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Isaiah 9:1 NLT

1 Nevertheless, that time of darkness and despair will not go on forever. The land of Zebulun and Naphtali will be humbled, but there will be a time in the future when Galilee of the Gentiles, which lies along the road that runs between the Jordan and the sea, will be filled with glory.

References for Isaiah 9:1

    • a 9:1 - Verse 9:1 is numbered 8:23 in Hebrew text.

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      • a 9:1 - Verse 9:1 is numbered 8:23 in Hebrew text.
      • b 9:2 - Verses 9:2-21 are numbered 9:1-20 in Hebrew text.
      • c 9:2 - Greek version reads a land where death casts its shadow. Compare Matt 4:16 .
      • d 9:6 - Or Wonderful, Counselor.
      • e 9:9 - Hebrew of Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel.
      • f 9:12 - Hebrew Arameans.
      • g 9:20 - Or eat their own arms.