Isaiah 45:13 Hebrew him Isaiah 45:14 That is, the upper Nile region Isaiah 45 “This is what the LORD says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut: I will go before you and will level the... Read verse in New International Version 16 But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift. (I)4 Though they have officials in Zoan(J)    and their envoys have arrived in Hanes,5 everyone will be put to shame    because of a people(K) useless(L) to them,who bring neither help(M) nor advantage,    but only shame and disgrace. Its fire pit has been made deep and wide, 2Ki 25:26; Isa 31:1; 36:6; Jer 2:18, 36; 42:14; Eze 17:15; 29:16, S Ex 1:13; 5:10, 21; Isa 5:30; 8:22; Jer 11:4, S Ex 17:14; S Isa 8:1; Jer 25:13; 30:2; 36:28; Hab 2:2, Jer 23:26; 25:9; 26:9; 36:29; Eze 13:7; Ro 16:18; 2Ti 4:3-4, S Dt 17:16; 1Ki 10:28-29; S Ps 20:7; Isa 31:1, 3; 36:8, S Ps 27:14; Isa 25:9; 33:2; 40:31; 64:4; La 3:25; Da 12:12, Job 22:27; Ps 50:15; S 86:7; Isa 41:17; 58:9; 65:24; Zec 13:9; Mt 7:7-11, S Isa 13:5; 34:6; 65:12; Jer 25:32; 50:27, S Ex 17:6; Isa 32:2; 41:18; Joel 3:18; Zec 14:8, Isa 24:23; 60:19-20; Zec 14:7; Rev 21:23; 22:5, S Dt 32:39; S 2Ch 7:14; Ps 107:20; S Isa 1:5; Jer 3:22; 17:14; Hos 14:4, Isa 9:12; 40:10; 51:9; 52:10; 53:1; 59:16; 62:8; 63:12, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. 15 For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not. (AV)16 You said, ‘No, we will flee(AW) on horses.’(AX)    Therefore you will flee!You said, ‘We will ride off on swift horses.’    Therefore your pursuers will be swift!17 A thousand will flee    at the threat of one;at the threat of five(AY)    you will all flee(AZ) away,till you are left(BA)    like a flagstaff on a mountaintop,    like a banner(BB) on a hill.”, 18 Yet the Lord longs(BC) to be gracious to you;    therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. (AC)10 They say to the seers,(AD)    “See no more visions(AE)!”and to the prophets,    “Give us no more visions of what is right!Tell us pleasant things,(AF)    prophesy illusions. 3 Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt your confusion. 7 For the Egyptians shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this, Their strength is to sit still. (BE)    Blessed are all who wait for him! All rights reserved worldwide. 23 He will also send you rain(BS) for the seed you sow in the ground, and the food that comes from the land will be rich(BT) and plentiful. The Only God (44:6;45:25) The Lord's Superiority over Babylon's Gods The Fall of Babylon ; The Lord's Exhortations to His People (ch. (AG)11 Leave this way,(AH)    get off this path,and stop confronting(AI) us    with the Holy One(AJ) of Israel!”. 32 And in every place where the grounded staff shall pass, which the Lord shall lay upon him, it shall be with tabrets and harps: and in battles of shaking will he fight with it. 6 The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them. (DD)33 Topheth(DE) has long been prepared;    it has been made ready for the king.Its fire pit has been made deep and wide,    with an abundance of fire and wood;the breath(DF) of the Lord,    like a stream of burning sulfur,(DG)    sets it ablaze.(DH). Woe to the Obstinate Nation - “Woe to the obstinate children,” declares the LORD, “to those who carry out plans that are not mine, forming an alliance, but not by my Spirit, heaping sin upon sin; who go down to Egypt without consulting me; who look for help to Pharaoh’s protection, to Egypt’s shade for refuge. 29 Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the mighty One of Israel. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 12 Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon: 13 Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly at an instant. 8 Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever: 9 That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the Lord: 10 Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits: 11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us. 14 And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit. 24 The oxen likewise and the young asses that ear the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan. (G)3 But Pharaoh’s protection will be to your shame,    Egypt’s shade(H) will bring you disgrace. that among its pieces not a fragment will be found, You said, ‘We will ride off on swift horses.’. (BG) How gracious he will be when you cry for help! (1-4) God calls for obedience to his almighty power. (11-19) The conversion of the Gentiles. (CY)31 The voice of the Lord will shatter Assyria;(CZ)    with his rod he will strike(DA) them down.32 Every stroke the Lord lays on them    with his punishing club(DB)will be to the music of timbrels(DC) and harps,    as he fights them in battle with the blows of his arm. 4 For his princes were at Zoan, and his ambassadors came to Hanes. Isaiah 30:1-32. “to those who carry out plans that are not mine. Through a land of hardship and distress,(Q)    of lions(R) and lionesses,    of adders and darting snakes,(S)the envoys carry their riches on donkeys’(T) backs,    their treasures(U) on the humps of camels,to that unprofitable nation,7     to Egypt, whose help is utterly useless. 30 And the Lord shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall shew the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger, and with the flame of a devouring fire, with scattering, and tempest, and hailstones. CHAPTER 30. 26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the Lord bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound. 3 Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the trust in the shadow of … (5-10) The settlement of his people. “Give us no more visions of what is right! Isaiah 45. 21 Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice(BM) behind you, saying, “This is the way;(BN) walk in it.” 22 Then you will desecrate your idols(BO) overlaid with silver and your images covered with gold;(BP) you will throw them away like a menstrual(BQ) cloth and say to them, “Away with you!(BR)”. (8-18) God's mercies to his church. 5 They were all ashamed of a people that could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach. (BD)For the Lord is a God of justice. But Pharaoh’s protection will be to your shame, Egypt’s shade will bring you disgrace. 22 Ye shall defile also the covering of thy graven images of silver, and the ornament of thy molten images of gold: thou shalt cast them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt say unto it, Get thee hence.