Bible: Isaiah 8:19-22

8:19

Darkness Turns to Light as an Ideal King Arrives

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They will say to you, “Seek oracles at the pits used to conjure up underworld spirits, from the magicians who chirp and mutter incantations. 2  Should people not seek oracles from their gods, by asking the dead about the destiny of the living? 3  8:20 Then you must recall the Lord’s instructions and the prophetic testimony of what would happen. 4  Certainly they say such things because their minds are spiritually darkened. 5  8:21 They will pass through the land 6  destitute and starving. Their hunger will make them angry, 7  and they will curse their king and their God 8  as they look upward. 8:22 When one looks out over the land, he sees 9  distress and darkness, gloom 10  and anxiety, darkness and people forced from the land. 11 

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