Isaiah 49:5
Good News Translation
Before I was born, the LORD appointed me; he made me his servant to bring back his people, to bring back the scattered people of Israel. The LORD gives me honor; he is the source of my strength.

Contemporary English Version
Even before I was born, the LORD God chose me to serve him and to lead back the people of Israel. So the LORD has honored me and made me strong.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

that formed

Isaiah 49:1 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.

to bring

Isaiah 46:8 They bear him on their shoulders and carry him, and set him in his place, and he shall stand, and shall not stir out of his place. Yea, when they shall cry also unto him, he shall not hear: he shall not save them from tribulation.

Matthew 15:24 And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.

Acts 10:36 God sent the word to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all).

Romans 15:8 For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

though, etc.

Matthew 21:37-41 And last of all he sent to them his son, saying: They will reverence my son. . . .

Matthew 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?

Luke 19:42 If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes.

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men; . . .

yet

Psalm 110:1-3 A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool. . . .

Matthew 3:17 And behold a voice from heaven saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth the Son but the Father: neither doth any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom it shall please the Son to reveal him.

Matthew 17:5 And as he was yet speaking, behold a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo a voice out of the cloud, saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased: hear ye him.

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus coming, spoke to them, saying: All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

John 3:35 The Father loveth the Son: and he hath given all things into his hand.

John 5:20-27 For the Father loveth the Son and sheweth him all things which himself doth: and greater works than these will he shew him, that you may wonder. . . .

Ephesians 1:20-22 Which he wrought in Christ, raising him up from the dead and setting him on his right hand in the heavenly places. . . .

1 Peter 3:22 Who is on the right hand of God, swallowing down death that we might be made heirs of life everlasting: being gone into heaven, the angels and powers and virtues being made subject to him.

Context
You are My Servant
4And I said: I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength without cause and in vain: therefore my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God. 5And 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.6And he said: It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold, I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayst be my salvation even to the farthest part of the earth.…
Cross References
Galatians 1:15
But when it pleased him who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace,

Isaiah 11:12
And he shall set up a standard unto the nations, and shall assemble the fugitives of Israel, and shall gather together the dispersed of Juda from the four quarters of the earth.

Isaiah 12:2
Behold, God is my saviour, I will deal confidently, and will not fear: because the Lord is my strength, and my praise, and he is become my salvation.

Isaiah 25:1
O Lord, thou art my God, I will exalt O thee, and give glory to thy name: for thou hast done wonderful things, thy designs of old faithful, amen.

Isaiah 27:12
And it shall come to pass, that in that day the Lord will strike from the channel of the river even to the torrent of Egypt, and you shall be gathered together one by one, O ye children of Israel.

Isaiah 43:4
Since thou becamest honourable in my eyes, thou art glorious: I have loved thee, and I will give men for thee, and people for thy life.

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.

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.

Zechariah 6:13
Yea, he shall build a temple to the Lord: and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit, and rule upon his throne: and he shall be a priest upon his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

Additional Translations
And now says the LORD, who formed me from the womb to be His Servant, to bring Jacob back to Him, that Israel might be gathered to Him—for I am honored in the sight of the LORD, and my God is my strength—And now, said the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

And now saith Jehovah that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered unto him (for I am honorable in the eyes of Jehovah, and my God is become my strength);

And now, thus saith the Lord that formed me from the womb to be his own servant, to gather Jacob to him and Israel. I shall be gathered and glorified before the Lord, and my God shall be my strength.

And now, saith Jehovah, that formed me from the womb to be his servant, that I should bring Jacob again to him; (though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorified in the eyes of Jehovah, and my God shall be my strength;)

And now saith the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered unto him: (for I am honourable in the eyes of the LORD, and my God is become my strength:)

And now, saith the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

Now says Yahweh who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered to him (for I am honorable in the eyes of Yahweh, and my God is become my strength);

And now, said Jehovah, who is forming me from the belly for a servant to Him, To bring back Jacob unto Him, (Though Israel is not gathered, Yet I am honoured in the eyes of Jehovah, And my God hath been my strength.)
Jump to Previous
Body Eyes Formed Gather Gathered Glorious Honorable Honored Honourable Israel Jacob Mother's Servant Sight Strength Together Womb
Jump to Next
Body Eyes Formed Gather Gathered Glorious Honorable Honored Honourable Israel Jacob Mother's Servant Sight Strength Together Womb
Links
Isaiah 49:5 NIV
Isaiah 49:5 NLT
Isaiah 49:5 ESV
Isaiah 49:5 NASB
Isaiah 49:5 KJV

Isaiah 49:5 Bible Apps
Isaiah 49:5 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 49:5 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 49:5 French Bible
Isaiah 49:5 German Bible

Alphabetical: For am And back be been bring eyes for formed from gather gathered God has he him himself his honored I in is Israel Jacob LORD me might my now of says servant sight so strength strength that the to who womb

OT Prophets: Isaiah 49:5 Now says Yahweh who formed me (Isa Isi Is) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Isaiah 49:4
Top of Page
Top of Page