Isaiah 43:20-28 NIV

20 The wild animals1 honor me, the jackals2 and the owls, because I provide water3 in the desert and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen,

References for Isaiah 43:20

21 the people I formed4 for myself5 that they may proclaim my praise.6

References for Isaiah 43:21

22 "Yet you have not called upon me, O Jacob, you have not wearied7 yourselves for me, O Israel.8

References for Isaiah 43:22

23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings,9 nor honored10 me with your sacrifices.11 I have not burdened12 you with grain offerings nor wearied you with demands13 for incense.14

References for Isaiah 43:23

24 You have not bought any fragrant calamus15 for me, or lavished on me the fat16 of your sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins and wearied17 me with your offenses.18

References for Isaiah 43:24

25 "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions,19 for my own sake,20 and remembers your sins21 no more.22

References for Isaiah 43:25

26 Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together;23 state the case24 for your innocence.

References for Isaiah 43:26

27 Your first father25 sinned; your spokesmen26 rebelled27 against me.

References for Isaiah 43:27

28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destructiona28 and Israel to scorn.29

References for Isaiah 43:28

    • c 43:28 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the LORD, often by totally destroying them.