16 therefore thus says the Lord God,
(A)“Behold, I am the one who has laid[a] as a foundation (B)in Zion,
    a stone, a tested stone,
a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation:
    ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’
17 And I will make justice (C)the line,
    and righteousness (D)the plumb line;
and hail will sweep away the refuge of lies,
    and waters will overwhelm the shelter.”
18 Then (E)your covenant with death will be annulled,
    and your agreement with Sheol will not stand;
when the overwhelming scourge passes through,
    you will be beaten down by it.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 28:16 Dead Sea Scroll I am laying

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