My Righteous Servant

My Righteous Servant is one translation of a Hebrew phrase in the famous “suffering servant” prophecy of Isaiah. It is a prophetic messianic name of Jesus (Yeshua‘). The idea that the Messiah (Christ) would serve, let alone suffer, was shocking to the Jewish people of the time. Jesus (Yeshua‘) redefined messiahship and Lordship.

Picture of the Hebrew text of Isa. 53:11 which tells of Jesus, My Righteous Servant (or the Righteous One My Servant).

My Righteous Servant (or the Righteous One My Servant) in Isa. 53:11.

My Righteous Servant in Hebrew:

Tsaddiq ‘avdi

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 6662, 5650

Bible reference: Isa. 53:11 (NIV, KJV)

After he has suffered,
he will see the light of life and be satisfied;
by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many,
and he will bear their iniquities.
(Isaiah 53:11 NIV)

In the NASB, He is called the Righteous One, My Servant

Elsewhere, Jesus is also called “My Servant” and the “Servant of rulers.”

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