a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
Isaiah 28:6 In-Context
That fading flower, his glorious beauty, set on the head of a fertile valley, will be like figs ripe before harvest— as soon as people see them and take them in hand, they swallow them.
In that day the LORD Almighty will be a glorious crown, a beautiful wreath for the remnant of his people.
He will be a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
And these also stagger from wine and reel from beer: Priests and prophets stagger from beer and are befuddled with wine; they reel from beer, they stagger when seeing visions, they stumble when rendering decisions.
All the tables are covered with vomit and there is not a spot without filth.
Cross References 3
S 2 Samuel 14:20; Isaiah 11:2-4; Isaiah 32:1,16; Isaiah 33:5