Isaiah 42:3

“A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 42:3

A bruised reed shall he not breake, and the smoking flaxe shall hee not quench: he shall bring forth iudgment vnto trueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A bruised reed He will not break And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A bruised reed will he not break, and a dimly burning wick will he not quench: he will bring forth justice in truth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will not let a crushed stem be quite broken, and he will not let a feebly burning light be put out: he will go on sending out the true word to the peoples.
- Basic English Bible

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth.
- Darby Bible

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment to truth.
- Webster's Bible

He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.
- World English Bible

A bruised reed he breaketh not, And dim flax he quencheth not, To truth he bringeth forth judgment.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the dimly burning wick shall he not quench; he shall make the right to go forth according to the truth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 42:3

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 42:3


42:3 Break - Christ will not deal rigorously with those that come to him, but he will use all gentleness, cherishing the smallest beginnings of grace, comforting and healing wounded consciences. Quench - That wick of a candle which is almost extinct, he will not quench, but revive and kindle it again. Judgment - The law of God, or the doctrine of the gospel, which he will bring forth, unto, with, or according to truth, that is, truly and faithfully.


Discussion for Isaiah 42:3

  • Tersia on Isaiah 42:3
    it says to me from experience that if you come to God in a state of utter dispear and you are so broken it just tears inside of you and you ask Him to help you He will not show you away and in thus brake you.


 

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