Isaiah 10:12-19 CSB

Judgment on Assyria

12 But when the Lord finishes all His work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, [He will say,] "Ia will punish the king of Assyria for his arrogant acts and the proud look in his eyes."

References for Isaiah 10:12

    • b 10:12 - LXX reads Jerusalem, He
      13 For he said: I have done [this] by my own strength and wisdom, for I am clever. I abolished the borders of nations and plundered their treasures; like a mighty warrior, I subjugated the inhabitants.b

      References for Isaiah 10:13

        • c 10:13 - Or I brought down their kings
          14 My hand has reached out, as if into a nest, to seize the wealth of the nations. Like one gathering abandoned eggs, I gathered the whole earth. No wing fluttered; no beak opened or chirped.
          15 Does an ax exalt itself above the one who chops with it? Does a saw magnify itself above the one who saws with it? As if a staff could wave those who liftc it! As if a rod could lift what isn't wood!d

          References for Isaiah 10:15

            • d 10:15 - Some Hb mss, Syr, Vg read wave he who lifts
            • e 10:15 - A human being
              16 Therefore the Lord God of Hosts will inflict an emaciating disease on the well-fed of Assyria, and He will kindle a burning fire under its glory.
              17 Israel's Light will become a fire, and its Holy One, a flame. In one day it will burn up Assyria's thorns and thistles.
              18 He will completely destroy the glory of its forests and orchards as a sickness consumes a person.
              19 The remaining trees of its forest will be so few in number that a child could count them.