Matthew 12:17
New International Version
This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:

New Living Translation
This fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah concerning him:

English Standard Version
This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah:

Berean Study Bible
This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:

Berean Literal Bible
so that it might be fulfilled that having been spoken by the prophet Isaiah, saying:

New American Standard Bible
This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet:

King James Bible
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

Christian Standard Bible
so that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

Contemporary English Version
So God's promise came true, just as Isaiah the prophet had said,

Good News Translation
He did this so as to make come true what God had said through the prophet Isaiah:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

International Standard Version
This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet Isaiah when he said,

NET Bible
This fulfilled what was spoken by Isaiah the prophet:

New Heart English Bible
This was to fulfill what had been spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That the thing would be fulfilled that was spoken by Isaiah the Prophet which says:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So what the prophet Isaiah had said came true:

New American Standard 1977
in order that what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, might be fulfilled, saying,

Jubilee Bible 2000
so that it which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, who said,

King James 2000 Bible
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying,

American King James Version
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

American Standard Version
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying,

Douay-Rheims Bible
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaias the prophet, saying:

Darby Bible Translation
that that might be fulfilled which was spoken through Esaias the prophet, saying,

English Revised Version
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying,

Webster's Bible Translation
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying,

Weymouth New Testament
that those words of the Prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled,

World English Bible
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
that it might be fulfilled that was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying,
Study Bible
God's Chosen Servant
16warning them not to make Him known. 17This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: 18“Here is My servant, whom I have chosen, My beloved, in whom My soul delights. I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will proclaim justice to the nations.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:16
warning them not to make Him known.

Matthew 12:18
"Here is My servant, whom I have chosen, My beloved, in whom My soul delights. I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will proclaim justice to the nations.

Treasury of Scripture

That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

it.

Matthew 8:17
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.

Matthew 13:35
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

Matthew 21:4
All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,

saying.

Isaiah 42:1-4
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles…







Lexicon
This was
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

to fulfill
πληρωθῇ (plērōthē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4137: From pleres; to make replete, i.e. to cram, level up, or to furnish, satisfy, execute, finish, verify, etc.

what
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

was spoken
ῥηθὲν (rhēthen)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2046: Probably a fuller form of rheo; an alternate for epo in certain tenses; to utter, i.e. Speak or say.

through
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

prophet
προφήτου (prophētou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

Isaiah:
Ἠσαΐου (Ēsaiou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2268: Isaiah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Hesaias, an Israelite.
(17) That it might be fulfilled.--The quotation of Isaiah 42:1 (not from the LXX., but in a free translation from the Hebrew) in reference to this reserve and reticence, and therefore in a sense which seems to us to fall far short of its full meaning, shows how deep an impression it had made on the mind of the Evangelist in connection with our Lord's conduct. One who united thus the attributes of divine power with such entire freedom from the ostentation of ambition could be none other than the true ideal King.

Verse 17. - That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying (Isaiah 42:1-4). The following quotation is not taken from the LXX., but from the Hebrew, and this it largely paraphrases. 12:14-21 The Pharisees took counsel to find some accusation, that Jesus might be condemned to death. Aware of their design, as his time was not come, he retired from that place. Face does not more exactly answer to face in water, than the character of Christ drawn by the prophet, to his temper and conduct as described by the evangelists. Let us with cheerful confidence commit our souls to so kind and faithful a Friend. Far from breaking, he will strengthen the bruised reed; far from quenching the smoking flax, or wick nearly out, he will rather blow it up into a flame. Let us lay aside contentious and angry debates; let us receive one another as Christ receives us. And while encouraged by the gracious kindness of our Lord, we should pray that his Spirit may rest upon us, and make us able to copy his example.
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