Isaiah 2:6-21

The Day of the LORD

6 You, LORD, have abandoned your people, the descendants of Jacob. They are full of superstitions from the East; they practice divination like the Philistines and embrace pagan customs.
7 Their land is full of silver and gold; there is no end to their treasures. Their land is full of horses; there is no end to their chariots.
8 Their land is full of idols; they bow down to the work of their hands, to what their fingers have made.
9 So people will be brought low and everyone humbled— do not forgive them.[a]
10 Go into the rocks, hide in the ground from the fearful presence of the LORDand the splendor of his majesty!
11 The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled and human pride brought low; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
12 The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty, for all that is exalted (and they will be humbled),
13 for all the cedars of Lebanon, tall and lofty, and all the oaks of Bashan,
14 for all the towering mountains and all the high hills,
15 for every lofty tower and every fortified wall,
16 for every trading ship[b]and every stately vessel.
17 The arrogance of man will be brought low and human pride humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
18 and the idols will totally disappear.
19 People will flee to caves in the rocks and to holes in the ground from the fearful presence of the LORDand the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to shake the earth.
20 In that day people will throw away to the moles and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship.
21 They will flee to caverns in the rocks and to the overhanging crags from the fearful presence of the LORDand the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to shake the earth.

Cross References 55

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 31:17
  • 2. Jeremiah 12:7
  • 3. S Deuteronomy 18:10; S Isaiah 44:25
  • 4. S 2 Kings 1:2; S 2 Chronicles 26:6
  • 5. Proverbs 6:1
  • 6. S 2 Kings 16:7; Micah 5:12
  • 7. S Deuteronomy 17:17
  • 8. S Psalms 17:14
  • 9. S Deuteronomy 17:16
  • 10. S Genesis 41:43; Isaiah 31:1; Micah 5:10
  • 11. Isaiah 10:9-11; Revelation 9:20
  • 12. Isaiah 44:17
  • 13. S 2 Chronicles 32:19; S Psalms 135:15; Micah 5:13
  • 14. Isaiah 17:8
  • 15. Psalms 62:9
  • 16. ver 11,17; Isaiah 5:15; Isaiah 13:11
  • 17. S Nehemiah 4:5
  • 18. ver 19; Nahum 3:11
  • 19. S Psalms 145:12; 2 Thessalonians 1:9; Revelation 6:15-16
  • 20. S Nehemiah 9:29; Habakkuk 2:5
  • 21. S ver 9
  • 22. Isaiah 5:15; Isaiah 10:12; Isaiah 37:23; Ezekiel 31:10
  • 23. S Job 40:11
  • 24. S Psalms 46:10
  • 25. ver 17,20; Isaiah 3:7,18; Isaiah 4:1,2; Isaiah 5:30; Isaiah 7:18; Isaiah 17:4,7; Isaiah 24:21; Isaiah 25:9; Isaiah 26:1; Isaiah 27:1
  • 26. Isaiah 13:6,9; Isaiah 22:5,8,12; Isaiah 34:8; Isaiah 61:2; Jeremiah 30:7; Lamentations 1:12; Ezekiel 7:7; Ezekiel 30:3; Joel 1:15; Joel 2:11; Amos 5:18; Zephaniah 1:14
  • 27. S Psalms 59:12
  • 28. S 2 Samuel 22:28
  • 29. Psalms 76:12; Isaiah 24:4,21; Isaiah 60:11; Malachi 4:1
  • 30. S Job 40:11
  • 31. S Judges 9:15; Isaiah 10:34; Isaiah 29:17; Ezekiel 27:5
  • 32. Isaiah 10:33
  • 33. S Psalms 22:12; Zechariah 11:2
  • 34. Isaiah 30:25; Isaiah 40:4
  • 35. Isaiah 30:25; Isaiah 32:14; Isaiah 33:18
  • 36. Isaiah 25:2,12; Zephaniah 1:16
  • 37. "fn" S Genesis 10:4; S 1 Kings 9:26; 1 Kings 10:22
  • 38. S 2 Samuel 22:28; S Job 40:11
  • 39. S ver 9
  • 40. S ver 11
  • 41. S 1 Samuel 5:2; Ezekiel 36:25
  • 42. S Deuteronomy 9:21; Isaiah 21:9; Jeremiah 10:11; Micah 5:13
  • 43. S Judges 6:2; Isaiah 7:19
  • 44. S Judges 6:2; S Job 30:6; Luke 23:30; Revelation 6:15
  • 45. S Deuteronomy 2:25
  • 46. S Psalms 145:12
  • 47. ver 21; S Job 9:6; S Isaiah 14:16; Hebrews 12:26
  • 48. S ver 11
  • 49. Leviticus 11:19
  • 50. S Job 22:24; Ezekiel 36:25; Revelation 9:20
  • 51. Ezekiel 7:19-20; Ezekiel 14:6
  • 52. S Exodus 33:22
  • 53. S Psalms 145:12
  • 54. Isaiah 33:10
  • 55. S ver 19

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Or "not raise them up"
  • [b]. Hebrew "every ship of Tarshish"
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