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19 Through the wrath of the Lord of hosts
    the land is burned,
and the people are like fuel for the fire;
    no man spares his brother.
20 They snatch on the right, but are still hungry,
    and they devour on the left, but are not satisfied;
each devours his neighbor’s[a] flesh,
21 Manas′seh E′phraim, and E′phraim Manas′seh,
    and together they are against Judah.
For all this his anger is not turned away
    and his hand is stretched out still.

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  1. Isaiah 9:20 Tg Compare Gk: Heb the flesh of his arm

19 By the wrath(A) of the Lord Almighty
    the land will be scorched(B)
and the people will be fuel for the fire;(C)
    they will not spare one another.(D)
20 On the right they will devour,
    but still be hungry;(E)
on the left they will eat,(F)
    but not be satisfied.
Each will feed on the flesh of their own offspring[a]:
21     Manasseh will feed on Ephraim, and Ephraim on Manasseh;(G)
    together they will turn against Judah.(H)

Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away,
    his hand is still upraised.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 9:20 Or arm

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