An examination of the text of Isaiah 53: How it is understood by Jews and how it is often presented by missionaries in an attempt to mislead Jews and influence them to convert to Christianity. Part 1: Stream Audio Download MP3 Part 2: Stream Audio Download MP3
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52:13 Behold, My servant shall succeed; he will be exalted and become high and exceedingly lofty. The success and exaltation of God’s servant is an event that the prophet sees as futuristic. The immediate context (52:7-12) tells us that this is part of the blessing that Israel will experience at the time of her restoration. [Read More]
Ruth Guggenheim discusses the identity of the servant in Isaiah 53 with Rabbi Michael Skobac.
Q) I was given a book by a friend entitled: Isaiah 53-Explained. It is very confusing and I really don’t know who “the Servant” is……It sounds like it IS talking about “Yeshua Hamoschaich” (Jesus). Is it? A) The book, published by Chosen People Ministry, and distributed free to thousands of Jewish homes, is part of [Read More]
Rabbi Moshe Al Sheich is one of the most commonly quoted (misquoted) Rabbis by the missionaries with regard to Isaiah 53. They actually know very little of what he wrote in his commentary except for a short half sentence I will quote below. What is interesting is that those quoting him know less of who [Read More]
In this article I want to cover the views of the commentators from the time of Rashi on. There have been literally dozens of commentaries written since his time, but very few are considered authoritative. For that reason I would like to explain how we should evaluate the works and how serious they are taken. [Read More]