10 For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness; thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy [a]wisdom and thy knowledge, they have caused thee to rebel, and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else.

11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee, and thou shalt not know the morning thereof; destruction shall fall upon thee, which thou shalt not be able to put away: destruction shall come upon thee suddenly, or thou beware.

12 Stand now among thine enchanters, and in the multitude of thy soothsayers (with whom thou hast [b]wearied thyself from thy youth) if so be thou mayest have profit, or if so be thou mayest have strength.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 47:10 Thou didst think that thine own wisdom and policy would have saved thee.
  2. Isaiah 47:12 He derideth their vain confidence, that put their trust in anything but in God, condemning also such vain sciences, which serve to no use, but to delude the people, and to bring them from depending only on God.
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