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11 You made a reservoir between the two walls
for the water of the old pool—
but you did not trust in[a] the one who made it;[b]
you did not depend on[c] the one who formed it long ago.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 22:11 tn Heb “look at”; NAB, NRSV “did not look to.”
  2. Isaiah 22:11 tn The antecedent of the third feminine singular suffix here and in the next line is unclear. The closest feminine noun is “pool” in the first half of the verse. Perhaps this “old pool” symbolizes the entire city, which had prospered because of God’s provision and protection through the years.
  3. Isaiah 22:11 tn Heb “did not see.”

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