Israel Is Hardened
Hear these things
, O house of Jacob! the ones being called by the name Israel, and [2
of Judah 1
coming forth], the ones swearing by an oath to the name of the LORD
God of Israel, ones remembering not with truth, nor with righteousness,
and ones holding to the name of the [2
holy], and [2
of Israel 1
taking support]; the LORD
of Hosts is
The former things
again I announced, and from out of my mouth it came forth, and audibly it happened. Suddenly I did, and it came about.
I know that you are hardened, and [2is
a nerve 3
of iron 1
your neck], and your forehead is as
And I announced to you earlier what would happen
before it came upon you. Audibly to you I did it
, lest at some time or other you should say that, My idols did. And you should say that, The carvings and the molten images
gave charge to me!
You heard all, and you knew not. But even audibly [2
to you 1
I committed] the new things
from the present which are about to take place, and you spoke not.
Now it takes place, and not earlier; and not in former days, and [3
you heard 2
them]. Lest you should say, Yes, I know them.
Neither you knew, nor were knowing of, nor from the
beginning when your
ears; for I knew that in disregarding you shall disregard, and [2
from out of 5the
you would be called].
Because of my name I will show to you my rage, and [2
my noble deeds 1
I will bring] upon you, that I should not utterly destroy you.
The LORD Loves Israel
Behold, I have bartered you, not for silver; and I rescued you from out of the
furnace of poorness.
Because of myself I will do, for my name is being profaned; and my glory [3
to another 1
I will not 2
Hear me, O Jacob, and Israel whom I call! I am first, and I am
into the eon.
And my hand laid the foundation for the earth, and my right hand solidified the heaven. I will call them, and they shall stand together.
And all shall be brought together, and they shall hear. Who announced to them these things
? In loving you, I did your will against Babylon, to lift away the
seed of the
I spoke, and I called. I brought him, and I prospered his way.
Lead forward to me, and hear these things
I have 3
spoken]. When it took place, [2
I was]. And now the
Lord, the LORD
, he sent me and his spirit.
Thus says the LORD
, the one rescuing you, the holy one of Israel, I am the LORD
your God. I have shown to you how to find the way in which you shall go by it.
And if you hearkened to my commandments, [2
would have been 3
a river 1
your peace], and your righteousness as a wave of the
would have become 3
your seed], and the progeny of your belly as dust of the earth; nor now in any way shall you be utterly destroyed, nor shall [2
be destroyed 1
your name] before me.
Come forth from out of Babylon, O one fleeing from the Chaldeans! With
a voice of gladness announce it
, and audibly let this be made known! Report unto the
end of the earth! Say! The LORD
rescued his servant Jacob.
And if they should thirst, [3
he will lead 2
he shall bring forth] to them; [2
shall be split 1the
rock] and shall flow water, and [2
shall drink 1
There is no rejoicing, says the LORD
, to the impious.