Isaiah 29:1-6 NIV

Woe to David's City

1 Woe1 to you, Ariel, Ariel,2 the city3 where David settled! Add year to year and let your cycle of festivals4 go on.

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2 Yet I will besiege Ariel;5 she will mourn and lament,6 she will be to me like an altar hearth.a7

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    • a 29:2 - The Hebrew for "altar hearth" sounds like the Hebrew for "Ariel."
      3 I will encamp against you all around; I will encircle8 you with towers and set up my siege works9 against you.

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      4 Brought low, you will speak from the ground; your speech will mumble10 out of the dust.11 Your voice will come ghostlike12 from the earth; out of the dust your speech will whisper.13

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      5 But your many enemies will become like fine dust,14 the ruthless15 hordes like blown chaff.16 Suddenly,17 in an instant,

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      6 the LORD Almighty will come18 with thunder19 and earthquake20 and great noise, with windstorm and tempest21 and flames of a devouring fire.22

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