In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria(A) captured Samaria(B) and deported(C) the Israelites to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, in Gozan(D) on the Habor River and in the towns of the Medes.

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28 So I disgraced the dignitaries of your temple;
    I consigned Jacob to destruction[a](A)
    and Israel to scorn.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 43:28 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

I was angry(A) with my people
    and desecrated my inheritance;(B)
I gave them into your hand,(C)
    and you showed them no mercy.(D)
Even on the aged
    you laid a very heavy yoke.

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