American Standard Version
3 For 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. 4 Since thou hast been precious in my sight, [a]and honorable, and I have loved thee; therefore will I give men in thy stead, and peoples instead of thy life. 5 Fear not; for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;Read full chapter
- Isaiah 43:4 Or, thou hast been honorable etc.
New International Version
3 For I am the Lord your God,(A)
the Holy One(B) of Israel, your Savior;(C)
I give Egypt(D) for your ransom,
Cush[a](E) and Seba(F) in your stead.(G)
4 Since you are precious and honored(H) in my sight,
and because I love(I) you,
I will give people in exchange for you,
nations in exchange for your life.
5 Do not be afraid,(J) for I am with you;(K)
I will bring your children(L) from the east
and gather(M) you from the west.(N)
- Isaiah 43:3 That is, the upper Nile region