Isaiah 8:7
New International Version
therefore the Lord is about to bring against them the mighty floodwaters of the Euphrates-- the king of Assyria with all his pomp. It will overflow all its channels, run over all its banks

New Living Translation
Therefore, the Lord will overwhelm them with a mighty flood from the Euphrates River--the king of Assyria and all his glory. This flood will overflow all its channels

English Standard Version
therefore, behold, the Lord is bringing up against them the waters of the River, mighty and many, the king of Assyria and all his glory. And it will rise over all its channels and go over all its banks,

Berean Study Bible
the Lord will surely bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates—the king of Assyria and all his pomp. It will overflow its channels and run over all its banks.

New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong and abundant waters of the Euphrates, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

King James Bible
Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

Christian Standard Bible
the Lord will certainly bring against them the mighty rushing water of the Euphrates River--the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will overflow its channels and spill over all its banks.

Contemporary English Version
Now I will send the king of Assyria against them with his powerful army, which will attack like the mighty Euphrates River overflowing its banks.

Good News Translation
I, the Lord, will bring the emperor of Assyria and all his forces to attack Judah. They will advance like the flood waters of the Euphrates River, overflowing all its banks.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the Lord will certainly bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates River-- the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will overflow its channels and spill over all its banks.

International Standard Version
watch out! The LORD God is about to bring the flood waters of the Euphrates River against them, mighty and strong. "It's the king of Assyria and all of his arrogance! He will rise over all of the river's channels and run over all of its banks.

NET Bible
So look, the sovereign master is bringing up against them the turbulent and mighty waters of the Euphrates River--the king of Assyria and all his majestic power. It will reach flood stage and overflow its banks.

New Heart English Bible
now therefore, look, the LORD brings upon them the mighty flood waters of the River: the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why the Lord is going to bring against them the raging and powerful floodwaters of the Euphrates River- the king of Assyria with all his power. It will overflow all its channels and go over all its banks.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them The waters of the River, mighty and many, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And he shall come up over all his channels, And go over all his banks;

New American Standard 1977
“Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong and abundant waters of the Euphrates, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

Jubilee Bible 2000
now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his power, and he shall come up over all his channels and go over all his banks:

King James 2000 Bible
Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

American King James Version
Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

American Standard Version
now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the River, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his glory: and it shall come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
therefore, behold, the Lord brings up upon you the water of the river, strong and abundant, even the king of the Assyrians, and his glory: and he shall come up over every valley of yours, and shall walk over every wall of yours:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore behold the Lord will bring upon them the waters of the river strong and many, the king of the Assyrians, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and shall overflow all his banks,

Darby Bible Translation
therefore behold, the Lord will bring up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, the king of Assyria and all his glory; and he shall mount up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

English Revised Version
now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the River, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks:

World English Bible
now therefore, behold, the Lord brings upon them the mighty flood waters of the River: the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, lo, the Lord is bringing up on them, The waters of the river, the mighty and the great, (The king of Asshur, and all his glory,) And it hath gone up over all its streams, And hath gone on over all its banks.
Study Bible
Assyrian Invasion Prophesied
6“Because this people has rejected the gently flowing waters of Shiloah and rejoiced in Rezin and the son of Remaliah, 7the Lord will surely bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates— the king of Assyria and all his pomp. It will overflow its channels and run over all its banks. 8It will pour into Judah, swirling and sweeping over it, reaching up to the neck; its spreading streams will cover your entire land, O Immanuel!…
Cross References
Revelation 17:15
Then the angel said to me, "The waters where you saw the prostitute seated are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.

2 Kings 19:32
So this is what the LORD says about the king of Assyria: 'He will not enter this city or shoot an arrow into it. He will not come before it with a shield or build up a siege ramp against it.

Isaiah 7:17
The LORD will bring on you and on your people and on the house of your father a time unlike any since the day Ephraim separated from Judah--He will bring the king of Assyria."

Isaiah 7:20
On that day the Lord will use a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates--the king of Assyria--to shave your head and the hair of your legs, and to remove your beard as well.

Isaiah 10:5
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger; the staff in their hands is My wrath.

Isaiah 10:16
Therefore the Lord GOD of Hosts will send a wasting disease among Assyria's stout warriors, and under his pomp will be kindled a fire like a burning flame.

Isaiah 11:15
The LORD will devote to destruction the gulf of the Egyptian Sea; with a scorching wind He will sweep His hand over the Euphrates. He will split it into seven streams, for men to cross with dry sandals.

Isaiah 17:12
Alas, the tumult of many peoples--they rage like the roaring seas; the uproar of the nations--they rumble like the crashing of mighty waters.

Isaiah 17:13
The nations rage like the rush of many waters. He rebukes them, and they flee far away, driven before the wind like chaff on the hills, like tumbleweeds before a gale.

Isaiah 28:2
Behold, the Lord has a strong and mighty one. Like a hailstorm or destructive tempest, like a driving rain or flooding downpour, He will smash it to the ground.

Isaiah 43:2
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you go through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, and the flames will not set you ablaze.

