Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 1:22

Context
NETBible

Your 1  silver has become scum, 2  your beer is diluted with water. 3 

XREF

Jer 6:28-30; La 4:1,2; Eze 22:18-22; Ho 4:18; Ho 6:4; 2Co 2:17

NET © Notes

tn The pronoun is feminine singular; personified Jerusalem (see v. 21) is addressed.

tn Or “dross.” The word refers to the scum or impurites floating on the top of melted metal.

sn The metaphors of silver becoming impure and beer being watered down picture the moral and ethical degeneration that had occurred in Jerusalem.



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