Isaiah 61:2
Good News Translation
He has sent me to proclaim That the time has come When the LORD will save his people And defeat their enemies. He has sent me to comfort all who mourn,

Contemporary English Version
This is the year when the LORD God will show kindness to us and punish our enemies. The LORD has sent me to comfort those who mourn,

Douay-Rheims Bible
To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God: to comfort all that mourn:

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To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God: to comfort all that mourn:

the acceptable

Leviticus 25:9-13 And thou shalt sound the trumpet in the seventh month, the tenth day of the month, in the time of the expiation in all your land. . . .

Luke 4:19 To preach deliverance to the captives and sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord and the day of reward.

2 Corinthians 6:2 For he saith: In an accepted time have I heard thee and in the day of salvation have I helped thee. Behold, now is the acceptable time: behold, now is the day of salvation.

and

Isaiah 34:8 For it is the day of the vengeance of the Lord, the year of recompenses of the judgment of Sion.

Isaiah 35:4 Say to the fainthearted: Take courage, and fear not: behold your God will bring the revenge of recompense: God himself will come and will save you.

Isaiah 59:17,18 He put on justice as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head: he put on the garments of vengeance, and was clad with zeal as with a cloak. . . .

Isaiah 63:1-6 Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bosra, this beautiful one in his robe, walking in the greatness of his strength. I, that speak justice, and am a defender to save. . . .

Isaiah 66:14 You shall see and your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb, and the hand of the Lord shall be known to his servants, and he shall be angry with his enemies.

Psalm 110:5,6 The Lord at thy right hand hath broken kings in the day of his wrath. . . .

Jeremiah 46:10 For this is the day of the Lord the God of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may revenge himself of his enemies: the sword shall devour, and shall be filled, and shall be drunk with their blood: for there is a sacrifice of the Lord God of hosts in the north country, by the river Euphrates.

Malachi 4:1-3 For behold the day shall come kindled as a furnace: and all the proud, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall set them on fire, saith the Lord of hosts, it shall not leave them root, nor branch. . . .

Luke 21:22-24 For these are the days of vengeance, that all things may be fulfilled, that are written. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:16 Prohibiting us to speak to the Gentiles, that they may be saved, to fill up their sins always: for the wrath of God is come upon them to the end.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-9 And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with the angels of his power: . . .

to comfort

Isaiah 25:8 He shall cast death down headlong for ever: and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from every face, and the reproach of his people he shall take away from off the whole earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.

Isaiah 57:18 I saw his ways, and I healed him, and brought him back, and restored comforts to him, and to them that mourn for him.

Isaiah 66:10-12 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her. . . .

Jeremiah 31:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, the young men and old men together: and I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them joyful after their sorrow.

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.

Luke 6:21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for you shall laugh.

Luke 7:44-50 And turning to the woman, he said unto Simon: Dost thou see this woman? I entered into thy house: thou gavest me no water for my feet. But she with tears hath washed my feet; and with her hairs hath wiped them. . . .

John 16:20-22 Amen, amen, I say to you, that you shall lament and weep, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be made sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. . . .

2 Corinthians 1:4,5 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we also may be able to comfort them who are in all distress, by the exhortation wherewith we also are exhorted by God. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:16,17 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope in grace, . . .

Context
The Year of the LORD's Favor
1The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord hath anointed me: he hath sent me to preach to the meek, to heal the contrite of heart, and to preach a release to the captives, and deliverance to them that are shut up. 2To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God: to comfort all that mourn:3To appoint to the mourners of Sion, and to give them a crown for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, a garment of praise for the spirit of grief: and they shall be called in it the mighty ones of justice, the planting of the Lord to glorify him.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:4
Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.

Luke 4:19
To preach deliverance to the captives and sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord and the day of reward.

Isaiah 1:24
Therefore saith the Lord the God of hosts, the mighty one of Israel: Ah! I will comfort myself over my adversaries: and I will be revenged of my enemies.

Isaiah 2:12
Because the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and highminded, and upon every one that is arrogant, and he shall be humbled.

Isaiah 13:6
Howl ye, for the day of the Lord is near: it shall come as a destruction from the Lord.

Isaiah 34:2
For the indignation of the Lord is upon all nations, and his fury upon all their armies: he hath killed them, and delivered them to slaughter.

Isaiah 34:8
For it is the day of the vengeance of the Lord, the year of recompenses of the judgment of Sion.

Isaiah 35:4
Say to the fainthearted: Take courage, and fear not: behold your God will bring the revenge of recompense: God himself will come and will save you.

Isaiah 40:1
Be comforted, be comforted, my people, saith your God.

Isaiah 49:8
Thus saith the Lord: In an acceptable time I have heard thee, and in the day of salvation I have helped thee: and I have preserved thee, and given thee to be a covenant of the people, that thou mightest raise up the earth, and possess the inheritances that were destroyed:

Isaiah 57:18
I saw his ways, and I healed him, and brought him back, and restored comforts to him, and to them that mourn for him.

Isaiah 58:5
Is this such a fast as I have chosen: for a man to afflict his soul for a day? is this it, to wind his head about like a circle, and to spread sackcloth and ashes? wilt thou call this a fast, and a day acceptable to the Lord?

Isaiah 60:10
And the children of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister to thee: for in my wrath have I struck thee, and in my reconciliation have I had mercy upon thee.

Isaiah 63:4
For the day of vengeance is in my heart, the year of my redemption is come.

Jeremiah 31:13
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, the young men and old men together: and I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them joyful after their sorrow.

Micah 3:8
And they shall be confounded that see visions, and the diviners shall be confounded: and they shall all cover their faces, because there is no answer of God.

Additional Translations
to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor and the day of our God’s vengeance, to comfort all who mourn,To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

to proclaim the year of Jehovah's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

to declare the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of recompence; to comfort all that mourn;

to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

to proclaim the year of Yahweh's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;

To proclaim the year of the good pleasure of Jehovah, And the day of vengeance of our God, To comfort all mourners.
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