who will rule[a] the land of Assyria with the sword,
    the land of Nimrod(A) with drawn sword.[b](B)
He will deliver us from the Assyrians
    when they invade our land
    and march across our borders.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Micah 5:6 Or crush
  2. Micah 5:6 Or Nimrod in its gates

11 They will pass through the sea of trouble;
    the surging sea will be subdued
    and all the depths of the Nile will dry up.(A)
Assyria’s pride(B) will be brought down
    and Egypt’s scepter(C) will pass away.(D)

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