1 Coasts and islands, listen to me, pay attention, distant peoples. Yahweh called me when I was in the womb, before my birth he had pronounced my name.
Gal 1:15 Jer 1:5 Isa 44:2 Isa 42:1-4 Isa 49:5 Isa 55:3 Luke 1:31
2 He made my mouth like a sharp sword, he hid me in the shadow of his hand. He made me into a sharpened arrow and concealed me in his quiver.
Heb 4:12 Isa 11:4 Isa 51:16 Rev 1:16 Rev 2:12 Hos 6:5 Isa 42:1
3 He said to me, 'Israel, you are my servant, through whom I shall manifest my glory.'
Isa 44:23 Zech 3:8 1Pet 2:9 Isa 42:1 Isa 52:13 John 13:31-32 Eph 1:6
4 But I said, 'My toil has been futile, I have exhausted myself for nothing, to no purpose.' Yet all the while my cause was with Yahweh and my reward with my God.
Isa 35:4 Isa 53:10-12 Isa 65:23 2Cor 2:15 2Cor 12:15 Ezek 3:19 Gal 4:11
5 And now Yahweh has spoken, who formed me in the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him and to re-unite Israel to him;-I shall be honoured in Yahweh's eyes, and my God has been my strength.-
1Pet 3:22 Matt 17:5 Matt 28:18 1Thess 2:15-16 Acts 10:36 Eph 1:20-22 Isa 11:12
6 He said, 'It is not enough for you to be my servant, to restore the tribes of Jacob and bring back the survivors of Israel; I shall make you a light to the nations so that my salvation may reach the remotest parts of earth.'
Acts 13:47 Isa 42:6 Luke 2:32 Acts 26:18 Isa 60:3 Luke 24:46-47 Ps 98:2-3
7 Thus says Yahweh, the redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, to the one who is despised, detested by the nation, to the slave of despots: Kings will stand up when they see, princes will see and bow low, because of Yahweh who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel who had chosen you.
Matt 26:67 1Pet 2:4 Isa 53:3 Isa 52:15 Ps 22:6-8 Ps 69:7-9 Isa 48:17
8 Thus says Yahweh: At the time of my favour I have answered you, on the day of salvation I have helped you. I have formed you and have appointed you to be the covenant for a people, to restore the land, to return ravaged properties,
2Cor 6:2 Isa 42:6 Ps 69:13 Isa 61:4 Acts 2:24-32 Eph 1:6 Eph 2:12-19
9 to say to prisoners, 'Come out,' to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves.' Along the roadway they will graze, and any bare height will be their pasture.
Isa 42:7 Isa 42:16 Isa 61:1 Isa 41:18 Luke 4:18 2Cor 4:4-6 Acts 26:18
10 They will never hunger or thirst, scorching wind and sun will never plague them; for he who pities them will lead them, will guide them to springs of water.
Rev 7:16-17 Ezek 34:23 Isa 4:6 Isa 14:1 Isa 25:4 Isa 32:2 Isa 33:16
11 I shall turn all my mountains into a road and my highways will be raised aloft.
Isa 11:16 Isa 62:10 Isa 35:8-10 Isa 40:3-4 Isa 43:19 Isa 57:14 John 14:6
12 Look! Here they come from far away, look, these from the north and the west, those from the land of Sinim.
Isa 43:5-6 Luke 13:29 Isa 2:2-3 Isa 11:10-11 Isa 60:9-14 Isa 66:19-20 Matt 8:11
13 Shout for joy, you heavens; earth, exult! Mountains, break into joyful cries! For Yahweh has consoled his people, is taking pity on his afflicted ones.
Isa 44:23 Isa 51:3 2Cor 7:6 2Thess 2:16-17 Isa 12:1 Isa 40:1-2 Isa 42:10-11
14 Zion was saying, 'Yahweh has abandoned me, the Lord has forgotten me.'
Isa 40:27 Jer 23:39 Lam 5:20 Ps 13:1 Ps 31:22 Ps 77:6-9 Ps 89:38-46
15 Can a woman forget her baby at the breast, feel no pity for the child she has borne? Even if these were to forget, I shall not forget you.
Isa 44:21 Ps 103:13 Jer 31:20 Lam 4:10 2Kgs 11:1-2 Hos 11:1 Mal 3:17
16 Look, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands, your ramparts are ever before me.
Exod 13:9 Isa 60:18 Isa 62:6 Hag 2:23 Isa 26:1 Isa 54:12 Ps 48:12-13
17 Your rebuilders are hurrying, your destroyers and despoilers will soon go away.
Isa 51:13 Isa 51:22-23 Isa 62:5 Ezek 28:24 Ezra 1:5 Isa 10:6 Isa 49:19
18 Raise your eyes and look around you: all are assembling, coming to you. By my life, declares Yahweh, you will put them all on like jewels, like a bride, you will fasten them on.
Isa 54:1-3 Isa 54:9 Isa 43:5-6 Isa 49:12 Isa 54:7 Isa 61:10 Isa 66:12-13
19 For your desolate places and your ruins and your devastated country from now on will be too cramped for your inhabitants, and your devourers will be far away.
Zech 10:10 Hos 1:10-11 Isa 54:1-2 Isa 49:25-26 Isa 51:3 Jer 30:18-19 Ps 56:1-2
20 Once more they will say in your hearing, the children of whom you were bereft, 'The place is too cramped for me, make room for me to live.'
2Kgs 6:1 Gal 4:26-28 Hos 1:10 Isa 51:3 Isa 54:1-3 Isa 60:4 Josh 17:14-16
21 Then you will think to yourself, 'Who has borne me these? I was bereft and barren, exiled, turned out of my home; who has reared these? I was left all alone, so where have these come from?'
Gal 3:29 Gal 4:26-29 Isa 1:8 Isa 3:26 Isa 5:13 Isa 51:17-20 Isa 52:2
22 Thus says Lord Yahweh: Look, I am beckoning to the nations and hoisting a signal to the peoples: they will bring your sons in their arms and your daughters will be carried on their shoulders.
Luke 13:29 Isa 2:2-3 Isa 11:10-12 Isa 14:2 Isa 42:1-4 Isa 49:12 Isa 60:3-11
23 Kings will be your foster-fathers and their princesses, your foster-mothers. They will fall prostrate before you, faces to the ground, and lick the dust at your feet. And you will know that I am Yahweh; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.
Isa 60:16 Mic 7:17 Isa 60:3 Isa 60:14 Isa 60:10-11 Isa 45:14 Ps 25:3
24 Can the body be snatched from the warrior, can the tyrant's captive be set free?
Matt 12:29 Ezek 37:3 Ezek 37:11 Ezra 9:9 Ezra 9:13 Isa 42:22 Isa 53:12
25 But thus says Yahweh: The warrior's captive will indeed be snatched away and the tyrant's booty will indeed be set free; I myself shall fight those who fight you and I myself shall save your children.
Isa 54:15-17 Jer 50:33-34 Isa 35:4 Isa 41:11-12 Isa 54:13 Rom 8:31-39 Jer 50:17-19
26 I shall make your oppressors eat their own flesh, they will be as drunk on their own blood as on new wine. And all humanity will know that I am Yahweh, your Saviour, your redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.
Ezek 39:7 Isa 9:20 Rev 16:6 Isa 9:4 Isa 41:14-20 Isa 45:6 Rev 14:20