On that day his burden will fall from your shoulders, and his yoke from your neck. The yoke will be broken because of [his] fatness.a28
Assyria has come to Aiath and has gone through Migron, storing his equipment at Michmash.
They crossed over at the ford, saying, "We will spend the night at Geba." The people of Ramah are trembling; those at Gibeah of Saul have fled.
Cry aloud, daughter of Gallim! Listen, Laishah! Anathoth is miserable.
Madmenah has fled. The inhabitants of Gebim have sought refuge.
Today he will stand at Nob, shaking his fist at the mountain of Daughter Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.
Look, the Lord God of Hosts will chop off the branches with terrifying power, and the tall [trees] will be cut down, the high [trees] felled.
He is clearing the thickets of the forest with an ax, and Lebanon with its majesty will fall.