Isaiah 8:2-12 NIV

2 And I will call in Uriah1 the priest and Zechariah son of Jeberekiah as reliable witnesses2 for me."

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3 Then I went to the prophetess,3 and she conceived and gave birth to a son.4 And the LORD said to me, "Name him Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz.5

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      4 Before the boy knows6 how to say 'My father' or 'My mother,' the wealth of Damascus7 and the plunder of Samaria will be carried off by the king of Assyria.8"

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      5 The LORD spoke to me again:
      6 "Because this people has rejected9 the gently flowing waters of Shiloah10 and rejoices over Rezin and the son of Remaliah,11

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      7 therefore the Lord is about to bring against them the mighty floodwaters12 of the Rivera-- the king of Assyria13 with all his pomp.14 It will overflow all its channels, run over all its banks15

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        • b 8:7 - That is, the Euphrates
          8 and sweep on into Judah, swirling over it,16 passing through it and reaching up to the neck. Its outspread wings17 will cover the breadth of your land, O Immanuelb !"18

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            • c 8:8 - "Immanuel" means "God with us."
              9 Raise the war cry,c19 you nations, and be shattered!20 Listen, all you distant lands. Prepare21 for battle, and be shattered! Prepare for battle, and be shattered!

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              10 Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted;22 propose your plan, but it will not stand,23 for God is with us.d24

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                • e 8:10 - Hebrew "Immanuel"

                  Fear God

                  11 The LORD spoke to me with his strong hand upon me,25 warning me not to follow26 the way of this people. He said:

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                  12 "Do not call conspiracy27 everything that these people call conspiracye; do not fear what they fear,28 and do not dread it.29

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                    • f 8:12 - Or "Do not call for a treaty / every time these people call for a treaty"