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11 But as for you who forsake the Lord,
    who forget my holy mountain,
who spread a table for Fortune[a]
    and[b] fill drink offerings[c] for Destiny,[d]
12 I’ll consign[e] you to the sword,
    and all of you will bend down for the slaughter—
because when I called, you didn’t answer,
    when I spoke, you didn’t listen;
but you did what was evil in my sight,
    and chose what I took no pleasure in.”

The Righteous and Wicked Contrasted

13 Therefore, this is what the Lord[f] says:
“See, my servants will eat,
    but you’ll go hungry;
my servants will drink,
    but you’ll go thirsty;
my servants will rejoice,
    but you’ll be put to shame.

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  1. Isaiah 65:11 I.e. Fortune personified as a god
  2. Isaiah 65:11 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX reads and who
  3. Isaiah 65:11 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX read cups of mixed wine, or mixing vessels
  4. Isaiah 65:11 I.e. Destiny personified as a god
  5. Isaiah 65:12 Lit. destine
  6. Isaiah 65:13 So 1QIsaa LXX; 1QIsaa reads Adonai; MT reads Lord God