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

  • Irene123
    Isa.53; our great God robed Himself in flesh, 1 Tim.3:16 - "God was manifest in the flesh"; Matt.1:21; Lk.1:31; call His name Jesus; Isa.7:14, call His name Immanuel (God with us); 9:6 - and His name shall be called the mighty God, the everlasting Father"; Jn20:28 - "My Lord and my God."
  • Mike R
    We are living in a world that is full of corruption. They have lost there first love and forgot what jesus did for thm on the cross. He was beaten to a blooded pulp for our sins so that we could have life and have it more abundantable. Jesus made a way that we could reach heaven through him as our intercessor. I just want to thank my lord and saviuor jesus christ for loving me more than i love mys
  • Nathan martin
    We are the ones who have been put on tht cross I love u lord and am great full for every thing u have did for me.
  • Ernestina Francois
    Isaiah in his distress speaks a very relevant and timely words to a dead nation. We as humans have indeed gone astray, we as believers have indeed left our first love. We have gone astray, turn our backs on the truth. As a sheep without a Sheppard is confused, distress and lack guidance, direction and focus, so is all who result to living without Christ. The very core and essence of our being, a Saviour coming and dying so as sheep, we will have a Sheppard to guide our incompetent minds and hearts to the Father. Everything we could ever do to label us destroyed and dead- He Jesus Christ took on the cross. A true mark for our salvation and survival. Today, most of us do not or cannot stand, live and embrace the truth of our identity. We live us citizens without rights, sons and daughters without parents, body without heads! Isaiah is calling us to reflect and return to the Father of all creations.
  • Aaron Roberts
    I'm very greatful that Jesus died on the cross, so that I in return may live. Thank you!
  • Steve morrow
    ISAIAH 53:11 HE SHALL SEE OF THE TRAVAIL OF HIS SOUL AND SHALL BE SATISFIED BY HIS KNOWLEDGE SHALL MY RIGHTEOUS SERVANT JUSTIFY MANY FOR HE SHALL BEAR THEIR INIQIUTIES john 5:34 but I receive not testimony from man but these things I say that you might be saved luke 4:4 and JESUS answered him saying --- IT IS WRITTEN THAT MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE BUT BY EVERY WORD OF GOD mark 8:35 for whosoever will save his life shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his life for MY sake and the gospels shall save it 1 PETER 1:25 BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURETH FOREVER AND THIS IS THE WORD WHICH BY THE GOSPEL IS PREACHED UNTO YOU

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