ISAIAH 53: JESUS IS NOT THE SUFFERING SERVANT – Part 4

ISAIAH 53:1

 53:1:  “Who would have believed our report [literally, “what we have heard”]?”

As we enter chapter 53, a change of speakers occurs.  In Isaiah 52:13-15 God is the speaker, now in verses 1-8 it is as if it were the representative spokesman for the gentile nations who is speaking.  The spokesman declares:  “Who would have believed our report?”