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Isaiah 28:2

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28:2 Look, the sovereign master 1  sends a strong, powerful one. 2 

With the force of a hailstorm or a destructive windstorm, 3 

with the might of a driving, torrential rainstorm, 4 

he will knock that crown 5  to the ground with his hand. 6 

Isaiah 28:17

Context

28:17 I will make justice the measuring line,

fairness the plumb line;

hail will sweep away the unreliable refuge, 7 

the floodwaters will overwhelm the hiding place.

1 tn The Hebrew term translated “sovereign master” here and in vv. 16, 22 is אֲדֹנָי (’adonay).

2 tn Heb “Look, a strong and powerful [one] belongs to the Lord.”

3 tn Heb “like a rainstorm of hail, a wind of destruction.”

4 tn Heb “like a rainstorm of mighty, overflowing waters.”

5 tn The words “that crown” are supplied in the translation for clarification. The object of the verb is unexpressed in the Hebrew text.

6 tn Or “by [his] power.”

7 tn Heb “[the] refuge, [the] lie.” See v. 15.



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