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Isaiah 54:4 NET w/Notes

54:4 Don’t be afraid, for you will not be put to shame!

Don’t be intimidated,4 for you will not be humiliated!

You will forget about the shame you experienced in your youth;

you will no longer remember the disgrace of your abandonment.5

4

tn Or “embarrassed”; NASB “humiliated … disgraced.”

5

tn Another option is to translate, “the disgrace of our widowhood” (so NRSV). However, the following context (vv. 6–7) refers to Zion’s husband, the Lord, abandoning her, not dying. This suggests that an אַלְמָנָה (’almanah) was a woman who had lost her husband, whether by death or abandonment

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