20 But if you refuse and rebel,
you will be devoured by the sword.”(A)
For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.(B)

21 The faithful city—
what an adulteress[a] she has become!
She was once full of justice.
Righteousness once dwelt in her—
but now, murderers!
22 Your silver has become dross,[b]
your beer[c] is diluted with water.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 1:21 Or prostitute
  2. Isaiah 1:22 Or burnished lead
  3. Isaiah 1:22 Or wine

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