New Living Translation
He will not crush the weakest reed or put out a flickering candle. He will bring justice to all who have been wronged.
King James Bible
A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
Darby Bible Translation
A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth.
World English Bible
He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.
Young's Literal Translation
A bruised reed he breaketh not, And dim flax he quencheth not, To truth he bringeth forth judgment.
Isaiah 42:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
42:3 Break - Christ will not deal rigorously with those that come to him, but he will use all gentleness, cherishing the smallest beginnings of grace, comforting and healing wounded consciences. Quench - That wick of a candle which is almost extinct, he will not quench, but revive and kindle it again. Judgment - The law of God, or the doctrine of the gospel, which he will bring forth, unto, with, or according to truth, that is, truly and faithfully.
LibraryThe Prophet Hosea.
GENERAL PRELIMINARY REMARKS. That the kingdom of Israel was the object of the prophet's ministry is so evident, that upon this point all are, and cannot but be, agreed. But there is a difference of opinion as to whether the prophet was a fellow-countryman of those to whom he preached, or was called by God out of the kingdom of Judah. The latter has been asserted with great confidence by Maurer, among others, in his Observ. in Hos., in the Commentat. Theol. ii. i. p. 293. But the arguments …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Prayer Taught and Encouraged.
Book ix. Epistle i. To Januarius, Bishop of Caralis (Cagliari).
"But if we Walk in the Light, as He is in the Light, we have Fellowship one with Another, and the Blood of Jesus Christ His
He will not crush the weakest reed or put out a flickering candle. Finally he will cause justice to be victorious.
May the evil plans of my enemies be turned against them. Do as you promised and put an end to them.
Help him judge your people in the right way; let the poor always be treated fairly.
Help him to defend the poor, to rescue the children of the needy, and to crush their oppressors.
Judgment will again be founded on justice, and those with virtuous hearts will pursue it.
before the LORD, for he is coming! He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with his truth.
His government and its peace will never end. He will rule with fairness and justice from the throne of his ancestor David for all eternity. The passionate commitment of the LORD of Heaven's Armies will make this happen!
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