15 They lean on the web,(A) but it gives way;
    they cling to it, but it does not hold.(B)

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14 Therefore hear the word of the Lord,(A) you scoffers(B)
    who rule this people in Jerusalem.
15 You boast, “We have entered into a covenant with death,(C)
    with the realm of the dead we have made an agreement.
When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by,(D)
    it cannot touch us,
for we have made a lie(E) our refuge
    and falsehood[a] our hiding place.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 28:15 Or false gods