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The Lord God saith these things, This shall not be, and it shall not stand;

but Damascus shall be the head of Syria, and Rezin shall be the head of Damascus; and yet sixty years and five, and Ephraim shall fail to be a people (and yet within sixty-five years, Ephraim shall cease to be a nation);

and Samaria shall fail to be the head of Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah to be [the] head of Samaria. Forsooth if ye shall not believe, ye shall not (still) dwell (But if ye do not believe this, ye shall not endure).

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Yet this is what the Sovereign Lord says:(A)

“‘It will not take place,
    it will not happen,(B)
for the head of Aram is Damascus,(C)
    and the head of Damascus is only Rezin.(D)
Within sixty-five years
    Ephraim will be too shattered(E) to be a people.
The head of Ephraim is Samaria,(F)
    and the head of Samaria is only Remaliah’s son.
If you do not stand(G) firm in your faith,(H)
    you will not stand at all.’”(I)

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