28 It is I who says of (A)Cyrus, ‘He is My shepherd!
And he will perform all My desire.’
And [a]he declares of Jerusalem, ‘(B)She will be built,’
And of the temple, ‘[b]Your foundation will be laid.’”

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  1. Isaiah 44:28 Lit to say
  2. Isaiah 44:28 Lit You will be founded

behold, I will (A)send and take all the families of the north,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, (B)My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will [a]utterly destroy them and (C)make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.

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  1. Jeremiah 25:9 Or put them under the ban

10 and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “Behold, I am going to send and get (A)Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, (B)My servant, and I am going to set his throne right over these stones that I have hidden; and he will spread his (C)canopy over them.

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