"I 1declared the formerthingslongago And they wentforth from My mouth, and I proclaimed them. 2Suddenly I acted, and they 3came to pass.
4"Because I know that you are a4obstinate, And your 5neck is an ironsinew And your 6foreheadbronze,
Therefore I declared them to you longago, Beforebthey tookplace I proclaimed them to you, So that you would not say, 'My 7idol has done them, And my gravenimage and my moltenimage have commanded them.'
"You have heard; look at all this. And you, will you not declare it? I proclaim to you 8newthings from thistime, Even hiddenthings which you have not known.