Isaiah 7:16
Good News Translation
Even before that time comes, the lands of those two kings who terrify you will be deserted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For before the child know to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land which thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of the face of her two kings.

New American Bible
for before the child learns to reject evil and choose good, the land of those two kings whom you dread shall be deserted.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For before the child know to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land which thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of the face of her two kings.

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Deuteronomy 1:39 Your children, of whom you said that they should be led away captives, and your sons who know not this day the difference of good and evil, they shall go in: and to them I will give the land, and they shall possess it.

Jonah 4:11 And the Lord said: Thou art grieved for the ivy, for which thou hast not laboured, nor made it to grow, which in one night came up, and in one night perished.

the land

Isaiah 8:4 For before the child know to call his father and his mother, the strength of Damascus, and the spoils of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of the Assyrians.

Isaiah 9:11 And the Lord shall set up the enemies of Rasin over him, and shall bring on his enemies in a crowd:

Isaiah 17:1-3 The burden of Damascus. Behold Damascus shall cease to be a city, and shall be as a ruinous heap of stones. . . .

2 Kings 15:29,30 In the days of Phacee, king of Israel, came Theglathphalasar, king of Assyria, and took Aion, and Abel Domum Maacha, and Janoe, and Cedes, and Asor, and Galaad, and Galilee, and all the land of Nephthali: and carried them captives into Assyria. . . .

2 Kings 16:9 And he agreed to his desire: for the king of the Assyrians went up against Damascus, and laid it waste: and he carried away the inhabitants thereof to Cyrene; but Rasin he slew.

Context
The Sign of Immanuel
15He shall eat butter and honey, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good. 16For before the child know to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land which thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of the face of her two kings.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 1:39
Your children, of whom you said that they should be led away captives, and your sons who know not this day the difference of good and evil, they shall go in: and to them I will give the land, and they shall possess it.

Isaiah 8:4
For before the child know to call his father and his mother, the strength of Damascus, and the spoils of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of the Assyrians.

Isaiah 8:14
And he shall be a sanctification to you. But for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to the two houses of Israel, for a snare and a ruin to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 17:1
The burden of Damascus. Behold Damascus shall cease to be a city, and shall be as a ruinous heap of stones.

Isaiah 17:3
And aid shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus: and the remnant of Syria shall be as the glory of the children of Israel: saith the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 7:15
And I will cast you away from before my face, as I have cast away all your brethren, the whole seed of Ephraim.

Hosea 5:3
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me for now Ephraim hath committed fornication, Israel is defiled.

Hosea 5:9
Ephraim shall be in desolation in the day of rebuke: among the tribes of Israel I have shewn that which shall surely be.

Amos 1:3
Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Damascus, and for four I will not convert it: because they have thrashed Galaad with iron wains.

Jonah 4:11
And the Lord said: Thou art grieved for the ivy, for which thou hast not laboured, nor made it to grow, which in one night came up, and in one night perished.

Additional Translations
For before the boy knows enough to reject evil and choose good, the land of the two kings you dread will be laid waste.For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that you abhor shall be forsaken of both her kings.

For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings thou abhorrest shall be forsaken.

For before the child shall know good or evil, he refuses evil, to choose the good; and the land shall be forsaken which thou art afraid of because of the two kings.

For before the child knoweth to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land whose two kings thou fearest shall be forsaken.

For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings thou abhorrest shall be forsaken.

For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken by both her kings.

For before the child knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings you abhor shall be forsaken.

For before the youth doth know To refuse evil, and to fix on good, Forsaken is the land thou art vexed with, because of her two kings.
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