Isaiah 7:8-18 NIV

8 for the head of Aram is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is only Rezin. Within sixty-five years Ephraim will be too shattered to be a people.

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9 The head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is only Remaliah’s son. If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.’ ”

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10 Again the LORD spoke to Ahaz,
11 “Ask the LORD your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights.”

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12 But Ahaz said, “I will not ask; I will not put the LORD to the test.”

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13 Then Isaiah said, “Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of humans? Will you try the patience of my God also?

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      14 Therefore the Lord himself will give youa a sign: The virginb will conceive and give birth to a son, andc will call him Immanuel.d

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        • o 7:14 - The Hebrew is plural.
        • p 7:14 - Or "young woman"
        • q 7:14 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls "son, and he" or "son, and they"
        • r 7:14 - "Immanuel" means "God with us."
          15 He will be eating curds and honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right,

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              16 for before the boy knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right, the land of the two kings you dread will be laid waste.

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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 away from Judah—he will bring the king of Assyria.”

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                  Assyria, the LORD’s Instrument

                  18 In that day the LORD will whistle for flies from the Nile delta in Egypt and for bees from the land of Assyria.

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