Isaiah 42:3
Good News Translation
He will not break off a bent reed nor put out a flickering lamp. He will bring lasting justice to all.

Contemporary English Version
He won't break off a bent reed or put out a dying flame, but he will make sure that justice is done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

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The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

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Isaiah 35:3,4 Strengthen ye the feeble hands, and confirm the weak knees. . . .

Isaiah 40:11,29-31 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young. . . .

Isaiah 50:4,10 The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master. . . .

Isaiah 57:15-18 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite. . . .

Isaiah 61:1-3 The 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. . . .

Isaiah 66:2 My hand made all these things, and all these things were made, saith the Lord. But to whom shall I have respect, but to him that is poor and little, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my words?

Psalm 103:13,14 As a father hath compassion on his children, so hath the Lord compassion on them that fear him: . . .

Psalm 147:3 Who healeth the broken of heart, and bindeth up their bruises.

Jeremiah 30:12-17 For thus saith the Lord: Thy bruise is incurable, thy wound is very grievous. . . .

Jeremiah 31:18-20,25 Hearing I heard Ephraim when he went into captivity: thou hast chastised me, and I was instructed, as a young bullock unaccustomed to the yoke. Convert me, and I shall be converted, for thou art the Lord my God. . . .

Ezekiel 34:16 I will seek that which was lost: and that which was driven away, I will bring again: and I will bind up that which was broken, and I will strengthen that which was weak, and that which was fat and strong I will preserve, and I will feed them in judgment.

Matthew 11:28 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you.

Matthew 18:11-14 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. . . .

Luke 22:31,32 And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat. . . .

John 20:19-21,27 Now when it was late the same day, the first of the week, and the doors were shut, where the disciples were gathered together, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst and said to them: Peace be to you. . . .

Hebrews 2:17,18 Wherefore, it behoved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest before God, that he might be a propitiation for the sins of the people. . . .

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Isaiah 11:3,4 And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears. . . .

Psalm 72:2-4 Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment. . . .

Psalm 96:13 before the face of the Lord, because he cometh: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 98:9 At the presence of the Lord: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with equity.

Micah 7:9 I will bear the wrath of the Lord, because I have sinned against him: until he judge my cause, and execute judgement for me: he will bring me forth into the light, I shall behold his justice.

John 5:30 I cannot of myself do any thing. As I hear, so I judge. And my judgment is just: because I seek not my own will. but the will of him that sent me.

Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened: and behold a white horse. And he that sat upon him was called faithful and true: and with justice doth he judge and fight.

Context
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2He shall not cry, nor have respect to person, neither shall his voice be heard abroad. 3The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.4He shall not be sad, nor troublesome, till he set judgment in the earth, and the islands shall wait for his law.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:20
The bruised reed he shall not break: and smoking flax he shall not extinguish: till he send forth judgment unto victory.

Psalm 54:5
Turn back the evils upon my enemies; and cut them off in thy truth.

Psalm 72:2
Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.

Psalm 72:4
He shall judge the poor of the people, and he shall save the children of the poor: and he shall humble the oppressor.

Psalm 94:15
Until justice be turned into judgment: and they that are near it are all the upright in heart.

Psalm 96:13
before the face of the Lord, because he cometh: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with his truth.

Isaiah 9:7
His empire shall be multiplied, and there shall be no end of peace: he shall sit upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom; to establish it and strengthen it with judgment and with justice, from henceforth and for ever: the zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 42:2
He shall not cry, nor have respect to person, neither shall his voice be heard abroad.

Additional Translations
A bruised reed He will not break and a smoldering wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice.A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment to truth.

A bruised reed will he not break, and a dimly burning wick will he not quench: he will bring forth justice in truth.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench; but he shall bring forth judgment to truth.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment in truth.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment to truth.

He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.

A bruised reed he breaketh not, And dim flax he quencheth not, To truth he bringeth forth judgment.
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