Isaiah 20:1

A Prophecy Against Egypt and Cush

1 In the year that the supreme commander, sent by Sargon king of Assyria, came to Ashdod and attacked and captured it—

Isaiah 20:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,) and fought against Ashdod, and took it;
ESV
1 In the year that the commander in chief, who was sent by Sargon the king of Assyria, came to Ashdod and fought against it and captured it--
NLT
1 In the year when King Sargon of Assyria sent his commander in chief to capture the Philistine city of Ashdod,
MSG
1 In the year the field commander, sent by King Sargon of Assyria, came to Ashdod and fought and took it,
CSB
1 In the year that the commander-in-chief, sent by Sargon king of Assyria, came to Ashdod and attacked and captured it-

Isaiah 20:1 In-Context

1 In the year that the supreme commander, sent by Sargon king of Assyria, came to Ashdod and attacked and captured it—
2 at that time the LORD spoke through Isaiah son of Amoz. He said to him, “Take off the sackcloth from your body and the sandals from your feet.” And he did so, going around stripped and barefoot.
3 Then the LORD said, “Just as my servant Isaiah has gone stripped and barefoot for three years, as a sign and portent against Egypt and Cush,
4 so the king of Assyria will lead away stripped and barefoot the Egyptian captives and Cushite exiles, young and old, with buttocks bared—to Egypt’s shame.
5 Those who trusted in Cush and boasted in Egypt will be dismayed and put to shame.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 2 Kings 18:17
  • 2. S Joshua 11:22; S Joshua 13:3
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