Isaiah 43:1–7

The Redeemer of Israel

43 But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob,

And He who formed you, O Israel:

“Fear not, afor I have redeemed you;

bI have called you by your name;

You are Mine.

2 cWhen you pass through the waters, dI will be with you;

And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.

When you ewalk through the fire, you shall not be burned,

Nor shall the flame scorch you.

3 For I am the Lord your God,

The Holy One of Israel, your Savior;

fI gave Egypt for your ransom,

Ethiopia and Seba in your place.

4 Since you were precious in My sight,

You have been honored,

And I have gloved you;

Therefore I will give men for you,

And people for your life.

5 hFear not, for I am with you;

I will bring your descendants from the east,

And igather you from the west;

6 I will say to the jnorth, ‘Give them up!’

And to the south, ‘Do not keep them back!’

Bring My sons from afar,

And My daughters from the ends of the earth—

7 Everyone who is kcalled by My name,

Whom lI have created for My glory;

I have formed him, yes, I have made him.”

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