||And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out
of his roots:
||And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and
understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of
||And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not
judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
||But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek
of the earth: and he shall smite the earth: with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath
of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
||And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his
||The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid;
and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead
||And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the
lion shall eat straw like the ox.
||And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall
put his hand on the cockatrice' den.
||They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full
of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
||And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the
people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.
||And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the
second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and
from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from
Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
||And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of
Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.
||The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off:
Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
||But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west; they shall
spoil them of the east together: they shall lay their hand upon Edom and Moab; and the
children of Ammon shall obey them.
||And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty
wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and
make men go over dryshod.
||And there shall be an highway for the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from
Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.
||The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.
||Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake the hand,
that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
||I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called my mighty ones for mine anger,
even them that rejoice in my highness.
||The noise of a multitude in the mountains, like as of a great people; a tumultuous
noise of the kingdoms of nations gathered together: the LORD of hosts mustereth the host
of the battle.
||They come from a far country, from the end of heaven, even the LORD, and the weapons
of his indignation, to destroy the whole land.
||Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the
||Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt:
||And they shall be afraid: pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them; they shall be in
pain as a woman that travaileth: they shall be amazed one at another; their faces shall be
||Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the
land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.
||For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the
sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
||And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I
will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the
||I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of
||Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in
the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.
||And it shall be as the chased roe, and as a sheep that no man taketh up: they shall
every man turn to his own people, and flee every one into his own land.
||Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined unto
them shall fall by the sword.
||Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be
spoiled, and their wives ravished.
||Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which shall not regard silver; and as
for gold, they shall not delight in it.
||Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the
fruit of the womb; their eyes shall not spare children.
||And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be
as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.
||It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to
generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make
their fold there.
||But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of
doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.
||And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in
their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.
||For the LORD will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in
their own land: and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cleave to the
house of Jacob.
||And the people shall take them, and bring them to their place: and the house of Israel
shall possess them in the land of the LORD for servants and handmaids: and they shall take
them captives, whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
||And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy
sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
||That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath
the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
||The LORD hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers.
||He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in
anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
||The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.
||Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art
laid down, no feller is come up against us.
||Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the
dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones
all the kings of the nations.
||All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou
become like unto us?
||Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread
under thee, and the worms cover thee.
||How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down
to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
||For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne
above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides
of the north:
||I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
||Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
||They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this
the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
||That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not
the house of his prisoners?
||All the kings of the nations, even all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own
||But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of
those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit;
as a carcase trodden under feet.
||Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial, because thou hast destroyed thy land,
and slain thy people: the seed of evildoers shall never be renowned.
||Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not
rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.
||For I will rise up against them, saith the LORD of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the
name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the LORD.
||I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep
it with the besom of destruction, saith the LORD of hosts.
||The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to
pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:
||That I will break the Assyrian in my land, and upon my mountains tread him under foot:
then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders.
||This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth: and this is the hand that
is stretched out upon all the nations.
||For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is
stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
||In the year that king Ahaz died was this burden.
||Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken:
for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a
fiery flying serpent.
||And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: and
I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.
||Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: for there shall come
from the north a smoke, and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
||What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded
Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.
||The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to
silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;
||He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over
Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.
||In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their
houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.
||And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz:
therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.
||My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of
three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in
the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
||For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, the grass
faileth, there is no green thing.
||Therefore the abundance they have gotten, and that which they have laid up, shall they
carry away to the brook of the willows.
||For the cry is gone round about the borders of Moab; the howling thereof unto Eglaim,
and the howling thereof unto Beerelim.
||For the waters of Dimon shall be full of blood: for I will bring more upon Dimon,
lions upon him that escapeth of Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.
||Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount
of the daughter of Zion.
||For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of
Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.
||Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the
noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth.
||Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the
spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are
consumed out of the land.
||And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the
tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.
||We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his
pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.
||Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, every one shall howl: for the foundations of
Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken.
