New International Version
See, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you."
King James Bible
Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth will I cause you to hear them.
World English Bible
Behold, the former things have happened, and I declare new things. I tell you about them before they come up."
Young's Literal Translation
The former things, lo, have come, And new things I am declaring, Before they spring up I cause you to hear.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am the Lord - אני יהוה ani Yehovah. This is the famous tetragrammaton, or name of four letters, which we write Jehovah Yehovah, Yehveh, Yeveh, Jhuh, Javah, etc. The letters are Y H U H. The Jews never pronounce it, and the true pronunciation is utterly unknown.
That is my name - A name peculiar to myself.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryChrist the Arrester of Incipient Evil and the Nourisher of Incipient Good
'A bruised reed shall He not break, and the smoking flax shall He not quench.... He shall not fail nor be discouraged.'--ISAIAH xlii. 3, 4. The two metaphors which we have in the former part of these words are not altogether parallel. 'A bruised reed' has suffered an injury which, however, is neither complete nor irreparable. 'Smoking flax,' on the other hand--by which, of course, is meant flax used as a wick in an old-fashioned oil lamp--is partially lit. In the one a process has been begun which, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Words of Counsel.
The Introduction, with Some General Observations from the Cohesion.
1872-1874. Letter from Rev. A. M. W. Christopher --Letter from Gulf of St. Lawrence-Mrs. Birt's Sheltering Home, Liverpool --Letter to Mrs. Merry --Letter from Canada --Miss
tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods. Do something, whether good or bad, so that we will be dismayed and filled with fear.
See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Do not tremble, do not be afraid. Did I not proclaim this and foretell it long ago? You are my witnesses. Is there any God besides me? No, there is no other Rock; I know not one."
Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me.
I foretold the former things long ago, my mouth announced them and I made them known; then suddenly I acted, and they came to pass.
You have heard these things; look at them all. Will you not admit them? "From now on I will tell you of new things, of hidden things unknown to you.
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