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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  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
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17 Then sheep will graze as in their own pasture;(A)
    lambs will feed[a] among the ruins of the rich.

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  1. Isaiah 5:17 Septuagint; Hebrew / strangers will eat
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But evil men are all to be cast aside like thorns,(A)
    which are not gathered with the hand.

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23 In that day,(A) in every place where there were a thousand vines worth a thousand silver shekels,[a](B) there will be only briers and thorns.(C)

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  1. Isaiah 7:23 That is, about 25 pounds or about 12 kilograms
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24 Hunters will go there with bow and arrow, for the land will be covered with briers(A) and thorns.

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13 and for the land of my people,
    a land overgrown with thorns and briers(A)
yes, mourn(B) for all houses of merriment
    and for this city of revelry.(C)

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13 Thorns(A) will overrun her citadels,
    nettles and brambles her strongholds.(B)
She will become a haunt for jackals,(C)
    a home for owls.(D)

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13 Instead of the thornbush will grow the juniper,
    and instead of briers(A) the myrtle(B) will grow.
This will be for the Lord’s renown,(C)
    for an everlasting sign,
    that will endure forever.”

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24 “‘No longer will the people of Israel have malicious neighbors who are painful briers and sharp thorns.(A) Then they will know that I am the Sovereign Lord.

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12 I will ruin her vines(A) and her fig trees,(B)
    which she said were her pay from her lovers;(C)
I will make them a thicket,(D)
    and wild animals will devour them.(E)

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But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed.(A) In the end it will be burned.

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