Isaiah 43:1-6 GNT

1 Israel, the Lord who created you says, "Do not be afraid - I will save you. I have called you by name - you are mine.
2 When you pass through deep waters, I will be with you; your troubles will not overwhelm you. When you pass through fire, you will not be burned; the hard trials that come will not hurt you.
3 For I am the Lord your God, the holy God of Israel, who saves you. I will give up Egypt to set you free; I will give up Ethiopia a and Seba.

References for Isaiah 43:3

    • ¥ 43:3 - [Hebrew] Cush: [Cush is the ancient name of the extensive territory south of the First Cataract of the Nile River. This region was called Ethiopia in Graeco-Roman times, and included within its borders most of modern Sudan and some of present-day Ethiopia (Abyssinia).]
      4 I will give up whole nations to save your life, because you are precious to me and because I love you and give you honor.
      5 Do not be afraid - I am with you! "From the distant east and the farthest west I will bring your people home.
      6 I will tell the north to let them go and the south not to hold them back. Let my people return from distant lands, from every part of the world.