Fey, as part of a wider claim of Isaiah's dependence on Amos, discusses, in his opening chapter, this passage in relation to Is 5:11-13. (For a presentation and critique of this proposal in English see Davies especially 36-38.)
The two pieces are formally similar:
Whether Isaiah was aware of Amos' oracle or not, these passages throw light on each other and on the society to which they speak.
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