43:15 I am the Lord, your Holy One, 1
the one who created Israel, your king.”
65:17 For look, I am ready to create
new heavens and a new earth! 2
The former ones 3 will not be remembered;
no one will think about them anymore. 4
1 sn See the note on the phrase “the Holy One of Israel” in 1:4.
2 sn This hyperbolic statement likens the coming transformation of Jerusalem (see vv. 18-19) to a new creation of the cosmos.
3 tn Or perhaps, “the former things” (so ASV, NASB, NIV, NRSV); TEV “The events of the past.”
4 tn Heb “and they will not come up on the mind.”