Isaiah 51:18-23 NIV

18 Of all the sons1 she bore there was none to guide her;2 of all the sons she reared there was none to take her by the hand.3

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19 These double calamities4 have come upon you-- who can comfort you?5-- ruin and destruction,6 famine7 and sword8-- who cana console you?

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    • a 51:19 - Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Masoretic Text "/ how can I"
      20 Your sons have fainted; they lie at the head of every street,9 like antelope caught in a net.10 They are filled with the wrath11 of the LORD and the rebuke12 of your God.

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      21 Therefore hear this, you afflicted13 one, made drunk,14 but not with wine.

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      22 This is what your Sovereign LORD says, your God, who defends15 his people: "See, I have taken out of your hand the cup16 that made you stagger; from that cup, the goblet of my wrath, you will never drink again.

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      23 I will put it into the hands of your tormentors,17 who said to you, 'Fall prostrate18 that we may walk19 over you.' And you made your back like the ground, like a street to be walked over."20

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