12:18 “Here is 1 my servant whom I have chosen,
the one I love, in whom I take great delight. 2
I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
12:19 He will not quarrel or cry out,
nor will anyone hear his voice in the streets.
12:20 He will not break a bruised reed or extinguish a smoldering wick,
until he brings justice to victory.
12:21 And in his name the Gentiles 3 will hope.” 4
1 tn Grk “Behold my servant.”
2 tn Grk “in whom my soul is well pleased.”
3 tn Or “the nations” (the same Greek word may be translated “Gentiles” or “nations”).
4 sn Verses 18-21 are a quotation from Isa 42:1-4.