New Living Translation
You will think back to this time of terror, asking, "Where are the Assyrian officers who counted our towers? Where are the bookkeepers who recorded the plunder taken from our fallen city?"
King James Bible
Thine heart shall meditate terror. Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers?
Darby Bible Translation
Thy heart shall meditate on terror: Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers?
World English Bible
Your heart will meditate on the terror. Where is he who counted? Where is he who weighed? Where is he who counted the towers?
Young's Literal Translation
Thy heart doth meditate terror, Where is he who is counting? Where is he who is weighing? Where is he who is counting the towers?
Isaiah 33:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
33:18 Thine heart - This is a thankful acknowledgment of deliverance from their former terrors and miseries. Where - These words they spoke in the time of their distress. The scribe, whom we call muster - master, was to make and keep a list of the soldiers, and to call them together as occasion required: the receiver, received and laid out the money for the charges of the war; and he that counted the towers, surveyed all the parts of the city, and considered what towers or fortifications were to be made or repaired. And unto these several officers the people resorted, with great distraction and confusion.
LibraryApril 3 Evening
Ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning.--AMOS 4:11. The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?--We had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us.--The wages of sin is death; but the gift …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Question of the Contemplative Life
Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
A vision of the King.
1 Corinthians 1:20
So where does this leave the philosophers, the scholars, and the world's brilliant debaters? God has made the wisdom of this world look foolish.
In the evening Israel waits in terror, but by dawn its enemies are dead. This is the just reward of those who plunder us, a fitting end for those who destroy us.
You will be secure under a government that is just and fair. Your enemies will stay far away. You will live in peace, and terror will not come near.
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