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12 Indeed, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has planned a day of judgment,[a]
for[b] all the high and mighty,
for all who are proud—they will be humiliated;
13 for all the cedars of Lebanon,
that are so high and mighty,
for all the oaks of Bashan;[c]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 2:12 tn Heb “indeed [or “for”] the Lord of Heaven’s Armies [traditionally, “the Lord of hosts”] has a day.”
  2. Isaiah 2:12 tn Or “against” (NAB, NASB, NRSV).
  3. Isaiah 2:13 sn The cedars of Lebanon and oaks of Bashan were well-known for their size and prominence. They make apt symbols here for powerful men who think of themselves as prominent and secure.

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