1 Woe to those who enact unjust decrees, who compose oppressive legislation
Luke 11:52 Hab 2:6 Isa 5:8 Luke 11:42-44 Matt 23:23 Mic 3:1-4 Ps 94:20-21
2 to deny justice to the weak and to cheat the humblest of my people of fair judgement, to make widows their prey and to rob the orphan.
Mal 3:5 Isa 3:14 Ezek 22:7 Isa 1:23 Isa 5:23 Isa 29:21 Amos 2:7
3 What will you do on the day of punishment, when disaster comes from far away? To whom will you run for help and where will you leave your riches,
Hos 9:7 Luke 19:44 Isa 5:26 Isa 20:6 Job 31:14 1Pet 2:12 Isa 26:21
4 to avoid squatting among the captives or falling among the slain? After all this, his anger is not spent. No, his hand is still raised!
Isa 5:25 Isa 9:12 Deut 31:15-18 Deut 32:30 Hos 9:12 Isa 9:17 Isa 9:21
5 Woe to Assyria, rod of my anger, the club in their hands is my fury!
Isa 14:25 Isa 30:30 Isa 66:14 Jer 51:20-24 Zeph 2:13 Gen 10:11 Isa 8:4
6 I was sending him against a godless nation, commissioning him against the people who enraged me, to pillage and plunder at will and trample on them like the mud in the streets.
Isa 9:17 2Sam 22:43 Isa 5:29 Isa 9:19 Isa 10:13-14 Isa 19:17 Isa 22:5
7 But this was not his intention nor did his heart plan it so, for he dreamed of putting an end to them, of liquidating nations without number!
Gen 50:20 Acts 2:23 Mic 4:11-12 Acts 13:27-30 Isa 36:18-20 Isa 37:11-13
8 For he thought, 'Are not my officers all kings?
2Kgs 18:24 2Kgs 19:10 Dan 2:37 Ezek 26:7 Isa 36:8
9 Is not Calno like Carchemish, Hamath like Arpad, Samaria like Damascus?
2Chr 35:20 2Kgs 16:9 Gen 10:10 Jer 46:2 2Kgs 17:5-6 2Kgs 17:24 2Kgs 18:9-10
10 As my hand has found the kingdoms of the false gods, where there were more images than in Jerusalem and Samaria,
2Chr 32:12-16 2Chr 32:19 2Kgs 18:33-35 2Kgs 19:12-13 2Kgs 19:17-19 Isa 10:14
11 as I have treated Samaria and her false gods shall I not treat Jerusalem and her statues too?'
Isa 2:8 Isa 36:19-20 Isa 37:10-13
12 When the Lord has completed all his work on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, he will punish the fruit of the king of Assyria's boastful heart and the insolence of his haughty looks.
2Kgs 19:31 Jer 50:18 1Pet 4:17 Dan 4:37 Ezek 31:10 Ezek 31:14 Isa 2:11
13 For he thinks: 'By the strength of my own arm I have done this and by my own wisdom: how intelligent I have been! I have abolished the frontiers between peoples, I have plundered their treasures, like a hero, I have subjugated their inhabitants.
Dan 4:30 1Chr 5:26 2Kgs 15:29 2Kgs 16:8 2Kgs 17:6 2Kgs 17:24 2Kgs 18:11
14 My hand has found, as though a bird's nest, the riches of the peoples. Like someone collecting deserted eggs, I have collected the whole world while no one has fluttered a wing or opened a beak to squawk.'
Job 31:25 Hab 2:5-11 Hos 12:7-8 Isa 5:8 Jer 49:16 Nah 2:9-1 Obad 1:4
15 Does the axe claim more credit than the man who wields it, or the saw more strength than the man who handles it? As though a staff controlled those who raise it, or the club could raise what is not made of wood!
Isa 10:5 Rom 9:20-21 Isa 45:9 Isa 29:16 Jer 51:20-23 Ezek 28:9 Ps 17:13-14
16 That is why Yahweh Sabaoth is going to inflict leanness on his stout men, and beneath his glory kindle a fever burning like a fire.
Ps 106:15 2Chr 32:21 Acts 12:23 Isa 5:17 Isa 8:7 Isa 9:5 Isa 10:18
17 The light of Israel will become a fire and its Holy One a flame burning and devouring his thorn-bushes and brambles in a day.
