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So the Lord told Isaiah, “Go out with your son Shear Jashub[a] and meet Ahaz at the end of the conduit of the upper pool that is located on the road to the field where they wash and dry cloth.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 7:3 tn The name means “a remnant will return.” Perhaps in this context, where the Lord is trying to encourage Ahaz, the name suggests that only a few of the enemy invaders will return home; the rest will be defeated.
  2. Isaiah 7:3 tn Heb “the field of the washer”; traditionally “the fuller’s field” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NRSV); NIV “the Washerman’s Field.”

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