10 A ten-acre vineyard will produce only a bath[a] of wine;
    a homer[b] of seed will yield only an ephah[c] of grain.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 5:10 That is, about 6 gallons or about 22 liters
  2. Isaiah 5:10 That is, probably about 360 pounds or about 160 kilograms
  3. Isaiah 5:10 That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms

10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah.

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10 You have forgotten(A) God your Savior;(B)
    you have not remembered the Rock,(C) your fortress.(D)
Therefore, though you set out the finest plants
    and plant imported vines,(E)
11 though on the day you set them out, you make them grow,
    and on the morning(F) when you plant them, you bring them to bud,
yet the harvest(G) will be as nothing(H)
    in the day of disease and incurable(I) pain.(J)

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10 Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips:

11 In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish: but the harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow.

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13 Their wealth will be plundered,(A)
    their houses demolished.
Though they build houses,
    they will not live in them;
though they plant vineyards,
    they will not drink the wine.”(B)

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13 Therefore their goods shall become a booty, and their houses a desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, but not drink the wine thereof.

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