Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.
Now it came about in the days of Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin, the king of Aram, and Pekah, the son of Remaliah, the king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to make war against it, but were not able to overcome it.
See, they may be moved to war, but not by my authority: all those who come together to make an attack on you, will be broken against you.
Go up, you horses; go rushing on, you carriages of war; go out, you men of war: Cush and Put, gripping the body-cover, and the Ludim, with bent bows.
And you will go up, you will come like a storm, you will be like a cloud covering the land, you and all your forces, and a great number of peoples with you.
Give this out among the nations; make ready for war: get the strong men awake; let all the men of war come near, let them come up.
And now a number of nations have come together against you, and they say, Let her be made unclean and let our eyes see the fate of Zion.
See, a day of the Lord is coming when they will make division of your goods taken by force before your eyes.
And the ten horns which you saw are ten kings, which still have been given no kingdom; but they are given authority as kings, with the beast, for one hour.
And will go out to put in error the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to get them together to the war, the number of whom is like the sands of the sea.
The stick of the evil-doers, the rod of the rulers, is broken by the Lord;
For this cause the word of the Lord will be to them rule after rule, line after line, here a little, there a little; so that they may go on their way, and falling back may be broken, and taken in the net.
The evil-doers have taken out their swords, their bows are bent; for crushing the poor, and to put to death those who are upright in their ways.
Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe.
And the angel of the Lord went out and put to death in the army of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand men: and when the people got up early in the morning, there was nothing to be seen but dead bodies.
1 Kings 20:11
And the king of Israel said in answer, Say to him, The time for loud talk is not when a man is putting on his arms, but when he is taking them off.
So the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, were banded together, and went up with all their armies and took up their position before Gibeon and made war against it.
Wisdom and knowledge and wise suggestions are of no use against the Lord.
And they will be certain that I the Lord their God am with them, and that they, the children of Israel, are my people, says the Lord.
Be ready, make yourself ready, you and all the forces who are with you, and be ready for my orders.