“I deserted you for a brief moment,(A)
but I will take you back with great compassion.
In a surge of anger
I hid My face(B) from you for a moment,
but I will have compassion on you
with everlasting love,”(C)
says the Lord your Redeemer.
“For this is like the days[a] of Noah to Me:
when I swore that the waters of Noah
would never flood the earth again,(D)
so I have sworn that I will not be angry with you
or rebuke you.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 54:9 DSS, Cairo Geniza; MT, LXX read waters

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