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to deprive the needy of justice
    and to rob the poor of my people of their rights,[a]
so that widows may become their spoil
    and so that they may plunder orphans![b]
What will you do on the day of Judgment,[c]
    in the calamity that will come from far away?
To whom will you run for help,
    and where will you leave your wealth,
so you won’t have to crouch among those in chains[d]
    or fall among the slain?

“Yet[e] for all this, his anger has not turned away,
    and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.”[f]

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  1. Isaiah 10:2 Lit. right
  2. Isaiah 10:2 Or plunder the fatherless
  3. Isaiah 10:3 Lit. reckoning
  4. Isaiah 10:4 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX read beneath prisoners
  5. Isaiah 10:4 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX lack Yet
  6. Isaiah 10:4 DSS MT lack ready to strike