Jeremiah 47:2
This is what the LORD says: "See how the waters are rising from the north and becoming an overflowing torrent. They will overflow the land and its fullness, the cities and their inhabitants. The people will cry out, and all who dwell in the land will wail

Jeremiah 51:42
The sea has come up over Babylon; she is covered in turbulent waves.

Ezekiel 26:19
For this is what the Lord GOD says: 'When I make you a desolate city like other deserted cities, when I raise up the deep against you so that the mighty waters cover you,

Amos 8:8
Will not the land quake for this and all its dwellers mourn? All of it will swell like the Nile; it will surge and then subside like the Nile in Egypt."

Amos 9:5
The Lord, the GOD of Hosts, He who touches the earth and melts it, and all its dwellers mourn--all the land rises like the Nile, then sinks like the river of Egypt--

Micah 1:9
For her wound is incurable; it has reached even Judah; it has approached the gate of my people, as far as Jerusalem itself.

Micah 5:5
And He will be their peace. When Assyria invades our land and tramples our citadels, we will raise against it seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men.

Treasury of Scripture

Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:

the Lord bringeth

Isaiah 17:12,13
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! …

Isaiah 28:17
Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.

Isaiah 59:19
So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

strong

Ezra 4:10
And the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Asnappar brought over, and set in the cities of Samaria, and the rest that are on this side the river, and at such a time.

Psalm 72:8
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.

the king

Isaiah 7:1-6,17
And it came to pass in the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up toward Jerusalem to war against it, but could not prevail against it…

Isaiah 10:8-14
For he saith, Are not my princes altogether kings? …

Ezekiel 31:3
Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

he shall come

2 Kings 17:3-6
Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria; and Hoshea became his servant, and gave him presents…

2 Kings 18:9-12
And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria, and besieged it…







Lexicon
the Lord
אֲדֹנָי֩ (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

will surely
הִנֵּ֣ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

bring
מַעֲלֶ֨ה (ma·‘ă·leh)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

against them
עֲלֵיהֶ֜ם (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the mighty
הָעֲצוּמִים֙ (hā·‘ă·ṣū·mîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6099: Powerful, numerous

rushing
וְהָ֣רַבִּ֔ים (wə·hā·rab·bîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7227: Much, many, great

waters
מֵ֣י (mê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

of the Euphrates—
הַנָּהָ֗ר (han·nā·hār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5104: A stream, prosperity

the king
מֶ֥לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Assyria
אַשּׁ֖וּר (’aš·šūr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 804: Ashshur

and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his pomp.
כְּבוֹד֑וֹ (kə·ḇō·w·ḏōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3519: Weight, splendor, copiousness

It will overflow
וְעָלָה֙ (wə·‘ā·lāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

its channels
אֲפִיקָ֔יו (’ă·p̄î·qāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 650: Containing, a tube, a bed, valley of a, stream, a strong thing, a hero

and run
וְהָלַ֖ךְ (wə·hā·laḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

its banks.
גְּדוֹתָֽיו׃ (gə·ḏō·w·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1415: A border of a, river
(7) The waters of the river . . .--"The river" is, as elsewhere (Joshua 24:2; Joshua 24:14), the Euphrates; here used (1) as the symbol of the Assyrian monarchy, as Shiloah had been of that of Judah, and (2) of the Assyrian armies that were to pour down like that river in the time of its inundations. The "channels" and "banks" describe the intended course of that army as invading Syria and Israel; but it was to overflow those banks and sweep over Judah. In the former case, the kingdoms were to be utterly submerged as by the violence of the current. In Judah, it was to reach only "to the neck," i.e., was not to work out so utter a destruction. Jeremiah (Jeremiah 47:2) reproduces the image.

Verse 7. - The waters of the river, strong and many. "The river" is, of course, the Euphrates, as in Isaiah 7:20. In its lower course the Euphrates often overflows its banks, and inundates the adjacent districts, causing vast damage to crops, and some-limes threatening to break down the walls of cities (Loftus, 'Chaldea and Susiana,' p. 7). It is scarcely likely, however, that Isaiah had any acquaintance with this fact. His experience would probably have been limited to the "swellings of Jordan" (Jeremiah 12:5; comp. Joshua 3:15). All his glory (comp. Isaiah 10:12, 16, 18, etc.). He shall come up over all his channels. A graphic description of the swelling of rivers in the East. These, when they are low, contract their waters from the many channels, in which they ordinarily flow, into some one or two, leaving the others dry. The first effect of a flood is to fill all the channels, after which it may proceed further and overflow the banks. 8:1-8 The prophet is to write on a large roll, or on a metal tablet, words which meant, Make speed to spoil, hasten to the prey: pointing out that the Assyrian army should come with speed, and make great spoil. Very soon the riches of Damascus and of Samaria, cities then secure and formidable, shall be taken away by the king of Assyria. The prophet pleads with the promised Messiah, who should appear in that land in the fulness of time, and, therefore, as God, would preserve it in the mean time. As a gentle brook is an apt emblem of a mild government, so an overflowing torrent represents a conqueror and tyrant. The invader's success was also described by a bird of prey, stretching its wings over the whole land. Those who reject Christ, will find that what they call liberty is the basest slavery. But no enemy shall pluck the believer out of Emmanuel's hand, or deprive him of his heavenly inheritance.
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