Isaiah 4
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1“At that time,a seven women will cling tightly to one man and will make him this offer:b ‘We’ll providec our own bread. We’ll provide our own clothes. Just let us marry youd so we won’t be stigmatized anymore.’”e

The Future Glory of Jerusalem

2“At that time,f the LORD’s branch will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of the survivors of Israel and Judah.g 3Whoeverh survives in Zion and whoever remains in Jerusalem will be called holy—everyone who has been appointed to survive in Jerusalem— 4when the LORD will have washed away the filth of the womeni of Zion, cleaning up Jerusalem’s guiltj by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of tempest.k 5Then the LORD will create over the entire site of Mount Zion—including over those who assemble there—a cloud by dayl 6and also to serve as a refuge and shelter from storms and rain.”

a 4:1 Lit. day
b 4:1 Lit. will say
c 4:1 Lit. eat
d 4:1 Lit. let your name be upon us
e 4:1 i.e. by appearing to be part of a family
f 4:2 Lit. In that day
g 4:2 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX lack and Judah
h 4:3 Lit. It will come about that whoever
i 4:4 Lit. daughters
j 4:4 Lit. blood; i.e. guilt incurred by shedding innocent blood
k 4:4 So 1QIsaa; MT reads of burning
l 4:5 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX reads day, accompanied by smoke, as well as the brilliance of a flaming fire by night, because over the entire glorious area there will be a canopy and a shelter to protect from the heat of the day, and

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