morrow
    acts 3:26 unto you first GOD having raised up HIS SON JESUS sent HIM to bless you in turning away every one of you from his iniquities john 18:37pilate therefore said unto HIM art thou a king then JESUS answered thou sayest that I am a king to this end was I born and for this cause came I into the world that I should bear witness unto the truth everyone that is of the truth heareth MY voice
  • Lilian
    Jesus came down to give us life in abundance. By his grace and his blood that shed for us we are saved redeemed and pardoned. We are healed by his stripes. Our job now is to follow Jesus and live like Jesus obey his words until rapture. He is the only Jehovah our Provider,our Peace our Healer our Rock and salvation there is no God after him.Thank you Jesus for your blood i will worshpip and praise
  • Elder Annie.M.Ellis
    Verse five has so much love,compassions,and care until I feel sad and sometimes angry with the people of this generation for lack of respect,care,love and admiration for who He is,and what He did for us,and the grace and mercy He gives us all the time.

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