Isaiah 43:11

Hebrew Bible

9 All nations gather together, the peoples assemble. Who among them announced this? Who predicted earlier events for us? Let them produce their witnesses to testify they were right; let them listen and affirm, “It is true.” 10 “You are my witnesses,” says the Lord, “my servant whom I have chosen so that you may consider and believe in me, and understand that I am he. No god was formed before me, and none will outlive me. 11 I, I am the Lord, and there is no deliverer besides me. 12 I decreed and delivered and proclaimed, and there was no other god among you. You are my witnesses,” says the Lord, “that I am God. 13 From this day forward I am he; no one can deliver from my power; I will act, and who can prevent it?”

Hosea 13:4

Hebrew Bible

2 Even now they persist in sin! They make metal images for themselves, idols that they skillfully fashion from their own silver; all of them are nothing but the work of craftsmen. There is a saying about them: “Those who sacrifice to the calf idol are calf kissers!” 3 Therefore they will disappear like the morning mist, like early morning dew that evaporates, like chaff that is blown away from a threshing floor, like smoke that disappears through an open window. 4 But I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt. Therefore, you must not acknowledge any God but me. Except for me there is no Savior. 5 I cared for you in the wilderness, in the dry desert where no water was. 6 When they were fed, they became satisfied; when they were satisfied, they became proud; as a result, they forgot me!

 Notes and References

"... The verbal connections between Isaiah 40-55 and the rest of the prophetic literature are numerous. Among the most well-known are Isaiah 40:3 and Malachi 3:1, which both speak of preparing the way for YHWH and which are conflated in Mark 1:2-3, and Isaiah 52:7 and Nahum 1:15, the substance of which is quoted in Romans 10:15. Other notable verbal parallels include the attestation of YHWH as the only Savior in Isaiah 43:11 and Hosea 13:4 and the identical phrase placed in the mouths of Babylon and Nineveh in Isaiah 47:8 and Zephaniah 2:15 ..."

Fenlason, Aaron C. Translation Technique and the Intertextuality of Creation in LXX Isaiah 40-55 (p. 225) Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2022

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