Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,
O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger- the staff in their hands is My wrath.
"How terrible it will be for Assyria, the rod of my anger! The club is in their hands!
Ho, Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!
Ho Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, the staff in whose hand is mine indignation!
Woe to the Assyrian, the rod of My anger, the staff in whose hand is My indignation and fury [against Israel's disobedience]!
Ho! Assyrian, the rod of my wrath, the instrument of my punishment!
Ah! the Assyrian! the rod of mine anger! and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.
O Assyrian, rod and staff of my anger, in thy hand have I placed my indignation.
Wo to Assur the rod of mine anger, and that rod in their hand, my wrath.
O Assyria, the rod of my anger, the staff in their hand is my indignation.
Ah! Assyria, the rod of my anger, and a staff is in their hand: my wrath!
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger! And the staff in their hand is My fury.
Woe be also unto Assyria, which is a staff of my wrath, in whose hand is the rod of my punishment.
Assyria, the club I use to vent my anger, is as good as dead, a cudgel with which I angrily punish.
Alas Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation.
Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:
O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation.
Alas Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!
Woe to Asshur, a rod of Mine anger, And a staff in their hand is Mine indignation.
Word Count of 21 Translations in Isaiah 10:5
4 Nothing remains but to crouch among the captives Or fall among the slain In spite of all this, His anger does not turn away And His hand is still stretched out. 5 Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation, 6 I send it against a godless nation And commission it against the people of My fury To capture booty and to seize plunder, And to trample them down like mud in the streets.
From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.
For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.
for before the boy knows how to cry out 'My father' or 'My mother,' the wealth of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria."
Is the axe to boast itself over the one who chops with it? Is the saw to exalt itself over the one who wields it? That would be like a club wielding those who lift it, Or like a rod lifting him who is not wood.
They are coming from a far country, From the farthest horizons, The LORD and His instruments of indignation, To destroy the whole land.
"The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, The scepter of rulers
to break Assyria in My land, and I will trample him on My mountains Then his yoke will be removed from them and his burden removed from their shoulder.
And the LORD will cause His voice of authority to be heard, And the descending of His arm to be seen in fierce anger, And in the flame of a consuming fire In cloudburst, downpour and hailstones.
Then you will see this, and your heart will be glad, And your bones will flourish like the new grass; And the hand of the LORD will be made known to His servants, But He will be indignant toward His enemies.
He says, "You are My war-club, My weapon of war; And with you I shatter nations, And with you I destroy kingdoms.
And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.