For before the boy knows how to cry 'Father' or 'Mother,' the wealth of Damascus and the plunder of Samaria will be carried off to the king of Assyria."
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 7:8
For the head of Aram is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin. Within sixty-five years Ephraim will be too shattered to be a people.
The head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you do not stand firm in your faith, then you will not stand at all."
For before the boy knows enough to reject evil and choose good, the land of the two kings you dread will be laid waste.
And the LORD spoke to me further:
This is an oracle concerning Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is no longer a city; it has become a heap of ruins.
The fortress will disappear from Ephraim, and the sovereignty from Damascus. The remnant of Aram will be like the splendor of the Israelites," declares the LORD of Hosts.
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Damascus, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because they threshed Gilead with sledges of iron.
Chapter Outline1. In Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz, he prophesies Syria and Israel shall be subdued by Assyria
5. Judah likewise for their infidelity
9. God's judgments shall be irresistible
11. Comfort shall be to those who fear God
19. Great afflictions to idolaters
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 7:15, 16
the riches of Damascus, etc.
2 Kings 15:29
2 Kings 16:9
2 Kings 17:3, 5, 6
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