因为我是耶和华―你的神，是以色列的圣者 ― 你的救主；我已经使埃及作你的赎价，使古实和西巴代替你。因我看你为宝为尊；又因我爱你，所以我使人代替你，使列邦人替换你的生命。But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you. O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine. When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I gave Egypt as a ransom for your freedom; I gave Ethiopia and Seba in your place. Others were given in exchange for you. I traded their lives for yours because you are precious to me. You are honored, and I love you.
As God’s people, we need to listen to His affirming words with faith and trust Him to save us from all difficulties and calamities because we are precious and loved by Him.