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Isaiah 46

NAS 1 Bel has bowed down, Nebo stoops over; Their images are consigned to the beasts and the cattle. The things that you carry are burdensome, A load for the weary beast. NIV 1 Bel bows down, Nebo stoops low; their idols are borne by beasts of burden. The images that are carried about are burdensome, a burden for the weary. NAS 2 They stooped over, they have bowed down together; They could not rescue the burden, But have themselves gone into captivity. NIV 2 They stoop and bow down together; unable to rescue the burden, they themselves go off into captivity. NAS 3 "Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all the remnant of the house of Israel, You who have been borne by Me from birth And have been carried from the womb; NIV 3 "Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all you who remain of the house of Israel, you whom I have upheld since you were conceived, and have carried since your birth. NAS 4 Even to your old age I will be the same, And even to your graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; And I will bear you and I will deliver you. NIV 4 Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. NAS 5 "To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal and compare Me, That we would be alike? NIV 5 "To whom will you compare me or count me equal? To whom will you liken me that we may be compared? NAS 6 "Those who lavish gold from the purse And weigh silver on the scale Hire a goldsmith, and he makes it into a god; They bow down, indeed they worship it. NIV 6 Some pour out gold from their bags and weigh out silver on the scales; they hire a goldsmith to make it into a god, and they bow down and worship it. NAS 7 "They lift it upon the shoulder and carry it; They set it in its place and it stands there. It does not move from its place. Though one may cry to it, it cannot answer; It cannot deliver him from his distress. NIV 7 They lift it to their shoulders and carry it; they set it up in its place, and there it stands. From that spot it cannot move. Though one cries out to it, it does not answer; it cannot save him from his troubles. NAS 8 "Remember this, and be assured; Recall it to mind, you transgressors. NIV 8 "Remember this, fix it in mind, take it to heart, you rebels. NAS 9 "Remember the former things long past, For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me, NIV 9 Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. NAS 10 Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure '; NIV 10 I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say: My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please. NAS 11 Calling a bird of prey from the east, The man of My purpose from a far country. Truly I have spoken; truly I will bring it to pass. I have planned it, surely I will do it. NIV 11 From the east I summon a bird of prey; from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose. What I have said, that will I bring about; what I have planned, that will I do. NAS 12 "Listen to Me, you stubborn-minded , Who are far from righteousness. NIV 12 Listen to me, you stubborn-hearted, you who are far from righteousness. NAS 13 "I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay. And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel. NIV 13 I am bringing my righteousness near, it is not far away; and my salvation will not be delayed. I will grant salvation to Zion, my splendor to Israel.