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42:13 zeal. Assurance comes from knowing that when the Lord’s zeal is stirred, He will accomplish His plan (9:7 note).
mighty man . . . man of war. Isaiah describes the Lord as a Divine Warrior in whom hope lies (1:9; 5:26 and notes).
cries out. The Hebrew word here is different from the one in v. 2. This is a battle cry or call to arms, not a cry of distress.