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Isaiah 29:10


For the Lord has poured out on you a strong urge to sleep deeply. 1  He has shut your eyes (the prophets), and covered your heads (the seers).


1Sa 9:9; 1Sa 26:12; Ps 69:23; Isa 3:2,3; Isa 6:9,10; Isa 29:14; Isa 30:10; Isa 44:18; Jer 26:8-11; Eze 14:9; Am 7:12,13; Mic 3:1; Mic 3:6; Ac 28:26,27; Ro 11:8; 2Co 4:4; 2Th 2:9-12

NET © Notes

tn Heb “a disposition [or “spirit”] of deep sleep.” Through this mixed metaphor (sleep is likened to a liquid which one pours and in turn symbolizes spiritual dullness) the prophet emphasizes that God himself has given the people over to their spiritual insensitivity as a form of judgment.

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