Isaiah 51:16-18 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
16 “My servant, I gave you the words I want you to say, and I covered you with my hands to protect you. I did this to make a new heaven and earth and so that you would say to Israel, ‘You are my people.’”
God Punished Israel
17 Wake up! Wake up!
18 Jerusalem had many people, but none of them became leaders for her. None of the children she raised became guides to lead her.