About Jesus - Steve Sweetman
to Isaiah 43:4
has been asked, "What does Isaiah 43:4 mean?" Here's
will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your
life" - Isaiah 43:4 NIV
will give men for you and people for your life" - Isaiah 43:4 - KJV
will give other men in your place and other peoples in exchange for
you" - Isaiah 43:4 - NASB
43 is one of the many chapters that predict the complete restoration of
in verse 3 God says, "I will give Egypt
for you ransom Cush and Seba in your stead" (NIV).
Think of it this way. Jesus became a ransom for our salvation.
He suffered the judgment of God in order to save us.
In like manner, the above 3 northern African nations will be
ransomed, suffer God's judgment in order to save
3:2 and other such passages predict the day when God will gather the
nations in the
You might also want to read Proverbs 21:18 where it says that they wicked will become a ransom for the righteous. The same concept is seen here.