Isaiah 7:15-25 NIV

15 He will eat curds1 and honey2 when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right.

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      16 But before the boy knows3 enough to reject the wrong and choose the right,4 the land of the two kings you dread will be laid waste.5

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      17 The LORD will bring on you and on your people and on the house of your father a time unlike any since Ephraim broke away6 from Judah--he will bring the king of Assyria.7"

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          18 In that day8 the LORD will whistle9 for flies from the distant streams of Egypt and for bees from the land of Assyria.10

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              19 They will all come and settle in the steep ravines and in the crevices11 in the rocks, on all the thornbushes12 and at all the water holes.

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              20 In that day13 the Lord will use14 a razor hired from beyond the Rivera15--the king of Assyria16--to shave your head and the hair of your legs, and to take off your beards17 also.18

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                • f 7:20 - That is, the Euphrates
                  21 In that day,19 a man will keep alive a young cow and two goats.20

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                  22 And because of the abundance of the milk they give, he will have curds to eat. All who remain in the land will eat curds21 and honey.22

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                  23 In that day,23 in every place where there were a thousand vines worth a thousand silver shekels,b24 there will be only briers and thorns.25

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                    • g 7:23 - That is, about 25 pounds (about 11.5 kilograms)
                      24 Men will go there with bow and arrow, for the land will be covered with briers26 and thorns.

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                      25 As for all the hills27 once cultivated by the hoe, you will no longer go there for fear of the briers and thorns;28 they will become places where cattle are turned loose and where sheep run.29

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