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Isaiah 45

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah

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Chapter 46

1

 Bel bows down, Nebo stoops; their idols are on the animals, and on the cattle: the things that you carried about are made a load, a burden to the weary [animal]. 


2

 They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. 


3

 Listen to me, house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, that have been borne [by me] from their birth, that have been carried from the womb; 


4

 and even to old age I am he, and even to gray hairs will I carry you. I have made, and I will bear; yes, I will carry, and will deliver. 


5

 To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? 


6

 Some pour out gold from the bag, and weigh silver in the balance. They hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god. They fall down -- yes, they worship. 


7

 They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it, yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble. 


8

 Remember this, and show yourselves men; bring it again to mind, you transgressors. 


9

 Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; [I am] God, and there is none like me; 


10

 declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure; 


11

 calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country; yes, I have spoken, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed, I will also do it. 


12

 Listen to me, you stout-hearted, who are far from righteousness: 


13

 I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory. 


Isaiah 47

 

 

 

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