For (A)You shall break the yoke of their burden and the staff on their shoulders,
The rod of their (B)oppressor, as [a]at the battle of (C)Midian.

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  1. Isaiah 9:4 Lit in the day of Midian

that you will (A)take up this [a]taunt against the king of Babylon, and say,

“How (B)the oppressor has ceased,
And how [b]fury has ceased!

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  1. Isaiah 14:4 Or proverb
  2. Isaiah 14:4 Amended from the meaningless medhebah to marhebah

“Let the [a]outcasts of Moab stay with you;
Be a hiding place to them from the destroyer.”
For the extortioner has come to an end, destruction has ceased,
(A)Oppressors have completely disappeared from the land.

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  1. Isaiah 16:4 So the versions; M.T. My outcasts, as for Moab

13 That you have (A)forgotten the Lord your Maker,
Who (B)stretched out the heavens
And laid the foundations of the earth,
That you (C)fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor,
As he makes ready to destroy?
But where is the fury of the (D)oppressor?

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14 “In (A)righteousness you will be established;
You will be far from (B)oppression, for you will (C)not fear;
And from (D)terror, for it will not come near you.

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