Isaiah 45:1-7 NIV

1 “This is what the LORD says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:

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2 I will go before you and will level the mountainsa ; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron.

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    • 45:2 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
      3 I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.

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      4 For the sake of Jacob my servant, of Israel my chosen, I summon you by name and bestow on you a title of honor, though you do not acknowledge me.

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      5 I am the LORD, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not acknowledged me,

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      6 so that from the rising of the sun to the place of its setting people may know there is none besides me. I am the LORD, and there is no other.

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      7 I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.

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