“This is the Lord’s message against Sennacherib: ‘The virgin daughter Zion does not think you are important. She makes fun of you. Daughter Jerusalem shakes her head at you and laughs behind your back.
This is ·what [L the word] the Lord has said against Sennacherib: ‘The ·people of Jerusalem [L virgin daughter of Zion] ·hate you [despises] and ·make fun of [mocks; scorns] you. The ·people [L daughter] of Jerusalem ·laugh at you [L tosses her head] ·as you run away [as you flee; or behind your back].
It wasn’t long before Isaiah son of Amoz sent word to Hezekiah: God’s word: You’ve prayed to me regarding Sennacherib king of Assyria; I’ve heard your prayer. This is my response to him: The Virgin Daughter of Zion holds you in utter contempt; Daughter Jerusalem thinks you’re nothing but scum.
Here is the message the Lord has spoken against him. The Lord says, “ ‘You will not win the battle over Zion. Its people hate you and make fun of you. The people of Jerusalem lift up their heads proudly as you run away.
This is the word, that the Lord hath spoken of him, Thou virgin the daughter of Zion, the king of Assyria hath despised thee, and scorned thee; thou daughter of Jerusalem, he moved his head after thy back. (This is the word that the Lord hath spoken about him, saying, The virgin daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and scorned thee; the daughter of Jerusalem hath moved her head behind thy back.)
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