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Isaiah 42

NIV 1 "Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him and he will bring justice to the nations. NIV 1 "Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him and he will bring justice to the nations. NIV 2 He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. NIV 2 He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. NIV 3 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; NIV 3 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; NIV 4 he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope." NIV 4 he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope." NIV 5 This is what God the LORD says-- he who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and all that comes out of it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it: NIV 5 This is what God the LORD says-- he who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and all that comes out of it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it: NIV 6 "I, the LORD, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, NIV 6 "I, the LORD, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, NIV 7 to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness. NIV 7 to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness. NIV 8 "I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not give my glory to another or my praise to idols. NIV 8 "I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not give my glory to another or my praise to idols. NIV 9 See, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you." NIV 9 See, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you." NIV 10 Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, you islands, and all who live in them. NIV 10 Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, you islands, and all who live in them. NIV 11 Let the desert and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice. Let the people of Sela sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops. NIV 11 Let the desert and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice. Let the people of Sela sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops. NIV 12 Let them give glory to the LORD and proclaim his praise in the islands. NIV 12 Let them give glory to the LORD and proclaim his praise in the islands. NIV 13 The LORD will march out like a mighty man, like a warrior he will stir up his zeal; with a shout he will raise the battle cry and will triumph over his enemies. NIV 13 The LORD will march out like a mighty man, like a warrior he will stir up his zeal; with a shout he will raise the battle cry and will triumph over his enemies. NIV 14 "For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back. But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out, I gasp and pant. NIV 14 "For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back. But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out, I gasp and pant. NIV 15 I will lay waste the mountains and hills and dry up all their vegetation; I will turn rivers into islands and dry up the pools. NIV 15 I will lay waste the mountains and hills and dry up all their vegetation; I will turn rivers into islands and dry up the pools. NIV 16 I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. NIV 16 I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. NIV 17 But those who trust in idols, who say to images, 'You are our gods,' will be turned back in utter shame. NIV 17 But those who trust in idols, who say to images, 'You are our gods,' will be turned back in utter shame. NIV 18 "Hear, you deaf; look, you blind, and see! NIV 18 "Hear, you deaf; look, you blind, and see! NIV 19 Who is blind but my servant, and deaf like the messenger I send? Who is blind like the one committed to me, blind like the servant of the LORD? NIV 19 Who is blind but my servant, and deaf like the messenger I send? Who is blind like the one committed to me, blind like the servant of the LORD? NIV 20 You have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open, but you hear nothing." NIV 20 You have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open, but you hear nothing." NIV 21 It pleased the LORD for the sake of his righteousness to make his law great and glorious. NIV 21 It pleased the LORD for the sake of his righteousness to make his law great and glorious. NIV 22 But this is a people plundered and looted, all of them trapped in pits or hidden away in prisons. They have become plunder, with no one to rescue them; they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back." NIV 22 But this is a people plundered and looted, all of them trapped in pits or hidden away in prisons. They have become plunder, with no one to rescue them; they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back." NIV 23 Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention in time to come? NIV 23 Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention in time to come? NIV 24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned? For they would not follow his ways; they did not obey his law. NIV 24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned? For they would not follow his ways; they did not obey his law. NIV 25 So he poured out on them his burning anger, the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames, yet they did not understand; it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart. NIV 25 So he poured out on them his burning anger, the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames, yet they did not understand; it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.