||For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen
have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they
wandered through the wilderness: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the
||Therefore I will bewail with the weeping of Jazer the vine of Sibmah: I will water
thee with my tears, O Heshbon, and Elealeh: for the shouting for thy summer fruits and for
thy harvest is fallen.
||And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards
there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out
no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.
||Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for
||And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, that
he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.
||This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning Moab since that time.
||But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling,
and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant
shall be very small and feeble.
||The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall
be a ruinous heap.
||The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and
none shall make them afraid.
||The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and the
remnant of Syria: they shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith the LORD of
||And in that day it shall come to pass, that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, and
the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean.
||And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the corn, and reapeth the ears with
his arm; and it shall be as he that gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim.
||Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree, two or three
berries in the top of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful branches
thereof, saith the LORD God of Israel.
||At that day shall a man look to his Maker, and his eyes shall have respect to the Holy
One of Israel.
||And he shall not look to the altars, the work of his hands, neither shall respect that
which his fingers have made, either the groves, or the images.
||In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch,
which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.
||Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the
rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with
||In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy
seed to flourish: but the harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief and of desperate
||Woe to the multitude of many people, which make a noise like the noise of the seas;
and to the rushing of nations, that make a rushing like the rushing of mighty waters!
||The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and
they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the
wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
||And behold at eveningtide trouble; and before the morning he is not. This is the
portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.
||Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:
||That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters,
saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible
from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers
||All ye inhabitants of the world, and dwellers on the earth, see ye, when he lifteth up
an ensign on the mountains; and when he bloweth a trumpet, hear ye.
||For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will consider in my dwelling
place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.
||For afore the harvest, when the bud is perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the
flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks, and take away and cut down
||They shall be left together unto the fowls of the mountains, and to the beasts of the
earth: and the fowls shall summer upon them, and all the beasts of the earth shall winter
||In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people scattered
and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out
and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of
the LORD of hosts, the mount Zion.
||The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into
Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall
melt in the midst of it.
||And I will set the Egyptians against the Egyptians: and they shall fight every one
against his brother, and every one against his neighbour; city against city, and kingdom
||And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof; and I will destroy the
counsel thereof: and they shall seek to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that
have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.
||And the Egyptians will I give over into the hand of a cruel lord; and a fierce king
shall rule over them, saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts.
||And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up.
||And they shall turn the rivers far away; and the brooks of defence shall be emptied
and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.
||The paper reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, and every thing sown by the
brooks, shall wither, be driven away, and be no more.
||The fishers also shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall
lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish.
||Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be
||And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for
||Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh
is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient
||Where are they? where are thy wise men? and let them tell thee now, and let them know
what the LORD of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt.
||The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also
seduced Egypt, even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof.
||The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused
Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit.
||Neither shall there be any work for Egypt, which the head or tail, branch or rush, may
||In that day shall Egypt be like unto women: and it shall be afraid and fear because of
the shaking of the hand of the LORD of hosts, which he shaketh over it.
||And the land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt, every one that maketh mention
thereof shall be afraid in himself, because of the counsel of the LORD of hosts, which he
hath determined against it.
||In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and
swear to the LORD of hosts; one shall be called, The city of destruction.
||In that day shall there be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and
a pillar at the border thereof to the LORD.
||And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of
Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them
a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them.
||And the LORD shall be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the LORD in that
day, and shall do sacrifice and oblation; yea, they shall vow a vow unto the LORD, and
||And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal it: and they shall return even
to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them.
||In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall
come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians shall serve with the
||In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and with Assyria, even a blessing in
the midst of the land:
||Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed be Egypt my people, and Assyria
the work of my hands, and Israel mine inheritance.
||In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,)
and fought against Ashdod, and took it;
||At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the
sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking
naked and barefoot.
||And the LORD said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three
years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia;
||So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians
captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to the
shame of Egypt.
||And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egypt their
||And the inhabitant of this isle shall say in that day, Behold, such is our
expectation, whither we flee for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria: and how
shall we escape?