Isaiah 48:12-22 LEB

Yahweh Frees Israel

12 "Listen to me, Jacob, and Israel, {whom I called}:a 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 summonb 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 performc his wish against Babylon and his arm [against] {the Chaldeans}.d

          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};e from [the] time {it came to be},f 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}g like its grains.h 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! Proclaimi [it] with a shoutj of rejoicing; proclaimk this! {Send it forth}l 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."