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Isaiah 5:28

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5:28 Their arrows are sharpened,

and all their bows are prepared. 1 

The hooves of their horses are hard as flint, 2 

and their chariot wheels are like a windstorm. 3 

Isaiah 49:23

Context

49:23 Kings will be your children’s 4  guardians;

their princesses will nurse your children. 5 

With their faces to the ground they will bow down to you

and they will lick the dirt on 6  your feet.

Then you will recognize that I am the Lord;

those who wait patiently for me are not put to shame.

1 tn Heb “bent” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NRSV); NIV “are strung.”

2 tn Heb “regarded like flint.”

3 sn They are like a windstorm in their swift movement and in the way they kick up dust.

4 tn Heb “your,” but Zion here stands by metonymy for her children (see v. 22b).

5 tn Heb “you.” See the preceding note.

6 tn Or “at your feet” (NAB, NIV); NLT “from your feet.”



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