there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
2And the spirit of the LORD 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 the LORD;
3And 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:
4But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the
meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth: with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay
5And righteousness shall be the
girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
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.
the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
8And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child
shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.
shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters
cover the sea.
10And in that day there shall
be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.
11And it shall come to pass in that day, that
the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, 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
12And he shall set up an ensign for
the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of
13The envy also of Ephraim shall
depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
14But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west; they
shall spoil them of the east together: they shall lay their hand upon Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obey
15And the LORD shall utterly destroy
the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the
seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.
there shall be an highway for the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the
day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.