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

 
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20 The animals of the field will honor Me, jackals and ostriches, because I provide water in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My chosen people. 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 will declare My praise. 21 the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise.
22 "But Jacob, you have not called on Me, because, Israel, you have become weary of Me. 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 your sheep for burnt offerings or honored Me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with offerings or wearied you with incense. 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 bought Me aromatic cane with silver, or satisfied Me with the fat of your sacrifices. But you have burdened Me with your sins; you have wearied Me with your iniquities. 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 "It is I who sweep away your transgressions for My own sake and remember your sins no more. 25 "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.
26 Take Me to court; let us argue our case together. State your [case], so that you may be vindicated. 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 mediators have rebelled against Me. 27 Your first father sinned; your spokesmen rebelled against me.
28 So I defiled the officers of the sanctuary, and gave Jacob over to total destruction and Israel to abuse. 28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destruction and Israel to scorn.