Yet now hear, O Jacob my servant; and Israel, whom I have chosen: Thus saith the Lord that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, which will help thee;

Fear not, O Jacob, my servant; and thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen. (Isaiah 44:1-2)

Yet now hear. Hear a word of comfort after so terrible a thunder crack. {#Isa 43:28, see footnote 1}

But there it is bare “Jacob” and “Israel” who are threatened;

here it is “Jacob my servant,” and

“Israel whom I have chosen“; it is

“Jeshurun,” or the “righteous nation“, who are comforted. Continue reading “Hear a word of comfort after so terrible a thunder crack”

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