This beautiful valley of Jezreel/Megiddo will never see an end-time battle
Last-edit: January 1 2018
In defence of the sidelined God Jehovah, Creator of the Universe and Father of Humanity
About the Repurchase/Salvation of Israel
Verses only from the New World Translation without comments
and certainly with a deep appreciation for that fine version.
(Psalm 14:7) 7 O that out of Zion there were the salvation of Israel! When Jehovah gathers back the captive ones of his people, Let Jacob be joyful, let Israel rejoice.
(Psalm 28:8) 8 Jehovah is a strength to his people, And he is a stronghold of the grand salvation of his anointed one.
(Psalm 42:5) 5 Why are you in despair, O my soul, And why are you boisterous within me? Wait for God, For I shall yet laud him as the grand salvation of my person.
(Psalm 42:11) 11 Why are you in despair, O my soul, And why are you boisterous within me? Wait for God, For I shall yet laud him as the grand salvation of my person and as my God.
(Psalm 43:5) 5 Why are you in despair, O my soul, And why are you boisterous within me? Wait for God, For I shall yet laud him as the grand salvation of my person and as my God.
(Psalm 44:4) 4 you yourself are my King, O God. Command grand salvation for Jacob.
(Psalm 53:6) 6 O that out of Zion there were the grand salvation of Israel! When Jehovah gathers back the captive ones of his people, Let Jacob be joyful, let Israel rejoice.
(Psalm 74:12) 12 And yet God is my King from long ago, The One performing grand salvation in the midst of the earth.
(Psalm 116:13) 13 The cup of grand salvation I shall take up, And on the name of Jehovah I shall call.
(Jeremiah 3:23) . . .. Truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.. . .
(Isaiah 41:14) 14 “Do not be afraid, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel. I myself will help you,” is the utterance of Jehovah, even your Repurchaser, the Holy One of Israel.
(Isaiah 43:14-15) 14 This is what Jehovah has said, the Repurchaser of you people, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sakes I will send to Babylon and cause the bars of the prisons to come down, and the Chal·de´ans in the ships with whining cries on their part. 15 I am Jehovah your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.”. . .
(Isaiah 44:6) 6 “This is what Jehovah has said, the King of Israel and the Repurchaser of him, Jehovah of armies, ‘I am the first and I am the last, and besides me there is no God.
(Isaiah 44:24) 24 This is what Jehovah has said, your Repurchaser and the Former of you from the belly: “I, Jehovah, am doing everything, stretching out the heavens by myself, laying out the earth. Who was with me?
(Isaiah 48:16-17) . . .And now the Sovereign Lord Jehovah himself has sent me, even his spirit. 17 This is what Jehovah has said, your Repurchaser, the Holy One of Israel: “I, Jehovah, am your God, the One teaching you to benefit [yourself], the One causing you to tread in the way in which you should walk. . .
(Isaiah 49:7) 7 This is what Jehovah, the Repurchaser of Israel, his Holy One, has said to him that is despised in soul, to him that is detested by the nation, to the servant of rulers: “Kings themselves will see and certainly rise up, [and] princes, and they will bow down, by reason of Jehovah, who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, who chooses you. . .
(Isaiah 49:25-26) . . .. 26 And I will make those maltreating you eat their own flesh; and as with the sweet wine they will become drunk with their own blood. And all flesh will have to know that I, Jehovah, am your Savior and your Repurchaser, the Powerful One of Jacob.”. . .
(Isaiah 54:5-8) 5 “For your Grand Maker is your husbandly owner, Jehovah of armies being his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Repurchaser. The God of the whole earth he will be called. 6 For Jehovah called you as if you were a wife left entirely and hurt in spirit, and as a wife of the time of youth who was then rejected,” your God has said.
7 “For a little moment I left you entirely, but with great mercies I shall collect you together. 8 With a flood of indignation I concealed my face from you for but a moment, but with loving-kindness to time indefinite I will have mercy upon you,” your Repurchaser, Jehovah, has said.
(Isaiah 59:20) 20 “And to Zion M the Repurchaser will certainly come, and to those turning from transgression in Jacob M,” is the utterance of Jehovah.
M (Isaiah 62:11) 11 Look! Jehovah himself has caused [it] to be heard to the farthest part of the earth: “Say, you people, to the daughter of Zion, ‘Look! your salvation is coming. Look! The reward he gives is with him, and the wages he pays are before him.’”
M (Deuteronomy 30:3) Jehovah your God must also bring back your captives and show you mercy and collect you again from all the peoples where Jehovah your God has scattered you.