Isa 27:4 Num 11:1-3 Isa 37:23 Jer 4:4 Jer 7:20 Nah 1:10 2Thess 1:7-9
18 He will consume his luxuriant forest and productive ground, he will ravage body and soul: it will be like a consumptive wasting away;
2Kgs 19:23 Isa 10:33-34 2Kgs 19:28 Ezek 20:47-48 Isa 9:18 Jer 21:14
19 and what remain of the trees of his forest will be so few that a child could write their number.
Isa 21:17 Isa 37:36
20 When that day comes, the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the House of Jacob will stop relying on the man who strikes them and will truly rely on Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel.
2Chr 28:20 2Kgs 16:7 Isa 1:9 Isa 17:7-8 Isa 37:31-32 Isa 50:10 Ezra 9:14
21 A remnant will return, the remnant of Jacob, to the mighty God.
Isa 9:6 2Cor 3:14-16 Acts 26:20 Hos 6:1 Hos 7:10 Hos 7:16 Hos 14:1
22 Israel, though your people are like the sand of the sea, only a remnant of them will return: a destruction has been decreed which will make justice overflow,
Rom 9:27-28 Isa 6:13 Dan 9:27 Rev 20:8 Rom 11:5-6 1Kgs 4:20 Acts 17:31
23 for, throughout the country, the Lord Yahweh Sabaoth will enforce the destruction now decreed.
Dan 4:35 Isa 14:26-27 Isa 24:1-23 Isa 28:22 Rom 9:28
24 That is why the Lord Yahweh Sabaoth says this: My people who live in Zion, do not be afraid of Assyria! He may strike you with the rod, he may raise the club against you (on the way from Egypt),
Heb 12:22-24 Isa 37:6 Exod 1:10-16 Exod 5:14 Exod 14:9 Exod 14:21-31 Exod 15:6-10
25 but in a very short time the retribution will come to an end, and my anger will destroy them.
Dan 11:36 2Kgs 19:35 Heb 10:37 Isa 10:5 Isa 10:33-34 Isa 12:1-2 Isa 14:24-25
26 Yahweh Sabaoth will brandish a whip at him as he struck Midian at Oreb's Rock, will brandish his rod at the Sea as he raised it on the way from Egypt.
Isa 9:4 Judg 7:25 2Kgs 19:35 Exod 14:16 Exod 14:25-27 Hab 3:7-15 Isa 10:16-19
27 When that day comes, his burden will fall from your shoulder, and his yoke from your neck, and the yoke will be destroyed . . .
Isa 9:4 Isa 14:25 Luke 4:18 Ps 105:15 Ps 20:6 1John 2:27 Nah 1:9-13
28 He has reached Aiath, he has moved on to Migron, he has left his baggage train at Michmash.
1Sam 14:2 1Sam 13:2 1Sam 13:5 1Sam 14:5 1Sam 14:31 1Sam 17:22 Josh 7:2
29 They have passed through the defile, they have bivouacked at Geba. Ramah quaked, Gibeah of Saul has fled.
1Sam 7:17 1Sam 13:23 1Sam 11:4 Josh 21:17 1Kgs 15:23 1Sam 13:2 1Sam 13:16
30 Cry your loudest, Bath-Gallim! Pay attention, Laish! Answer her, Anathoth!
1Sam 25:44 Jer 1:1 Josh 21:18 1Kgs 2:26 Jer 32:8 Judg 18:7 Judg 18:29
31 Madmenah has run away, the inhabitants of Gebim have taken cover.
32 This very day, as he halts at Nob, he will shake his fist at the mountain of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.
1Sam 21:1 1Sam 22:19 Isa 19:16 Isa 37:22 Zech 2:9 Isa 1:8 Isa 2:2
33 See how the Lord Yahweh Sabaoth violently lops off the foliage! The ones standing highest are cut down, the proudest are laid low!
Amos 2:9 Isa 37:38 2Chr 32:21 2Kgs 19:21-37 Dan 4:37 Isa 2:11-17 Isa 10:16-19
34 The forest thickets fall beneath the axe, and the Lebanon falls to the blows of a Mighty One.
Isa 37:24 2Pet 2:11 2Thess 1:7 Dan 4:13-14 Dan 4:23 Isa 10:18 Isa 31:8