Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you…
I. THE TEMPER OF SPIRIT that the Lord aims to reduce His people unto. "Fear not; be not dismayed." Quietness, settledness, and undauntedness of spirit.
II. THE COURSE HE TAKES to reduce them to it. A proposal of motives and arguments of sufficient effect and prevalency to pull down vain fear out of the heart.
(T. Crisp, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.