Isaiah 22:17
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New Living Translation
For the LORD is about to hurl you away, mighty man. He is going to grab you,

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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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

22:17 Will carry - Will cause thee to be carried into captivity by a strong hand. Cover - This may be an allusion to the ancient custom of covering the faces of condemned persons.

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CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Isaiah 22:16
"Who do you think you are, and what are you doing here, building a beautiful tomb for yourself--a monument high up in the rock?

Isaiah 22:18
crumple you into a ball, and toss you away into a distant, barren land. There you will die, and your glorious chariots will be broken and useless. You are a disgrace to your master!

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