New International Version
Therefore my people will know my name; therefore in that day they will know that it is I who foretold it. Yes, it is I."
King James Bible
Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore my people shall know my name; therefore [they shall know] in that day that I [am] HE, that saith, Here am I.
World English Bible
Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore [they shall know] in that day that I am he who does speak; behold, it is I."
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore doth My people know My name, Therefore, in that day, Surely I am He who is speaking, behold Me.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore my people shall know - The word לכן lachen, occurring the second time in this verse, seems to be repeated by mistake. It has no force nor emphasis as a repetition; it only embarrasses the construction and the sense. It was not in the copies from which the Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate were translated; it was not in the copy of the Septuagint from which the Arabic was translated; but in the Aldine and Complutensian editions δια τουτο is repeated; probably so corrected, in order to make it conformable with the Hebrew text.
I am he that Moth speak "I am he, Jehovah, that promised" - For הוא hu, the Bodleian MS. and another have יהוה, Jehovah; "For I am Jehovah that promised;" and another ancient MS. adds יהוה Jehovah after הוא hu. The addition of Jehovah seems to be right in consequence of what was said in the preceding line, "My people shall know my name."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am he
'Be ye clean, that bear the vessels of the Lord.'--ISAIAH lii. 11. The context points to a great deliverance. It is a good example of the prophetical habit of casting prophecies of the future into the mould of the past. The features of the Exodus are repeated, but some of them are set aside. This deliverance, whatever it be, is to be after the pattern of that old story, but with very significant differences. Then, the departing Israelites had spoiled the Egyptians and come out, laden with silver …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Take My Yoke Upon You," &C.
Place of Jesus in the History of the World.
I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself fully known to them.
Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow down before you with their faces to the ground; they will lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed."
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