New Living Translation
See how I used him to display my power among the peoples. I made him a leader among the nations.
King James Bible
Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a prince and commander to the peoples.
World English Bible
Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, a witness to peoples I have given him, A leader and commander to peoples.
Isaiah 55:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
55:4 Behold - I have appointed, and will in due time actually give. Him - The David last mentioned, even Christ. A witness - To declare the will of God concerning the duty and salvation of men, to bear witness to truth, to confirm God's promises, and, among others, those which respect the calling of the Gentiles: to be a witness of both parties of that covenant made between God and men. The people - To all people.
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You gave me victory over my accusers. You appointed me ruler over nations; people I don't even know now serve me.
then God will establish one of David's descendants as king. He will rule with mercy and truth. He will always do what is just and be eager to do what is right.
For my people will serve the LORD their God and their king descended from David--the king I will raise up for them.
And I, the LORD, will be their God, and my servant David will be a prince among my people. I, the LORD, have spoken!
"My servant David will be their king, and they will have only one shepherd. They will obey my regulations and be careful to keep my decrees.
They will live in the land I gave my servant Jacob, the land where their ancestors lived. They and their children and their grandchildren after them will live there forever, generation after generation. And my servant David will be their prince forever.
Now listen and understand! Seven sets of seven plus sixty-two sets of seven will pass from the time the command is given to rebuild Jerusalem until a ruler--the Anointed One--comes. Jerusalem will be rebuilt with streets and strong defenses, despite the perilous times.
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