Isaiah 11

        The "Shoot of Jesse" -  The sign of the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ

    1Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse,
         And a
branch from his roots will bear fruit.
    2The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him,
         The spirit of wisdom and understanding,
         The spirit of counsel and strength,
         The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.
    3And He will delight in the fear of the LORD,
         And He will not judge by what His eyes see,
         Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;
    4But with righteousness He will judge the poor,
         And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth;
         And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
         And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

    5Also righteousness will be the belt about His loins,
         And faithfulness the belt about His waist.
    6And the wolf will dwell with the lamb,
         And the leopard will lie down with the young goat,
         And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together;
         And a little boy will lead them.
    7Also the cow and the bear will graze,
         Their young will lie down together,
         And the lion will eat straw like the ox.
    8The nursing child will play by the hole of the cobra,
         And the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.
    9They will not hurt or destroy in all My holy mountain,
         For the earth will be full of the knowledge of the LORD
         As the waters cover the sea.
    10Then in that day
         All the nations will resort to the root of Jesse,
         Who will stand as a banner for all the peoples,
         And his resting place shall be glorious.

The Restored Remnant

    11Then it will happen on that day that the Lord
         Will again recover the second time with His hand
         The remnant of His people, who will remain,
         From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath,
         And from the islands of the sea.

    12  And he will lift up a new standard for the nations.







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