God will call Assyria to Destroy
"I will send him against an ungodly nation, And against the people of My wrath I
will give him charge, To seize the
spoil, to take the prey, And to tread them down like the mire of the streets."
COMMENTARY - ISAIAH 10:6
6. send him--"Kings' hearts are in the hand of the Lord" (Proverbs 21:1).
hypocritical - polluted
nation--Judah, against whom Sennacherib was forming designs.
of my wrath--objects of My wrath.
give . . . charge - (Jeremiah 34:22).
and to tread, one writer translates: "And then to make him (the Assyrian) a trampling under foot like the mire of the streets" (see Isaiah 10:12; Isaiah 33:1; Zechariah 10:5). Also see Isaiah 37:26. JFB
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