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Isaiah 9:18

Context
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For 1  evil burned like a fire, 2  it consumed thorns and briers; it burned up the thickets of the forest, and they went up in smoke. 3 

XREF

Nu 11:1-3; De 32:22; Job 31:11,12; Ps 37:20; Isa 1:31; Isa 5:24; Isa 10:16-18; Isa 27:4; Isa 30:30,33; Isa 33:12; Isa 34:8-10; Isa 66:16,17; Eze 20:47,48; Ho 13:3; Joe 2:20; Am 7:4; Na 1:6,10; Mal 4:1; Mt 13:49,50; Mt 25:41; Mr 9:43-50; Heb 6:8; Re 14:11

NET © Notes

tn Or “Indeed” (cf. NIV “Surely”). The verb that introduces this verse serves as a discourse particle and is untranslated; see note on “in the future” in 2:2.

sn Evil was uncontrollable and destructive, and so can be compared to a forest fire.

tn Heb “and they swirled [with] the rising of the smoke” (cf. NRSV).



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