54:5 For your husband is the one who made you –
the Lord who commands armies is his name.
He is your protector, 1 the Holy One of Israel. 2
He is called “God of the entire earth.”
54:6 “Indeed, the Lord will call you back
like a wife who has been abandoned and suffers from depression, 3
like a young wife when she has been rejected,” says your God.
54:7 “For a short time I abandoned 4 you,
but with great compassion I will gather you.
1 tn Or “redeemer.” See the note at 41:14.
2 sn See the note on the phrase “the Holy One of Israel” in 1:4.
3 tn Heb “like a woman abandoned and grieved in spirit.”
4 tn Or “forsook” (NASB).