3 "1Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all 2the remnant of the house of Israel, You who have been 3borne by Me from birth And have been carried from the womb;

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4 Even to your old age 4I will be the same, And even to your 5graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; And I will bear you and I will deliver you.

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    • d 46:4 - Lit "I am He"
    • e 46:4 - Lit "gray hairs"
    • f 46:4 - Or "made" you
      5 "6To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal and compare Me, That we would be alike?

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      6 "Those who 7lavish gold from the purse And weigh silver on the scale Hire a goldsmith, and he makes it into a god; They 8bow down, indeed they worship it.
      7 "They 9lift it upon the shoulder and carry it; They set it in its place and it stands there. 10It does not move from its place. Though one may cry to it, it 11cannot answer; It 12cannot deliver him from his distress.

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      8 "13Remember this, and be assured; 14Recall it to mind, you 15transgressors.

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        • g 46:8 - Lit "firm"
        • h 46:8 - Lit "heart"
          9 "Remember the 16former things long past, For I am God, and there is 17no other; I am God, and there is 18no one like Me,
          10 Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, '19My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure ';
          11 Calling a 20bird of prey from the 21east, The man of My purpose from a far country. Truly I have 22spoken; truly I will bring it to pass. I have planned it, surely I will do it.

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          13 "I 26bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay. And I will grant 27salvation in Zion, And My 28glory for Israel.