New Living Translation
He has sent me to tell those who mourn that the time of the LORD's favor has come, and with it, the day of God's anger against their enemies.
King James Bible
To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
Darby Bible Translation
to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
World English Bible
to proclaim the year of Yahweh's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;
Young's Literal Translation
To proclaim the year of the good pleasure of Jehovah, And the day of vengeance of our God, To comfort all mourners.
Isaiah 61:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
61:2 Vengeance - It being necessary, that where God will deliver his people, he should take vengeance on their enemies; principally on the enemies of his church, and the spiritual ones chiefly, Satan, sin, and death.
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'But grow in grace.' 2 Pet 3:38. True grace is progressive, of a spreading and growing nature. It is with grace as with light; first, there is the crepusculum, or daybreak; then it shines brighter to the full meridian. A good Christian is like the crocodile. Quamdiu vivet crescit; he has never done growing. The saints are not only compared to stars for their light, but to trees for their growth. Isa 61:1, and Hos 14:4. A good Christian is not like Hezekiah's sun that went backwards, nor Joshua's …
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Christ the Deliverer.
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind the Things of the Flesh,",
Of the Words Themselves in General.
God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
and that the time of the LORD's favor has come."
Therefore, the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the Mighty One of Israel, says, "I will take revenge on my enemies and pay back my foes!
For the LORD of Heaven's Armies has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty and bring down everything that is exalted.
Scream in terror, for the day of the LORD has arrived--the time for the Almighty to destroy.
For the LORD is enraged against the nations. His fury is against all their armies. He will completely destroy them, dooming them to slaughter.
For it is the day of the LORD's revenge, the year when Edom will be paid back for all it did to Israel.
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