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They are eager to do evil,[a]
quick to shed innocent blood.[b]
Their thoughts are sinful;
they crush and destroy.[c]
They are unfamiliar with peace;
their deeds are unjust.[d]
They use deceitful methods,
and whoever deals with them is unfamiliar with peace.[e]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 59:7 tn Heb “their feet run to evil.”
  2. Isaiah 59:7 tn Heb “they quickly pour out innocent blood.”
  3. Isaiah 59:7 tn Heb “their thoughts are thoughts of sin, destruction and crushing [are] in their roadways.”
  4. Isaiah 59:8 tn Heb “a way of peace they do not know, and there is no justice in their pathways.”
  5. Isaiah 59:8 tn Heb “their paths they make crooked; everyone who walks in it does not know peace.”

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