(A)For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts
    is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah
    are his pleasant planting;
and he looked for justice,
    but behold, bloodshed;[a]
for righteousness,
    but behold, an outcry![b]

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  1. Isaiah 5:7 The Hebrew words for justice and bloodshed sound alike
  2. Isaiah 5:7 The Hebrew words for righteous and outcry sound alike

The vineyard(A) of the Lord Almighty
    is the nation of Israel,
and the people of Judah
    are the vines he delighted in.
And he looked for justice,(B) but saw bloodshed;
    for righteousness,(C) but heard cries of distress.(D)

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