5 In that day shall the Lord of hosts be for a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty unto the [a]residue of his people:
6 And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for [b]strength unto them that turn away the battle to the gate.
7 But [c]they have erred because of wine, and are out of the way by strong drink: the Priest and the prophet have erred by strong drink: they are swallowed up with wine: they have gone astray through strong drink: they fail in vision: they stumble in judgment.
Isaiah 28:5Signifying, that the faithful, which put not their trust in any worldly prosperity, but made God their glory, shall be preserved.
Isaiah 28:6He will give counsel to the governor, and strength to the captain, to drive the enemies in at their own gates.
Isaiah 28:7Meaning, the hypocrites which were among them, and were altogether corrupt in life and doctrine, which is here meant by drunkenness and vomiting.
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