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

 
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20 "The beasts of the field will glorify Me, The jackals and the ostriches, Because I have given waters 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 whom I formed for Myself Will declare My praise. 21 the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise.
22 "Yet you have not called on Me, O Jacob; But you have become weary of Me, O Israel. 22 "Yet you have not called upon me, O Jacob, you have not wearied yourselves for me, O Israel.
23 "You have not brought to Me the sheep of your burnt offerings, Nor have you honored Me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with offerings, Nor 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 bought Me not sweet cane with money, Nor have you filled Me with the fat of your sacrifices; Rather 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 "I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake, And 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 "Put Me in remembrance, let us argue our case together; State your cause, that you may be proved right. 26 Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together; state the case for your innocence.
27 "Your first forefather sinned, And your spokesmen have transgressed against Me. 27 Your first father sinned; your spokesmen rebelled against me.
28 "So I will pollute the princes of the sanctuary, And I will consign Jacob to the ban and Israel to revilement. 28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destruction and Israel to scorn.