But now, thussays the LORD, your 1Creator, O Jacob, And He who 2formed you, O Israel, "Do not 3fear, for I have 4redeemed you; I have 5called you by name; you are 6Mine!
2"When you 7pass through the waters, 8I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you 9walkthrough the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flameburn you.
"For 10I am the LORD your God, The HolyOne of Israel, your 11Savior; I have givenEgypt as your ransom, a12Cush and Seba in your place.
4"Since you are 13precious in My sight, Since you are 14honored and I 15love you, I will give other men in your place and other peoples in exchange for your life.
"Do not fear, for 16I am with you; I will bring17your offspring from the east, And 18gather you from the west.
"I will say to the 19north, 'Give them up!' And to the south, 'Do not hold them back.' Bring My 20sons from afar And My daughters from the 21ends of the earth,