1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
45:1 ¶ Thus saith Jehovah to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before himand I will loose the loins of kings; to open before him the two-leaved doors, and the gates shall not be shut:
45:2 I will go before thee, and make the elevated places plain; I will break in pieces the brazen doors, and cut asunder the bars of iron;
45:4 For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I have called thee by thy name; I surnamed thee, though thou didst not know me;
45:8 Drop down, [ye] heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness; let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and with it let righteousness spring up. I, Jehovah, have created it.
45:9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let a potsherd [strive] with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that formeth it, What makest thou? Or thy work, He hath no hands?
45:10 Woe unto him that saith unto [his] father, What begettest thou? Or to [his] mother, What hast thou brought forth?
45:12 It is I that have made the earth, and created man upon it; it is I, my hands, that have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.
45:13 It is I that have raised him up in righteousness, and I will make all his ways straight: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith Jehovah of hosts.
45:14 Thus saith Jehovah: The wealth of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia and the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall walk after thee; in chains they shall come over, and they shall bow down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, [saying,] Surely *God is in thee; and there is none else, no other God. ...
45:16 They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them; they shall go away in confusion together, the makers of idols.
45:18 For thus saith Jehovah who created the heavens, God himself who formed the earth and made it, he who established it,not as waste did he create it: he formed it to be inhabited:I [am] Jehovah, and there is none else.
45:21 Declare and bring [them] near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath caused this to be heard from ancient time? [who] hath declared it long ago? Is it not I, Jehovah? And there is no God else beside me; a just *God and a Saviour, there is none besides me.
45:23 I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth [in] righteousness and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
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