7 See the first recorded words of Jesus in Luke 2:49; cf. John 6:38; 4:34; 17:4; Luke 22:42; Jer. 25:9; 27:6, God’s “servant” is essentially one who fulfills God’s purpose.

12 I.e., Gentiles, Is. 45:22; 49:6; etc.

28 I.e., before God, in God’s presence. Even though He was unknown to others, Jesus was the object of His Father’s delight (Luke 2:40) and loving care.

47 Matt. 8:16-17. See Chapter Eight for a full discussion of the provision of healing in the Atonement, as well as the question of whether or not Jesus was physically sick and diseased on the cross.

49 The Roman general who destroyed Jerusalem in A.D. 70.

77 The modern versions translate it properly as “death.”

78 See Chapter Three for a complete discussion of the fact that Jesus only died physically. His physical death redeemed us.

82 See p. 119 for a discussion of the meaning of this phrase.

94 I.e., bore the punishment of our iniquities; see p. 145f.

100 These are not “strong” in their own strength but in His – Eph. 6:10; 2 Cor. 12:9-10.

105 Hebrew for “transgressors” is “rebels, base criminals.”

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