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No, this is the kind of fast I want:[a]
I want you[b] to remove the sinful chains,
to tear away the ropes of the burdensome yoke,
to set free the oppressed,[c]
and to break every burdensome yoke.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 58:6 tn Heb “Is this not a fast I choose?” “No” is supplied in the translation for clarification.
  2. Isaiah 58:6 tn The words “I want you” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.
  3. Isaiah 58:6 tn Heb “crushed.”

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