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[a]In measure, [b]when thou sendest them away, thou dost contend with them; he hath removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind. Therefore by this shall the iniquity of Jacob be [c]forgiven, and this is all the fruit [d]of taking away his sin: that he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, so that the Asherim and the sun-images shall rise no more. 10 For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation deserted and forsaken, like the wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.

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  1. Isaiah 27:8 The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain.
  2. Isaiah 27:8 Or, by sending them away
  3. Isaiah 27:9 Or, expiated
  4. Isaiah 27:9 Or, to take away