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Isaiah 10:20-23 – A Remnant Will Return

Summary

Despite the coming judgment, God will preserve a faithful remnant of people, who will return to the proper worship of God.

Analysis

See the paragraph on "The Remnant" in Theological Themes.

Isaiah 10:20-23

The Repentant Remnant of Israel

20 On that day the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will no more lean on the one who struck them, but will lean on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth. 21A remnant will return, the remnant of Jacob, to the mighty God. 22For though your people Israel were like the sand of the sea, only a remnant of them will return. Destruction is decreed, overflowing with righteousness. 23For the Lord God of hosts will make a full end, as decreed, in all the earth.*

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