1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
41:1 ¶ Keep silent towards Me, O isles, And the peoples pass on [to] power, They come nigh, then they speak, 'Togetherto judgment we draw near.'
41:2 Who stirred up from the east a righteous one? He calleth him to His foot, He giveth before him nations, And kings He causeth him to rule, He giveth [them] as dust [to] his sword, As driven stubble [to] his bow.
41:3 He pursueth them, he passeth over in safety A path with his feet he entereth not.
41:5 Seen have isles and fear, ends of the earth tremble, They have drawn near, yea, they come.
41:6 Each his neighbour they help, And to his brother he saith, 'Be strong.'
41:7 And strengthen doth an artisan the refiner, A smoother [with] a hammer, Him who is beating [on] an anvil, Saying, 'For joining it [is] good,' And he strengtheneth it with nails, it is not moved!
41:8 And thou, O Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, Seed of Abraham, My lover,
41:9 Whom I have taken hold of, from the ends of the earth, And from its near places I have called thee, And I say to thee, My servant Thou [art], I have chosen thee, and not rejected thee.
41:10 ¶ Be not afraid, for with thee I [am], Look not around, for I [am] thy God, I have strengthened thee, Yea, I have helped thee, yea, I upheld thee, With the right hand of My righteousness.
41:11 Lo, all those displeased with thee, They are ashamed and blush, They are as nothing, yea, perish Do the men who strive with thee.
41:12 Thou seekest them, and findest them not, The men who debate with thee, They are as nothing, yea, as nothing, The men who war with thee.
41:15 Lo, I have set thee for a new sharp threshing instrument, Possessing teeth, thou threshest mountains, And beatest small, and hills as chaff thou makest.
41:18 I open on high places rivers, And in midst of valleys fountains, I make a wilderness become a pond of water, And a dry land become springs of water.
41:19 I give in a wilderness the cedar, Shittah, and myrtle, and oil-tree, I set in a desert the fir-pine and box-wood together.
41:22 They bring nigh, and declare to us that which doth happen, The first thingswhat they [are] declare ye, And we set our heart, and know their latter end, Or the coming things cause us to hear.
41:23 Declare the things that are coming hereafter, And we know that ye [are] gods, Yea, ye may do good or do evil, And we look around and see [it] together.
41:24 Lo, ye [are] of nothing, and your work of nought, An abominationit fixeth on you.
41:25 I have stirred up [one] from the north, And he cometh, From the rising of the sun he calleth in My name, And he cometh in [on] prefects as [on] clay, And as a potter treadeth down mire.
41:26 Who hath declared from the first, and we know? And beforetime, and we say, 'Righteous?' yea, there is none declaring, Yea, there is none proclaiming, Yea, there is none hearing your sayings.
41:27 First to Zion, Behold, behold them, And to Jerusalem one proclaiming tidings I give,
41:28 And I see that there is no man, Yea, of these that there is no counsellor, And I ask them, and they return word:
41:29 'Lo, all of them [are] vanity, Nought [are] their works, Wind and emptiness their molten images!'
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