20 [a]They slice off what is on the right hand but still are (A)hungry,
And [b]they eat what is on the left hand but they are not satisfied;
Each of them eats the (B)flesh of his own arm.
21 Manasseh devours Ephraim, and Ephraim Manasseh,
(C)And together they are against Judah.
(D)In spite of all this, His anger does not turn away
And His hand is still stretched out.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 9:20 Lit he slices
  2. Isaiah 9:20 Lit he eats

I will make them (A)eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they will eat one another’s flesh in the siege and in the distress with which their enemies and those who seek their life will distress them.”’

10 “Then you are to break the (B)jar in the sight of the men who accompany you 11 and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Just so will I (C)break this people and this city, even as one breaks a potter’s vessel, which cannot again be repaired; and they will (D)bury in Topheth [a]because there is no other place for burial.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 19:11 Or until there is no place left to bury

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