20 And it shall come to pass in that day
That the remnant of Israel,
And such as have escaped of the house of Jacob,
But will depend on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
To the wMighty God.
22 xFor though your people, O Israel, be as the sand of the sea,
yA remnant of them will return;
The destruction decreed shall overflow with righteousness.
23 zFor the Lord God of hosts
Will make a determined end
In the midst of all the land.
24 Therefore thus says the Lord God of hosts: “O My people, who dwell in Zion, ado not be afraid of the Assyrian. He shall strike you with a rod and lift up his staff against you, in the manner of bEgypt. 25 For yet a very little while cand the indignation will cease, as will My anger in their destruction.” 26 And the Lord of hosts will 6stir up da scourge for him like the slaughter of eMidian at the rock of Oreb; fas His rod was on the sea, so will He lift it up in the manner of Egypt.
That his burden will be taken away from your shoulder,
And his yoke from your neck,
And the yoke will be destroyed because of gthe anointing oil.
He has passed Migron;
At Michmash he has attended to his equipment.
They have taken up lodging at Geba.
Ramah is afraid,
iGibeah of Saul has fled.
30 8Lift up your voice,
O daughter jof Gallim!
Cause it to be heard as far as kLaish—
9O poor Anathoth!
31 lMadmenah has fled,
The inhabitants of Gebim seek refuge.
32 As yet he will remain mat Nob that day;
The hill of Jerusalem.
The Lord of hosts,
Will lop off the bough with terror;
pThose of high stature will be hewn down,
And the haughty will be humbled.
And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.
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