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on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans.
ISA 48:15 I, even I, have spoken; yea, I have called him: I have
brought him, and he shall make his way prosperous.
ISA 48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in
secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and
now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.
ISA 48:17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I
am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by
the way that thou shouldest go.
ISA 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy
peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
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