12 [a]Ah, the multitude of many people, they shall make a sound like the noise of the sea: for the noise of the people shall make a sound like the noise of mighty waters.
13 The people shall make a sound like the noise of many waters: but God shall [b]rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and as a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
14 And lo, in the evening there is[c]trouble: but afore the morning it is gone. This is the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob us.
Isaiah 17:12The Prophet lamenteth, considering the horrible plague that was prepared against Israel by the Assyrians, which were infinite in number, and gathered of many nations.
Isaiah 17:13He addeth this for the consolation of the faithful which were in Israel.
Isaiah 17:14He compareth the enemies the Assyrians to a tempest, which riseth overnight, and in the morning is gone.
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