“I,(A) the Lord, have called You in righteousness,
And will hold Your hand;
I will keep You (B)and give You as a covenant to the people,
As (C)a light to the Gentiles,

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“I am the Lord, I have (A)called You in righteousness,
I will also (B)hold You by the hand and (C)watch over You,
And I will appoint You as a (D)covenant to the people,
As a (E)light to the nations,

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“I am the Lord, I have called You (the Messiah) in righteousness [for a righteous purpose],
I will also take You by the hand and keep watch over You,
And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people [Israel],
As a light to the nations (Gentiles),

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“I, the Lord, have called(A) you in righteousness;(B)
    I will take hold of your hand.(C)
I will keep(D) you and will make you
    to be a covenant(E) for the people
    and a light(F) for the Gentiles,(G)

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I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

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Indeed He says,
‘It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant
To raise up the tribes of Jacob,
And to restore the preserved ones of Israel;
I will also give You as a (A)light to the Gentiles,
That You should be My salvation to the ends of the earth.’ ”

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He says, “It is too [a]small a thing that You should be My Servant
To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the (A)protected ones of Israel;
I will also make You a (B)light [b]of the nations
So that My salvation may [c]reach to the (C)end of the earth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 49:6 Lit light
  2. Isaiah 49:6 Or to
  3. Isaiah 49:6 Lit be


He says, “It is too trivial a thing that You should be My Servant
To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the [a]survivors of Israel;
I will also make You a light to the nations
That My salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 49:6 Lit spared.

he says:
“It is too small a thing for you to be my servant(A)
    to restore the tribes of Jacob
    and bring back those of Israel I have kept.(B)
I will also make you a light(C) for the Gentiles,(D)
    that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.”(E)

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And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest 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 mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

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36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become (A)sons of light.” These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and (B)was hidden from them.

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36 While you have the Light, (A)believe in the Light, so that you may become (B)sons of Light.”

These things Jesus proclaimed, and He went away and (C)hid Himself from them.

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36 While you have the Light, believe and trust in the Light [have faith in it, hold on to it, rely on it], so that you may become sons of Light [being filled with Light as followers of God].”

Jesus said these things, and then He left and hid Himself from them.

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36 Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.”(A) When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.(B)

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36 While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.

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12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, (A)“I am the light of the world. He who (B)follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”

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Jesus Is the Light of the World

12 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, (A)I am the Light of the world; (B)the one who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

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Jesus Is the Light of the World

12 Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, [a]I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

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Footnotes

  1. John 8:12 The second of the memorable “I am” statements. See note 6:35.

Dispute Over Jesus’ Testimony

12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am(A) the light of the world.(B) Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”(C)

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12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

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As long as I am in the world, (A)I am the light of the world.”

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