What does Isaiah 29:3 mean?
ESV: And I will encamp against you all around, and will besiege you with towers and I will raise siegeworks against you.
NIV: I will encamp against you on all sides; I will encircle you with towers and set up my siege works against you.
NASB: I will camp against you encircling you, And I will set up siegeworks against you, And I will raise up battle towers against you.
CSB: I will camp in a circle around you; I will besiege you with earth ramps, and I will set up my siege towers against you.
NLT: I will be your enemy, surrounding Jerusalem and attacking its walls. I will build siege towers and destroy it.
KJV: And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.
NKJV: I will encamp against you all around, I will lay siege against you with a mound, And I will raise siegeworks against you.
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Isaiah is among the most important prophetic books in the entire Bible. The first segment details God's impending judgment against ancient peoples for sin and idolatry (Isaiah 1—35). The second part of Isaiah briefly explains a failed assault on Jerusalem during the rule of Hezekiah (Isaiah 36—39). The final chapters predict Israel's rescue from Babylonian captivity (Isaiah 40—48), the promised Messiah (Isaiah 49—57), and the final glory of Jerusalem and God's people (Isaiah 58—66).
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