Isa 22:5

22:5 day. The day of the Lord. See note 2:11.

tumult and trampling and confusion. These images are a vivid description of desolation and destruction (18:2, 7; Deut. 28:20; Ezek. 7:7; Amos 3:9; Zech. 14:13).

battering down . . . shouting. There is frenzied anxiety and screams of anguish.