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.
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In this post, we go through Isaiah 53 verse by verse to understand its true meaning.
Ruth Guggenheim discusses the identity of the servant in Isaiah 53 with Rabbi Michael Skobac.
Isaiah 53 is the fifty-third chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible. It is said that the chapter talks about Jesus, or does it? Let’s find out.
Isaiah 53 Teaches that Jesus is NOT the Messiah By Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal Christian missionaries point to the passage Isaiah 52:13 thru 53:12 as the “ultimate proof” for their belief in Jesus. A missionary once admitted to me that when his beliefs are challenged by counter-missionaries, he goes back and reads Isaiah 53 in order [Read More]
By Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal Isaiah 53 (52:13 – 53:12) describes the servant of the Lord who shocks the world with his unexpected exaltation. The prophet presents us with the shocked words of the onlookers as they express their astonishment. From these words we learn that the onlookers were intimately familiar with the servant long before [Read More]
Who was Rabbi Moshe Al Sheich? Why is he quoted (misquoted) by missionaries with regard to Isaiah 53? Find out in this post.
In this article Moshe Shulman covers the views of the commentators from the time of Rashi on Isaiah 53. There have been literally dozens of commentaries written since his time, but very few are considered authoritative. For that reason he would like to explain how we should evaluate the works and how serious they are taken