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Isaiah 5:23


They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff, they ignore the just cause of the innocent. 1 


Ex 23:6-9; De 16:19; 1Ki 21:13; 2Ch 19:7; Ps 94:21; Pr 17:15; Pr 17:23; Pr 24:24; Pr 31:4,5; Isa 1:23; Isa 10:2; Mic 3:11; Mic 7:3; Mt 23:35; Mt 27:24,25; Jas 5:6

NET © Notes

tn Heb “and the just cause of the innocent ones they turn aside from him.”

sn In vv. 22-23 the prophet returns to themes with which he opened his speech. The accusatory elements of vv. 8, 11-12, 18-23 are arranged in a chiastic manner: (A) social injustice (8), (B) carousing (11-12a), (C) spiritual insensitivity (12b) // (C') spiritual insensitivity (18-21), (B') carousing (22), (A') social injustice (23).

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