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Isaiah 5:11-13 New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

11 How terrible it will be for those who get up early in the morning
    to start drinking!
How terrible for those who stay up late at night
    until they are drunk with wine!
12 They have harps and lyres at their banquets.
    They have tambourines, flutes and wine.
But they don’t have any concern for the mighty acts of the Lord.
    They don’t have any respect for what his power has done.
13 So my people will be taken away as prisoners.
    That’s because they don’t understand what the Lord has done.
Their nobles will die of hunger.
    The rest of the people won’t have any water to drink.

New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

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Isaiah 5:11-13 New International Version (NIV)

11 Woe to those who rise early in the morning
    to run after their drinks,
who stay up late at night
    till they are inflamed with wine.
12 They have harps and lyres at their banquets,
    pipes and timbrels and wine,
but they have no regard for the deeds of the Lord,
    no respect for the work of his hands.
13 Therefore my people will go into exile
    for lack of understanding;
those of high rank will die of hunger
    and the common people will be parched with thirst.

New International Version (NIV)

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