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and a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment,
    a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

These people also[a] stagger from wine
    and reel from strong drink.
Priests and prophets stagger from strong drink;
    they’re drunk from[b] wine;
they reel from strong drink,
    waver when seeing visions,
        and stumble when rendering decisions.
For all the tables are covered in vomit and filth,
    with no clean[c] space left.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 28:7 1QIsaa lacks people also; MT lacks people
  2. Isaiah 28:7 Lit. are devoured by
  3. Isaiah 28:8 1QIsaa MT lack clean
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