Isaiah 8:7-17 NIV

7 therefore the Lord is about to bring against them the mighty floodwaters1 of the Rivera-- the king of Assyria2 with all his pomp.3 It will overflow all its channels, run over all its banks4

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    • b 8:7 - That is, the Euphrates
      8 and sweep on into Judah, swirling over it,5 passing through it and reaching up to the neck. Its outspread wings6 will cover the breadth of your land, O Immanuelb !"7

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        • c 8:8 - "Immanuel" means "God with us."
          9 Raise the war cry,c8 you nations, and be shattered!9 Listen, all you distant lands. Prepare10 for battle, and be shattered! Prepare for battle, and be shattered!

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          10 Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted;11 propose your plan, but it will not stand,12 for God is with us.d13

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            • e 8:10 - Hebrew "Immanuel"

              Fear God

              11 The LORD spoke to me with his strong hand upon me,14 warning me not to follow15 the way of this people. He said:

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              12 "Do not call conspiracy16 everything that these people call conspiracye; do not fear what they fear,17 and do not dread it.18

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                • f 8:12 - Or "Do not call for a treaty / every time these people call for a treaty"
                  13 The LORD Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy,19 he is the one you are to fear,20 he is the one you are to dread,21

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                  14 and he will be a sanctuary;22 but for both houses of Israel he will be a stone23 that causes men to stumble24 and a rock that makes them fall.25 And for the people of Jerusalem he will be a trap and a snare.26

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                  15 Many of them will stumble;27 they will fall and be broken, they will be snared and captured."

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                  16 Bind up the testimony28 and seal29 up the law among my disciples.

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                  17 I will wait30 for the LORD, who is hiding31 his face from the house of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.32

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