Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Ah! the Assyrian! the rod of mine anger! and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

New American Standard Bible

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,

King James Version

O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

Holman Bible

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger—
the staff in their hands is My wrath.

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for Assyria, the rod of my anger! The club is in their hands!

A Conservative Version

Ho, Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!

American Standard Version

Ho Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, the staff in whose hand is mine indignation!

Amplified

Woe to the Assyrian, the rod of My anger, the staff in whose hand is My indignation and fury [against Israel's disobedience]!

Bible in Basic English

Ho! Assyrian, the rod of my wrath, the instrument of my punishment!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O Assyrian, rod and staff of my anger, in thy hand have I placed my indignation.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to Assur the rod of mine anger, and that rod in their hand, my wrath.

King James 2000

O Assyria, the rod of my anger, the staff in their hand is my indignation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! Assyria, the rod of my anger, and a staff is in their hand: my wrath!

Modern King James verseion

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger! And the staff in their hand is My fury.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be also unto Assyria, which is a staff of my wrath, in whose hand is the rod of my punishment.

NET Bible

Assyria, the club I use to vent my anger, is as good as dead, a cudgel with which I angrily punish.

New Heart English Bible

Alas Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:

Webster

O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation.

World English Bible

Alas Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to Asshur, a rod of Mine anger, And a staff in their hand is Mine indignation.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 
'Ashshuwr 
Usage: 152

the rod
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

and the staff
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
Usage: 251

in their hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

Context Readings

Judgment On Assyria's Arrogance

4 They can but crouch under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, and his hand is stretched out still. 5 Ah! the Assyrian! the rod of mine anger! and the staff in their hand is mine indignation. 6 I will send him against a hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge; to take the spoil, and to seize the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.


Cross References

Genesis 10:11

From that land went out Asshur, and built Nineveh, and Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah,

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Psalm 125:3

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Isaiah 8:4

For before the lad knoweth to cry, My father! and, My mother! the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria.

Isaiah 10:15

Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? shall the saw magnify itself against him that wieldeth it? As if the rod should wield them that lift it up; as if the staff should lift up him who is not wood!

Isaiah 13:5

They come from a far country, from the end of the heavens Jehovah, and the weapons of his indignation to destroy the whole land.

Isaiah 14:5-6

Jehovah hath broken the staff of the wicked, the sceptre of the rulers.

Isaiah 14:25

to break the Assyrian in my land; and upon my mountains will I tread him under foot; and his yoke shall depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders.

Isaiah 30:30

And Jehovah will cause the majesty of his voice to be heard, and will shew the lighting down of his arm with indignation of anger, and a flame of consuming fire, with waterflood and storm and hailstones.

Isaiah 66:14

And ye shall see this, and your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like the grass; and the hand of Jehovah shall be known toward his servants, and he will have indignation toward his enemies.

Jeremiah 51:20-24

Thou art my maul, my weapons of war: and with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and I will with thee destroy kingdoms;

Zephaniah 2:13

And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, a place of drought like the wilderness.

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