They will not look to the altars(A) they made with their hands or to the Asherahs and incense altars(B) they made with their fingers.

On that day their strong cities will be
like the abandoned woods and mountaintops[a]
that were abandoned because of the Israelites;
there will be desolation.
10 For you have forgotten the God of your salvation,
and you have failed to remember
the rock of your strength;(C)
therefore you will plant beautiful plants
and set out cuttings from exotic vines.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 17:9 Some Hb mss read like the Horesh and the Amir; LXX reads like the Amorites and the Hivites

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