Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 5:20

Context
NETBible

Those who call evil good and good evil are as good as dead, 1  who turn darkness into light and light into darkness, who turn bitter into sweet and sweet into bitter. 2 

XREF

Pr 17:15; Mal 2:17; Mal 3:15; Mt 6:23; Mt 15:3-6; Mt 23:16-23; Lu 11:35; Lu 16:15; 2Ti 3:1-5; 2Pe 2:1,18,19

NET © Notes

tn Heb “Woe [to] those who call.” See the note at v. 8.

sn In this verse the prophet denounces the perversion of moral standards. Darkness and bitterness are metaphors for evil; light and sweetness symbolize uprightness.



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