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Isaiah 3

NRS 1 For now the Sovereign, the Lord of hosts, is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and staff— all support of bread, and all support of water— NIV 1 See now, the Lord, the LORD Almighty, is about to take from Jerusalem and Judah both supply and support: all supplies of food and all supplies of water, NRS 2 warrior and soldier, judge and prophet, diviner and elder, NIV 2 the hero and warrior, the judge and prophet, the soothsayer and elder, NRS 3 captain of fifty and dignitary, counselor and skillful magician and expert enchanter. NIV 3 the captain of fifty and man of rank, the counselor, skilled craftsman and clever enchanter. NRS 4 And I will make boys their princes, and babes shall rule over them. NIV 4 I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. NRS 5 The people will be oppressed, everyone by another and everyone by a neighbor; the youth will be insolent to the elder, and the base to the honorable. NIV 5 People will oppress each other-- man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable. NRS 6 Someone will even seize a relative, a member of the clan, saying, "You have a cloak; you shall be our leader, and this heap of ruins shall be under your rule." NIV 6 A man will seize one of his brothers at his father's home, and say, "You have a cloak, you be our leader; take charge of this heap of ruins!" NRS 7 But the other will cry out on that day, saying, "I will not be a healer; in my house there is neither bread nor cloak; you shall not make me leader of the people." NIV 7 But in that day he will cry out, "I have no remedy. I have no food or clothing in my house; do not make me the leader of the people." NRS 8 For Jerusalem has stumbled and Judah has fallen, because their speech and their deeds are against the Lord, defying his glorious presence. NIV 8 Jerusalem staggers, Judah is falling; their words and deeds are against the LORD, defying his glorious presence. NRS 9 The look on their faces bears witness against them; they proclaim their sin like Sodom, they do not hide it. Woe to them! For they have brought evil on themselves. NIV 9 The look on their faces testifies against them; they parade their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to them! They have brought disaster upon themselves. NRS 10 Tell the innocent how fortunate they are, for they shall eat the fruit of their labors. NIV 10 Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds. NRS 11 Woe to the guilty! How unfortunate they are, for what their hands have done shall be done to them. NIV 11 Woe to the wicked! Disaster is upon them! They will be paid back for what their hands have done. NRS 12 My people—children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, your leaders mislead you, and confuse the course of your paths. NIV 12 Youths oppress my people, women rule over them. O my people, your guides lead you astray; they turn you from the path. NRS 13 The Lord rises to argue his case; he stands to judge the peoples. NIV 13 The LORD takes his place in court; he rises to judge the people. NRS 14 The Lord enters into judgment with the elders and princes of his people: It is you who have devoured the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses. NIV 14 The LORD enters into judgment against the elders and leaders of his people: "It is you who have ruined my vineyard; the plunder from the poor is in your houses. NRS 15 What do you mean by crushing my people, by grinding the face of the poor? says the Lord God of hosts. NIV 15 What do you mean by crushing my people and grinding the faces of the poor?" declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty. NRS 16 The Lord said: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty and walk with outstretched necks, glancing wantonly with their eyes, mincing along as they go, tinkling with their feet; NIV 16 The LORD says, "The women of Zion are haughty, walking along with outstretched necks, flirting with their eyes, tripping along with mincing steps, with ornaments jingling on their ankles. NRS 17 the Lord will afflict with scabs the heads of the daughters of Zion, and the Lord will lay bare their secret parts. NIV 17 Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion; the LORD will make their scalps bald." NRS 18 In that day the Lord will take away the finery of the anklets, the headbands, and the crescents; NIV 18 In that day the Lord will snatch away their finery: the bangles and headbands and crescent necklaces, NRS 19 the pendants, the bracelets, and the scarfs; NIV 19 the earrings and bracelets and veils, NRS 20 the headdresses, the armlets, the sashes, the perfume boxes, and the amulets; NIV 20 the headdresses and ankle chains and sashes, the perfume bottles and charms, NRS 21 the signet rings and nose rings; NIV 21 the signet rings and nose rings, NRS 22 the festal robes, the mantles, the cloaks, and the handbags; NIV 22 the fine robes and the capes and cloaks, the purses NRS 23 the garments of gauze, the linen garments, the turbans, and the veils. NIV 23 and mirrors, and the linen garments and tiaras and shawls. NRS 24 Instead of perfume there will be a stench; and instead of a sash, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a binding of sackcloth; instead of beauty, shame. NIV 24 Instead of fragrance there will be a stench; instead of a sash, a rope; instead of well-dressed hair, baldness; instead of fine clothing, sackcloth; instead of beauty, branding. NRS 25 Your men shall fall by the sword and your warriors in battle. NIV 25 Your men will fall by the sword, your warriors in battle. NRS 26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; ravaged, she shall sit upon the ground. NIV 26 The gates of Zion will lament and mourn; destitute, she will sit on the ground.