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20 because the bed is too short to stretch out on,
    and its blankets too narrow to wrap around oneself!

God is on Mount Perazim

21 For the Lord will stand upon[a] Mount Perazim,[b]
    he will rouse himself in[c] the Valley of Gibeon;
to carry out his work—
    his strange deed,
and to perform his task—
    his alien task!
22 But as for you,[d] don’t start mocking,
    or your chains will become tighter;
for I have heard from the Lord[e] of the Heavenly Armies about destruction,
    and it is decreed against the whole land.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 28:21 So 1QIsaa LXX; MT reads as
  2. Isaiah 28:21 I.e. a mountain near Jerusalem, perhaps the Mount of Olives; cf. 2Sam 6:8
  3. Isaiah 28:21 So 1QIsaa; MT reads as
  4. Isaiah 28:22 So 1QIsaa LXX; MT reads So now
  5. Isaiah 28:22 So 1QIsaa MTmss LXX Syr; MT reads the Lord God

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