The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him(A)
a Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
a Spirit of counsel and strength,
a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.

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The Servant’s Mission

42 “This(A) is My Servant;(B) I strengthen Him,
this is My Chosen One;(C) I delight in Him.(D)
I have put My Spirit on Him;(E)
He will bring justice[a] to the nations.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 42:1 DSS read His justice

16 Approach Me and listen to this.
From the beginning I have not spoken in secret;(A)
from the time anything existed, I was there.”
And now the Lord God
has sent me and His Spirit.(B)

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18 The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me[a]
to proclaim freedom[b] to the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,
19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.[c](A)[d]

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 4:18 Other mss add to heal the brokenhearted,
  2. Luke 4:18 Or release, or forgiveness
  3. Luke 4:19 The time of messianic grace
  4. Luke 4:19 Is 61:1-2

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