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Chapter
Isaiah 46

Book of Isaiah - Chapter 46

Isaiah 46:1

Bel bows down, Nebo stoops; their idols are on the animals, and on the livestock: the things that you carried about are made a load, a burden to the weary [animal].

Isaiah 46:2

They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.

Isaiah 46:3

"Listen to me, house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, that have been borne [by me] from their birth, that have been carried from the womb;

Isaiah 46:4

and even to old age I am he, and even to gray hairs will I carry you. I have made, and I will bear; yes, I will carry, and will deliver.

Isaiah 46:5

"To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

Isaiah 46:6

Some pour out gold from the bag, and weigh silver in the balance. They hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god. They fall down--yes, they worship.

Isaiah 46:7

They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it, yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.

Isaiah 46:8

"Remember this, and show yourselves men; bring it again to mind, you transgressors.

Isaiah 46:9

Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; [I am] God, and there is none like me;

Isaiah 46:10

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Isaiah 46:11

calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country; yes, I have spoken, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed, I will also do it.

Isaiah 46:12

Listen to me, you stout-hearted, who are far from righteousness:

Isaiah 46:13

I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.