13 For I am the Lord your God
    who takes hold of your right hand(A)
and says to you, Do not fear;
    I will help(B) you.
14 Do not be afraid,(C) you worm(D) Jacob,
    little Israel, do not fear,
for I myself will help(E) you,” declares the Lord,
    your Redeemer,(F) the Holy One(G) of Israel.

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This is what the Lord says—
    he who made(A) you, who formed you in the womb,(B)
    and who will help(C) you:
Do not be afraid,(D) Jacob, my servant,(E)
    Jeshurun,[a](F) whom I have chosen.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 44:2 Jeshurun means the upright one, that is, Israel.

Restoration of Israel

This is what the Lord says:

“In the time of my favor(A) I will answer you,
    and in the day of salvation I will help you;(B)
I will keep(C) you and will make you
    to be a covenant for the people,(D)
to restore the land(E)
    and to reassign its desolate inheritances,(F)

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Because the Sovereign Lord(A) helps(B) me,
    I will not be disgraced.
Therefore have I set my face like flint,(C)
    and I know I will not be put to shame.(D)

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It is the Sovereign Lord(A) who helps(B) me.
    Who will condemn(C) me?
They will all wear out like a garment;
    the moths(D) will eat them up.

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