Isaiah 48:14-22 NIV

14 "Come together,1 all of you, and listen: Which of [the idols] has foretold2 these things? The LORD's chosen ally3 will carry out his purpose4 against Babylon;5 his arm will be against the Babylonians.a

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    • a 48:14 - Or "Chaldeans"; also in verse 20
      15 I, even I, have spoken; yes, I have called6 him. I will bring him, and he will succeed7 in his mission.

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      16 "Come near8 me and listen9 to this: "From the first announcement I have not spoken in secret;10 at the time it happens, I am there." And now the Sovereign LORD 11 has sent12 me, with his Spirit.13

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      17 This is what the LORD says-- your Redeemer,14 the Holy One15 of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches16 you what is best for you, who directs17 you in the way18 you should go.

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      18 If only you had paid attention19 to my commands, your peace20 would have been like a river,21 your righteousness22 like the waves of the sea.

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      19 Your descendants23 would have been like the sand,24 your children like its numberless grains;25 their name would never be cut off26 nor destroyed from before me."

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      20 Leave Babylon, flee27 from the Babylonians! Announce this with shouts of joy28 and proclaim it. Send it out to the ends of the earth;29 say, "The LORD has redeemed30 his servant Jacob."

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      21 They did not thirst31 when he led them through the deserts; he made water flow32 for them from the rock; he split the rock and water gushed out.33

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      22 "There is no peace,"34 says the LORD, "for the wicked."35

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