"Come together, all of you, and listen: Which of the idols has foretold these things? The LORD’s chosen ally will carry out his purpose against Babylon; his arm will be against the Babylonians.
"Assemble, all of you, and listen! Who among them has declared these things? The LORD loves him; he will carry out His good pleasure on Babylon, And His arm will be against the Chaldeans.
"Have any of your idols ever told you this? Come, all of you, and listen: ‘The LORD has chosen Cyrus as his ally. He will use him to put an end to the empire of Babylon, destroying the Babylonian armies.’
"Come everybody, gather around, listen: Who among the gods has delivered the news? I, GOD, love this man Cyrus, and I'm using him to do what I want with Babylon.
Come together, all of you, and give ear; who among you has given news of these things? the Lord’s loved one will do his pleasure with Babylon, and with the seed of the Chaldaeans.
Assemble, all of you, and hear! Who among them has declared these things? The LORD loves him; he shall perform his purpose on Babylon, and his arm shall be against the Chaldeans.
"All of you, assemble yourselves, and hear! Who among them has declared these things ? The LORD loves him; He shall do His pleasure on Babylon, And His arm shall be against the Chaldeans.
these [things]? The LORD
and his arm
[shall be on] the Chaldeans
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1 sn This probably refers to the idol gods (see v. 5).
2 tn Or “friend,” or “covenant partner.”
3 tn Heb “and his arm [against] the Babylonians.”