Add parallel Print Page Options

We had all gone astray like sheep,
    all following our own way;
But the Lord laid upon him[a]
    the guilt of us all.(A)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 53:6 The Lord laid upon him: the servant’s suffering is no accidental or casual matter, but part of God’s plan; see also v. 10. The bystanders’ speculation of v. 4 is verified, but not in the sense intended by them.

We all, like sheep, have gone astray,(A)
    each of us has turned to our own way;(B)
and the Lord has laid on him
    the iniquity(C) of us all.

Read full chapter

25 For you had gone astray like sheep,(A) but you have now returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.[a]

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 2:25 The shepherd and guardian of your souls: the familiar shepherd and flock figures express the care, vigilance, and love of God for his people in the Old Testament (Ps 23; Is 40:11; Jer 23:4–5; Ez 34:11–16) and of Jesus for all humanity in the New Testament (Mt 18:10–14; Lk 15:4–7; Jn 10:1–16; Hb 13:20).

25 For “you were like sheep going astray,”[a](A) but now you have returned to the Shepherd(B) and Overseer of your souls.(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:25 Isaiah 53:4,5,6 (see Septuagint)

Bible Gateway Sponsors