25 “I have raised up one from the north,(A) and he has come,
one from the east(B) who invokes My[a] name.(C)
He will march over rulers as if they were mud,
like a potter who treads the clay.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 41:25 DSS read his

14 Then the Lord said to me, “Disaster will be poured out[a] from the north(A) on all who live in the land. 15 Indeed, I am about to summon all the clans and kingdoms of the north.”(B)

This is the Lord’s declaration.

They will come, and each king will set up his throne
at the entrance to Jerusalem’s gates.
They will attack all her surrounding walls
and all the other cities of Judah.

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  1. Jeremiah 1:14 LXX reads will boil

Threatened Siege of Jerusalem

“Run for cover,(A) Benjaminites,
out of Jerusalem!
Sound the ram’s horn(B) in Tekoa;(C)
raise a smoke signal(D) over Beth-haccherem,[a]
for disaster threatens from the north,(E)
even great destruction.

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  1. Jeremiah 6:1 = House of the Vineyard

A Cruel Nation from the North

22 This is what the Lord says:

Look, an army is coming from a northern land;(A)
a great nation will be awakened
from the remote regions of the earth.(B)

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