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TitleIsaiah 11
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2022
AuthorsParry, Donald W.
Book TitleThe Book of Isaiah: A New Translation (Preliminary Edition)
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
CitySpringville, UT

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Glorious Conditions of the Millennium (11:6–10)


6And the wolf will dwell with the lamb,
and the leopard will lie down with the kid;

and the calf and the young lion will graze[1] together,
and a little child will lead them.

7And the cow and the bear will feed;
their offspring will lie down together;
and the lion will eat straw like an ox.

8And the nursing babe will play on the hole of the viper,
and the toddler will put his hand on the adder’s den.

The Lord

9They will not do evil nor destroy in all My holy mountain;


for the earth will be full of the knowledge of the LORD,
as the waters cover the sea.

10And it will come to pass in that day that the root of Jesse—who stands for an ensign of the people—

to him will the nations seek,
and his place of rest will be glorious.

An Ensign Will Gather Israel (11:11–16)


11And it will come to pass in that day that the LORD will set His hand again the second time to acquire the remnant of His people

who remain, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush,
and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.

12And He will raise an ensign[2] for the nations,

and will assemble the outcasts of Israel,
and gather the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.

13And the envy of Ephraim will depart,
and those hostile to Judah will be cut off;

Ephraim will not envy Judah,
and Judah will not be hostile toward Ephraim.

14But they will swoop down the slope of the Philistines to the west
and plunder the peoples of the east together;

they will stretch out their hands upon Edom and Moab,
and the children of Ammon will be their subjects.

15And the LORD will completely destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea,
and with His scorching wind He will wave His hand over the river

and will smite it in the seven streams so that men may cross with sandals.

16And there will be a highway from Assyria for the remnant of His people, which will be left, as there was for Israel in the day that they came from the land of Egypt.

[1] DSS Isaiah reads “to graze” rather than “fatling.” “Graze” parallels the verb “lead” in the second line.

[2] Meaning “by and with God’s authority.” The ensign, which may be translated “flag” or “banner,” represents the gospel of Jesus Christ (Doctrine and Covenants 45:9; 105:39).


Scripture Reference

Isaiah 11:1