Isaiah 43:20-28 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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20 The wild animals will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; because I put water in the desert, rivers in the wasteland, for my chosen people to drink, 20 The wild animals honor me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the desert and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen,
21 the people I formed for myself, so that they would proclaim my praise. 21 the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise.
22 But you haven't called on me, Ya'akov; because you have grown weary of me, Isra'el. 22 "Yet you have not called upon me, O Jacob, you have not wearied yourselves for me, O Israel.
23 You have not brought me sheep for your burnt offerings, you have not honored me with your sacrifices. I didn't burden you by requiring grain offerings. or weary you by demanding frankincense. 23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings, nor honored me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with grain offerings nor wearied you with demands for incense.
24 You have not spent money to buy me sweet cane or filled me with the fat of your sacrifices. Instead, you have burdened me with your sins and wearied me with your crimes. 24 You have not bought any fragrant calamus for me, or lavished on me the fat of your sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins and wearied me with your offenses.
25 I, yes I, am the one who blots out your offenses for my own sake; I will not remember your sins. 25 "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.
26 Remind me when we're in court together - tell your side, make the case that you are right. 26 Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together; state the case for your innocence.
27 Your first father sinned, and your spokesmen rebelled against me. 27 Your first father sinned; your spokesmen rebelled against me.
28 Therefore I repudiated the officials of the sanctuary, delivered Ya'akov to the curse of destruction, and subjected Isra'el to scorn. 28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destruction and Israel to scorn.