Mourn, inhabitants of the coastland,
you merchants of Sidon;(A)
your agents have crossed the sea[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 23:2 DSS; MT reads Sidon, whom the seafarers have filled

God’s People Unrepentant

14 Why are we just sitting here?
Gather together; let us enter the fortified cities
and perish there,[a]
for the Lord our God has destroyed[b] us.
He has given us poisoned water to drink,(A)
because we have sinned against the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 8:14 Or there be silenced
  2. Jeremiah 8:14 Or silenced

י Yod

10 The elders of Daughter Zion
sit on the ground in silence.
They have thrown dust on their heads(A)
and put on sackcloth.
The young women of Jerusalem
have bowed their heads to the ground.(B)

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He has driven me away and forced me to walk
in darkness instead of light.(A)

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י Yod

28 Let him sit alone and be silent,(A)
for God has disciplined him.

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