Isaiah 22:17
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New International Version
"Beware, the LORD is about to take firm hold of you and hurl you away, you mighty man.

King James Bible
Behold, the LORD will carry thee away with a mighty captivity, and will surely cover thee.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, Jehovah will hurl thee with the force of a mighty man, and will cover thee entirely.

World English Bible
Behold, Yahweh will overcome you and hurl you away violently. Yes, he will grasp you firmly.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, Jehovah is casting thee up and down, A casting up and down, O mighty one,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Cover thee - That is, thy face. This was the condition of mourners in general, and particularly of condemned persons. See Esther 6:12; Esther 7:8.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

will carry, etc. or, who covered thee with an excellent covering, and clothed thee gorgeously, shall surely violently turn, etc.

is

21:18
a mighty captivity. Heb. the captivity of a man
cover

Esther 7:8 Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine...

Job 9:24 The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covers the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he?

Jeremiah 14:3 And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water...

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Prevailing Prayer.
Text.--The effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.--James v. 16. THE last lecture referred principally to the confession of sin. To-night my remarks will be chiefly confined to the subject of intercession, or prayer. There are two kinds of means requisite to promote a revival; one to influence men, the other to influence God. The truth is employed to influence men, and prayer to move God. When I speak of moving God, I do not mean that God's mind is changed by prayer, or that his
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

Sennacherib (705-681 B. C. )
The struggle of Sennacherib with Judaea and Egypt--Destruction of Babylon. Sennacherib either failed to inherit his father's good fortune, or lacked his ability.* He was not deficient in military genius, nor in the energy necessary to withstand the various enemies who rose against him at widely removed points of his frontier, but he had neither the adaptability of character nor the delicate tact required to manage successfully the heterogeneous elements combined under his sway. * The two principal
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Cross References
Isaiah 22:16
What are you doing here and who gave you permission to cut out a grave for yourself here, hewing your grave on the height and chiseling your resting place in the rock?

Isaiah 22:18
He will roll you up tightly like a ball and throw you into a large country. There you will die and there the chariots you were so proud of will become a disgrace to your master's house.

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