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I abandoned you for a short[a] moment,
    but[b] I will gather you with great compassion.
I hid my face from you for a moment, in the flowing of anger,
    but[c] I will have compassion on you with everlasting faithfulness” says your redeemer, Yahweh.
“For this is like the waters of Noah to me,
    when I swore that the waters of Noah would never again pass[d] over the earth,
    so I swore that I would not be[e] angry at you and rebuke you.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 54:7 Literally “in a small”
  2. Isaiah 54:7 Or “and”
  3. Isaiah 54:8 Or “and”
  4. Isaiah 54:9 Literally “from the passing over of the waters of Noah again”
  5. Isaiah 54:9 Literally “from being “

“For a brief moment(A) I abandoned(B) you,
    but with deep compassion(C) I will bring you back.(D)
In a surge of anger(E)
    I hid(F) my face from you for a moment,
but with everlasting kindness(G)
    I will have compassion(H) on you,”
    says the Lord your Redeemer.(I)

“To me this is like the days of Noah,
    when I swore that the waters of Noah would never again cover the earth.(J)
So now I have sworn(K) not to be angry(L) with you,
    never to rebuke(M) you again.

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