19 The (A)afflicted also will increase their gladness in the Lord,
And the (B)needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
20 For the (C)ruthless will come to an end and the (D)scorner will be finished,
Indeed (E)all who [a]are intent on doing evil will be cut off;
21 Who [b]cause a person to be indicted by a word,
And (F)ensnare him who adjudicates at the gate,
And [c](G)defraud the one in the right with [d]meaningless arguments.

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  1. Isaiah 29:20 Lit watch evil
  2. Isaiah 29:21 Lit bring a person under condemnation
  3. Isaiah 29:21 Lit turn aside
  4. Isaiah 29:21 Lit confusion