Isaiah 45:5
New International Version
I am the LORD, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not acknowledged me,

New Living Translation
I am the LORD; there is no other God. I have equipped you for battle, though you don’t even know me,

English Standard Version
I am the LORD, and there is no other, besides me there is no God; I equip you, though you do not know me,

Berean Study Bible
I am the LORD, and there is no other; there is no God but Me. I will equip you for battle, though you have not known Me,

New American Standard Bible
"I am the LORD, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though you have not known Me;

New King James Version
I am the LORD, and there is no other; There is no God besides Me. I will gird you, though you have not known Me,

King James Bible
I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:

Christian Standard Bible
I am the LORD, and there is no other; there is no God but me. I will strengthen you, though you do not know me,

Contemporary English Version
Only I am the LORD! There are no other gods. I have made you strong, though you don't know me.

Good News Translation
"I am the LORD; there is no other god. I will give you the strength you need, although you do not know me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am Yahweh, and there is no other; there is no God but Me. I will strengthen you, though you do not know Me,

International Standard Version
I am the LORD, and there is no other besides me: and there are no gods. I'm strengthening you, although you have not acknowledged me,

NET Bible
I am the LORD, I have no peer, there is no God but me. I arm you for battle, even though you do not recognize me.

New Heart English Bible
I am the LORD, and there is no other. Besides me, there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not known me;

A Faithful Version
I am the LORD, and there is none else. There is no God besides Me; I clothed you, though you have not known Me;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I am the LORD, and there is no other. There is no other God besides me. I will strengthen you, although you don't know me,

JPS Tanakh 1917
I am the LORD, and there is none else, Beside Me there is no God; I have girded thee, though thou hast not known Me;

New American Standard 1977
“I am the LORD, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though you have not known Me;

King James 2000 Bible
I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God besides me: I girded you, though you have not known me:

American King James Version
I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded you, though you have not known me:

American Standard Version
I am Jehovah, and there is none else; besides me there is no God. I will gird thee, though thou hast not known me;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For I am the Lord God, and there is no other God beside me; I strengthened thee, and thou hast not known me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am the Lord, and there is none else: there is no God, besides me: I girded thee, and thou hast not known me:

Darby Bible Translation
I [am] Jehovah, and there is none else; there is no God beside me: I girded thee, and thou hast not known me;

English Revised Version
I am the LORD, and there is none else; beside me there is no God: I will gird thee, though thou hast not known me:

Webster's Bible Translation
I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God besides me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:

World English Bible
I am Yahweh, and there is none else. Besides me, there is no God. I will strengthen you, though you have not known me;

Young's Literal Translation
I am Jehovah, and there is none else, Except Me there is no God, I gird thee, and thou hast not known Me.
Study Bible
God Calls Cyrus
4For the sake of Jacob My servant and Israel My chosen one, I call you by name; I have given you a title of honor, though you have not known Me. 5I am the LORD, and there is no other; there is no God but Me. I will equip you for battle, though you have not known Me,6so that all may know, from where the sun rises to where it sets, that there is none but Me; I am the LORD, and there is no other.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:14
Otherwise, I will send all My plagues against you and your officials and your people, so you may know that there is no one like Me in all the earth.

Deuteronomy 4:35
You were shown these things so that you would know that the LORD is God; there is no other besides Him.

Deuteronomy 32:39
See now that I am He; there is no God besides Me. I bring death and I give life; I wound and I heal, and there is no one who can deliver from My hand.

Psalm 18:31
For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the rock except our God?

Psalm 18:32
It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way blameless.

Psalm 18:39
You have armed me with strength for battle; You have subdued my foes beneath me.

Isaiah 43:10
"You are My witnesses," declares the LORD, "and My servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe Me and understand that I am He. Before Me, no god was formed, and none will come after Me.

Isaiah 44:6
Thus says the LORD, the King and Redeemer of Israel, the LORD of Hosts: "I am the first and I am the last, and there is no God but Me.

Isaiah 44:8
Do not tremble or fear. Have I not told you and declared it long ago? You are My witnesses! Is there any God but Me? There is no other Rock; I know not one."

Isaiah 45:1
This is what the LORD says to Cyrus His anointed, whose right hand I have grasped to subdue nations before him, to disarm kings, to open the doors before him, so that the gates will not be shut:

Isaiah 45:6
so that all may know, from the rising of the sun to the place of its setting, that there is none but Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other.

Isaiah 45:14
This is what the LORD says: "The products of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush, along with the Sabeans, men of stature, will come over to you and will be yours; they will trudge behind you; they will come over in chains and bow down to you. They will confess to you: 'God is indeed with you, and there is no other; there is no other God.'"

Isaiah 45:18
For thus says the LORD--He who created the heavens; He is God; He formed the earth and fashioned it; He established it; He did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited--"I am the LORD, and there is no other.

Isaiah 45:21
Speak up and present your case--yes, let them take counsel together. Who foretold this long ago? Who announced it from ancient times? Was it not I, the LORD? There is no other God but Me, a righteous God and Savior; there is none but Me.

Isaiah 46:9
Remember what happened long ago, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me.

Isaiah 47:8
So now hear this, O lover of luxury, who sits securely, who says to herself, 'I am, and there is none besides me. I will never be a widow or know the loss of children.'

Ezekiel 30:24
I will strengthen the arms of Babylon's king and place My sword in his hand, but I will break the arms of Pharaoh, and he will groan before him like a mortally wounded man.

Joel 2:27
Then you will know that I am present in Israel and that I am the LORD your God, and there is no other. My people will never again be put to shame.

Treasury of Scripture

I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded you, though you have not known me:

the Lord

Isaiah 45:14-18,21,22
Thus saith the LORD, The labour of Egypt, and merchandise of Ethiopia and of the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall come after thee; in chains they shall come over, and they shall fall down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee; and there is none else, there is no God…

Isaiah 44:8
Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.

Isaiah 46:9
Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,

I girded thee

Isaiah 22:21
And I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy girdle, and I will commit thy government into his hand: and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah.

Ezra 1:2
Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

Job 12:18,21
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle…









Lexicon
I
אֲנִ֤י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

am the LORD,
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and there is no
וְאֵ֣ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

other;
ע֔וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

there is no
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

God
אֱלֹהִ֑ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

but Me.
זוּלָתִ֖י (zū·lā·ṯî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2108: Scattering, removal, except

I will equip you for battle,
אֲאַזֶּרְךָ֖ (’ă·’az·zer·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 247: To gird, encompass, equip

though you have not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

known Me,
יְדַעְתָּֽנִי׃ (yə·ḏa‘·tā·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know
(5) There is no God beside me.--Commonly, the formula is used in antithesis to polytheism. Possibly we may think of it here as in contrast with the dualism of Persia, or, if that be assigned to a later date, of Babylonia.

I girded thee.--The opposite of the "loosing," or "ungirding," of Isaiah 45:1, and so implying the idea of giving strength.

Verse 5. - I girded thee. As God "loosed the loins" of Cyrus's adversaries (ver. 1), to weaken them, so he "girded" those of Cyrus, to give him strength (comp. Psalm 18:32).
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