Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
Deck thyself now with glory and excellency, and clothe thyself with majesty and splendour.
Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted, that are far from righteousness:
Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of the heavens, all whose works are truth, and his paths judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
He has wrought strength with his arm; he has scattered haughty ones in the thought of their heart.
Consider, answer me, O Jehovah my God! lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
And an angel of Jehovah went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead bodies.
When they are heated, I will prepare their drink, and I will make them drunken, that they may exult, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Jehovah.
Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria; thy nobles lie still; thy people are scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them.
And Asshur shall fall by the sword, not of a great man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: and he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall become tributary;
Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and behold, it shall not be bound up to apply remedies, to put a bandage to bind it, to make it strong to hold the sword.