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Isaiah 28:1 NLT

1 What sorrow awaits the proud city of Samaria— the glorious crown of the drunks of Israel. It sits at the head of a fertile valley, but its glorious beauty will fade like a flower. It is the pride of a people brought down by wine.

References for Isaiah 28:1

    • a 28:1 - Hebrew What sorrow awaits the crowning glory of the drunks of Ephraim, referring to Samaria, capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.

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      • a 28:1 - Hebrew What sorrow awaits the crowning glory of the drunks of Ephraim, referring to Samaria, capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.
      • b 28:3 - Hebrew The crowning glory of the drunks of Ephraim; see note on 28:1 .
      • c 28:15 - Hebrew Sheol; also in 28:18 .
      • d 28:16 - Hebrew in Zion.
      • e 28:16 - Greek version reads Look! I am placing a stone in the foundation of Jerusalem [literally Zion ], / a precious cornerstone for its foundation, chosen for great honor. / Anyone who trusts in him will never be disgraced. Compare Rom 9:33 ; 1 Pet 2:6 .