Isaiah 44:1-5 TNIV

Israel the Chosen

1 "But now listen, Jacob, my servant,1 Israel, whom I have chosen.2

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2 This is what the LORD says-- he who made3 you, who formed you in the womb,4 and who will help5 you: Do not be afraid,6 Jacob, my servant,7 Jeshurun,a8 whom I have chosen.

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    • a 44:2 - "Jeshurun" means "the upright one", that is, Israel.
      3 For I will pour water9 on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground;10 I will pour out my Spirit11 on your offspring, and my blessing12 on your descendants.13

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      4 They will spring up like grass14 in a meadow, like poplar trees15 by flowing streams.16

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      5 Some will say, 'I belong17 to the LORD'; others will call themselves by the name of Jacob; still others will write on their hand,18 'The LORD's,'19 and will take the name Israel.

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