12 Say ye not, A [a]confederacy, to all them to whom this people saith a confederacy, neither fear you [b]their fear, nor be afraid of them.

13 [c]Sanctify the Lord of hosts, and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread,

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  1. Isaiah 8:12 Consent not ye that are godly, to the league and friendship that this people seek with strangers and idolaters.
  2. Isaiah 8:12 Meaning, that they should not fear the thing that they feared, which have no hope in God.
  3. Isaiah 8:13 In putting your trust only in him, in calling upon him in adversity, patiently looking for his help, and fearing to do anything contrary to his will.