Isaiah 49:1
Good News Translation
Listen to me, distant nations, you people who live far away! Before I was born, the LORD chose me and appointed me to be his servant.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone, listen, even you foreign nations across the sea. The LORD chose me and gave me a name before I was born.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Give ear, ye islands, and hearken, ye people from afar. The Lord hath called me from the womb, from the bowels of my mother he hath been mindful of my name.

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Give ear, ye islands, and hearken, ye people from afar. The Lord hath called me from the womb, from the bowels of my mother he hath been mindful of my name.

listen

Isaiah 41:1 Let the islands keep silence before me, and the nations take new strength: let them come near, and then speak, let us come near to judgment together.

Isaiah 42:1-4,12 Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. . . .

Isaiah 45:22 Be converted to me, and you shall be saved, all ye ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 51:5 My just one is near at hand, my saviour is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people: the islands shall look for me, and shall patiently wait for my arm.

Isaiah 60:9 For, the islands wait for me, and the ships of the sea in the beginning: that I may bring thy sons from afar: their silver, and their gold with them, to the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

Isaiah 66:19 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send of them that shall be saved, to the Gentiles into the sea, into Africa, and Lydia them that draw the bow: into Italy, and Greece, to the islands afar off, to them that have not heard of me, and have not seen my glory. And they shall declare my glory to the Gentiles:

Zephaniah 2:11 The Lord shall be terrible upon them, and shall consume all the gods of the earth: and they shall adore him every man from his own place, all the islands of the Gentiles.

and hearken

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear and come to me: hear and your soul shall live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the faithful mercies of David.

Isaiah 57:19 I created the fruit of the lips, peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the Lord, and I healed him.

Ephesians 2:17 And coming, he preached peace to you that were afar off: and peace to them that were nigh.

Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.

the Lord

Isaiah 49:5 And now saith the Lord, that formed me from the womb to be his servant, that I may bring back Jacob unto him, and Israel will not be gathered together: and I am glorified in the eyes of the Lord, and my God is made my strength.

Psalm 71:5,6 For thou art my patience, O Lord: my hope, O Lord, from my youth. . . .

Jeremiah 1:5 Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee: and before thou camest forth out of the womb, I sanctified thee, and made thee a prophet unto the nations.

Matthew 1:20,21 But while he thought on these things, behold the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in his sleep, saying: Joseph, son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife, for that which is conceived in her, is of the Holy Ghost. . . .

Luke 1:15,31-31 For he shall be great before the Lord and shall drink no wine nor strong drink: and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb. . . .

Luke 2:10,11 And the angel said to them: Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy that shall be to all the people: . . .

John 10:36 Do you say of him whom the Father hath sanctified and sent into the world: Thou blasphemest; because I said: I am the Son of God?

Galatians 1:15 But when it pleased him who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace,

1 Peter 1:20 Foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in the last times for you:

Context
You are My Servant
1Give ear, ye islands, and hearken, ye people from afar. The Lord hath called me from the womb, from the bowels of my mother he hath been mindful of my name.2And he hath made my mouth like a sharp sword: in the shadow of his hand he hath protected me, and hath made me as a chosen arrow: in his quiver he hath hidden me.…
Cross References
Galatians 1:15
But when it pleased him who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace,

Psalm 22:10
I was cast upon thee from the womb. From my mother's womb thou art my God,

Isaiah 11:11
And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand the second time to possess the remnant of his people, which shall be left from the Assyrians, and from Egypt, and from Phetros, and from Ethiopia, and from Elam, and from Sennaar, and from Emath, and from the islands of the sea.

Isaiah 24:15
Therefore glorify ye the Lord in instruction: the name of the Lord God of Israel in the islands of the sea.

Isaiah 33:13
Hear, you that are far off, what I have done, and you that are near know my strength.

Isaiah 42:4
He shall not be sad, nor troublesome, till he set judgment in the earth, and the islands shall wait for his law.

Isaiah 44:2
Thus saith the Lord that made and formed thee, thy helper from the womb: Fear not, O my servant Jacob, and thou most righteous whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 44:24
Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, and thy maker, from the womb: I am the Lord, that make all things, that alone stretch out the heavens, that established the earth, and there is none with me.

Isaiah 45:3
And I will give thee hidden treasures, and the concealed riches of secret places: that thou mayest know that I am the Lord who call thee by thy name, the God of Israel.

Isaiah 46:3
They are consumed, and are broken together: they could not save him that carried them, and they themselves shall go into captivity.

Isaiah 49:12
Behold these shall come from afar, and behold these from the north and from the sea, and these from the south country.

Isaiah 52:13
Behold my servant shall understand, he shall be exalted, and extolled, and shall be exceeding high.

Isaiah 60:9
For, the islands wait for me, and the ships of the sea in the beginning: that I may bring thy sons from afar: their silver, and their gold with them, to the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

Jeremiah 1:5
Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee: and before thou camest forth out of the womb, I sanctified thee, and made thee a prophet unto the nations.

Additional Translations
Listen to me, O islands, and pay attention, O distant peoples: The LORD called me from the womb; from the body of my mother He named me.Listen, O isles, to me; and listen, you people, from far; The LORD has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother has he made mention of my name.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples, from far: Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name:

Hearken to me, ye islands; and attend, ye Gentiles; after a long time it shall come to pass, saith the Lord: from my mother's womb he has called my name:

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples from afar. Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples, from far: the LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name:

Listen to me, O Isles; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

Listen, islands, to me; and listen, you peoples, from far: Yahweh has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother has he made mention of my name:

Hearken, O isles, unto me, And attend, O peoples, from afar, Jehovah from the womb hath called me, From the bowels of my mother He hath made mention of my name.
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