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Isaiah 42:6

“I, the Lord, have called you to demonstrate my righteousness.

I will take you by the hand and guard you,

and I will give you to my people, Israel,

as a symbol of my covenant with them.

And you will be a light to guide the nations.

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Isaiah 42:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

“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,

Isaiah 42:6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness;

I will take you by the hand and keep you;

I will give you as a covenant for the people,

a light for the nations,

Isaiah 42:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

I the Lord have called thee in righteousness,

And will hold thine hand, and will keep thee,

And give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

Isaiah 42:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“I, the Lord, have called You in righteousness,

And will hold Your hand;

I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people,

As a light to the Gentiles,

Isaiah 42:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord says, “I, the Lord, called you to do right,

and I will hold your hand

and protect you.

You will be the sign of my agreement with the people,

a light to shine for all people.

Isaiah 42:6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thy hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

Isaiah 42:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will take hold of thy hand; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations,

Isaiah 42:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I, the Lord, have called you to do what is right. 

I will take hold of your hand. 

I will protect you. 

I will appoint you as my promiseto the people, 

as my light to the nations. 

Isaiah 42:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“I, Yahweh, have called You

for a righteous purpose,

and I will hold You by Your hand.

I will keep You and appoint You

to be a covenant for the people

and a light to the nations,

Isaiah 42:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I am the Lord, I have called you in righteousness,

I have taken you by the hand and kept you;

I have given you as a covenant to the people,

a light to the nations,

Isaiah 42:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“I am Yahweh; I have called you in righteousness,

and I have grasped your hand and watched over you;

and I have given you as a covenant of the people,

as a light of the nations,

Isaiah 42:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“I, the Lord, have chosen you to do what is right.

I will take hold of your hand.

I will keep you safe.

You will put my covenant with the people of Israel into effect.

And you will be a light for the other nations.

Isaiah 42:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“I am the Lord, I have called You in righteousness,

I will also hold You by the hand and watch over You,

And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people,

As a light to the nations,


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