Isaiah 50:8
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New Living Translation
He who gives me justice is near. Who will dare to bring charges against me now? Where are my accusers? Let them appear!

King James Bible
He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.

Darby Bible Translation
He is near that justifieth me: who will contend with me? let us stand together; who is mine adverse party? let him draw near unto me.

World English Bible
He is near who justifies me; who will bring charges against me? Let us stand up together: who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.

Young's Literal Translation
Near is He who is justifying me, Who doth contend with me? We stand together, who is mine opponent? Let him come nigh unto me.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

50:8 Justifieth - God will clear up my righteousness, and shew by many and mighty signs and wonders, that I lived and died his faithful servant. Let him come - l am conscious of mine own innocency, and I know that God will give sentence for me.

Isaiah 50:8 Parallel Commentaries

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The Servant's Triumph
'He is near that justifieth Me; who will contend with Me? let us stand together: who is Mine adversary? let him come near to Me. 9. Behold, the Lord God will help Me; who is he that shall condemn Me? lo, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.'--ISAIAH l. 8, 9. We have reached the final words of this prophecy, and we hear in them a tone of lofty confidence and triumph. While the former ones sounded plaintive like soft flute music, this rings out clear like the note of a
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Great Shepherd
He shall feed his flock like a shepherd; He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young. I t is not easy for those, whose habits of life are insensibly formed by the customs of modern times, to conceive any adequate idea of the pastoral life, as obtained in the eastern countries, before that simplicity of manners, which characterized the early ages, was corrupted, by the artificial and false refinements of luxury. Wealth, in those
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Voluntary Suffering
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting. T hat which often passes amongst men for resolution, and the proof of a noble, courageous spirit, is, in reality, the effect of a weak and little mind. At least, it is chiefly owing to the presence of certain circumstances, which have a greater influence upon the conduct, than any inherent principle. Thus may persons who appear to set death and danger at defiance in the hour
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Deepening Shadows.
We shall perhaps understand better some of the remaining prayer incidents if we remember that Jesus is now in the last year of His ministry, the acute state of His experiences with the national leaders preceding the final break. The awful shadow of the cross grows deeper and darker across His path. The hatred of the opposition leader gets constantly intenser. The conditions of discipleship are more sharply put. The inability of the crowds, of the disciples, and others to understand Him grows more
S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon—Quiet Talks on Prayer

Cross References
Romans 8:33
Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? No one--for God himself has given us right standing with himself.

Romans 8:34
Who then will condemn us? No one--for Christ Jesus died for us and was raised to life for us, and he is sitting in the place of honor at God's right hand, pleading for us.

Job 13:19
Who can argue with me over this? And if you prove me wrong, I will remain silent and die.

Psalm 119:151
But you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true.

Isaiah 1:18
"Come now, let's settle this," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool.

Isaiah 41:1
"Listen in silence before me, you lands beyond the sea. Bring your strongest arguments. Come now and speak. The court is ready for your case.

Isaiah 43:26
Let us review the situation together, and you can present your case to prove your innocence.

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