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Isaiah 42:6 DBY

6 I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will take hold of thy hand; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations,

Study tools for Isaiah 42:6

  • a 42:2 - Or 'lift up his voice, nor cause it to be heard.'
  • b 42:3 - Or 'for the truth.'
  • c 42:4 - Or 'be crushed,' in allusion to 'bruised' of the preceding verse; just as 'faint' is from the same root as 'smoking' or 'dimly burning [flax].' There is an evident correspondence between the words.
  • d 42:4 - Or 'just judgment.'
  • e 42:11 - Sela, 'high rock:' see Ps. 18.2.
  • f 42:13 - Or 'zeal,' as ch. 9.7.
  • g 42:14 - Others, 'devastate and swallow up,' as Ps. 56.1.
  • h 42:19 - Or 'he who is perfect.'