Isaiah 42:6

I the LORD have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and give you for a covenant to the people, for a light to the Gentiles;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Gentiles. This was literally verified in Christ. Cyrus is also styled the just, (chap. xli. 26.) and gave liberty to many nations.

Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius

AD 320
Since, therefore, we were as though blind before, and when we sat as though enclosed by the prison house of foolishness in the darkness, not knowing God and his truth, we were enlightened by him who adopted us by his gracious treatment (his will in our favor). And when he had freed us as from evils and bonds and brought us into the light of wisdom, he recognized us as the heirs of his heavenly kingdom. - "Divine Institutes 4.20"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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