Isaiah 43:1-13 LEB

The Restorer of Israel

1 But now thus says Yahweh, he who created you, Jacob, and he who formed you, Israel: "You must not fear, for I have redeemed you. I have called [you] by your name; {you are mine}.

References for Isaiah 43:1

      2 When you pass through the waters, I [will be] with you, and through the rivers, they shall not flow over you. When you walk through fire, you shall not be burned, and [the] flame shall not scorcha you.

      References for Isaiah 43:2

        • ˇ 43:2 - Or "burn"
          3 For I [am] Yahweh, your God, the holy one of Israel, your savior. I give you Egypt [as] ransom, Cush and Seba in place of you.
          4 Because you are precious in my eyes, you are honored, and I myself love you, and I give people in place of you, and nations in place of your life.
          5 You must not fear, for I [am] with you. I will bring your {offspring}b from [the] east, and I will gather you from [the] west.

          References for Isaiah 43:5

            • ˈ 43:5 - Literally "seed"
              6 I will say to the north, 'Give!' and to [the] south, 'You must not withhold!' Bring my sons from far away, and my daughters from the end of the earth--
              7 everyone who is called by my name, and whom I created for my glory, whom I formed, indeed whom I made."
              8 Bring out [the] people blind yetc with eyes, and deaf, thoughd they have ears.

              References for Isaiah 43:8

                  9 Let all the nations gather together, and let [the] peoples assemble. Who among them has declared this, and {declared}e [the] former things to us? Let them bringf their witnesses, thatg they may be in the right, and let them hear and say, "[It is] true!"

                  References for Isaiah 43:9

                    • ˋ 43:9 - Literally "caused to hear"
                    • ˌ 43:9 - Or "give"
                    • ˍ 43:9 - Or "and"
                      10 "You [are] my witnesses," {declares}h Yahweh, "and my servant whom I have chosen so that you may know and believe {in}i me and understand that I [am] he. No god was formed before {me}j, and none shall be after me.

                      References for Isaiah 43:10

                        • ˎ 43:10 - Literally "declaration of"
                        • ˏ 43:10 - Literally "to"
                        • ː 43:10 - Literally "my face"
                          11 I myself [am] Yahweh, and there is no savior besides me!
                          12 I myself declared and saved, and I {proclaimed}.k And there was no {strange god}l among you. And you [are] my witnesses," {declares}m Yahweh, "and I [am] God.

                          References for Isaiah 43:12

                            • ˑ 43:12 - Literally "caused to hear"
                            • ˒ 43:12 - Literally "stranger"
                            • ˓ 43:12 - Literally "declaration of"
                              13 Indeed, from [this] day I [am] the one, and no one can deliver from my hand. I perform,n and who can {cancel it}?"o

                              References for Isaiah 43:13

                                • ˔ 43:13 - Or "make"
                                • ˕ 43:13 - Literally "bring it back"