Be not afraid of their faces ,.... Their stern looks, their frowning brows, and angry countenances, which would threaten him with destruction and death:
for I am with thee, to deliver thee, saith the Lord ; out of their hands, when in the most imminent danger. The Targum paraphrases the words thus,
"my Word shall be thine help to deliver thee:'
which is true of Christ, the essential Word of God.