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and then God will bring disaster on the city that is called "God's altar." There will be weeping and wailing, and the whole city will be like an altar covered with blood.
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And I will make a trench about Ariel, and it shall be in sorrow and mourning, and it shall be to me as Ariel.
Isaiah 5:25-30 Therefore is the wrath of the Lord kindled against his people, and he hath stretched out his hand upon them, and struck them: and the mountains were troubles, and their carcasses became as dung in the midst of the streets. For after this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. . . .
Isaiah 10:5,6,32 Woe to the Assyrian, he is the rod and the staff of my anger, and my indignation is in their hands. . . .
Isaiah 17:14 In the time of the evening, behold there shall be trouble: the morning shall come, and he shall not be: this is the portion of them that have wasted us, and the lot of them that spoiled us.
Isaiah 24:1-12 Behold the Lord shall lay waste the earth, and shall strip it, and shall afflict the face thereof, and scatter abroad the inhabitants thereof. . . .
Isaiah 33:7-9 Behold they that see shall cry without, the angels of peace shall weep bitterly. . . .
Isaiah 36:22 And Eliacim the son of Helcias, that was over the house, and Sobna the scribe, and Joahe the son of Asaph the recorder, went in to Ezechias with their garments rent, and told him the words of Rabsaces.
Isaiah 37:3 And they said to him: Thus saith Ezechias: This day is a day of tribulation, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.
Jeremiah 32:28-32 Therefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I will deliver this city into the hands of the Chaldeans, and into the hands of the king of Babylon, and they shall take it. . . .
Jeremiah 39:4,5 And when Sedecias the king of Juda and all the men of war saw them, they fled: and they went forth in the night out of the city by the way of the king's garden, and by the gate that was between the two walls, and they went out to the way of the desert. . . .
and it shall.
Isaiah 43:15 I am the Lord your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.
; which is put, in the former part of the verse, for Jerusalem, the city in which the altar was. The subject of this and the four following chapters, says Bp. Lowth, is the invasion of Sennacherib; the great distress of the Jews while it continued; their sudden and unexpected deliverance by God's immediate and miraculous interposition on their behalf; the subsequent prosperous state of the kingdom under Hezekiah; interspersed with severe reproofs and threats of punishment for their hypocrisy, stupidity, infidelity, their want of trust in God, and their vain reliance on the assistance of Egypt; and with promises of better times, both immediately to succeed, and to be expected in the future age.
Isaiah 34:6 The sword of the Lord is filled with blood, it is made thick with the blood of lambs and buck goats, with the blood of rams full of marrow: for there is a victim of the Lord in Bosra and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.
Ezekiel 22:31 And I poured out my indignation upon them, in the fire of my wrath I consumed them: I have rendered their way upon their own head, saith the Lord God.
Ezekiel 24:3-13 And thou shalt speak by a figure a parable to the provoking house, and say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Set on a pot, set it on, I say, and put water in it. . . .
Ezekiel 39:17 And thou, O son of man, saith the Lord God, say to every fowl, and to all the birds, and to all the beasts of the field: Assemble yourselves, make haste, come together from every side to my victim, which I slay for you, a great victim upon the mountains of Israel: to eat flesh, and drink blood.
Zephaniah 1:7,8 Be silent before the face of the Lord God: for the day of the Lord is near, for the Lord hath prepared a victim, he hath sanctified his guests. . . .
Revelation 19:17,18 And I saw an angel standing in the sun: and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that did fly through the midst of heaven: Come, gather yourselves together to the great supper of God: . . .
ContextWoe to the City of David
1Woe to Ariel, to Ariel the city which David took: year is added to year. the solemnities are at an end. 2And I will make a trench about Ariel, and it shall be in sorrow and mourning, and it shall be to me as Ariel.3And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.…
My soul hateth your new moons, and your solemnities: they are become troublesome to me, I am weary of bearing them.
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.
The land hath mourned, and languished: Libanus is confounded, and become foul, and Saron is become as a desert: and Basan and Carmel are shaken.
He. The Lord is become as an enemy: he hath cast down Israel headlong, he hath overthrown all the walls thereof: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath multiplied in the daughter of Juda the afflicted, both men and women.
Additional TranslationsAnd I will constrain Ariel, and there will be mourning and sorrow; she will be like an altar hearth before me.Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be to me as Ariel.
then will I distress Ariel, and there shall be mourning and lamentation; and she shall be unto me as Ariel.
For I will grievously afflict Ariel: and her strength and her wealth shall be mine.
But I will distress Ariel, and there shall be sorrow and sadness; and it shall be unto me as an Ariel.
then will I distress Ariel, and there shall be mourning and lamentation: and she shall be unto me as Ariel.
Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow; and it shall be to me as Ariel.
then I will distress Ariel, and there will be mourning and lamentation. She shall be to me as an altar hearth.
And I have sent distress to Ariel, And it hath been lamentation and mourning, And it hath been to me as Ariel.
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