Isaiah 53:7

Hebrew Bible

5 He was wounded because of our rebellious deeds, crushed because of our sins; he endured punishment that made us well; because of his wounds we have been healed. 6 All of us had wandered off like sheep; each of us had strayed off on his own path, but the Lord caused the sin of all of us to attack him. 7 He was treated harshly and afflicted, but he did not even open his mouth. Like a lamb led to the slaughtering block, like a sheep silent before her shearers, he did not even open his mouth. 8 He was led away after an unjust trial—but who even cared? Indeed, he was cut off from the land of the living; because of the rebellion of his own people he was wounded. 9 They intended to bury him with criminals, but he ended up in a rich man’s tomb because he had committed no violent deeds, nor had he spoken deceitfully.

Psalm 44:22

Hebrew Bible

20 If we had rejected our God, and spread out our hands in prayer to another god, 21 would not God discover it, for he knows a person’s secret thoughts? 22 Yet because of you we are killed all day long; we are treated like sheep at the slaughtering block. 23 Rouse yourself! Why do you sleep, O Lord? Wake up! Do not reject us forever. 24 Why do you look the other way, and ignore the way we are oppressed and mistreated?

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