Isaiah 22:8
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New Living Translation
Judah's defenses have been stripped away. You run to the armory for your weapons.

King James Bible
And he discovered the covering of Judah, and thou didst look in that day to the armour of the house of the forest.

Darby Bible Translation
And he uncovereth the covering of Judah: and thou didst look in that day to the armour in the house of the forest;

World English Bible
He took away the covering of Judah; and you looked in that day to the armor in the house of the forest.

Young's Literal Translation
And one removeth the covering of Judah, And thou lookest in that day Unto the armour of the house of the forest,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

22:8 He - The enemy. Covering - He took those fenced cities, which were a covering or safe - guard both to the people of Judah, and to Jerusalem. The armour - Thy trust was placed in the arm of flesh. The forest - More fully called the house of the forest of Lebanon, 1Kings 7:2, not because it was built in Lebanon, for it was in Jerusalem; but because it was built of the trees of Lebanon.

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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

Cross References
1 Kings 7:2
One of Solomon's buildings was called the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. It was 150 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. There were four rows of cedar pillars, and great cedar beams rested on the pillars.

1 Kings 10:17
He also made 300 smaller shields of hammered gold, each weighing nearly four pounds. The king placed these shields in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.

Isaiah 22:7
Chariots fill your beautiful valleys, and charioteers storm your gates.

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