Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And now says LORD who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered to him (for I am honorable in the eyes of LORD, and my God has become my strength),

New American Standard Bible

And now says the Lord, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant,
To bring Jacob back to Him, so that Israel might be gathered to Him
(For I am honored in the sight of the Lord,
And My God is My strength),

King James Version

And now, saith the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

Holman Bible

And now, says the Lord,
who formed me from the womb to be His Servant,
to bring Jacob back to Him
so that Israel might be gathered to Him;
for I am honored in the sight of the Lord,
and my God is my strength—

International Standard Version

"And now, says the LORD, who formed you from the womb as his servant to bring Jacob back to him so that Israel might be gathered to him and I am honored in the LORD's sight and my God has been my help

American Standard Version

And now saith Jehovah that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered unto him (for I am honorable in the eyes of Jehovah, and my God is become my strength);

Amplified


And now says the Lord, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant,
To bring Jacob back to Him and that Israel might be gathered to Him,
—For I am honored in the eyes of the Lord,
And My God is My strength—

Bible in Basic English

And now, says the Lord, who made me his servant when I was still in my mother's body, so that I might make Jacob come back to him, and so that Israel might come together to him: and I was honoured in the eyes of the Lord, and my God became my strength.

Darby Translation

And now, saith Jehovah, that formed me from the womb to be his servant, that I should bring Jacob again to him; (though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorified in the eyes of Jehovah, and my God shall be my strength;)

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

And now, says the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now Yahweh says, who formed me from [the] womb as a servant for him, to bring Jacob back to him, and that Israel might not be gathered, for I am honored in the eyes of Yahweh, and my God has become my strength.

Modern King James verseion

And now, says Jehovah who formed Me from the womb to be His servant, to bring Jacob again to Him, Though Israel is not gathered, yet I shall be glorious in the eyes of Jehovah, and My God shall be My strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now saith the LORD that formed me in the womb, to be his servant and to turn Jacob unto him,

NET Bible

So now the Lord says, the one who formed me from birth to be his servant -- he did this to restore Jacob to himself, so that Israel might be gathered to him; and I will be honored in the Lord's sight, for my God is my source of strength --

New Heart English Bible

Now says the LORD who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered to him (for I am honorable in the eyes of the LORD, and my God has become my strength);

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, said Yahweh - Fashioning me from birth To be Servant to him, To restore Jacob unto him, And that, Israel, unto him, might be gathered And I be honourable in the eyes of Yahweh, And, my God, be proved to have been my strength,

Webster

And now, saith the LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

World English Bible

Now says Yahweh who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered to him (for I am honorable in the eyes of Yahweh, and my God is become my strength);

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, said Jehovah, who is forming me from the belly for a servant to Him, To bring back Jacob unto Him, (Though Israel is not gathered, Yet I am honoured in the eyes of Jehovah, And my God hath been my strength.)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

me from the womb
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

to be his servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

to bring
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

be not gathered
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

in the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and my God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 49:5

References

Images Isaiah 49:5

Prayers for Isaiah 49:5

Context Readings

Yahweh's Servant Brings Salvation

4 But I said, I have labored in vain. I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity. Yet surely the justice [due] to me is with LORD, and my recompense with my God. 5 And now says LORD who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered to him (for I am honorable in the eyes of LORD, and my God has become my strength), 6 yea, he says, It is too light a thing that thou should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel. I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou may be my salvation to the e


Cross References

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased. Hear ye him.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus having come, he spoke to them, saying, All authority in heaven and on earth was given to me.

Psalm 110:1-3

LORD says to my lord, Sit thou at my right hand until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

Isaiah 11:12

And he will set up an ensign for the nations, and will assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.

Isaiah 12:2

Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid, for LORD, [even] LORD, is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation.

Isaiah 43:4

Since thou have been precious in my sight, [and] honorable, and I have loved thee, therefore I will give men in thy stead, and peoples instead of thy life.

Isaiah 49:1

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.

Isaiah 50:4

Lord LORD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He awakens morning by morning. He awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

Isaiah 52:13

Behold, my servant shall deal wisely. He shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be very high.

Isaiah 56:8

Lord LORD, who gathers the outcasts of Israel, says, Yet I will gather to him, besides his own who are gathered.

Matthew 3:17

And lo, a voice out of the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father. And no man knows the Son, except the Father, nor does any man know the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son wants to reveal him.

Matthew 15:24

But having answered, he said, I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 21:37-41

But finally he sent to them his son, saying, They will be made ashamed by my son.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who have been sent to her. How often I wanted to gathered thy children together the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and ye would not.

Luke 19:42

saying, If thou knew, even thou, indeed even in this thy day, the things for thy peace. But now they are hidden from thine eyes.

John 3:35

The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into his hand.

John 5:20-27

For the Father loves the Son, and shows him all things that he himself does. And he will show him works greater works than these, so that ye may marvel.

Acts 10:36

The word that he sent forth to the sons of Israel, preaching good-news, peace by Jesus Christ (this man is Lord of all),

Romans 15:8

And I say, Christ Jesus became a helper of men of circumcision, for the sake of God's truth (in order to confirm the promises of the fathers),

Ephesians 1:20-22

which he wrought in the Christ, having raised him from the dead and seated at his right hand in the heavenly things,

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

The men who both killed the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and who persecuted us, and are not pleasing to God, and are contrary to all men.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, agents, and positions of authority, and powers having been subordinated to him.

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