1 And a Branch shall go out from the trunk of Jesse, and a Shoot shall grow out of his
2 And the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest upon Him, the Spirit of wisdom and
understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of
3 And He shall savor the fear of Jehovah. And He shall not judge according to the sight
of His eyes, nor decide by the hearing of His ears.
4 But with righteousness He shall judge the poor, and shall decide with equity for the
meek of the earth. And He shall strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, and with the
breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.
5 And righteousness shall be the waistband of His loins, and faithfulness the waistband
of His heart.
6 The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid;
and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
7 And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together; and the
lion shall eat straw like the ox.
8 And the nursing child shall play near the hole of the adder, and the weaned child shall
put his hand on the viper's den.
9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain; for the earth shall be full of
the knowledge of Jehovah, as the waters cover the sea.
10 And in that day there shall be the Root of Jesse, standing as a banner for the people;
to Him the nations shall resort; and His resting place shall be glorious.
11 And it shall come to pass in that day that the Lord shall again set His hand the second
time to recover the remnant of His people who remain, from Assyria and from Egypt,
and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath,
and from the islands of the sea.
12 And He shall lift up a banner for the nations, and shall gather the outcasts of Israel
and gather together the scattered ones of Judah from the four corners of the earth.
13 And the envy of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off;
Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not distress Ephraim.
14 But they shall swoop down upon the shoulders of the Philistines to the west; they
shall plunder the children of the east together; they shall lay their hand upon Edom and
Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obey them.
15 And Jehovah shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Sea of Egypt; and with His
scorching wind He shall shake His fist over the River, and shall strike it into seven
streams, and make men tread it dry-shod.
16 And there shall be a highway for the remnant of His people, those left as survivors
from Assyria; as it was for Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.