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to guide the needy away from legal claims,[a]
    and to rob the justice from the poor of my people,
    to make widows their spoil;
and they plunder orphans.
And what will you do at the day of punishment,
    and at calamity? It comes from afar!
To whom will you flee for help,
    and where will you leave your wealth,
save that they bow down under the prisoners
    and fall under the slain?[b]
In all of this his anger has not turned away,
    and still his hand is stretched out.

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  1. Isaiah 10:2 Hebrew “claim”
  2. Isaiah 10:4 Literally “except he will bow down under a prisoner and under slain they will fall”; “under” could also mean “in the place of”