16 He shall dwell on [a]high: his defense shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him, and his waters shall be sure.

17 Thine eyes shall [b]see the King in his glory: they shall behold the [c]land far off.

18 Thine heart [d]shall meditate fear, Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers?

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 33:16 Meaning, that God will be a sure defense to all them that live according to his word.
  2. Isaiah 33:17 They shall see Hezekiah delivered from his enemies, and restored to honor and glory.
  3. Isaiah 33:17 They shall be no more shut in as they were of Sennacherib, but go where it pleaseth them.
  4. Isaiah 33:18 Before that this liberty cometh thou shalt think that thou art in great danger: for the enemy shall so sharply assail you, that one shall cry, where is the clerk that writeth the names of them that are taxed? another, Where is the receiver? another shall cry for him that valueth the rich houses, but God will deliver you from this fear.

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