20 But if you refuse and rebel,
You will be (A)devoured by the sword.”
For (B)the mouth of the Lord has spoken.

Zion Corrupted; Will Be Redeemed

21 How the faithful city has become a (C)prostitute,
She who was full of justice!
Righteousness once dwelt in her,
But now murderers.
22 Your silver has become [a]waste matter,
Your drink diluted with water.

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  1. Isaiah 1:22 Lit dross