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

 
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20 The wild beasts will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I give water in the wilderness, 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 that they might declare my praise. 21 the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise.
22 "Yet you did not call upon me, O Jacob; but you have been 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 me your sheep for burnt offerings, or honored me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with offerings, or wearied you with 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 bought me sweet cane with money, 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 "I, I am He who blots 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 together; set forth your case, 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 father sinned, and your mediators transgressed against me. 27 Your first father sinned; your spokesmen rebelled against me.
28 Therefore I profaned the princes of the sanctuary, I delivered Jacob to utter destruction and Israel to reviling. 28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destruction and Israel to scorn.