Bible: Isaiah 5:20-24

5:20 Those who call evil good and good evil are as good as dead, 1 

who turn darkness into light and light into darkness,

who turn bitter into sweet and sweet into bitter. 2 

5:21 Those who think they are wise are as good as dead, 3 

those who think they possess understanding. 4 

5:22 Those who are champions 5  at drinking wine are as good as dead, 6 

who display great courage when mixing strong drinks.

5:23 They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff,

they ignore the just cause of the innocent. 7 

5:24 Therefore, as flaming fire 8  devours straw,

and dry grass disintegrates in the flames,

so their root will rot,

and their flower will blow away like dust. 9 

For they have rejected the law of the Lord who commands armies,

they have spurned the commands 10  of the Holy One of Israel. 11 

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