Isaiah 53:11 states in 2 different versions: GW He will see and be satisfied because of his suffering. My righteous servant will acquit many people because of what he has learned through suffering. He will carry their sins as a burden. NOG He will see and be satisfied because of his suffering. My righteous Ebed will acquit many people because of what he has learned through suffering. He will carry their sins as a burden.
Isaiah 53:1 - 12
AMP - 1 WHO HAS believed (trusted in, relied upon, and clung to) our message [of that which was revealed to us]? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been disclosed? 2 For [the Servant of God] grew up before Him like a tender plant, and like a root out of dry ground; He has no form or comeliness [royal, kingly pomp], that we should look at Him, and no beauty that we should desire Him.
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The New Living Version of Isaiah 53:11 puts the verse as follows: "When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish, he will be satisfied. And because of his experience, my righteous servant will make it possible for many to be counted righteous, for he will bear all their sins." By my reading, it is God the Father who is speaking in this verse, and the "he" of whom the Father is speaking is God the Son, whom God the Father also calls "my righteous servant". To me, that says that Jesus would be satisfied with the results of His suffering (despite what that suffering required Him to endure), because of the eternal justification that it would provide to those who would be redeemed by their faith in Him.
My opinion is that the Father is satisfied because the law that He Himself had laid down was satisfied. Sin must be paid for. Most people know that actions have consequences, especially bad actions. But since Jesus died in our place, paying the death penaty for our sins, the law can be fulfilled or satisfied. When I attended Arizona Bible College in Phoenix, Arizona, we had a week long meeting with a Doctor who specialized in the Old Testament. In this case it was Isaiah 53. I think he was Jewish but was converted to Jesus.
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