|Isaiah 11:1-5 |
1 "And there shall come forth a rod [Jesus described as a rod to rule and discipline]out of the stem of Jesse [David's father], and a Branch shall grow out of his roots.1
2 And the spirits of the LORD shall rest upon him [Jesus], the spirit of wisdom, understanding, counsel, might, knowledge, and reverential fear and obedient fear of the LORD;
3 And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears.2
4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth. He shall smite the earth. With the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
5 And righteousness shall be the girdle of his waist, and faithfulness the girdle of his loins.
2 As Jesus said, he does not judge by sight: