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Isaiah 51:12 NLT

12 “I, yes I, am the one who comforts you. So why are you afraid of mere humans, who wither like the grass and disappear?

Study tools for Isaiah 51:12

  • a 51:3 - Hebrew Zion; also in 51:16 .
  • b 51:9 - Hebrew You slew Rahab; you pierced the dragon. Rahab is the name of a mythical sea monster that represents chaos in ancient literature. The name is used here as a poetic name for Egypt.
  • c 51:11 - Hebrew Zion.
  • d 51:16 - As in Syriac version (see also 51:13 ); Hebrew reads planted.
  • e 51:19 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek, Latin, and Syriac versions; Masoretic Text reads How can I comfort you?