12 When the Lord has finished all his work(A) against Mount Zion(B) and Jerusalem, he will say, “I will punish the king of Assyria(C) for the willful pride(D) of his heart and the haughty look(E) in his eyes.

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18 The splendor of his forests(A) and fertile fields
    it will completely destroy,(B)
    as when a sick person wastes away.

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20 In that day(A) the Lord will use(B) a razor hired from beyond the Euphrates River(C)—the king of Assyria(D)—to shave your head and private parts, and to cut off your beard(E) also.(F)

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25 I will crush the Assyrian(A) in my land;
    on my mountains I will trample him down.
His yoke(B) will be taken from my people,
    and his burden removed from their shoulders.(C)

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“Assyria(A) will fall by no human sword;
    a sword, not of mortals, will devour(B) them.
They will flee before the sword
    and their young men will be put to forced labor.(C)

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Listen! When he hears a certain report,(A) I will make him want(B) to return to his own country, and there I will have him cut down(C) with the sword.’”

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Assyria

13 He will stretch out his hand against the north
    and destroy Assyria,(A)
leaving Nineveh(B) utterly desolate
    and dry as the desert.(C)

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