2 The Lord is great and exceedingly praiseworthy, in the city of our God, on his holy mountain.
3 Mount Zion is being founded with the exultation of the whole earth, on the north side, the city of the great king.
4 In her houses, God will be known, since he will support her.
5 For behold, the kings of the earth have been gathered together; they have convened as one.
6 Such did they see, and they were astonished: they were disturbed, they were moved.
7 Trembling took hold of them. In that place, their pains were that of a woman in labor.
8 With a vehement spirit, you will crush the ships of Tarshish.
1 And it happened in the days of Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, the king of Judah, that Rezin, the king of Syria, and Pekah, the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, ascended to Jerusalem to battle against it. But they were not able to defeat it.
2 And they reported to the house of David, saying: "Syria has withdrawn to Ephraim." And his heart was shaken, with the heart of his people, just as the trees of the forest are moved by the face of the wind.
3 And the Lord said to Isaiah: Go out to meet Ahaz, you and your son, Jashub, who was left behind, to the end of the aqueduct, at the upper pool, on the road to the fuller's field.
4 And you shall say to him: "See to it that you are silent. Do not be afraid. And have no dread in your heart over the two tails of these firebrands, nearly extinguished, which are the wrath of the fury of Rezin, king of Syria, and of the son of Remaliah."
5 For Syria has undertaken a plan against you, with the evil of Ephraim and the son of Remaliah, saying:
6 "Let us ascend to Judah, and stir it up, and tear it away for ourselves, and appoint the son of Tabeel as a king in its midst."
7 Thus says the Lord God: This shall not stand, and this shall not be.
8 For the head of Syria is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin; and within sixty-five years from now, Ephraim will cease to be a people.
9 For the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you will not believe, you will not continue.
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