11 1And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse, and
a branch out of his roots shall bear fruit.
2And the Spirit of Jehovah
shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of
counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Jehovah.
3And his delight shall be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge
after the sight of his eyes, neither decide after the hearing of his ears;
4but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and decide with equity
for the meek of the earth; and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his
mouth; and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
righteousness shall be the girdle of his waist, and faithfulness the girdle
of his loins.
6And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard
shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling
together; and a little child shall lead them.
7And the cow and the bear
shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat
straw like the ox.
8And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the
asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the adder's den.
shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth shall be
full of the knowledge of Jehovah, as the waters cover the sea.
shall come to pass in that day, that the root of Jesse, that standeth for an
ensign of the peoples, unto him shall the nations seek; and his resting-place
shall be glorious.
11And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord
will set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people,
that shall remain, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from
Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands
of the sea.
12And he will set up an ensign for the nations, and will
assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah
from the four corners of the earth.
13The envy also of Ephraim shall
depart, and they that vex Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy
Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
14And they shall fly down upon
the shoulder of the Philistines on the west; together shall they despoil the
children of the east: they shall put forth their hand upon Edom and Moab; and
the children of Ammon shall obey them.
15And Jehovah will utterly destroy
the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind will he wave his
hand over the River, and will smite it into seven streams, and cause men to
march over dryshod.
16And there shall be a highway for the remnant of his
people, that shall remain, from Assyria; like as there was for Israel in the
day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.