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Isaiah 42:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison-house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the dungeon And those who dwell in darkness from the prison.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkness out of the prison-house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— to open the blind eyes, to bring forth the prisoner from the prison, them that sit in darkness out of the house of restraint.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— To open eyes that are blind,—To bring forth, Out of the dungeon, the captive, Out of the prison, the dwellers in darkness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— To open the eyes of the blind, To bring forth from prison the bound one, From the house of restraint those sitting in darkness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That thou mightest open the eyes of the blind, and bring forth the prisoner out of prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkenesse out of the prison house.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— to open the eyes of the blind, to bring the bound and them that sit in darkness out of bonds and the prison-house.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
To open 6491
{6491} Prime
פָּקַח
paqach
{paw-kakh'}
A primitive root; to open (the senses, especially the eyes); figuratively to be observant.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
the blind 5787
{5787} Prime
עִוֵּר
`ivver
{iv-vare'}
Intensive from H5786; blind (literally or figuratively).
eyes, 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
to bring out 3318
{3318} Prime
יָצָא
yatsa'
{yaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to go (causatively bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximate.
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
the prisoners 616
{0616} Prime
אַסִּיר
'acciyr
{as-sere'}
For H0615.
from the prison, 4525
{4525} Prime
מַסְגֵּר
macger
{mas-gare'}
From H5462; a fastener, that is, (of a person) a smith, (of a thing) a prison.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[and] them that sit 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in darkness 2822
{2822} Prime
חֹשֶׁךְ
choshek
{kho-shek'}
From H2821; the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness.
out of the prison 3608
{3608} Prime
כֶּלֶא
kele'
{keh'-leh}
From H3607; a prison.
house. 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 42:7

_ _ blind — spiritually (Isaiah 42:16, Isaiah 42:18, Isaiah 42:19; Isaiah 35:5; John 9:39).

_ _ prison — (Isaiah 61:1, Isaiah 61:2).

_ _ darkness — opposed to “light” (Isaiah 42:6; Ephesians 5:8; 1 Peter 2:9).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 42:5-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Isaiah 42:16 And I will bring the blind by a way [that] they knew not; I will lead them in paths [that] they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Isaiah 29:18 And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
Isaiah 35:5 Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
Psalms 146:8 The LORD openeth [the eyes of] the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
Matthew 11:5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Luke 24:45 Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,
John 9:39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 1:17-18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: ... The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
Revelation 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and [that] the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

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Isaiah 42:22 But this [is] a people robbed and spoiled; [they are] all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore.
Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
Isaiah 49:9 That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that [are] in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures [shall be] in all high places.
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound;
Psalms 107:10-16 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, [being] bound in affliction and iron; ... For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.
Psalms 146:7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
Zechariah 9:11-12 As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein [is] no water. ... Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare [that] I will render double unto thee;
Luke 4:18-21 The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, ... And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.
2 Timothy 2:26 And [that] they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
Hebrews 2:14-15 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; ... And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
1 Peter 2:9 But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
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Ps 107:10; 146:7, 8. Is 9:2; 29:18; 35:5; 42:16, 22; 49:9; 61:1. Zc 9:11. Mt 11:5. Lk 4:18; 24:45. Jn 9:39. Ac 26:18. 2Co 4:6. Ep 1:17. 2Ti 2:26. He 2:14. 1P 2:9. Rv 3:18.

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