Isaiah 22:1-8 NIV

A Prophecy About Jerusalem

1 A prophecy against the Valley of Vision: What troubles you now, that you have all gone up on the roofs,

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2 you town so full of commotion, you city of tumult and revelry? Your slain were not killed by the sword, nor did they die in battle.

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3 All your leaders have fled together; they have been captured without using the bow. All you who were caught were taken prisoner together, having fled while the enemy was still far away.

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4 Therefore I said, “Turn away from me; let me weep bitterly. Do not try to console me over the destruction of my people.”

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5 The Lord, the LORD Almighty, has a day of tumult and trampling and terror in the Valley of Vision, a day of battering down walls and of crying out to the mountains.
6 Elam takes up the quiver, with her charioteers and horses; Kir uncovers the shield.

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7 Your choicest valleys are full of chariots, and horsemen are posted at the city gates.

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8 The Lord stripped away the defenses of Judah, and you looked in that day to the weapons in the Palace of the Forest.

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