The Passion Translation
7 Great and vast is his dominion.[a]
He will bring immeasurable peace and prosperity.[b]
He will rule on David’s throne and over David’s kingdom
to establish and uphold it by promoting justice and righteousness
from this time forward and forevermore.
The marvelous passion[c] that the Lord Yahweh,
Commander of Angel Armies, has for his people
will ensure that it is finished!
The Lord Judges Arrogance and Oppression
8 The Lord decreed a word against Jacob, and it brought calamity upon Israel.
9 And all the people of Ephraim and Samaria knew of it. Their hearts filled with pride and they arrogantly boasted,Read full chapter
- Isaiah 9:7 Or “His authority will continually expand.” The Hebrew word misrah, found only here in vv. 6 and 7, can be translated “empire, governmental authority, dominion.”
- Isaiah 9:7 The Hebrew word shalom can be translated “peace, prosperity, wholeness, and success.” Perhaps all of these concepts are included in the shalom Christ brings us.
- Isaiah 9:7 Or “intense devotion.” See 2 Cor. 11:2.