The First Servant Song of Isaiah

Isaiah 42:1-9, 49:1-12; 50:4-9, and chapters 52-53 are often referred to as the Servant Songs of Isaiah. After Jesus' death and resurrection, it was quite common for Christian leaders and later biblical scholars to connect Jesus with these prophesied servant passages. That served as further proof of Jesus being the long-awaited Messiah of God. The …

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