don’t recall these former events.
43:19 “Look, I am about to do something new.
Yes, I will make a road in the desert
and paths 4 in the wilderness.
43:20 The wild animals of the desert honor me,
the jackals and ostriches,
because I put water in the desert
and streams in the wilderness,
to quench the thirst of my chosen people,
1 tn Heb “the former things” (so KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV); NLT “forget all that.”
2 tn Heb “sprouts up”; NASB “will spring forth.”
3 tn Or “know” (KJV, ASV); NASB “be aware of”; NAB, NIV, NRSV “perceive.”