Isaiah 8:1-8 NAS

Damascus and Samaria Fall

1 Then the LORD said to me, "Take for yourself a large tablet and 1write on it ain ordinary letters: b2Swift is the booty, speedy is the prey.

References for Isaiah 8:1

    • ¿ 8:1 - Lit "with the stylus of man"
    • À 8:1 - Heb "Maher-shalal-hash-baz"
      2 "And cI will take to Myself faithful witnesses for testimony, 3Uriah the priest and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah."

      References for Isaiah 8:2

        • Á 8:2 - Another reading is "take for me"
          3 So I approached the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. Then the LORD said to me, "Name * him d4Maher-shalal-hash-baz;

          References for Isaiah 8:3

            • Â 8:3 - I.e. swift is the booty, speedy is the prey
              4 for 5before the boy knows how to cry out 'My father ' or 'My mother,' the wealth of 6Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria."

              References for Isaiah 8:4

              5 Again the LORD spoke to me further, saying,
              6 "Inasmuch * as these people have 7rejected the gently flowing waters of Shiloah And rejoice in 8Rezin and the son of Remaliah;

              References for Isaiah 8:6

              7 "Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the 9strong and abundant waters of the e10Euphrates, Even the 11king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will 12rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

              References for Isaiah 8:7

                • Ã 8:7 - Lit "River"
                  8 "Then 13it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through, It will 14reach even to the neck; And the spread of its wings will ffill the breadth of gyour land, O 15Immanuel.

                  References for Isaiah 8:8

                    • Ä 8:8 - Lit "be the fullness of"
                    • Å 8:8 - Or "Your"