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Isaiah 50:4New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord’s Obedient Servant

The Sovereign Lord has given me his words of wisdom,
    so that I know how to comfort the weary.
Morning by morning he wakens me
    and opens my understanding to his will.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Isaiah 50:4Contemporary English Version (CEV)

God’s Servant Must Suffer

The Lord God gives me
the right words
    to encourage the weary.
Each morning he awakens me
    eager to learn his teaching;

Isaiah 50:4King James Version (KJV)

The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.

Isaiah 50:4American Standard Version (ASV)

The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of [a]them that are taught, that I may know how [b]to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as [c]they that are taught.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 50:4 Or, disciples
  2. Isaiah 50:4 Or, to speak a word in season to him etc.
  3. Isaiah 50:4 Or, disciples

Isaiah 50:4New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The Lord [a]God has given Me the tongue of disciples,
That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word.
He awakens Me morning by morning,
He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 50:4 Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord, and so throughout the ch
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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