Contemporary English Version
13 I am God now and forever.
No one can snatch you from me
or stand in my way.
The Lord Will Prepare the Way
14 I, the Lord, will rescue you!
I am Israel’s holy God,
and this is my promise:
For your sake, I will send
an army against Babylon
to drag its people away,
crying as they go.[a]
15 I am the Lord, your holy God,
Israel’s Creator and King.
- 43.14 crying as they go: Or “in their glorious ships.”
New International Version
God’s Mercy and Israel’s Unfaithfulness
14 This is what the Lord says—
your Redeemer,(D) the Holy One(E) of Israel:
“For your sake I will send to Babylon
and bring down as fugitives(F) all the Babylonians,[a](G)
in the ships in which they took pride.
15 I am the Lord,(H) your Holy One,
Israel’s Creator,(I) your King.(J)”
- Isaiah 43:14 Or Chaldeans