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And it shall burn and devour his thorns
And his briers in one day.
18And the glory of his forest and of his fruitful field,
He will consume both soul and body;
And it shall be as when a sick man wasteth away.
19And the remnant of the trees of his forest shall be few,
That a child may write them down.
20And it shall come to pass in that day,
That the remnant of Israel,
And they that are escaped of the house of Jacob,
Shall no more again stay upon him that smote them;
But shall stay upon the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
21[1]A remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob,
Unto God the Mighty.
22For though thy people, O Israel, be as the sand of the sea,
Only a remnant of them shall return;
An extermination is determined, overflowing with righteousness.
23For an extermination wholly determined
Shall the Lord, the God of hosts, make in the midst of all the earth.

24Therefore thus saith the Lord, the God of hosts: O My people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of Asshur, though he smite thee with the rod, and lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt. 25For yet a very little while, and the indignation shall be accomplished, and Mine anger shall be to their destruction. 26And the Lord of hosts shall stir up against him a scourge, as in the slaughter of Midian at the Rock of Oreb; and as His rod was over the sea, so shall He lift it up after the manner of Egypt. 27And it shall come to pass in that day, that

His burden shall depart from off thy shoulder,
And his yoke from off thy neck,
And the yoke shall be destroyed by reason of fatness.
28He is come to Aiath,
He is passed through Migron;
At Michmas he layeth up his baggage;
29They are gone over the pass;
They have taken up their lodging at Geba;
Ramah trembleth;
Gibeath-shaul is fled.
30Cry thou with a shrill voice, O daughter of Gallim!
Hearken, O Laish! O thou poor Anathoth!
31Madmenah is in mad flight;
The inhabitants of Gebim flee to cover.
32This very day shall he halt at Nob,
Shaking his hand at the mount of the daughter of Zion,
The hill of Jerusalem.
33Behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts,
Shall lop the boughs with terror;
And the high ones of stature shall be hewn down,
And the lofty shall be laid low.
34And He shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron,
And Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.
11And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse,
And a twig shall grow forth out of his roots.
2And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,
The spirit of wisdom and understanding,
  1. Heb. shear jashub.