He will not break a bruised reed,
and He will not put out a smoldering wick;
He will faithfully bring justice.
He will not grow weak or be discouraged
until He has established justice on earth.
The islands will wait for His instruction.”(A)

This is what God, Yahweh, says—
who created the heavens and stretched them out,(B)
who spread out the earth and what comes from it,(C)
who gives breath to the people on it
and life[a] to those who walk on it(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 42:5 Lit spirit

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