Isaiah 48:8-18 CSB

8 You have never heard; you have never known; For a long time your ears have not been open. For I knew that you were very treacherous, and were known as a rebel from birth.
9 I will delay My anger for the honor of My name, and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and [for] My praise, so that you will not be destroyed.
10 Look, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have testeda you in the furnace of affliction.

References for Isaiah 48:10

      11 I will act for My own sake, indeed, My own, for how can Ib be defiled? I will not give My glory to another.

      References for Isaiah 48:11

        • d 48:11 - DSS, Syr; MT reads it
          12 "Listen to Me, Jacob, and Israel, the one called by Me: I am He; I am the first, I am also the last.c

          References for Isaiah 48:12

            • e 48:12 - Rv 1:17; 22:13
              13 My own hand founded the earth, and My right hand spread out the heavens; when I summoned them, they stood up together.
              14 All of you, assemble and listen! Who among the idolsd has declared these things? The Lord loves him;e he will accomplish His will against Babylon, and His arm [will be against] the Chaldeans.

              References for Isaiah 48:14

                  15 I-I have spoken; yes, I have called him; I have brought him, and he will succeed in his mission.
                  16 Approach Me and listen to this. From the beginning I have not spoken in secret; from the time anything existed, I was there." And now the Lord God has sent me and His Spirit.
                  17 This is what the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel says: I am the Lord your God, who teaches you for [your] benefit, who leads you in the way you should go.
                  18 If only you had paid attention to My commands. Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.