By force of arms they will conquer Assyria, the land of Nimrod, and they a will save us from the Assyrians when they invade our territory. 17
The people of Israel who survive will be like refreshing dew sent by the Lord for many nations, like showers on growing plants. They will depend on God, not people.
Those who are left among the nations will be like a lion hunting for food in a forest or a pasture: it gets in among the sheep, pounces on them, and tears them to pieces - and there is no hope of rescue.
Israel will conquer her enemies and destroy them all.
The Lord says, "At that time I will take away your horses and destroy your chariots.
I will destroy the cities in your land and tear down all your defenses.
I will destroy the magic charms you use and leave you without any fortunetellers.
I will destroy your idols and sacred stone pillars; no longer will you worship the things that you yourselves have made.
I will pull down the images of the goddess Asherah in your land and destroy your cities.
And in my great anger I will take revenge on all nations that have not obeyed me."