I'll say to the north, "Give them back!" and to the south, "Don't detain them." Bring my sons from far away, and my daughters from the end of the earth,
everyone who is called by my name and whom I created for my glory, whom I have formed and made.
Bring out the blind people who have eyes, the deaf ones who have ears.
All the nations are gathered together; the peoples are assembled. Which of them announced this? Who predicted to us the past events? Let them bring their witnesses as a defense; let them hear and say, "It's true!"
You are my witnesses, says the LORD, my servant, whom I chose, so that you would know and believe me and understand that I am the one. Before me no god was formed; after me there has been no other.
I, I am the LORD, and there is no savior besides me.
I announced, I saved, I proclaimed, not some stranger among you. You are my witnesses, says the LORD, and I am God.
From the dawn of time, I am the one. No one can escape my power. I act, and who can undo it?
The LORD your redeemer, the holy one of Israel, says, For your sake, I have sent an armya to Babylon, and brought down all the bars, turning the Chaldeans' singing into a lament.b15
I am the LORD, your holy one, Israel's creator, your king!
The LORD says—who makes a way in the sea and a path in the mighty waters,