Isaiah 49:25

“But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But thus saith the Lord, Euen the captiues of the mightie shall be taken away, and the pray of the terrible shall be deliuered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will saue thy children.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Surely, thus says the LORD, "Even the captives of the mighty man will be taken away, And the prey of the tyrant will be rescued; For I will contend with the one who contends with you, And I will save your sons.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But thus saith Jehovah, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the Lord says, Even the prisoners of the strong will be taken from him, and the cruel made to let go his goods: for I will take up your cause against your haters, and I will keep your children safe.
- Basic English Bible

For thus saith Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; and I will strive with him that striveth with thee, and I will save thy children.
- Darby Bible

But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
- Webster's Bible

But thus says Yahweh, "Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; for I will contend with him who contends with you, and I will save your children.
- World English Bible

For thus said Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty is taken, And the prey of the terrible is delivered, And with thy striver I strive, and thy sons I save.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But thus saith the LORD: even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; and I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 49:25


49:25 For I - I the almighty God will undertake this work.


Discussion for Isaiah 49:25

  • The holy one,the greater One is true to his word. This is the rhema word,as you speak it then it shall come to pass
  • Philip Abur for verse 25
    Deliverance is in this passage guaranteed,no matter the status of the captor. By this I can rest assured that the Lord will rescue the over 200 Chibok secondary school girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria.
  • I am holding on to this scripture....my son is gone right now from home and is on drugs....I am declaring this for my son...and my household...we are going thru awful attacks of the enemy....God Bless
  • Ngozi Benson for verse 25
    That the Almighty God will deliver us from every terrible situation we find ourselves. God promises deliverance from every form of bondage, evil powers, forces of darkness, principalities and powers etc. From the powers and forces that refuse to let go. God promises deliverance and safety from them all.
  • Anyebe Emmanuel Ogbole for verse 25
    This tells us that believer should not be afraid in any situation they foud themselves rather,should put their trust on God.
  • Is an assurance of God to his people

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