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Isaiah 43:9-19 NIV

9 All the nations gather together and the peoples assemble. Which of their gods foretold this and proclaimed to us the former things? Let them bring in their witnesses to prove they were right, so that others may hear and say, “It is true.”

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10 “You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me.

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      11 I, even I, am the LORD, and apart from me there is no savior.

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          12 I have revealed and saved and proclaimed— I, and not some foreign god among you. You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “that I am God.

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          13 Yes, and from ancient days I am he. No one can deliver out of my hand. When I act, who can reverse it?”

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          God’s Mercy and Israel’s Unfaithfulness

          14 This is what the LORD says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sake I will send to Babylon and bring down as fugitives all the Babylonians,ain the ships in which they took pride.

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            • ² 43:14 - Or "Chaldeans"
              15 I am the LORD, your Holy One, Israel’s Creator, your King.”

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              16 This is what the LORD says— he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters,

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              17 who drew out the chariots and horses, the army and reinforcements together, and they lay there, never to rise again, extinguished, snuffed out like a wick:

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              18 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.

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              19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.

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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.