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Isaiah 20:2


At that time the Lord announced through 1  Isaiah son of Amoz: “Go, remove the sackcloth from your waist and take your sandals off your feet.” He did as instructed and walked around in undergarments 2  and barefoot.


Ex 3:5; Jos 5:15; 1Sa 19:24; 2Sa 6:20; 2Ki 1:8; Job 1:20,21; Jer 13:1-11; Jer 19:1-15; Eze 4:5; Eze 24:17,23; Mic 1:8,11; Zec 13:4; Mt 3:4; Mt 16:24; Joh 21:7; Ac 19:16; Re 11:3

NET © Notes

tn Heb “spoke by the hand of.”

tn The word used here (עָרוֹם, ’arom) sometimes means “naked,” but here it appears to mean simply “lightly dressed,” i.e., stripped to one’s undergarments. See HALOT 883 s.v. עָרוֹם. The term also occurs in vv. 3, 4.

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