Isaiah Chapter 61
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
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Sr's Isaiah Chapter 61 comment on 7/13/2017, 5:17am...
Children of israel(Jacob son's) went into captivity throughout history. They are still in captivity (bondage/serve slavery) till this day. Jeremiah 14:2 says Judah Mourns. Christ our savior who is from tribe of Judah is manifested to restore the tribes of Israel. All Gentiles will be amazed at end of the world that they mistreated his people. Isaiah 14 explains verses 5-6.
Irene123's Isaiah Chapter 61 comment on 4/14/2017, 4:24pm...
V.1 - " ... to proclaim liberty to the captives and the opening of prison to them that are bound ... " - is one and the same. Jesus (God) used 'doublespeak' quite a lot to make His meanings clearer. He knew His hearers were of varied understanding. 'Captives' are captives of sin, just as those in prison are; it's one and the same.
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