CALLING WHAT IS EVIL GOOD , AND WHAT IS GOOD EVIL EVIL

CALLING WHAT IS EVIL GOOD , AND WHAT IS GOOD EVIL EVIL

Citizen Tom

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Isaiah 5:20 New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

We often quote verse the verse above, but we rarely consider it in context.  Let’s do that. The following is a relatively literal translation.  If you have trouble with it try this version, Isaiah 5:8-30 Good News Translation (GNT).

Isaiah 5:8-30 New King James Version (NKJV)

Impending Judgment on Excesses

Woe to those who join house to house;
They add field to field,
Till there is no place
Where they may dwell alone in the midst of the land!
In my hearing the Lord of hosts said,
“Truly, many houses shall be desolate,
Great and beautiful ones, without inhabitant.
10 For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath,
And a…

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One Response to CALLING WHAT IS EVIL GOOD , AND WHAT IS GOOD EVIL EVIL

  1. Citizen Tom says:

    Thanks for the reblog.

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