(A)In measure, by sending it away,
You contended with it.
(B)He removes it by His rough wind
In the day of the east wind.
Therefore by this the iniquity of Jacob will be covered;
And this is all the fruit of taking away his sin:
When he makes all the stones of the altar
Like chalkstones that are beaten to dust,
[a]Wooden images and incense altars shall not stand.

10 Yet the fortified city will be (C)desolate,
The habitation forsaken and left like a wilderness;
There the calf will feed, and there it will lie down
And consume its branches.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 27:9 Heb. Asherim, Canaanite deities