New International Version
As my hand seized the kingdoms of the idols, kingdoms whose images excelled those of Jerusalem and Samaria--
King James Bible
As my hand hath found the kingdoms of the idols, and whose graven images did excel them of Jerusalem and of Samaria;
Darby Bible Translation
As my hand hath found the kingdoms of the idols, -- and their graven images exceeded those of Jerusalem and Samaria,
World English Bible
As my hand has found the kingdoms of the idols, whose engraved images exceeded those of Jerusalem and of Samaria;
Young's Literal Translation
As my hand hath got to the kingdoms of a worthless thing, and their graven images, Greater than Jerusalem and than Samaria,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
O Assyrian "Ho to the Assyrian" - Here begins a new and distinct prophecy, continued to the end of the twelfth chapter: and it appears from Isaiah 10:9-11 of this chapter, that this prophecy was delivered after the taking of Samaria by Shalmaneser; which was in the sixth year of the reign of Hezekiah: and as the former part of it foretells the invasion of Sennacherib, and the destruction of his army, which makes the whole subject of this chapter it must have been delivered before the fourteenth of the same reign.
The staff in their hand "The staff in whose hand" - The word הוא hu, the staff itself, in this place seems to embarrass the sentence. I omit it on the authority of the Alexandrine copy of the Septuagint: nine MSS., (two ancient), and one of my own, ancient, for ומטה הוא umatter hu, read מטהו mattehu, his staff. Archbishop Secker was not satisfied with the present reading. He proposes another method of clearing up the sense, by reading ביום beyom, in the day, instead of בידם beyadam, in their hand: "And he is a staff in the day of mine indignation."
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'And the Light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day.'--ISAIAH x. 17. With grand poetry the prophet pictures the Assyrian power as a forest consumed like thistles and briers by the fire of God. The text suggests solemn truths about the divine Nature and its manifestations. I. The Essential Character of God. Light and Holiness are substantially parallel. Light symbolises purity, but also knowledge and joy. Holiness …
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2 Kings 18:33
Has the god of any nation ever delivered his land from the hand of the king of Assyria?
2 Kings 19:17
"It is true, LORD, that the Assyrian kings have laid waste these nations and their lands.
2 Kings 19:18
They have thrown their gods into the fire and destroyed them, for they were not gods but only wood and stone, fashioned by human hands.
Your hand will lay hold on all your enemies; your right hand will seize your foes.
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