New Living Translation
"But as for you, Israel my servant, Jacob my chosen one, descended from Abraham my friend,
King James Bible
But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham, my friend
World English Bible
"But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend,
Young's Literal Translation
-- And thou, O Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, Seed of Abraham, My lover,
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CommentaryIsaiah 41:8 Parallel Commentaries
What a precious promise to the young Christian, or to the old Christian attacked by lowness of spirits and distress of mind! "Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy redeemer the Holy One of Israel. Christian brethren, there are some in this congregation, I hope many, who have solemnly devoted themselves to the cause and service of the Lord Jesus Christ: let them hear, then, the preparation which is necessary for this service set forth in the word …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
The Fulfilled Prophecies of the Bible Bespeak the Omniscience of Its Author
And so it happened just as the Scriptures say: "Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith." He was even called the friend of God.
2 Chronicles 20:7
O our God, did you not drive out those who lived in this land when your people Israel arrived? And did you not give this land forever to the descendants of your friend Abraham?
a special possession to his servant Israel. His faithful love endures forever.
But the LORD will have mercy on the descendants of Jacob. He will choose Israel as his special people once again. He will bring them back to settle once again in their own land. And people from many different nations will come and join them there and unite with the people of Israel.
That is why the LORD, who redeemed Abraham, says to the people of Israel, "My people will no longer be ashamed or turn pale with fear.
"Look at my servant, whom I strengthen. He is my chosen one, who pleases me. I have put my Spirit upon him. He will bring justice to the nations.
Who is as blind as my own people, my servant? Who is as deaf as my messenger? Who is as blind as my chosen people, the servant of the LORD?
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