Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 41:18-28

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Isaiah 41:18-28

NIV 18 I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water, and the parched ground into springs. NIV 18 I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water, and the parched ground into springs. NIV 19 I will put in the desert the cedar and the acacia, the myrtle and the olive. I will set pines in the wasteland, the fir and the cypress together, NIV 19 I will put in the desert the cedar and the acacia, the myrtle and the olive. I will set pines in the wasteland, the fir and the cypress together, NIV 20 so that people may see and know, may consider and understand, that the hand of the LORD has done this, that the Holy One of Israel has created it. NIV 20 so that people may see and know, may consider and understand, that the hand of the LORD has done this, that the Holy One of Israel has created it. NIV 21 "Present your case," says the LORD. "Set forth your arguments," says Jacob's King. NIV 21 "Present your case," says the LORD. "Set forth your arguments," says Jacob's King. NIV 22 "Bring in [ your idols] to tell us what is going to happen. Tell us what the former things were, so that we may consider them and know their final outcome. Or declare to us the things to come, NIV 22 "Bring in [ your idols] to tell us what is going to happen. Tell us what the former things were, so that we may consider them and know their final outcome. Or declare to us the things to come, NIV 23 tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods. Do something, whether good or bad, so that we will be dismayed and filled with fear. NIV 23 tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods. Do something, whether good or bad, so that we will be dismayed and filled with fear. NIV 24 But you are less than nothing and your works are utterly worthless; he who chooses you is detestable. NIV 24 But you are less than nothing and your works are utterly worthless; he who chooses you is detestable. NIV 25 "I have stirred up one from the north, and he comes-- one from the rising sun who calls on my name. He treads on rulers as if they were mortar, as if he were a potter treading the clay. NIV 25 "I have stirred up one from the north, and he comes-- one from the rising sun who calls on my name. He treads on rulers as if they were mortar, as if he were a potter treading the clay. NIV 26 Who told of this from the beginning, so we could know, or beforehand, so we could say, 'He was right'? No one told of this, no one foretold it, no one heard any words from you. NIV 26 Who told of this from the beginning, so we could know, or beforehand, so we could say, 'He was right'? No one told of this, no one foretold it, no one heard any words from you. NIV 27 I was the first to tell Zion, 'Look, here they are!' I gave to Jerusalem a messenger of good tidings. NIV 27 I was the first to tell Zion, 'Look, here they are!' I gave to Jerusalem a messenger of good tidings. NIV 28 I look but there is no one-- no one among them to give counsel, no one to give answer when I ask them. NIV 28 I look but there is no one-- no one among them to give counsel, no one to give answer when I ask them.