13 So the word of the Lord to them will be,
[a]Order on order, order on order,
Line on line, line on line,
A little here, a little there,”
That they may go and (A)stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.

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  1. Isaiah 28:13 V 10, note 1 The Lord responds to their scoffing by imitating their mockery, to represent the unintelligible language of a conqueror

They read from the book, from the law of God, [a]translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.

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  1. Nehemiah 8:8 Or explaining

17 (A)Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

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16 (A)All Scripture is [a]inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for [b]training in righteousness; 17 so that (B)the man of God may be adequate, (C)equipped for every good work.

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  1. 2 Timothy 3:16 Lit God-breathed
  2. 2 Timothy 3:16 Lit training which is in

12 For (A)the word of God is (B)living and (C)active and sharper than any two-edged (D)sword, and piercing as far as the division of (E)soul and (F)spirit, of both joints and marrow, and (G)able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

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23 for you have been (A)born again (B)not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring (C)word of God. 24 For,

(D)All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers,
And the flower falls off,
25 (E)But the word of the Lord endures forever.”

And this is (F)the word which was [a]preached to you.

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  1. 1 Peter 1:25 Lit preached as good news to you

seeing that His (A)divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true (B)knowledge of Him who (C)called us [a]by His own glory and [b]excellence. [c]For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent (D)promises, so that by them you may become (E)partakers of the divine nature, having (F)escaped the (G)corruption that is in (H)the world by lust.

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  1. 2 Peter 1:3 Or to
  2. 2 Peter 1:3 Or virtue
  3. 2 Peter 1:4 Lit Through which (things)

21 for (A)no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men (B)moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

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