Isaiah 43:1-6 NRS

1 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.
2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.
3 For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Ethiopia a and Seba in exchange for you.

References for Isaiah 43:3

    • â 43:3 - Or [Nubia]; Heb [Cush]
      4 Because you are precious in my sight, and honored, and I love you, I give people in return for you, nations in exchange for your life.
      5 Do not fear, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you;
      6 I will say to the north, "Give them up," and to the south, "Do not withhold; bring my sons from far away and my daughters from the end of the earth—