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And the LORD sent an angel, which cut off all the mighty men of valour, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, they that came forth of his own bowels slew him there with the sword.
2 Kings 19:20
Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent unto Hezekiah, saying, - Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel, What thou hast prayed unto me concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria, I have heard.
Therefore, shall the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, Send, among his fat ones, leanness, And under his glory, shall he kindle a kindling, like the kindling of fire;
Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent unto Hezekiah saying, - Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel, In that thou hast prayed unto me concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria,
I, am Yahweh, that, is my Name, And, my glory, to another, will I not give, Nor my praise to images.
2 Samuel 24:16
But, when the messenger stretched out his hand towards Jerusalem, to destroy it, then relented Yahweh as to the evil, and he said to the messenger who was destroying the people - Enough! now, stay thy hand. And, the messenger of Yahweh, was by the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
Nebuchadnezzar spake and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent his messenger, and delivered his servants, who trusted in him, - when, the word of the king, they transgressed, and delivered up their bodies, that they might not serve nor adore any god, saving their own God.
My God, hath sent his messenger, and hath shut the mouth of the lions, and they have not hurt me; forasmuch as, before him, rectitude was found in me, moreover also, before thee, O king, no, crime, had I committed.
So, will it be in the conclusion of the age: The messengers will come forth, and separate the wicked from among the righteous;
And, instantly, there smote him, a messenger of the Lord, because he gave not the glory unto God; and, becoming worm-eaten, he expired.
Cut off all
Wise in heart, and alert in vigour, What man hath hardened himself against him, and prospered!
The valiant of heart have become a spoil, They have slumbered their sleep, And none of the men of might have found their hands.
For he saith: - Are not, my generals, all alike, kings?
Alas! the booming of many peoples, Like the booming of the seas, shall they boom, - And the rushing of nations! Like the rushing of mighty waters, shall they rush.
Then shall be as fine dust the multitude of thy foreigners, - And as chaff that passeth away, the multitude of tyrants; And it shall come to pass, in a twinkling, Suddenly,
Then will Yahweh cause to be heard - the resounding of his voice And the bringing down of his arm, shall be seen, In a rage of anger, And with the flame of a devouring fire, - A burst and a downpour, and a hailstone!
Now, will I arise, Saith Yahweh, Now, will I lift myself up, Now, will I be exalted!
How then wilt thou turn away the face of one pasha of the least of my lords servants? Or hast thou on thy part trusted upon Egypt, for chariots and for horsemen?
And, the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rulers of thousands, and the rich, and the mighty, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves within the caves and within the rocks of the mountains;
And I saw one messenger, standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying, unto all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, - Hither! be gathered together unto the great supper of God, -
His enemies, will I clothe with shame, but, upon himself, shall his crown be resplendent.
When pride cometh, then cometh contempt, but, with the modest, is wisdom.
Before grievous injury, pride! and, before a fall, haughtiness of spirit!