For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful…
I. THE SUBJECT OR MATTER OF THE BLESSING. "A Child," "a Son."
II. THE MANNER OF ITS CONVEYANCE. "Born, given."
III. OUR INTEREST IN IT. "Unto us," in our behalf all this, and to our benefit and advantage.
(A. Littleton, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.