Read Isaiah 10:7 Using Other Translations
Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.
But he does not so intend, and his heart does not so think; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few;
But the king of Assyria will not understand that he is my tool; his mind does not work that way. His plan is simply to destroy, to cut down nation after nation.