They will not look to the altars,
    the work of their hands,
and they will have no regard for the Asherah poles[a]
    and the incense altars their fingers have made.

In that day their strong cities, which they left because of the Israelites, will be like places abandoned to thickets and undergrowth. And all will be desolation.

10 You have forgotten God your Saviour;
    you have not remembered the Rock, your fortress.
Therefore, though you set out the finest plants
    and plant imported vines,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 17:8 That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah

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