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Isaiah 5:8 ESV

Woe to the Wicked

8 Woe to those who 1join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you are made to dwell alone in the midst of the land.

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Study tools for Isaiah 5:8

  • a 5:5 - Or grazed over; compare Exodus 22:5
  • b 5:7 - The Hebrew words for justice and bloodshed sound alike
  • c 5:7 - The Hebrew words for righteous and outcry sound alike
  • d 5:10 - Hebrew ten yoke, the area ten yoke of oxen can plow in a day
  • e 5:10 - A bath was about 6 gallons or 22 liters; a homer was about 6 bushels or 220 liters; an ephah was about 3/5 bushel or 22 liters
  • f 5:13 - Or without their knowledge
  • g 5:13 - Or die of hunger
  • h 5:14 - Hebrew her nobility
  • i 5:15 - Hebrew high
  • j 5:16 - Hebrew high