(Romans 11:26) and in this manner all Israel will be saved. Just as it is written: “The deliverer will come out of Zion and turn away ungodly practices from Jacob.
(Isaiah 60:15-16) 15 “Instead of your proving to be one left entirely and hated, with nobody passing through, I will even set you as a thing of pride to time indefinite, an exultation for generation after generation. 16 And you will actually suck the milk of nations, and the breast of kings you will suck; and you will be certain to know that I, Jehovah, am your Savior, and the Powerful One of Jacob is your Repurchaser.
(Isaiah 63:15-16) 15 Look from heaven and see out of your lofty abode of holiness and beauty. Where are your zeal and your full might, the commotion of your inward parts, and your mercies? Toward me they have restrained themselves. 16 For you are our Father; although Abraham himself may not have known us and Israel himself may not recognize us, you, O Jehovah, are our Father. Our Repurchaser of long ago is your name.. . .
(Isaiah 44:21-22) 21 “Remember these things, O Jacob, and you, O Israel, because you are my servant. I have formed you. you are a servant belonging to me. O Israel, you will not be forgotten on my part. 22 I will wipe out your transgressions just as with a cloud, and your sins just as with a cloud mass. Do return to me, for I will repurchase you.
(Isaiah 35:8-10) . . .. 9 No lion will prove to be there, and the rapacious sort of wild beasts will not come up on it. None will be found there; and the repurchased ones must walk [there]. 10 And the very ones redeemed by Jehovah will return and certainly come to Zion with a joyful cry; and rejoicing to time indefinite will be upon their head. To exultation and rejoicing they will attain, and grief and sighing must flee away.. . .
(Isaiah 43:1) 43 And now this is what Jehovah has said, your Creator, O Jacob, and your Former, O Israel: “Do not be afraid, for I have repurchased you. . .
(Isaiah 44:23) 23 “Joyfully cry out, you heavens, for Jehovah has taken action! Shout in triumph, all you lowest parts of the earth! Become cheerful, you mountains, with joyful outcry, you forest and all you trees in it! For Jehovah has repurchased Jacob, and on Israel he shows his beauty. . .
(Isaiah 48:20) 20 Go forth, you people, out of Babylon! Run away from the Chal·de´ans. Tell forth even with the sound of a joyful cry, cause this to be heard. Make it to go forth to the extremity of the earth. Say: “Jehovah has repurchased his servant Jacob.. . .
(Isaiah 51:10-11) . . .? The one that made the depths of the sea a way for the repurchased ones to go across? 11 Then the redeemed ones of Jehovah themselves will return and must come to Zion with a joyful outcry, and rejoicing to time indefinite will be upon their head. To exultation and rejoicing they will attain. Grief and sighing will certainly flee away.. . .
(Isaiah 52:3) 3 For this is what Jehovah has said: “It was for nothing that you people were sold, and it will be without money that you will be repurchased.”. . .
(Isaiah 52:9-10) 9 Become cheerful, cry out joyfully in unison, you devastated places of Jerusalem, for Jehovah has comforted his people; he has repurchased Jerusalem. 10 Jehovah has bared his holy arm before the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth must see the salvation of our God.. . .
(Isaiah 62:12) 12 And men will certainly call them the holy people, those repurchased by Jehovah; and you yourself will be called Searched For, a City Not Left Entirely.. . .
(Isaiah 63:3-4) . . .. 4 For the day of vengeance is in my heart, and the very year of my repurchased ones has come.
(Isaiah 63:8-9) 8 And he went on to say: “Surely they are my people, sons that will not prove false.” So it was to them that he came to be a Savior. 9 During all their distress it was distressing to him. And his own personal messenger saved them. In his love and in his compassion he himself repurchased them, and he proceeded to lift them up and carry them all the days of long ago.. . .
(1 Corinthians 6:20) 20 for you were bought with a price*. By all means, glorify God in the body of you people.
*(1 Corinthians 7:23) you were bought with a price; stop becoming slaves of men.
(Hebrews 9:12) he entered, no, not with the blood of goats and of young bulls, but with his own blood, once for all time into the holy place and obtained an everlasting deliverance [for us]*.
(1 Peter 1:18) For you know that it was not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, that you were delivered from your fruitless form of conduct received by tradition from your forefathers. 19 But it was with precious blood, like that of an unblemished and spotless lamb, even Christ’s.
* Crucially important discussion on plural personal pronouns i.e. audience relevance here
Like to especially thank the Microsoft Corporation for that nifty search and replace facility in Word, now found in most software applications, as evidenced by the result in the above text.