Before I formed thee at thy birth, I took knowledge of thee, And before thy nativity, I hallowed thee, - A prophet to the nations, I appointed thee.
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;
For, thou, art my hope, My Lord, Yahweh, My confidence from my youthful days:
Mine unfinished substance, thine eyes beheld, and, in thy book, all the parts thereof were written, - the days they should be fashioned! while yet there was not one among them.
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,
For, thus, said Yahweh, God of Israel unto me, Take this cup of indignation wine out of my hand, - and cause all the nations unto whom I am sending thee, to drink it:
For he shall be great before the Lord, and, wine and strong drink, in nowise may he drink, and, with Holy Spirit, shall he be filled, already, from his mother's womb;
And it came to pass that, as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leapt in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with Holy Spirit, -
For, whom he fore-approved, he also fore-appointed to be conformed unto the image of his Son, that he might be firstborn among many brethren, -
Then said Moses, unto Yahweh, See! thou art saying unto me - Take up this people, and yet thou hast no let me know whom thou wilt send with me, - though thou thyself, didst say - I acknowledge thee by name, Yea, moreover, thou hast found favour in mine eyes.
Then said Yahweh unto Moses: Even this thing, which thou hast spoken, will I do - For thou hast found favour in mine eyes, And I have acknowledged thee by name.
Thus, saith Yahweh - Who made thee and formed thee from birth, Who helpeth thee: Do not fear O my Servant Jacob, and Jeshurun whom I have chosen;
See! I have set thee in charge this day, over the nations and over the kingdoms, To uproot and to break down, and to destroy and to tear in pieces, - To build and to plant.
Their Redeemer, can hold fast, Yahweh of hosts, is his name, He will, thoroughly plead, their plea, - That he may quiet the earth, And disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon.
And, even thou, child, prophet of the Most High, shalt be called, - for thou shall march on before the Lord, to prepare his ways,
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the glad-message of God -
But, when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me through his favour, was well-pleased
And did put, all things, in subjection beneath his feet. And gave him to be head over all things unto the assembly,
And, he, gave - some, indeed, to be apostles, and some, prophets, and some, evangelists, and some, shepherds and teachers, -
Howbeit, the firm foundation of God, standeth, having this seal - The Lord hath acknowledged them who are his, and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord stand aloof from unrighteousness.