53:6 like sheep. This refers to a “flock of sheep,” speaking of corporate sin.
53:6 every one. “Every one” has been guilty also of personal sin.
53:6 hath laid on him. This means literally, “laid on with a death-dealing blow,” as He died both for the sin of the world and our individual sins (note John 1:29; Romans 5:12).
53:7 was afflicted. “Afflicted” means “bowed Himself”—that is, willingly submitted to all the humiliation and suffering—for us!
53:7 as a lamb. Here lies the basis for the many New Testament references to Christ as the Lamb.
53:7 dumb. Note the fulfillment (Luke 23:9, etc.) and the applications (Acts 8:32,35; I Peter 2:23).