“A bruised reed He will not break
And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish;
He will faithfully bring forth (A)justice.
“He will not be (B)disheartened or crushed
Until He has established justice in the earth;
And the (C)coastlands will wait expectantly for His [a]law.”

Thus says God the Lord,

Who (D)created the heavens and (E)stretched them out,
Who spread out the (F)earth and its [b]offspring,
Who (G)gives breath to the people on it
And spirit to those who walk in it,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 42:4 Or instruction
  2. Isaiah 42:5 Or vegetation

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