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, I pray thee, with majesty and grandeur, Yea, with dignity and splendour, thou shalt clothe thyself;
Hearken unto me, Ye valiant of heart, - Who are far away from righteousness:
Now, I, Nebuchadnezzar, am praising and extolling and honouring the King of the Heavens, all whose works, are truth, and, his ways, right; and, them who walk in pride, he is able to abase,
He hath wrought strength with his arm, He hath scattered men arrogant in the intention of their heart;
Have regard! answer me O Yahweh my God, - Light up mine eyes, lest I sleep on into death:
Then went forth the messenger of Yahweh, and smote - in the camp of the Assyrians - a hundred and eighty-five thousand, - and when men arose early in the morning, lo! they were all, dead bodies!
When they are heated, I will spread their banquets, And let them drink that they may become uproarious, So shall they sleep an age-abiding sleep and not wake, - Declareth Yahweh.
Asleep are thy shepherds, O king of Assyria, thy nobles, must needs rest. Scattered are thy people upon the mountains, and there is none to gather them.
Then shall the Assyrian fall, by the sword, not of a great man, And the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him, - Howbeit he shall take his flight from the face of a sword, And his young men, shall come under tribute;
Son of man, The arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt, have I broken,- And lo! it hath not been bound up-To apply healing remedies To put on a bandage for binding it up. To make it strong to grasp the sword.