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Isaiah 28 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:1 - Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Efrayim, and to the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley of those who are overcome with wine!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:2 - Behold, the Lord has a mighty and strong one; as a tempest of hail, a destroying storm, as a tempest of mighty waters overflowing, will he cast down to the eretz with the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:3 - The crown of pride of the drunkards of Efrayim shall be trodden under foot:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:4 - and the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley, shall be as the first-ripe fig before the summer; which when he who looks on it sees, while it is yet in his hand he eats it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:5 - In that day will the LORD of Hosts become a crown of glory, and a diadem of beauty, to the residue of his people;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:6 - and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:7 - Even these reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink; the Kohen and the prophet reel with strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they stagger with strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:8 - For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:9 - Whom will he teach knowledge? and whom will he make to understand the message? those who are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:10 - For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:11 - No, but by men of strange lips and with another language will he speak to this people;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:12 - to whom he said, This is the rest, give you rest to him who is weary; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:13 - Therefore shall the word of the LORD be to them precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little; that they may go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.

Judah Is Warned

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:14 - Why hear the word of the LORD, you scoffers, that rule this people that is in Yerushalayim:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:15 - Because you have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with She'ol are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come to us; for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:16 - therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Tziyon for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner -stone of sure foundation: he who believes shall not be in haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - I will make justice the line, and righteousness the plummet; and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding-place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:18 - Your covenant with death shall be annulled, and your agreement with She'ol shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then you shall be trodden down by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:19 - As often as it passes though, it shall take you; for morning by morning shall it pass through, by day and by night: and it shall be nothing but terror to understand the message.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:20 - For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it; and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:21 - For the LORD will rise up as on Mount Perazim, he will be angry as in the valley of Giv`on; that he may do his work, his strange work, and bring to pass his act, his strange act.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:22 - Now therefore don't you be scoffers, lest your bonds be made strong; for a decree of destruction have I heard from the Lord, the LORD of Hosts, on the whole eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:23 - Give you ear, and hear my voice; listen, and hear my speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:24 - Does he who plows to sow plow continually? does he continually open and harrow his ground?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:25 - When he has leveled the surface of it, doesn't he cast abroad the dill, and scatter the cumin, and put in the wheat in rows, and the barley in the appointed place, and the spelt in the border of it?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:26 - For his God does instruct him aright, and does teach him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:27 - For the dill are not threshed with a sharp threshing instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned about on the cumin; but the dill are beaten out with a staff, and the cumin with a rod.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:28 - Bread grain is ground; for he will not be always threshing it: and though the wheel of his cart and his horses scatter it, he does not grind it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:29 - This also comes forth from the LORD of Hosts, who is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in wisdom.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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