Isaiah 43
American Standard Version
Israel's Only Savior

1But now thus saith Jehovah that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed thee; I have called thee by thy name, thou art mine.

2When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

3For I am Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour; I have given Egypt as thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in thy stead.

4Since thou hast been precious in my sight, and honorable, and I have loved thee; therefore will I give men in thy stead, and peoples instead of thy life.

5Fear not; for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;

6I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back; bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the end of the earth;

7every one that is called by my name, and whom I have created for my glory, whom I have formed, yea, whom I have made.

8Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

9Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the peoples be assembled: who among them can declare this, and show us former things? let them bring their witnesses, that they may be justified; or let them hear, and say, It is truth.

10Ye are my witnesses, saith Jehovah, and my servant whom I have chosen; that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.

11I, even I, am Jehovah; and besides me there is no saviour.

12I have declared, and I have saved, and I have showed; and there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, saith Jehovah, and I am God.

13Yea, since the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who can hinder it?

The Destruction of Babylon Foretold

14Thus saith Jehovah, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and I will bring down all of them as fugitives, even the Chaldeans, in the ships of their rejoicing.

15I am Jehovah, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.

16Thus saith Jehovah, who maketh a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty waters;

17who bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the mighty man (they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched as a wick):

Deliverance for God's People

18Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.

19Behold, I will do a new thing; now shall it spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

20The beasts of the field shall honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen,

21the people which I formed for myself, that they might set forth my praise.

Israel's Unfaithfulness

22Yet thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.

23Thou hast not brought me of thy sheep for burnt-offerings; neither hast thou honored me with thy sacrifices. I have not burdened thee with offerings, nor wearied thee with frankincense.

24Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices; but thou hast burdened me with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.

25I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake; and I will not remember thy sins.

26Put me in remembrance; let us plead together: set thou forth thy cause , that thou mayest be justified.

27Thy first father sinned, and thy teachers have transgressed against me.

28Therefore I will profane the princes of the sanctuary; and I will make Jacob a curse, and Israel a reviling.

Section Headings Courtesy INT Bible
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1. The Lord comforts the church with his promises.
8. He appeals to the people for witness of his omnipotence
14. He foretells them the destruction of Babylon
18. And his wonderful deliverance of his people
22. He reproves the people as inexcusable
Isaiah 1: Judah's Rebellion

Isaiah 2: The Mountain of the Lord

Isaiah 3: Judgment Against Judah and Jerusalem

Isaiah 4: A Remnant in Zion

Isaiah 5: The Song of the Vineyard

Isaiah 6: Isaiah's Vision of the Lord in His Glory

Isaiah 7: A Message to Ahaz

Isaiah 8: Assyrian Invasion Prophesied

Isaiah 9: Unto Us a Child is Born

Isaiah 10: Woe to Tyrants

Isaiah 11: The Root of Jesse

Isaiah 12: Joyful Thanksgiving

Isaiah 13: A Judgment Against Babylon

Isaiah 14: God's Restoration of Israel

Isaiah 15: The Burden Concerning Moab

Isaiah 16: A Prophecy of Moab's Devastation

Isaiah 17: A Prophecy About Damascus

Isaiah 18: A Message to Ethiopia

Isaiah 19: The Burden Concerning Egypt

Isaiah 20: A Sign Against Egypt and Ethiopia

Isaiah 21: Babylon is Fallen

Isaiah 22: The Valley of Vision

Isaiah 23: The Fall of Tyre

Isaiah 24: God's Judgment on the Earth

Isaiah 25: Song of Praise for God's Favor

Isaiah 26: Song of Trust in God's Provision

Isaiah 27: The Deliverance of Israel

Isaiah 28: Judgment on Ephraim

Isaiah 29: Woe to the City of David

Isaiah 30: The Worthless Treaty with Egypt

Isaiah 31: Woe to Those Relying on Egypt

Isaiah 32: A Righteous King

Isaiah 33: The Lord is Exalted

Isaiah 34: God's Judgments on the Nations

Isaiah 35: The Glory of Zion

Isaiah 36: Sennacherib Invades Judah

Isaiah 37: Hezekiah Seeks Isaiah's Help

Isaiah 38: Hezekiah's Illness and Recovery

Isaiah 39: Hezekiah Shows his Treasures

Isaiah 40: Comfort for God's People

Isaiah 41: God's Help to Israel

Isaiah 42: The Lord's Chosen Servant

Isaiah 43: Israel's Only Savior

Isaiah 44: The Lord Has Chosen Israel

Isaiah 45: God Calls Cyrus

Isaiah 46: Babylon's Idols

Isaiah 47: The Fall of Babylon Predicted

Isaiah 48: Israel's Stubbornness

Isaiah 49: You Are My Servant

Isaiah 50: Israel's Sin

Isaiah 51: Salvation for Zion

Isaiah 52: Deliverance for Jerusalem

Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant

Isaiah 54: Future Blessings for Zion

Isaiah 55: Invitation to the Needy

Isaiah 56: Salvation for All Nations

Isaiah 57: The Blessed Death of the Righteous

Isaiah 58: True Fasts and Sabbaths

Isaiah 59: Sin Separates Us From God

Isaiah 60: Future Glory for Zion

Isaiah 61: The Year of the Lord's Favor

Isaiah 62: Zion's Salvation and New Name

Isaiah 63: God's Judgment on the Nations

Isaiah 64: Prayer for Illustration of God's Power

Isaiah 65: Judgments and Promises

Isaiah 66: Heaven is My Throne

Isaiah 42
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