The Holman Christian Standard Bible

Isaiah 61:1–3

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Messiah’s Jubilee

61 The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me, o

because the Lord has anointed Me

to bring good news to the poor. p

He has sent Me to heal q the brokenhearted,

to proclaim liberty to the captives

and freedom to the prisoners; r

to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, s

and the day of our God’s vengeance; t

to comfort u all who mourn,

to provide for those who mourn in * Zion;

to give them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,

festive oil instead of mourning, v

and splendid clothes instead of despair. w

And they will be called righteous trees,

planted by the Lord

to glorify Him. x

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