Isaiah 43:4

“Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast bene honourable, and I haue loued thee: therefore will I giue men for thee, and people for thy life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Since you are precious in My sight, {Since} you are honored and I love you, I will give {other} men in your place and {other} peoples in exchange for your life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Since thou hast been precious in my sight, `and' honorable, and I have loved thee; therefore will I give men in thy stead, and peoples instead of thy life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of your value in my eyes, you have been honoured, and loved by me; so I will give men for you, and peoples for your life.
- Basic English Bible

Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee; and I will give men for thee, and peoples for thy life.
- Darby Bible

Since thou hast been precious in my sight, thou hast been honorable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.
- Webster's Bible

Since you have been precious and honored in my sight, and I have loved you; therefore I will give people in your place, and nations instead of your life.
- World English Bible

Since thou wast precious in Mine eyes, Thou wast honoured, and I have loved thee, And I appoint men in thy stead, And peoples instead of thy life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Since thou art precious in My sight, and honourable, and I have loved thee; therefore will I give men for thee, and peoples for thy life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 43:4


43:4 Since - From the time that I chose thee for my people, I have had an affection for thee. Men - As I gave up the Egyptians, so I am ready to give up others to save thee, as occasion requires.


Discussion for Isaiah 43:4

  • Julius kavoo kenya for verse 4
    Trully God loves us.this way i know am not alone.
  • Pastor John Badu for verse 4
    This verse represents the highest level of Love God has for his people repeated in Jeremiah 31:3. It gives us confidence and assurance.

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