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Since you are cherished and precious[a] in my eyes,
    and because I love you dearly and want to honor[b] you,
    I willingly give up nations in exchange for you—
    a man[c] to save your life.

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  1. Isaiah 43:4 Or “dear, costly, of great price.”
  2. Isaiah 43:4 This is the Hebrew word for “glory” (kabad).
  3. Isaiah 43:4 Or “people” (Heb. adam). God gave up a Man (the last “Adam,” 1 Cor. 15:45) for those who are precious to him.