The office of Christ.
Isaiah 61:1 The spirit of My Lord Yahweh, is upon me,Because Yahweh, Hath anointed me, to tell good tidings to the oppressed, Hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, To proclaim, To captives, liberty, To them who are bound, the opening of the prison; Isaiah 61:2 To proclaimThe year of acceptance of Yahweh, and, The day of avenging of our God: To comfort all who are mourning; Isaiah 61:3 To appoint unto the mourners of ZionTo give unto them, A chaplet instead of ashes, The oil of joy instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of the spirit of dejection,So shall they be called, The oaks of righteousness, The plantation of Yahweh: That he may get himself glory
Isaiah 61:4 Then shall they build the wastes of a bygone age, The desolations of former times, shall they raise up,And they shall build anewThe cities laid waste, The desolations of generation after generation. Isaiah 61:5 Then shall strangers stay, and feed your flocks,And, the sons of the foreigner, shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. Isaiah 61:6 But, ye, the priests of Yahweh, shall be called, The attendants of our God, shall ye be named,The riches of the nations, shall ye eat, And, in their glory, shall ye boast yourselves.
and blessings of the faithful.
Isaiah 61:7 Instead of your shame,double! And, [Instead of] disgrace, they shall shout in triumph over their portion,Therefore, in their own land, shall they possess, double, Joy age-abiding, shall be theirs. Isaiah 61:8 For, IYahweh, am a lover of justice, Hating plunder, for an ascending-sacrifice,Therefore will I give their reward with faithfulness, And, an age-abiding covenant, will I solemnise for them. Isaiah 61:9 Then shall be, known, among the nations, their seed, And, their offspring, in the midst of the peoples,All who see them, shall acknowledge them, That, they, are the seed that Yahweh hath blessed. Isaiah 61:10 I will, greatly rejoice, in Yahweh, My soul shall exult, in my God, For he hath clothed me, with the garments of salvation, With a robe of righteousness, hath he enwrapt me,As, a bridegroom, adorneth himself with, a chaplet, And as, a bride, bedecketh herself with, her jewels. Isaiah 61:11 For, as, the earth, bringeth forth her bud, And as, a garden, causeth, her seeds, to shoot forth, So, My Lord, Yahweh, will cause to shoot forth, Righteousness and praise before all the nations.