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Isaiah 43:1-7 NIV

Israel’s Only Savior

1 But now, this is what the LORD says— he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.

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2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

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3 For I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I give Egypt for your ransom, Cusha and Seba in your stead.

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    • ± 43:3 - That is, the upper Nile region
      4 Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your life.

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      5 Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring your children from the east and gather you from the west.

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      6 I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ and to the south, ‘Do not hold them back.’ Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth—

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      7 everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”

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      • a 43:3 - That is, the upper Nile region
      • b 43:14 - Or "Chaldeans"
      • c 43:22 - Or "Jacob;" / "surely you have grown weary of"
      • d 43:28 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.