And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for [a]strength unto them that turn away the battle to the gate.

But [b]they have erred because of wine, and are out of the way by strong drink: the Priest and the prophet have erred by strong drink: they are swallowed up with wine: they have gone astray through strong drink: they fail in vision: they stumble in judgment.

For all their tables are full of filthy vomiting: no place is clean.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 28:6 He will give counsel to the governor, and strength to the captain, to drive the enemies in at their own gates.
  2. Isaiah 28:7 Meaning, the hypocrites which were among them, and were altogether corrupt in life and doctrine, which is here meant by drunkenness and vomiting.
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