20 So (A)Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria came against him and afflicted him instead of strengthening him.

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20 Tiglath-Pileser[a](A) king of Assyria(B) came to him, but he gave him trouble(C) instead of help.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 28:20 Hebrew Tilgath-Pilneser, a variant of Tiglath-Pileser

“Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the (A)strong and abundant waters of the [a](B)Euphrates,
Even the (C)king of Assyria and all his glory;
And it will (D)rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.
“Then (E)it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through,
It will (F)reach even to the neck;
And the spread of its wings will [b]fill the breadth of [c]your land, O (G)Immanuel.

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  1. Isaiah 8:7 Lit River
  2. Isaiah 8:8 Lit be the fullness of
  3. Isaiah 8:8 Or Your

therefore the Lord is about to bring against them
    the mighty floodwaters(A) of the Euphrates—
    the king of Assyria(B) with all his pomp.(C)
It will overflow all its channels,
    run over all its banks(D)
and sweep on into Judah, swirling over it,(E)
    passing through it and reaching up to the neck.
Its outspread wings(F) will cover the breadth of your land,
    Immanuel[a]!”(G)

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  1. Isaiah 8:8 Immanuel means God with us.

Woe to (A)Assyria, the (B)rod of My anger
And the staff in whose hands is (C)My indignation,
I send it against a (D)godless nation
And commission it against the (E)people of My fury
To capture booty and (F)to seize plunder,
And to [a]trample them down like (G)mud in the streets.

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  1. Isaiah 10:6 Lit make them a trampled place

God’s Judgment on Assyria

“Woe(A) to the Assyrian,(B) the rod(C) of my anger,
    in whose hand is the club(D) of my wrath!(E)
I send him against a godless(F) nation,
    I dispatch(G) him against a people who anger me,(H)
to seize loot and snatch plunder,(I)
    and to trample(J) them down like mud in the streets.

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