51The coastlands have seen and are afraid; the ends of the earth tremble; they have drawn near and come.
Everyone helps his neighbor and says to his brother, "Be strong!"
72The craftsman strengthens the goldsmith, and he who smooths with the hammer him who strikes the anvil, saying of the soldering, "It is good"; and they strengthen it with nails 3so that it cannot be moved.
But you, Israel, 4my servant, Jacob, 5whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, 6my friend;
you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called 7from its farthest corners, saying to you, "You are 8my servant, 9I have chosen you and not cast you off";
fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with 10my righteous right hand.
1111Behold, all who are incensed against you shall be put to shame and confounded; those who strive against you shall be as nothing and shall perish.
1212You shall seek those who contend with you, but you shall not find them; 13those who war against you shall be as nothing at all.
For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, "Fear not, I am the one who helps you."
Fear not, you 14worm Jacob, you men of Israel! I am the one who helps you, declares the LORD; your 15Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
1516Behold, I make of you a threshing sledge, new, sharp, and having teeth; you shall thresh 17the mountains and crush them, and you shall make the hills like chaff;