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19 You will not see the insolent people,
    the people whose language is too obscure to understand,[a]
        whose stammering of tongue cannot be understood.[b]
20 Look on Zion, the city of our appointed festivals!
    Your eyes will see Jerusalem,
an undisturbed settlement,
    a tent that is not moved.[c]
No one will ever pull out its tent pegs,
    and none of its ropes will be torn in two.
21 Rather, there Yahweh will be mighty for us,
    a place of rivers and broad streams,[d]
a galley ship with[e] oars[f] cannot go in it,
    and a mighty ship cannot pass through it.

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  1. Isaiah 33:19 Literally “obscure of lip than to hear”
  2. Isaiah 33:19 Literally “there is no understanding”
  3. Isaiah 33:20 Literally “not he is loaded”
  4. Isaiah 33:21 Literally “streams broad of hands”
  5. Isaiah 33:21 Or “of”
  6. Isaiah 33:21 Hebrew “oar”