Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Hear to me, ye islands, and attend ye people from far off; Jehovah called me from the belly; from my mother's bowels he made mention of my name.

New American Standard Bible

Listen to Me, O islands, And pay attention, you peoples from afar The LORD called Me from the womb; From the body of My mother He named Me.

King James Version

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

Holman Bible

Coastlands, listen to me; distant peoples, pay attention. The Lord called me before I was born. He named me while I was in my mother's womb.

International Standard Version

"Listen to me, you coastlands! Pay attention, you people from far away! The LORD called me from the womb; while I was still in my mother's body, he pronounced my name.

A Conservative Version

Listen, O isles, to me, and hearken, ye peoples from far. LORD has called me from the womb. From the bowels of my mother he has made mention of my name.

American Standard Version

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples, from far: Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name:

Amplified

Listen to me, O isles and coastlands, and hearken, you peoples from afar. The Lord has called me from the womb; from the body of my mother He has named my name.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O sea-lands, to me; and take note, you peoples from far: I have been marked out by the Lord from the first; when I was still in my mother's body, he had my name in mind:

Darby Translation

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples from afar. Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Listen, O isles, unto me, and hearken, ye peoples, from far, The LORD has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother he has remembered my name.

King James 2000

Listen, O coastlands, unto me; and hearken, you people, from afar; The LORD has called me from the womb; from the body of my mother has he made mention of my name.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen to me, coastlands, and listen attentively, peoples from far away! Yahweh called me from [the] womb; from the {body} of my mother he made my name known.

Modern King James verseion

Listen, O coastlands, to Me; and listen, lend your ear, peoples from afar; Jehovah has called Me from the womb; He has made mention of My name from My mother's bowels.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hearken ye isles unto me, and give heed ye people that are afar. The LORD called me out of the womb and made mention of my name, when I was in my mother's bowels.

NET Bible

Listen to me, you coastlands! Pay attention, you people who live far away! The Lord summoned me from birth; he commissioned me when my mother brought me into the world.

New Heart English Bible

Listen, islands, to me; and listen, you peoples, from far: the LORD has called me from the womb; from the body of my mother has he made mention of my name:

The Emphasized Bible

Hearken, ye Coastlands, unto me, And give ear ye peoples afar off, - Yahweh, called me, from my birth, From my nativity, made he mention of my name;

Webster

Listen to me, O Isles; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

World English Bible

Listen, islands, to me; and listen, you peoples, from far: Yahweh has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother has he made mention of my name:

Youngs Literal Translation

Hearken, O isles, unto me, And attend, O peoples, from afar, Jehovah from the womb hath called me, From the bowels of my mother He hath made mention of my name.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אי 
'iy 
Usage: 36

unto me and hearken
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

ye people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

me from the womb
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

of my mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

Images Isaiah 49:1

Context Readings

Yahweh's Servant Brings Salvation

1 Hear to me, ye islands, and attend ye people from far off; Jehovah called me from the belly; from my mother's bowels he made mention of my name. 2 And he set my mouth as a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand he hid me, and he will set me for a polished arrow; in his quiver he hid me.


Cross References

Isaiah 44:2

Thus said Jehovah making thee, and forming thee from the belly, he will help thee; Thou shalt not be afraid, my servant Jacob, and Jeshurun whom I chose.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I shall form thee in the belly, I knew thee; and before thou shalt go forth from the womb I consecrated thee; I gave thee a prophet to the nations.

Isaiah 42:1-4

Behold my servant, I will hold fast in him; my chosen, my soul delighted; I gave my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the nations.

Isaiah 49:5

And now, said Jehovah, forming me from the belly for servant to him to turn back Jacob to him, And Israel shall not be gathered, and I shall be honored in the eyes of Jehovah, and God was my strength.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come to me, and hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut out with you an eternal covenant, the sure mercies of David.

Luke 1:31

And, behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb, and shalt bear a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS.

Galatians 1:15

And when God was contented, having separated me from my mother's womb, and having called me, by his grace,

Psalm 71:5-6

For thou my hope, O Lord Jehovah: my trust from my youth.

Isaiah 7:14

For this, Jehovah he will give to you a sign Behold, the virgin conceiving, and she will bare a son, and call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child was born to us, a son was given to us, and the dominion shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Captain of Peace.

Isaiah 41:1

Be silent to me, ye islands; and the people shall change strength: they shall draw near; then shall they speak: together we will come near for judgment

Isaiah 42:12

They shall set glory to Jehovah, and they shall announce' his praise in the islands.

Isaiah 44:24

Thus said Jehovah redeeming thee, and forming thee from the belly, I am Jehovah making all; stretching forth the heavens alone; spreading out the earth from myself:

Isaiah 45:22

Look to me all ye ends of the earth and be saved, for I am God, and none else.

Isaiah 46:3

Hear to me, ye house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, being carried from the belly, being lifted up from the womb:

Isaiah 51:5

My justice is near; my salvation went forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and to mine arm shall they hope.

Isaiah 57:19

Creating the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him being far off, and to him being near, said Jehovah; and I healed him.

Isaiah 60:9

For the islands shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish among the first to bring thy sons from far off, their silver and their gold with them, to the name of Jehovah thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he honored thee.

Isaiah 66:19

And I set a sign among them and I sent those escaping of them to the nations, Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, drawing the bow, Tubal and Javan, the isles far off, that heard not my report, and saw not my glory; and they announced my glory among the nations.

Zephaniah 2:11

God being terrible to them, for he made lean all the gods of the earth; and they shall worship to him each from his place, all the isles of the nations.

Matthew 1:20-21

And reflecting upon these things, behold a messenger of the Lord appeared to him saying, Joseph, thou son of David, thou shouldest not fear to take to thyself Mary thy wife: for that begotten in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great before the Lord, and wine and fermented liquor he should not drink; and with the Holy Spirit shall he be filled, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 2:10-11

And the messenger said to them, Fear not : for, behold, I announce you good news, great joy, which shall be to all people.

John 10:36

Whom the Father consecrated., and sent into the world, say ye that thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God

Ephesians 2:17

And having come, he announced good news, peace to you afar off, and to those near.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him speaking. For if they escaped not, having refused him giving an intimation of the divine will on earth, much more we, who having turned back from him from the heavens:

1 Peter 1:20

Known truly before the foundation of the world, and made manifest in the last times for you,



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