Isaiah 48:16-22 NIV

16 "Come near1 me and listen2 to this: "From the first announcement I have not spoken in secret;3 at the time it happens, I am there." And now the Sovereign LORD 4 has sent5 me, with his Spirit.6

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17 This is what the LORD says-- your Redeemer,7 the Holy One8 of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches9 you what is best for you, who directs10 you in the way11 you should go.

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18 If only you had paid attention12 to my commands, your peace13 would have been like a river,14 your righteousness15 like the waves of the sea.

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19 Your descendants16 would have been like the sand,17 your children like its numberless grains;18 their name would never be cut off19 nor destroyed from before me."

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20 Leave Babylon, flee20 from the Babylonians! Announce this with shouts of joy21 and proclaim it. Send it out to the ends of the earth;22 say, "The LORD has redeemed23 his servant Jacob."

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21 They did not thirst24 when he led them through the deserts; he made water flow25 for them from the rock; he split the rock and water gushed out.26

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22 "There is no peace,"27 says the LORD, "for the wicked."28

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