New Living Translation
"The Assyrians will be destroyed, but not by the swords of men. The sword of God will strike them, and they will panic and flee. The strong young Assyrians will be taken away as captives.
King James Bible
Then shall the Assyrian fall with the sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: but he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall be discomfited.
Darby Bible Translation
And Asshur shall fall by the sword, not of a great man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: and he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall become tributary;
World English Bible
"The Assyrian will fall by the sword, not of man; and the sword, not of mankind, shall devour him. He will flee from the sword, and his young men will become subject to forced labor.
Young's Literal Translation
And fallen hath Asshur by sword, not of the high, Yea, a sword -- not of the low, doth consume him, And he hath fled for himself from the face of a sword, And his young men become tributary.
Isaiah 31:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
31:8 The sword - Not of any man, but of an angel. Discomfited - Heb. shall melt away, a great part of them being destroyed by the angel; and the hearts of the rest melting for fear.
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
But Though Prayer is Properly Confined to Vows and Supplications...
Scriptures Showing the Sin and Danger of Joining with Wicked and Ungodly Men.
Sennacherib (705-681 B. C. )
When he sees how good the countryside is and how pleasant the land, he will bend his shoulder to the load and submit himself to hard labor.
After the Lord has used the king of Assyria to accomplish his purposes on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, he will turn against the king of Assyria and punish him--for he is proud and arrogant.
The nations of the world will help the LORD's people to return, and those who come to live in their land will serve them. Those who captured Israel will themselves be captured, and Israel will rule over its enemies.
I will break the Assyrians when they are in Israel; I will trample them on my mountains. My people will no longer be their slaves nor bow down under their heavy loads.
They have fled from the sword, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow and the terrors of battle.
Has the LORD struck Israel as he struck her enemies? Has he punished her as he punished them?
At the LORD's command, the Assyrians will be shattered. He will strike them down with his royal scepter.
Jump to PreviousAsshur Assyria Assyrian Cause Consume Destruction Devour Discomfited Escape Face Fall Fallen Fled Flee Flight Forced Great High Labor Mankind Mean Mighty Mortals Subject Sword Taskwork Tributary Young
Jump to NextAsshur Assyria Assyrian Cause Consume Destruction Devour Discomfited Escape Face Fall Fallen Fled Flee Flight Forced Great High Labor Mankind Mean Mighty Mortals Subject Sword Taskwork Tributary Young
LinksIsaiah 31:8 NIV
Isaiah 31:8 NLT
Isaiah 31:8 ESV
Isaiah 31:8 NASB
Isaiah 31:8 KJV
Isaiah 31:8 Bible Apps
Isaiah 31:8 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 31:8 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 31:8 French Bible
Isaiah 31:8 German Bible
Isaiah 31:8 Commentaries