Isaiah 48 LEB

Yahweh Refines Stubborn Israel

1 Hear this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and came out from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Yahweh, and {invoke}a the God of Israel, [but] not in truth and not in righteousness.

References for Isaiah 48:1

    • ̲ 48:1 - Literally "cause to remember"
      2 For they call themselves {after the holy city},b and they lean on the God of Israel-- Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

      References for Isaiah 48:2

        • ̳ 48:2 - Literally "from the city of the holiness"
          3 "I declared the former things from {of old},c and they went out from my mouth. And I {announced}d them suddenly; I acted,e and they came [to pass],

          References for Isaiah 48:3

            • ̴ 48:3 - Literally "then"
            • ̵ 48:3 - Literally "caused to hear"
            • ̶ 48:3 - Or "did"
              4 because {I know}f that you [are] obstinate, and your neck an iron sinew, and your forehead bronze.

              References for Isaiah 48:4

                • ̷ 48:4 - Literally "knowing me"
                  5 And I declared [them] to you from of old; I { announced}g [them] to you before they came [to pass] so that you would not say, 'My idol did them, and my image and my cast image commanded them.'

                  References for Isaiah 48:5

                    • ̸ 48:5 - Literally "caused to hear"
                      6 You have heard; see it all. And will you not declare [it]? I {announce}h new things to you from this time and hidden things thati you have not known.

                      References for Isaiah 48:6

                        • ̹ 48:6 - Literally "cause to hear"
                        • ̺ 48:6 - Or "and"
                          7 Now they are created, and not from {of old},j and before today, and you have not heard them so that you could not say, "Look! I knew them."

                          References for Isaiah 48:7

                            • ̻ 48:7 - Literally "then"
                              8 Neither have you heard, nor have you known, nor from {of old}k has your ear been opened. For I knew you would deal treacherously, very treacherously, and you [are] called a rebel from [the] womb.

                              References for Isaiah 48:8

                                • ̼ 48:8 - Literally "then"
                                  9 For the sake of my name I {refrain from}l my anger, and [for] my praise I restrain [it] for you [so as] not to cut you off.

                                  References for Isaiah 48:9

                                    • ̽ 48:9 - Literally "make long"
                                      10 Look! I have refined you, butm not liken silver; I have chosen you in [the] furnace of misery.

                                      References for Isaiah 48:10

                                          11 For my own sake, for my own sake I do [it]; for why should ito be defiled? And I will not give my glory to another."

                                          References for Isaiah 48:11

                                            • ̀ 48:11 - That is, my name

                                              Yahweh Frees Israel

                                              12 "Listen to me, Jacob, and Israel, {whom I called}:p I [am] he. I [am the] first; also I [am the] last.

                                              References for Isaiah 48:12

                                                • ́ 48:12 - Literally "who was called by me"
                                                  13 Indeed, my hand founded [the] earth, and my right hand spread out [the] heavens; [when] I summonq them, they stand in position together.

                                                  References for Isaiah 48:13

                                                    • ͂ 48:13 - Or "calling"
                                                      14 Assemble, all of you, and hear! Who among them declared these [things]? Yahweh loves him; he shall performr his wish against Babylon and his arm [against] {the Chaldeans}.s

                                                      References for Isaiah 48:14

                                                        • ̓ 48:14 - Or "do"
                                                        • ̈́ 48:14 - Literally "Chaldea"
                                                          15 I, I myself, I have spoken! Indeed, I have called him. I have brought him, and he will be successful [in] his way.
                                                          16 Draw near to me; hear this! I have not spoken in secrecy from [the] {beginning};t from [the] time {it came to be},u there I [have been]; And now the Lord Yahweh has sent me and his Spirit."

                                                          References for Isaiah 48:16

                                                            • ͅ 48:16 - Literally "head"
                                                            • ͆ 48:16 - Literally "[of] becoming it"
                                                              17 Thus says Yahweh, your redeemer, the holy one of Israel: "I [am] Yahweh your God, {who teaches} you to profit, leads you in [the] way you should go.
                                                              18 O that you had listened attentively to my commandments! Then your prosperity would have been like [a] river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
                                                              19 And your offspring would have been like the sand, and the descendants of your {body}v like its grains.w It would not be cut off, and its name would not be destroyed from my presence."

                                                              References for Isaiah 48:19

                                                                • ͇ 48:19 - Literally "intestines"
                                                                • ͈ 48:19 - Hebrew "grain"
                                                                  20 Go out from Babylon! Flee from Chaldea! Proclaimx [it] with a shouty of rejoicing; proclaimz this! {Send it forth}{ to the end of the earth; say, "Yahweh has redeemed his servant Jacob!"

                                                                  References for Isaiah 48:20

                                                                    • ͉ 48:20 - Or "announce"
                                                                    • ͊ 48:20 - Or "sound"
                                                                    • ͋ 48:20 - Or "cause to hear"
                                                                    • ͌ 48:20 - Literally "Cause it to go out"
                                                                      21 And [when] he led them through the deserts, they were not thirsty; he made water flow from [the] rock for them, and he split [the] rock, and [the] water gushed out.
                                                                      22 "There is no peace," says Yahweh, "for the wicked."