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Isaiah 42:3 New English Translation (NET Bible)

A crushed reed he will not break,
a dim wick he will not extinguish;[a]
he will faithfully make just decrees.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 42:3 sn The “crushed reed” and “dim wick” symbolize the weak and oppressed who are on the verge of extinction.
  2. Isaiah 42:3 tn Heb “faithfully he will bring out justice” (cf. NASB, NRSV).
New English Translation (NET)

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Isaiah 42:3 New International Version (NIV)

A bruised reed he will not break,
    and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.
In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;

New International Version (NIV)

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