“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment
“It is the Sovereign LORD who helps me. Who is he that will condemn me?
“If only you had paid attention to my commands, your peace would have been like
“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are
”but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on
“Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you
“say to those with fearful hearts, ‘Be strong, do not fear; your God will come,
“O LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning,
“They say to the prophets, ‘Give us no more visions of what is right! Tell
“Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘He did not make me’?