Isaiah 50:7
New International Version
Because the Sovereign LORD helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore have I set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame.

New Living Translation
Because the Sovereign LORD helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore, I have set my face like a stone, determined to do his will. And I know that I will not be put to shame.

English Standard Version
But the Lord GOD helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame.

Berean Study Bible
Because the Lord GOD helps Me, I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set My face like flint, and I know that I will not be put to shame.

King James Bible
For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

New King James Version
“For the Lord GOD will help Me; Therefore I will not be disgraced; Therefore I have set My face like a flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.

New American Standard Bible
For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have made My face like flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.

NASB 1995
For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have set My face like flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.

NASB 1977
For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have set My face like flint, And I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Amplified Bible
For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I have not been ashamed or humiliated. Therefore, I have made My face like flint, And I know that I shall not be put to shame.

Christian Standard Bible
The Lord GOD will help me; therefore I have not been humiliated; therefore I have set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Lord GOD will help Me; therefore I have not been humiliated; therefore I have set My face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame.

American Standard Version
For the Lord Jehovah will help me; therefore have I not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH God helped me; because of this, I am not ashamed; because of this, I have made my face like stone, and I have known that I am not ashamed

Brenton Septuagint Translation
but the Lord God became my helper; therefore I was not ashamed, but I set my face as a solid rock; and I know that I shall never be ashamed,

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD God keeps me from being disgraced. So I refuse to give up, because I know God will never let me down.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord God is my helper, therefore am I not confounded: therefore have I set my face as a most hard rock, and I know that I shall not be confounded.

English Revised Version
For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore have I not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Good News Translation
But their insults cannot hurt me because the Sovereign LORD gives me help. I brace myself to endure them. I know that I will not be disgraced,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Almighty LORD helps me. That is why I will not be ashamed. I have set my face like a flint. I know that I will not be put to shame.

International Standard Version
For the Lord GOD helps me, so I won't be disgraced. Therefore I've made my face like flint, and I know that I won't be put to shame."

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Lord GOD will help me; Therefore have I not been confounded; Therefore have I set my face like a flint, And I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Literal Standard Version
And Lord YHWH gives help to Me, "" Therefore I have not been ashamed, "" Therefore I have set My face as a flint, "" And I know that I am not ashamed.

NET Bible
But the sovereign LORD helps me, so I am not humiliated. For that reason I am steadfastly resolved; I know I will not be put to shame.

New Heart English Bible
But the LORD will help me; therefore I have not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be disappointed.

World English Bible
For the Lord Yahweh will help me; therefore I have not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be disappointed.

Young's Literal Translation
And the Lord Jehovah giveth help to me, Therefore I have not been ashamed, Therefore I have set my face as a flint, And I know that I am not ashamed.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Servant's Obedience
6I offered My back to those who struck Me, and My cheeks to those who tore out My beard. I did not hide My face from scorn and spittle. 7Because the Lord GOD helps Me, I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set My face like flint, and I know that I will not be put to shame. 8The One who vindicates Me is near. Who will dare to contend with Me? Let us confront each other! Who has a case against Me? Let him approach Me!…

Cross References
Isaiah 29:22
Therefore the LORD who redeemed Abraham says of the house of Jacob: "No longer will Jacob be ashamed and no more will his face grow pale.

Isaiah 42:1
"Here is My Servant, whom I uphold, My Chosen One, in whom My soul delights. I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will bring justice to the nations.

Isaiah 45:17
But Israel will be saved by the LORD with an everlasting salvation; you will not be put to shame or humiliated, to ages everlasting.

Isaiah 49:8
This is what the LORD says: "In the time of favor I will answer You, and in the day of salvation I will help You; I will keep You and appoint You to be a covenant for the people, to restore the land, to apportion its desolate inheritances,

Isaiah 54:4
Do not be afraid, for you will not be put to shame; do not be intimidated, for you will not be humiliated. For you will forget the shame of your youth and will remember no more the reproach of your widowhood.

Ezekiel 3:8
Behold, I will make your face as hard as their faces, and your forehead as hard as their foreheads.

Ezekiel 3:9
I will make your forehead like a diamond, harder than flint. Do not be afraid of them or dismayed at their presence, even though they are a rebellious house."

Micah 1:2
Hear, O peoples, all of you; listen, O earth, and everyone in it! May the Lord GOD bear witness against you, the Lord from His holy temple.


Treasury of Scripture

For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

the Lord

Isaiah 50:9
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 42:1
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.

Isaiah 49:8
Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

I set

Jeremiah 1:18
For, behold, I have made thee this day a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and brasen walls against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against the princes thereof, against the priests thereof, and against the people of the land.

Ezekiel 3:8,9
Behold, I have made thy face strong against their faces, and thy forehead strong against their foreheads…

Matthew 23:13-36
But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in…









(7) The Lord God will help me.--That one stay gives to the suffering Servant an indomitable strength. (Comp for the phrase Jeremiah 1:18; Ezekiel 3:9.)

Verse 7. - For the Lord God will help me; rather, but the Lord God will help me. I shall not be left always in the hands of my enemies. In this confidence the Servant rests, and is not confounded, even when the worst happens to him. He sets his face like a flint; i.e. makes it hard, impassive, expressionless, and at the same time determined, fixed not to give way (comp. Ezekiel 3:8, 9).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Because the Lord
וַאדֹנָ֤י (wa·ḏō·nāy)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

helps
יַֽעֲזָר־ (ya·‘ă·zār-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5826: To surround, protect, aid

Me,
לִ֔י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

I have not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

been disgraced;
נִכְלָ֑מְתִּי (niḵ·lā·mə·tî)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3637: To wound, to taunt, insult

therefore
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

I have set
שַׂ֤מְתִּי (śam·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

My face
פָנַי֙ (p̄ā·nay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6440: The face

like flint,
כַּֽחַלָּמִ֔ישׁ (ka·ḥal·lā·mîš)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2496: Flint

and I know
וָאֵדַ֖ע (wā·’ê·ḏa‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3045: To know

I will not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be put to shame.
אֵבֽוֹשׁ׃ (’ê·ḇō·wōš)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 954: To pale, to be ashamed, to be disappointed, delayed


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