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12 [a]Do not call conspiracy what this people calls conspiracy,
    nor fear what they fear, nor feel dread.
13 But conspire with the Lord of hosts;
    he shall be your fear, he shall be your dread.(A)

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  1. 8:12–14 Because Isaiah and his followers resisted the official policy of seeking help from Assyria they were labeled “conspirators”; Isaiah uses the term to express what is really the case, cooperating with the Lord.

12 “Do not call conspiracy(A)
    everything this people calls a conspiracy;
do not fear what they fear,(B)
    and do not dread it.(C)
13 The Lord Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy,(D)
    he is the one you are to fear,(E)
    he is the one you are to dread.(F)

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