New Living Translation
And the LORD said, "That's right, and it means that I am watching, and I will certainly carry out all my plans."
King James Bible
Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said unto me, Thou hast well seen; for I am watchful over my word to perform it.
World English Bible
Then Yahweh said to me, "You have seen well; for I watch over my word to perform it."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto me, 'Thou hast well seen: for I am watching over My word to do it.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:12 Well seen - Or thou hast seen and judged right. Hasten - Word for word, I will almond - tree it, that is, I will be upon them speedily, in a short time. My word - My threatening against Judah and its inhabitants.
LibraryThe Servant's Inflexible Resolve
'For the Lord God will help Me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set My face like a flint.'--ISAIAH l. 7. What a striking contrast between the tone of these words and of the preceding! There all is gentleness, docility, still communion, submission, patient endurance. Here all is energy and determination, resistance and martial vigour. It is like the contrast between a priest and a warrior. And that gentleness is the parent of this boldness. The same Will which is all submission …
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In the past I deliberately uprooted and tore down this nation. I overthrew it, destroyed it, and brought disaster upon it. But in the future I will just as deliberately plant it and build it up. I, the LORD, have spoken!
Then the LORD spoke to me again and asked, "What do you see now?" And I replied, "I see a pot of boiling water, spilling from the north."
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