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Isaiah 5:26 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Invasion[a]

26 He will raise a signal to a far-off nation,
    and whistle for it from the ends of the earth.
    Then speedily and promptly they will come.

Footnotes:

  1. 5:26–30 This oracle threatens a future judgment, an invasion of the Assyrian army, God’s instrument for punishing Judah (10:5, 15).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Isaiah 13:2 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Upon the bare mountains set up a signal;
    cry out to them,[a]
Beckon for them to enter
    the gates of the nobles.

Footnotes:

  1. 13:2 To them: the Medes (v. 17), who are being summoned to destroy Babylon. Gates of the nobles: the reference is apparently to the gates of Babylon and involves a wordplay on the city name (Babylon = bab ilani, “gate of the gods”).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

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