"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

Isaiah 53

The “Suffering Servant” in ch.53 of Y’shayahu

July 2, 2011

by Prof. Mordochai ben-Tziyyon, Universitah Ha’ivrit, Y’rushalayim Chapter 53 of Y’shayahu‘s book, as it appears in “King James’s Per-Version” and other christian “Per-Versions”, certainly seems to be a clear and explicit prediction of the career, and most particularly the death, of the christian man-god. But of course it does: christians deliberately write their translations to make it look that […]

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Q & A:The Haftorah and Isaiah 53: Are the Jews Hiding Something?

June 21, 2011

Question:  Dear Rabbi, Missionaries claim that we are so “scared” of Isaiah 53 that we have omitted it from the Haftorah reading when it comes up.  I know this can’t be true, but what should be my response when this is brought up?  Thank you. Answer: This claim that the Jews have deliberately removed Isaiah 53 […]

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Misquotes and Mistranslations in the Christian New Testament (2)

June 11, 2011

Zechariah 12:10 − The Hebrew Tanakh: “and they shall look upon me whom they have stabbed/ thrust through [with swords”) The King James Version of Zechariah changes one word [stabbed] to “pierced.” BUT John 19:37 (New Testament) misquotes Zechariah to change the entire meaning by saying, “They shall look on him (instead of ME) whom […]

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Isaiah 53 – ebook

May 28, 2011

by Moshe Shulman The question of Isaiah 53 and what it means comes up in every discussion with a Christian. For that reason, I have collected information that I have available and compiled the following summary. I hope that the readers will look at it from beginning to end, consider the information presented and judge it favorably. […]

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Who is the Suffering Servant in Isaiah 53? Part One

May 23, 2011

by Uri Yosef – Messiah Truth.com PART I – THE JEWISH INTERPRETATION, VALID OR NOT? (ISAIAH 53:1-4) IV. ISAIAH 53:1-4 The Hebrew Text with Jewish and Christian Translations Side-by-side English renditions and the Hebrew text of the first portion of the Fourth Servant Song, Isaiah 53:1-4, are displayed in Table IV.A-1.  The King James Version (KJV) […]

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Abuse and Misquotes of the Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah 53 – Who was the “Suffering Servant?”

May 23, 2011

by Bruce James (Baruch Gershom) Isaiah 53. Who Was the “Suffering Servant”? Missionaries commonly cite Isaiah 53 as proof that the Messiah will suffer for the people’s sins. E.g.: “(3)He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with sickness; and we hid as it were our faces from him; he […]

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Isaiah 53 – Suffering Servant: Cutting Through the Distortions and Mistranslations of this Enigmatic Text…

May 22, 2011

by Marshall Roth The 53rd chapter of Isaiah is a beautiful, poetic song, one of the four “Servant Songs” in which the prophet describes the climactic period of world history when the Messiah will arrive and the Jewish people assume the role as the spiritual leaders of humanity. Isaiah 53 is a prophecy foretelling how […]

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