This is what the Lord, the LORD Almighty, says: “Go, say to this steward, to Shebna the palace administrator:
References for Isaiah 22:15
What are you doing here and who gave you permission to cut out a grave for yourself here, hewing your grave on the height and chiseling your resting place in the rock?
References for Isaiah 22:16
“Beware, the LORD is about to take firm hold of you and hurl you away, you mighty man.
References for Isaiah 22:17
He will roll you up tightly like a ball and throw you into a large country. There you will die and there the chariots you were so proud of will become a disgrace to your master’s house.
References for Isaiah 22:18
I will depose you from your office, and you will be ousted from your position.
References for Isaiah 22:19
“In that day I will summon my servant, Eliakim son of Hilkiah.
References for Isaiah 22:20
I will clothe him with your robe and fasten your sash around him and hand your authority over to him. He will be a father to those who live in Jerusalem and to the people of Judah.
References for Isaiah 22:21
I will place on his shoulder the key to the house of David; what he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.
References for Isaiah 22:22
I will drive him like a peg into a firm place; he will become a seat of honor for the house of his father.
References for Isaiah 22:23
All the glory of his family will hang on him: its offspring and offshoots—all its lesser vessels, from the bowls to all the jars.
“In that day,” declares the LORD Almighty, “the peg driven into the firm place will give way; it will be sheared off and will fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut down.” The LORD has spoken.
References for Isaiah 22:25