I broughta you from the ends of the earth and called you from its farthest corners. I said to you: You are My servant; I have chosen you and not rejected you.
Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you; I will hold on to you with My righteous right hand.
Be sure that all who are enraged against you will be ashamed and disgraced; those who contend with you will become as nothing and will perish.
You will look for those who contend with you, but you will not find them. Those who war against you will become absolutely nothing.
For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand and say to you: Do not fear, I will help you.
Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you menb of Israel: I will help you- the Lord's declaration. Your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board, new, with many teeth. You will thresh mountains and pulverize [them], and make hills like chaff.
You will winnow them and a wind will carry them away, and a gale will scatter them. But you will rejoice in the Lord; you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.
The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. I, the Lord, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, do not forsake them.
I will open rivers on the barren heights, and springs in the middle of the plains. I will turn the desert into a pool of water and dry land into springs of water.
I will plant cedars in the desert, acacias, myrtles, and olive trees. I will put cypress trees in the desert, elms and box trees together,