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Isaiah 47 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:1 - Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chalde'ans! For you shall no more be called tender and delicate.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:2 - Take the millstones and grind meal, put off your veil, strip off your robe, uncover your legs, pass through the rivers.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:3 - Your nakedness shall be uncovered, and your shame shall be seen. I will take vengeance, and I will spare no man.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:4 - Our Redeemer--the LORD of hosts is his name--is the Holy One of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:5 - Sit in silence, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chalde'ans; for you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:6 - I was angry with my people, I profaned my heritage; I gave them into your hand, you showed them no mercy; on the aged you made your yoke exceedingly heavy.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:7 - You said, "I shall be mistress for ever," so that you did not lay these things to heart or remember their end.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:8 - Now therefore hear this, you lover of pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me; I shall not sit as a widow or know the loss of children":

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:9 - These two things shall come to you in a moment, in one day; the loss of children and widowhood shall come upon you in full measure, in spite of your many sorceries and the great power of your enchantments.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:10 - You felt secure in your wickedness, you said, "No one sees me"; your wisdom and your knowledge led you astray, and you said in your heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me."

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:11 - But evil shall come upon you, for which you cannot atone; disaster shall fall upon you, which you will not be able to expiate; and ruin shall come on you suddenly, of which you know nothing.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:12 - Stand fast in your enchantments and your many sorceries, with which you have labored from your youth; perhaps you may be able to succeed, perhaps you may inspire terror.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:13 - You are wearied with your many counsels; let them stand forth and save you, those who divide the heavens, who gaze at the stars, who at the new moons predict what shall befall you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 - Behold, they are like stubble, the fire consumes them; they cannot deliver themselves from the power of the flame. No coal for warming oneself is this, no fire to sit before!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - Such to you are those with whom you have labored, who have trafficked with you from your youth; they wander about each in his own direction; there is no one to save you.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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